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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 11 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 153 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.59% 5.35% 6.74%
As % of the General category 19.22% 11.99% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 42 30
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £330 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £533 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
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
796 567 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.09% 44.61% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 282 147
Average daily rate £400 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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.

1 248 (88.57%) Banking
2 170 (60.71%) Retail Banking
3 158 (56.43%) Finance
4 80 (28.57%) Migration
5 53 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 32 (11.43%) Credit Risk
8 29 (10.36%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (9.64%) Project Management
9 27 (9.64%) SQL
10 25 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (8.21%) Business Analysis
12 22 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (7.14%) QA
14 18 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (6.43%) Validation
14 18 (6.43%) SAS
15 16 (5.71%) ISEB
15 16 (5.71%) MS Excel
16 15 (5.36%) Analytics
17 14 (5.00%) ETL
17 14 (5.00%) Data Analysis
17 14 (5.00%) Incident Management
18 13 (4.64%) MS Project
19 12 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
19 12 (4.29%) Zachman Framework
19 12 (4.29%) TOGAF
20 11 (3.93%) Test Management
20 11 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
21 10 (3.57%) Test Scripting

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (6.43%) SAS
2 5 (1.79%) CMS
2 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Lync
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.64%) MS Project
3 12 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.57%) MS Office
5 7 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.71%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.36%) Force.com
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) ATM
2 1 (0.36%) SAN
2 1 (0.36%) CTI
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.36%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.36%) DB2
4 1 (0.36%) Informix
4 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.36%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.36%) Big Data
4 1 (0.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.43%) Grunt
2 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 248 (88.57%) Banking
2 170 (60.71%) Retail Banking
3 158 (56.43%) Finance
4 5 (1.79%) Back Office
4 5 (1.79%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.43%) Legal
5 4 (1.43%) Marketing
6 3 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (43.93%) Analyst
2 58 (20.71%) Business Analyst
3 40 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 30 (10.71%) Architect
5 26 (9.29%) Test Manager
6 24 (8.57%) Test Analyst
7 21 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.36%) Data Analyst
9 14 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
10 10 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
10 10 (3.57%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 9 (3.21%) Test Leader
11 9 (3.21%) PMO Manager
11 9 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.86%) Developer
12 8 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (2.50%) Senior Manager
13 7 (2.50%) UAT Test Manager
13 7 (2.50%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.43%) CSS
1 4 (1.43%) HTML
1 4 (1.43%) jQuery
1 4 (1.43%) OOCSS
2 1 (0.36%) RESTful
2 1 (0.36%) .NET
2 1 (0.36%) XML
2 1 (0.36%) Middleware
2 1 (0.36%) JSON
2 1 (0.36%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.43%) Credit Risk
2 22 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.14%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.07%) IVR
6 3 (1.07%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Animation
7 2 (0.71%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.71%) User Experience
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Open Source
8 1 (0.36%) iSeries
8 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.36%) Clustering
8 1 (0.36%) EPoS
8 1 (0.36%) DTV
8 1 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.79%) UNIX
1 5 (1.79%) Linux
2 4 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.36%) AIX
3 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (28.57%) Migration
2 53 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 27 (9.64%) Project Management
5 25 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (8.21%) Business Analysis
7 18 (6.43%) Validation
7 18 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (5.36%) Analytics
9 14 (5.00%) Data Analysis
9 14 (5.00%) ETL
9 14 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.29%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (4.29%) TOGAF
11 11 (3.93%) Test Management
12 10 (3.57%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.57%) Change Management
13 9 (3.21%) Project Planning
14 8 (2.86%) Requirements Management
14 8 (2.86%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.64%) SQL
2 4 (1.43%) Java
2 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.07%) C
4 2 (0.71%) VBA
5 1 (0.36%) MUMPS
5 1 (0.36%) VB
5 1 (0.36%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (5.71%) ISEB
2 8 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.79%) Degree
4 4 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.07%) PMP
5 3 (1.07%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ACCA
6 1 (0.36%) CISA
6 1 (0.36%) QiCA
6 1 (0.36%) CIMA
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.14%) QA
2 9 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.43%) FATCA
4 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Xen
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (2.86%) Oracle
2 6 (2.14%) Teradata
3 3 (1.07%) Informatica
3 3 (1.07%) IBM
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.71%) HP
4 2 (0.71%) Dell
4 2 (0.71%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.71%) SAP
4 2 (0.71%) GoldenSource
4 2 (0.71%) Progress
5 1 (0.36%) Planview
5 1 (0.36%) F5
5 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.36%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.36%) VMware
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos
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