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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 11 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Retail 185 108 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.01% 9.18% 6.70%
As % of the General category 16.16% 18.91% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 63 48
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £640 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £396
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
1145 571 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 68.11% 48.55% 57.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 289 252
Average daily rate £400 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.46 £22.50 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 299 (85.92%) Banking
2 226 (64.94%) Retail Banking
3 181 (52.01%) Finance
4 81 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (22.99%) Migration
6 57 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (11.78%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (10.92%) Project Management
9 33 (9.48%) Analytics
10 32 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (9.20%) SQL
11 30 (8.62%) SAS
12 27 (7.76%) ISEB
13 25 (7.18%) QA
13 25 (7.18%) Data Migration
14 24 (6.90%) Test Scripting
14 24 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
15 23 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
16 22 (6.32%) ETL
17 21 (6.03%) Credit Risk
18 18 (5.17%) Business Analysis
18 18 (5.17%) Target Operating Model
19 17 (4.89%) Change Management
20 16 (4.60%) Test Management
20 16 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
21 14 (4.02%) Teradata
21 14 (4.02%) MS Excel
21 14 (4.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 14 (4.02%) ISTQB
22 13 (3.74%) Validation

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (8.62%) SAS
2 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.57%) CMS
3 2 (0.57%) Node.js
4 1 (0.29%) Lync
4 1 (0.29%) FileNet
4 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.15%) MS Project
3 4 (1.15%) MS Office
4 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Taleo
2 1 (0.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.44%) ATM
2 2 (0.57%) CTI
2 2 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.78%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.72%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.29%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Toad
2 2 (0.57%) WebStorm
2 2 (0.57%) Grunt
2 2 (0.57%) gulp
2 2 (0.57%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.57%) JIRA
2 2 (0.57%) Selenium
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) JBehave
3 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
General
1 299 (85.92%) Banking
2 226 (64.94%) Retail Banking
3 181 (52.01%) Finance
4 11 (3.16%) Back Office
4 11 (3.16%) Marketing
5 4 (1.15%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.86%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 170 (48.85%) Analyst
2 77 (22.13%) Business Analyst
3 43 (12.36%) Test Analyst
4 41 (11.78%) Test Manager
5 31 (8.91%) Project Manager
6 21 (6.03%) Architect
7 17 (4.89%) Senior Manager
7 17 (4.89%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (4.89%) Test Leader
8 16 (4.60%) Banking Business Analyst
9 15 (4.31%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 15 (4.31%) Senior Test Analyst
10 14 (4.02%) Senior Test Manager
11 9 (2.59%) PMO Analyst
11 9 (2.59%) Designer
11 9 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.30%) SAS Analyst
13 7 (2.01%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.01%) UAT Test Manager
13 7 (2.01%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.86%) SOAP
1 3 (0.86%) Middleware
2 2 (0.57%) HTML
2 2 (0.57%) CSS
3 1 (0.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.29%) Velocity
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.29%) Web Services
3 1 (0.29%) XML
3 1 (0.29%) XSLT
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.03%) Credit Risk
3 11 (3.16%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.44%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.15%) IVR
7 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.86%) User Experience
8 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.29%) PKI
9 1 (0.29%) DataPower
9 1 (0.29%) iSeries
9 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.29%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.15%) Windows
2 3 (0.86%) AIX
2 3 (0.86%) UNIX
3 2 (0.57%) Linux
3 2 (0.57%) zOS
4 1 (0.29%) Android
4 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 80 (22.99%) Migration
3 57 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (10.92%) Project Management
5 33 (9.48%) Analytics
6 25 (7.18%) Data Migration
7 24 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 24 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 22 (6.32%) ETL
9 18 (5.17%) Business Analysis
9 18 (5.17%) Target Operating Model
10 17 (4.89%) Change Management
11 16 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (4.60%) Test Management
12 14 (4.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (3.74%) Validation
14 12 (3.45%) Risk Management
14 12 (3.45%) Data Analysis
14 12 (3.45%) Software Testing
14 12 (3.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.20%) SQL
2 9 (2.59%) VBA
3 3 (0.86%) C
4 2 (0.57%) Java
4 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (7.76%) ISEB
2 14 (4.02%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.30%) Degree
4 7 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.29%) APMP
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CISA
6 1 (0.29%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.18%) QA
2 4 (1.15%) FATCA
3 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Xen
1 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.57%) SCCM
2 2 (0.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 14 (4.02%) Teradata
2 10 (2.87%) Informatica
3 8 (2.30%) HP
3 8 (2.30%) Oracle
4 5 (1.44%) IBM
5 4 (1.15%) Pega
6 3 (0.86%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.57%) Genesys
7 2 (0.57%) NetApp
7 2 (0.57%) Verint
7 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.29%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.29%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.29%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.29%) VMware
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe
8 1 (0.29%) Sybase
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