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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 17 8 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 116 186 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.54% 12.97% 6.78%
As % of the General category 14.91% 19.48% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 139 59
Median daily rate £409 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £290 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
778 955 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 57.25% 66.60% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 475 324
Median daily rate £425 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Median hourly rate - £10.30 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 260 (90.91%) Banking
2 229 (80.07%) Retail Banking
3 162 (56.64%) Finance
4 85 (29.72%) Migration
5 70 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (13.99%) Project Management
8 30 (10.49%) Business Analysis
9 27 (9.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (9.44%) Law
9 27 (9.44%) Data Centre
10 25 (8.74%) SQL
11 24 (8.39%) Data Migration
12 23 (8.04%) SAS
13 19 (6.64%) Credit Risk
14 17 (5.94%) Analytics
15 16 (5.59%) Test Scripting
15 16 (5.59%) Data Modelling
15 16 (5.59%) MS Excel
16 15 (5.24%) MS Project
16 15 (5.24%) MS PowerPoint
16 15 (5.24%) Test Strategy
17 14 (4.90%) Defect Management
17 14 (4.90%) Test Planning
17 14 (4.90%) Risk Management
18 13 (4.55%) Programme Management
18 13 (4.55%) Data Management
18 13 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
19 12 (4.20%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (8.04%) SAS
2 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 15 (5.24%) MS Project
3 12 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.85%) MS Office
5 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) Firewall
1 2 (0.70%) Internet
1 2 (0.70%) LAN
1 2 (0.70%) WAN
2 1 (0.35%) DMZ
2 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.35%) Network Security
2 1 (0.35%) SMS
2 1 (0.35%) SSL
2 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.70%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.35%) DataStage
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 260 (90.91%) Banking
2 229 (80.07%) Retail Banking
3 162 (56.64%) Finance
4 27 (9.44%) Law
5 5 (1.75%) Legal
6 4 (1.40%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (38.11%) Analyst
2 60 (20.98%) Project Manager
3 59 (20.63%) Business Analyst
4 24 (8.39%) Test Manager
5 22 (7.69%) Architect
5 22 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
6 21 (7.34%) Programme Manager
7 20 (6.99%) Senior Manager
8 19 (6.64%) IT Manager
9 16 (5.59%) Test Analyst
10 14 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.55%) Migration Manager
11 13 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
12 12 (4.20%) Credit Analyst
12 12 (4.20%) IT Project Manager
12 12 (4.20%) PMO Analyst
12 12 (4.20%) Risk Manager
13 11 (3.85%) Change Analyst
13 11 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.05%) Middleware
2 1 (0.35%) CSS
2 1 (0.35%) HTML
2 1 (0.35%) Java EE
2 1 (0.35%) RESTful
2 1 (0.35%) SOAP
2 1 (0.35%) Web Services
2 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.44%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.64%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.10%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.10%) SWIFT
4 6 (2.10%) User Experience
5 3 (1.05%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.35%) EPoS
7 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.35%) PKI
7 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.75%) Unix
2 4 (1.40%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.40%) Windows
3 2 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.72%) Migration
2 70 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (13.99%) Project Management
4 30 (10.49%) Business Analysis
5 27 (9.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (8.39%) Data Migration
7 17 (5.94%) Analytics
8 16 (5.59%) Data Modelling
8 16 (5.59%) Test Scripting
9 15 (5.24%) Test Strategy
10 14 (4.90%) Defect Management
10 14 (4.90%) Risk Management
10 14 (4.90%) Test Planning
11 13 (4.55%) Data Management
11 13 (4.55%) Programme Management
11 13 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (3.85%) ETL
13 11 (3.85%) Project Planning
14 10 (3.50%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.74%) SQL
2 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
2 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.35%) Java
3 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (2.45%) ISEB
2 4 (1.40%) Degree
3 3 (1.05%) CISM
4 2 (0.70%) CISA
4 2 (0.70%) CISSP
4 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.70%) PMP
4 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.05%) SEPA
4 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) KVM
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.15%) Teradata
3 4 (1.40%) HP
4 3 (1.05%) IBM
5 2 (0.70%) Avaya
5 2 (0.70%) Cisco
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle
5 2 (0.70%) Planview
5 2 (0.70%) TSYS
5 2 (0.70%) Verint
6 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.35%) F5
6 1 (0.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.35%) Informatica
6 1 (0.35%) IronPort
6 1 (0.35%) Pega
6 1 (0.35%) Prolexic
6 1 (0.35%) SAP
6 1 (0.35%) Twitter
6 1 (0.35%) VMware
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