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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 9 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 162 75 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.62% 6.02% 6.57%
As % of the General category 19.40% 13.09% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 52 36
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £289 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-65.50% +122.22%
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
835 573 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 59.90% 46.02% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 303 192
Average daily rate £375 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 243 (86.17%) Banking
2 169 (59.93%) Retail Banking
3 154 (54.61%) Finance
4 83 (29.43%) Migration
5 56 (19.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (13.48%) Data Migration
7 36 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (11.35%) Project Management
9 31 (10.99%) SQL
10 28 (9.93%) SAS
10 28 (9.93%) Credit Risk
11 26 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (8.87%) ISEB
13 24 (8.51%) Analytics
14 23 (8.16%) QA
14 23 (8.16%) Business Analysis
15 21 (7.45%) ETL
16 18 (6.38%) Validation
17 17 (6.03%) Test Scripting
18 16 (5.67%) HP Quality Center
18 16 (5.67%) Incident Management
18 16 (5.67%) MS Excel
19 15 (5.32%) Non-Functional Testing
20 14 (4.96%) Data Analysis
20 14 (4.96%) Change Management
21 13 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
22 12 (4.26%) ISTQB
22 12 (4.26%) Test Management
23 11 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (9.93%) SAS
2 2 (0.71%) Lync
3 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.35%) CMS
3 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.19%) MS Project
4 8 (2.84%) MS Office
5 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.71%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) ATM
1 2 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) Firewall
2 1 (0.35%) CTI
2 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.35%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 243 (86.17%) Banking
2 169 (59.93%) Retail Banking
3 154 (54.61%) Finance
4 7 (2.48%) Marketing
5 6 (2.13%) Back Office
6 5 (1.77%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.77%) Legal
7 4 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 144 (51.06%) Analyst
2 71 (25.18%) Business Analyst
3 35 (12.41%) Test Analyst
4 30 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 29 (10.28%) Test Manager
6 21 (7.45%) Architect
7 17 (6.03%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 15 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.32%) Test Leader
9 14 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (4.61%) Banking Business Analyst
11 11 (3.90%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.90%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (2.84%) SAS Analyst
13 7 (2.48%) UAT Manager
13 7 (2.48%) Payments Business Analyst
13 7 (2.48%) UAT Test Manager
13 7 (2.48%) PMO Manager
14 6 (2.13%) Risk Analyst
14 6 (2.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.35%) RESTful
1 1 (0.35%) JSON
1 1 (0.35%) Middleware
1 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.93%) Credit Risk
2 26 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 5 (1.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.06%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.06%) IVR
6 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.71%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.35%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.35%) User Experience
8 1 (0.35%) iSeries
8 1 (0.35%) Animation
8 1 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.42%) UNIX
2 2 (0.71%) Windows
2 2 (0.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (29.43%) Migration
2 56 (19.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (13.48%) Data Migration
4 36 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (11.35%) Project Management
6 24 (8.51%) Analytics
7 23 (8.16%) Business Analysis
8 21 (7.45%) ETL
9 18 (6.38%) Validation
10 17 (6.03%) Test Scripting
11 16 (5.67%) Incident Management
12 15 (5.32%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (4.96%) Data Analysis
13 14 (4.96%) Change Management
14 13 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (4.26%) Test Management
16 11 (3.90%) Risk Management
17 10 (3.55%) Data Modelling
17 10 (3.55%) Data Analytics
18 8 (2.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.99%) SQL
2 5 (1.77%) VBA
3 3 (1.06%) C
4 1 (0.35%) COBOL
4 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (8.87%) ISEB
2 12 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.48%) Degree
3 7 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.35%) QiCA
5 1 (0.35%) CISA
5 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.16%) QA
2 5 (1.77%) FATCA
3 4 (1.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (5.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (3.55%) Teradata
2 8 (2.84%) Oracle
3 4 (1.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.42%) Informatica
4 2 (0.71%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.71%) Progress
4 2 (0.71%) IBM
4 2 (0.71%) GoldenSource
4 2 (0.71%) Pega
5 1 (0.35%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.35%) NetApp
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe
5 1 (0.35%) HP
5 1 (0.35%) Dell
5 1 (0.35%) Cognos
5 1 (0.35%) Sybase
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £204 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £204 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £204 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 25 days ago