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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 10 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 155 167 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.87% 11.69% 6.17%
As % of the General category 17.55% 19.46% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 126 50
Median daily rate £450 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £22.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-40.34% -46.01%
Retail
Scotland

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
883 858 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 61.92% 60.04% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 446 293
Median daily rate £425 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 12
Median hourly rate £31.00 £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Retail.

1 254 (91.70%) Banking
2 223 (80.51%) Retail Banking
3 159 (57.40%) Finance
4 92 (33.21%) Migration
5 64 (23.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (15.88%) Project Management
7 39 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (12.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (10.11%) Business Analysis
10 26 (9.39%) Data Migration
10 26 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (9.39%) Law
11 24 (8.66%) SQL
11 24 (8.66%) Data Centre
12 23 (8.30%) Credit Risk
13 19 (6.86%) SAS
13 19 (6.86%) Test Strategy
14 18 (6.50%) Test Scripting
15 17 (6.14%) Analytics
16 15 (5.42%) Test Planning
16 15 (5.42%) Risk Management
17 14 (5.05%) Data Modelling
17 14 (5.05%) Defect Management
18 13 (4.69%) MS Excel
18 13 (4.69%) Data Management
18 13 (4.69%) Requirements Analysis
19 12 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
19 12 (4.33%) QA
19 12 (4.33%) Programme Management
19 12 (4.33%) MS Project

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.86%) SAS
2 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (4.33%) MS Project
3 8 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.53%) MS Office
5 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.72%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.36%) DataStage
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) JIRA
General
1 254 (91.70%) Banking
2 223 (80.51%) Retail Banking
3 159 (57.40%) Finance
4 26 (9.39%) Law
5 5 (1.81%) Legal
6 4 (1.44%) Back Office
6 4 (1.44%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (36.46%) Analyst
2 60 (21.66%) Project Manager
3 54 (19.49%) Business Analyst
4 26 (9.39%) Programme Manager
4 26 (9.39%) Test Manager
5 23 (8.30%) Banking Analyst
5 23 (8.30%) Senior Manager
6 21 (7.58%) IT Manager
7 20 (7.22%) Architect
7 20 (7.22%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.05%) Migration Manager
9 13 (4.69%) Programme Test Manager
9 13 (4.69%) Risk Manager
9 13 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (4.69%) Test Programme Manager
10 12 (4.33%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.61%) Change Analyst
12 10 (3.61%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.81%) Middleware
2 1 (0.36%) SOAP
2 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.66%) Data Centre
3 23 (8.30%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.17%) SWIFT
5 5 (1.81%) User Experience
6 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.08%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.44%) Apple iOS
1 4 (1.44%) Unix
2 3 (1.08%) Windows
3 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (33.21%) Migration
2 64 (23.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (15.88%) Project Management
4 34 (12.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (10.11%) Business Analysis
6 26 (9.39%) Data Migration
7 19 (6.86%) Test Strategy
8 18 (6.50%) Test Scripting
9 17 (6.14%) Analytics
10 15 (5.42%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.42%) Test Planning
11 14 (5.05%) Data Modelling
11 14 (5.05%) Defect Management
12 13 (4.69%) Data Management
12 13 (4.69%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (4.33%) Programme Management
13 12 (4.33%) Target Operating Model
14 10 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (2.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.66%) SQL
2 3 (1.08%) Apple Swift
2 3 (1.08%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.36%) C
3 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (2.89%) ISEB
2 4 (1.44%) Degree
3 3 (1.08%) CISM
3 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.72%) CISA
4 2 (0.72%) CISSP
4 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.33%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) FATCA
3 2 (0.72%) SEPA
4 1 (0.36%) Basel III
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (3.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.44%) HP
2 4 (1.44%) IBM
2 4 (1.44%) Teradata
3 2 (0.72%) Avaya
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle
3 2 (0.72%) Planview
3 2 (0.72%) Verint
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco
4 1 (0.36%) Informatica
4 1 (0.36%) IronPort
4 1 (0.36%) Pega
4 1 (0.36%) SAP
4 1 (0.36%) TSYS