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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 12 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 127 62 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.42% 5.41% 5.49%
As % of the General category 16.56% 11.74% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 48 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +44.18%
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
767 528 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.90% 46.03% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 255 156
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £272 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 January 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 January 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.

1 208 (85.60%) Banking
2 163 (67.08%) Retail Banking
3 141 (58.02%) Finance
4 58 (23.87%) Migration
5 42 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (13.58%) SQL
7 30 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (10.70%) Data Migration
9 25 (10.29%) Credit Risk
10 23 (9.47%) Project Management
11 19 (7.82%) SAS
11 19 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (5.35%) IBM
13 13 (5.35%) MS Excel
13 13 (5.35%) MS Project
13 13 (5.35%) Business Analysis
13 13 (5.35%) Marketing
14 12 (4.94%) Zachman Framework
14 12 (4.94%) TOGAF
14 12 (4.94%) Campaign Management
15 11 (4.53%) Data Quality
15 11 (4.53%) Data Cleansing
16 10 (4.12%) Change Management
16 10 (4.12%) Validation
17 9 (3.70%) Mainframe
17 9 (3.70%) Oracle
18 8 (3.29%) MS Office
18 8 (3.29%) Teradata
18 8 (3.29%) Data Mapping

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (7.82%) SAS
2 7 (2.88%) CMS
3 5 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (5.35%) MS Excel
1 13 (5.35%) MS Project
2 8 (3.29%) MS Office
2 8 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) SAN
1 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (1.65%) QlikView
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.41%) Informix
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.47%) Grunt
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
2 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 208 (85.60%) Banking
2 163 (67.08%) Retail Banking
3 141 (58.02%) Finance
4 13 (5.35%) Marketing
5 4 (1.65%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (33.74%) Analyst
2 44 (18.11%) Project Manager
3 40 (16.46%) Business Analyst
4 36 (14.81%) Architect
5 27 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (8.23%) Developer
7 14 (5.76%) Data Analyst
8 12 (4.94%) Banking Business Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) Programme Manager
10 10 (4.12%) Senior Manager
11 8 (3.29%) Test Manager
11 8 (3.29%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.29%) SAS Developer
12 7 (2.88%) SAS Analyst
12 7 (2.88%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (2.88%) PMO Manager
12 7 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
13 6 (2.47%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.47%) HTML
1 6 (2.47%) CSS
1 6 (2.47%) jQuery
1 6 (2.47%) OOCSS
2 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.41%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) J2EE
2 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.29%) Credit Risk
2 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.47%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.23%) User Experience
6 3 (1.23%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.23%) Animation
7 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.82%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.41%) DataPower
8 1 (0.41%) Open Source
8 1 (0.41%) Clustering
8 1 (0.41%) EPoS
8 1 (0.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.23%) Linux
1 3 (1.23%) UNIX
2 2 (0.82%) Windows
3 1 (0.41%) Android
3 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.41%) AIX
3 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.87%) Migration
2 42 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (10.70%) Data Migration
4 23 (9.47%) Project Management
5 19 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (5.35%) Business Analysis
7 12 (4.94%) Zachman Framework
7 12 (4.94%) TOGAF
7 12 (4.94%) Campaign Management
8 11 (4.53%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (4.12%) Change Management
9 10 (4.12%) Validation
10 8 (3.29%) Data Mapping
10 8 (3.29%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (3.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (3.29%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.29%) TDD
11 7 (2.88%) ETL
12 6 (2.47%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.47%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.58%) SQL
2 6 (2.47%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.06%) Java
4 2 (0.82%) C
5 1 (0.41%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.41%) MUMPS
5 1 (0.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.06%) ISEB
2 3 (1.23%) PMP
2 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.41%) Degree
3 1 (0.41%) CIMA
3 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.41%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.53%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 13 (5.35%) IBM
2 9 (3.70%) Oracle
3 8 (3.29%) Teradata
3 8 (3.29%) Unica
4 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.65%) Chordiant
5 3 (1.23%) Progress
5 3 (1.23%) Informatica
6 2 (0.82%) CA
6 2 (0.82%) HP
6 2 (0.82%) Dell
6 2 (0.82%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.41%) Planview
7 1 (0.41%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.41%) F5
7 1 (0.41%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.41%) Trillium
7 1 (0.41%) Hitachi
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