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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 18 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Retail 113 132 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.93% 9.81% 4.67%
As % of the General category 14.39% 17.55% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 98 42
Average daily rate £438 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £296 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
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
785 752 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.09% 55.87% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 382 255
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £536 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 209 (85.66%) Banking
2 180 (73.77%) Retail Banking
3 158 (64.75%) Finance
4 68 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (24.18%) Migration
6 45 (18.44%) Project Management
7 27 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (7.79%) Software Testing
10 18 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (6.97%) SQL
12 14 (5.74%) Law
12 14 (5.74%) Credit Risk
12 14 (5.74%) Data Centre
12 14 (5.74%) Target Operating Model
12 14 (5.74%) Analytics
13 13 (5.33%) Change Management
14 12 (4.92%) SAS
14 12 (4.92%) Business Analysis
15 11 (4.51%) IBM
15 11 (4.51%) ISEB
15 11 (4.51%) Test Strategy
16 10 (4.10%) Data Migration
17 9 (3.69%) QA
17 9 (3.69%) Risk Management
18 8 (3.28%) Programme Management
19 7 (2.87%) High Availability
19 7 (2.87%) WebSphere
19 7 (2.87%) Project Planning

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (4.92%) SAS
2 7 (2.87%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.46%) MS Project
3 4 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) MS Office
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Firewall
2 2 (0.82%) IntruShield
2 2 (0.82%) Network Security
2 2 (0.82%) SSL
2 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.23%) DB2
2 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) DataStage
4 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Selenium
2 2 (0.82%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.82%) JBehave
2 2 (0.82%) Toad
2 2 (0.82%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.41%) ERwin
3 1 (0.41%) Grunt
3 1 (0.41%) gulp
3 1 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.41%) WebStorm
General
1 209 (85.66%) Banking
2 180 (73.77%) Retail Banking
3 158 (64.75%) Finance
4 14 (5.74%) Law
5 2 (0.82%) Advertising
5 2 (0.82%) Back Office
5 2 (0.82%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.82%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (32.79%) Analyst
2 43 (17.62%) Project Manager
3 36 (14.75%) Business Analyst
4 25 (10.25%) Architect
5 20 (8.20%) Test Manager
6 18 (7.38%) IT Manager
6 18 (7.38%) Programme Manager
6 18 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (7.38%) Test Analyst
7 15 (6.15%) Senior Manager
8 13 (5.33%) Banking Analyst
8 13 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (3.69%) Risk Manager
11 8 (3.28%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (3.28%) Migration Manager
11 8 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (2.87%) Credit Risk Manager
12 7 (2.87%) Delivery Project Manager
12 7 (2.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.87%) Middleware
2 4 (1.64%) SOAP
2 4 (1.64%) Web Services
2 4 (1.64%) XML
3 2 (0.82%) CSS
3 2 (0.82%) HTML
3 2 (0.82%) XSLT
4 1 (0.41%) CSS3
4 1 (0.41%) HTML5
4 1 (0.41%) JSON
4 1 (0.41%) REST
4 1 (0.41%) RESTful
4 1 (0.41%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Sass
4 1 (0.41%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (0.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.74%) Credit Risk
2 14 (5.74%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.46%) SWIFT
4 5 (2.05%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.64%) DataPower
6 2 (0.82%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.82%) FMCG
6 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.41%) Blog
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.41%) PKI
7 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.41%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.46%) Unix
2 5 (2.05%) Linux
3 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.23%) Windows
5 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) AIX
6 1 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 59 (24.18%) Migration
3 45 (18.44%) Project Management
4 21 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (7.79%) Software Testing
6 18 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (5.74%) Analytics
7 14 (5.74%) Target Operating Model
8 13 (5.33%) Change Management
9 12 (4.92%) Business Analysis
10 11 (4.51%) Test Strategy
11 10 (4.10%) Data Migration
12 9 (3.69%) Risk Management
13 8 (3.28%) Programme Management
14 7 (2.87%) High Availability
14 7 (2.87%) Project Planning
14 7 (2.87%) Test Scripting
15 6 (2.46%) ETL
15 6 (2.46%) Service Delivery
15 6 (2.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.97%) SQL
2 5 (2.05%) Java
3 4 (1.64%) C
4 3 (1.23%) Apple Swift
4 3 (1.23%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.82%) AWK
5 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.82%) VBA
6 1 (0.41%) C++
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (4.51%) ISEB
2 4 (1.64%) Degree
2 4 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.41%) APMP
4 1 (0.41%) CIMA
4 1 (0.41%) MBA
4 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.69%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.23%) SEPA
3 2 (0.82%) FATCA
3 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.82%) SDET
4 1 (0.41%) Basel III
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (4.51%) IBM
2 5 (2.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.05%) Oracle
2 5 (2.05%) Teradata
3 4 (1.64%) HP
3 4 (1.64%) Informatica
4 2 (0.82%) CA
4 2 (0.82%) Cisco
4 2 (0.82%) FireEye
4 2 (0.82%) Intel Security
4 2 (0.82%) Pega
4 2 (0.82%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.41%) Facebook
5 1 (0.41%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.41%) Google
5 1 (0.41%) Imperva
5 1 (0.41%) Nimsoft
5 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.41%) Twitter
5 1 (0.41%) Verint
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