The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 9 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 193 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.02% 7.36% 6.54%
As % of the General category 17.71% 15.90% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 62 44
Average daily rate
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£383 £431 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.30% -1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.89 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -49.49%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1090 585 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 67.91% 46.32% 55.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 307 247
Average daily rate £384 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 20
Average hourly rate £11.43 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £20.70 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Edinburgh region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Edinburgh region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 309 (87.04%) Banking
2 228 (64.23%) Retail Banking
3 179 (50.42%) Finance
4 100 (28.17%) Migration
5 80 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (16.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 46 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (11.27%) Project Management
9 37 (10.42%) Data Migration
10 35 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (9.58%) Analytics
12 33 (9.30%) SQL
13 32 (9.01%) SAS
14 30 (8.45%) QA
15 28 (7.89%) Test Scripting
15 28 (7.89%) ISEB
16 25 (7.04%) ETL
16 25 (7.04%) Business Analysis
16 25 (7.04%) Non-Functional Testing
17 24 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
17 24 (6.76%) Credit Risk
18 22 (6.20%) Target Operating Model
19 19 (5.35%) Test Management
20 18 (5.07%) Validation
21 15 (4.23%) Teradata
21 15 (4.23%) Change Management
22 14 (3.94%) MS Excel
22 14 (3.94%) Data Analysis
22 14 (3.94%) ISTQB
22 14 (3.94%) Stakeholder Engagement

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (9.01%) SAS
2 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.56%) Lync
3 1 (0.28%) Node.js
3 1 (0.28%) FileNet
3 1 (0.28%) CMS
3 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.41%) MS Project
3 5 (1.41%) MS Office
4 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) SPSS
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.28%) Taleo
2 1 (0.28%) Force.com
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
2 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.69%) ATM
2 2 (0.56%) CTI
2 2 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.69%) Data Mining
2 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.28%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Toad
2 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.56%) JIRA
2 2 (0.56%) Selenium
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.28%) JBehave
3 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.28%) WebStorm
3 1 (0.28%) Grunt
3 1 (0.28%) gulp
3 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
General
1 309 (87.04%) Banking
2 228 (64.23%) Retail Banking
3 179 (50.42%) Finance
4 11 (3.10%) Marketing
5 10 (2.82%) Back Office
6 5 (1.41%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 176 (49.58%) Analyst
2 81 (22.82%) Business Analyst
3 47 (13.24%) Test Analyst
4 42 (11.83%) Test Manager
5 35 (9.86%) Project Manager
6 21 (5.92%) Banking Business Analyst
7 20 (5.63%) Test Leader
7 20 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (5.07%) Senior Manager
8 18 (5.07%) Architect
8 18 (5.07%) Senior Test Analyst
8 18 (5.07%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 15 (4.23%) Senior Test Manager
10 10 (2.82%) Data Analyst
10 10 (2.82%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (2.25%) UAT Manager
11 8 (2.25%) UAT Test Manager
11 8 (2.25%) SAS Analyst
11 8 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (1.97%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.85%) SOAP
2 2 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.28%) JSON
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.28%) RESTful
3 1 (0.28%) XML
3 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.28%) HTML
3 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.76%) Credit Risk
3 11 (3.10%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.41%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.13%) IVR
7 3 (0.85%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) PKI
9 1 (0.28%) iSeries
9 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.28%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.28%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.28%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.13%) Windows
2 3 (0.85%) AIX
2 3 (0.85%) UNIX
3 2 (0.56%) Linux
3 2 (0.56%) zOS
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (28.17%) Migration
2 80 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (16.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 40 (11.27%) Project Management
5 37 (10.42%) Data Migration
6 34 (9.58%) Analytics
7 28 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 25 (7.04%) Business Analysis
8 25 (7.04%) ETL
8 25 (7.04%) Non-Functional Testing
9 22 (6.20%) Target Operating Model
10 19 (5.35%) Test Management
11 18 (5.07%) Validation
12 15 (4.23%) Change Management
13 14 (3.94%) Data Analysis
13 14 (3.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (3.66%) Incident Management
14 13 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (3.38%) Risk Management
15 12 (3.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.30%) SQL
2 7 (1.97%) VBA
3 4 (1.13%) C
4 2 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (7.89%) ISEB
2 14 (3.94%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.97%) Degree
3 7 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.28%) APMP
5 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.28%) CISA
5 1 (0.28%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.45%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) FATCA
3 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) GAAP
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Xen
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.56%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 15 (4.23%) Teradata
2 10 (2.82%) Oracle
2 10 (2.82%) Informatica
3 6 (1.69%) HP
4 5 (1.41%) IBM
4 5 (1.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.13%) Pega
6 2 (0.56%) Verint
6 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.56%) Genesys
6 2 (0.56%) NetApp
7 1 (0.28%) VMware
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe
7 1 (0.28%) Sybase
7 1 (0.28%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.28%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.28%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.28%) GoldenSource
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