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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 14 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 110 74 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.20% 6.61% 11.34%
As % of the General category 18.97% 11.58% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 62
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-57.17% +65.71%
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
580 639 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.49% 57.05% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 256 347
Average daily rate £425 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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.

1 140 (75.68%) Banking
2 121 (65.41%) Retail Banking
3 114 (61.62%) Finance
4 56 (30.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (22.16%) Migration
6 37 (20.00%) Project Management
7 18 (9.73%) SAS
7 18 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (8.11%) Data Migration
9 14 (7.57%) FMCG
10 13 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (7.03%) Linux
10 13 (7.03%) Waterfall
10 13 (7.03%) System Testing
10 13 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.95%) Windows
11 11 (5.95%) SQL
11 11 (5.95%) Mainframe
12 10 (5.41%) XML
13 9 (4.86%) SOAP
13 9 (4.86%) Web Services
13 9 (4.86%) Oracle
13 9 (4.86%) Credit Risk
13 9 (4.86%) Business Analysis
14 8 (4.32%) Supplier Management
14 8 (4.32%) Release Management
14 8 (4.32%) Business Transformation
14 8 (4.32%) HTTP
15 7 (3.78%) Mac OS X
15 7 (3.78%) Scrum

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (9.73%) SAS
2 2 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.54%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.54%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.08%) MS Project
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) HTTP
2 3 (1.62%) ATM
3 2 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) SSL
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.62%) QlikView
5 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Subversion
1 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 140 (75.68%) Banking
2 121 (65.41%) Retail Banking
3 114 (61.62%) Finance
4 5 (2.70%) Marketing
5 3 (1.62%) Publishing
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 53 (28.65%) Analyst
2 50 (27.03%) Project Manager
3 26 (14.05%) Business Analyst
4 21 (11.35%) Senior Manager
5 20 (10.81%) Architect
6 19 (10.27%) Developer
6 19 (10.27%) Senior Project Manager
7 14 (7.57%) Programme Manager
7 14 (7.57%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.95%) SAS Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Banking Business Analyst
10 8 (4.32%) SAS Analyst
11 7 (3.78%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.70%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.70%) Tester
12 5 (2.70%) Developer Analyst
12 5 (2.70%) Lead Business Analyst
12 5 (2.70%) Senior Architect
13 4 (2.16%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.41%) XML
2 9 (4.86%) SOAP
2 9 (4.86%) Web Services
3 7 (3.78%) JSON
3 7 (3.78%) RESTful
4 3 (1.62%) HTML5
4 3 (1.62%) HTML
4 3 (1.62%) CSS
4 3 (1.62%) CSS3
5 2 (1.08%) REST
6 1 (0.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.57%) FMCG
2 11 (5.95%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.86%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.70%) Open Source
4 5 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.62%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.62%) Equities
7 2 (1.08%) PMI
7 2 (1.08%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.54%) SCORM
8 1 (0.54%) IVR
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.03%) Linux
2 11 (5.95%) Windows
3 7 (3.78%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) UNIX
5 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (22.16%) Migration
3 37 (20.00%) Project Management
4 18 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 13 (7.03%) System Testing
6 13 (7.03%) Waterfall
6 13 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (4.86%) Business Analysis
8 8 (4.32%) Supplier Management
8 8 (4.32%) Release Management
8 8 (4.32%) Business Transformation
9 7 (3.78%) Matrix Management
9 7 (3.78%) Scrum
10 6 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.24%) Unit Testing
11 5 (2.70%) Refactoring
11 5 (2.70%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.95%) SQL
2 6 (3.24%) Java
3 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.08%) VBA
5 1 (0.54%) JCL
5 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.16%) HNC
1 4 (2.16%) HND
1 4 (2.16%) ISEB
1 4 (2.16%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (4.86%) Oracle
2 5 (2.70%) Teradata
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.62%) IBM
4 3 (1.62%) VMware
5 2 (1.08%) Unica
5 2 (1.08%) CA
6 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.54%) Informatica
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.54%) SAP
6 1 (0.54%) Chordiant
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) Facebook
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