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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 38 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Retail 34 86 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.07% 6.27% 8.87%
As % of the General category 10.46% 12.20% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 89
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £280 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £125.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+792.85% -20.00%

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
325 705 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.92% 51.38% 57.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 315 371
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £280 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £35.84 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 66 (81.48%) Banking
2 55 (67.90%) Retail Banking
3 54 (66.67%) Finance
4 23 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (25.93%) Migration
6 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.05%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
9 7 (8.64%) Project Management
9 7 (8.64%) Credit Risk
9 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.64%) Test Management
9 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
10 6 (7.41%) Office 365
10 6 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (6.17%) Law
11 5 (6.17%) Change Management
11 5 (6.17%) Intranet
11 5 (6.17%) TeamSite
11 5 (6.17%) SQL
11 5 (6.17%) ITIL
11 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
11 5 (6.17%) Linux
12 4 (4.94%) IFRS
12 4 (4.94%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.94%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (4.94%) Unix
12 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
13 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking

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 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) SAS
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) ATM
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.23%) Big Data
1 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.23%) Impala
1 1 (1.23%) PowerCenter
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Appium
1 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 66 (81.48%) Banking
2 55 (67.90%) Retail Banking
3 54 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (6.17%) Law
5 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Business Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Project Manager
3 12 (14.81%) Test Manager
4 7 (8.64%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Consultant
5 5 (6.17%) Credit Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Finance Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Intranet Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Intranet Project Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Finance Project Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) AML Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.70%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (2.47%) Middleware
1 2 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.64%) Credit Risk
2 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (25.93%) Migration
3 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.05%) Business Analysis
5 8 (9.88%) Scrum
6 7 (8.64%) Project Management
6 7 (8.64%) Test Management
6 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Change Management
8 5 (6.17%) ITIL
9 4 (4.94%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Test Strategy
10 3 (3.70%) Application Discovery
10 3 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (3.70%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.70%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.70%) Supplier Management
10 3 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) Perl
2 2 (2.47%) VBA
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
1 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) IFRS
2 2 (2.47%) FINREP
2 2 (2.47%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.47%) SEPA
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) MiFID
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) XenApp
1 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.70%) SAP
1 3 (3.70%) Teradata
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco
2 2 (2.47%) Citrix
2 2 (2.47%) IBM
2 2 (2.47%) Planview
2 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.23%) Informatica
3 1 (1.23%) Niku
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) TSYS