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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 15 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Retail 107 201 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.54% 12.52% 7.09%
As % of the General category 15.74% 18.42% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 153 61
Median daily rate £428 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.25 £14.45
% change year-on-year
+213.04% +19.41%
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
680 1091 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.27% 67.93% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 537 315
Median daily rate £425 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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 28 July 2016.

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 July 2016, 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.

1 257 (90.49%) Banking
2 226 (79.58%) Retail Banking
3 160 (56.34%) Finance
4 76 (26.76%) Migration
5 67 (23.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (13.38%) Project Management
8 35 (12.32%) Business Analysis
9 34 (11.97%) Data Centre
10 31 (10.92%) Law
11 24 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (8.10%) SQL
12 23 (8.10%) Data Migration
13 22 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (7.39%) SAS
14 21 (7.39%) Credit Risk
15 17 (5.99%) MS Project
16 16 (5.63%) ITIL
16 16 (5.63%) Test Scripting
17 14 (4.93%) PRINCE2
17 14 (4.93%) MS Excel
17 14 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (4.93%) Defect Management
17 14 (4.93%) Analytics
18 13 (4.58%) Test Planning
18 13 (4.58%) MS Office
18 13 (4.58%) Data Modelling
18 13 (4.58%) Risk Management
18 13 (4.58%) Programme Management

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 21 (7.39%) SAS
2 7 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (5.99%) MS Project
2 14 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (4.58%) MS Office
4 11 (3.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.06%) Open Workbench
5 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Primavera
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) LAN
1 3 (1.06%) WAN
2 2 (0.70%) Firewall
2 2 (0.70%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.35%) DMZ
3 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.35%) Network Security
3 1 (0.35%) SAN
3 1 (0.35%) SMS
3 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.70%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 257 (90.49%) Banking
2 226 (79.58%) Retail Banking
3 160 (56.34%) Finance
4 31 (10.92%) Law
5 5 (1.76%) Back Office
5 5 (1.76%) Legal
6 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.70%) Billing
7 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.70%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (41.90%) Analyst
2 57 (20.07%) Business Analyst
3 56 (19.72%) Project Manager
4 23 (8.10%) Banking Analyst
5 22 (7.75%) Architect
6 21 (7.39%) Test Manager
7 19 (6.69%) IT Manager
8 17 (5.99%) Test Analyst
9 16 (5.63%) Financial Analyst
9 16 (5.63%) Programme Manager
10 15 (5.28%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (5.28%) Senior Manager
11 14 (4.93%) Change Analyst
11 14 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (4.58%) Credit Analyst
12 13 (4.58%) PMO Analyst
12 13 (4.58%) Risk Manager
13 11 (3.87%) Migration Manager
14 10 (3.52%) IT Project Manager
14 10 (3.52%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.35%) CSS
1 1 (0.35%) HTML
1 1 (0.35%) Java EE
1 1 (0.35%) Middleware
1 1 (0.35%) RESTful
1 1 (0.35%) SOAP
1 1 (0.35%) Web Services
1 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (11.97%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.39%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.11%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.11%) User Experience
5 5 (1.76%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.06%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.35%) EPoS
8 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.35%) PKI
8 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.41%) Unix
1 4 (1.41%) Windows
2 2 (0.70%) Android
2 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.76%) Migration
2 67 (23.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (13.38%) Project Management
4 35 (12.32%) Business Analysis
5 23 (8.10%) Data Migration
6 22 (7.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (5.63%) ITIL
7 16 (5.63%) Test Scripting
8 14 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (4.93%) Analytics
8 14 (4.93%) Defect Management
8 14 (4.93%) PRINCE2
9 13 (4.58%) Data Modelling
9 13 (4.58%) Programme Management
9 13 (4.58%) Risk Management
9 13 (4.58%) Test Planning
10 11 (3.87%) Test Strategy
11 10 (3.52%) Data Management
11 10 (3.52%) ETL
11 10 (3.52%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.10%) SQL
2 2 (0.70%) C
3 1 (0.35%) Java
3 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (2.11%) Degree
1 6 (2.11%) ISEB
2 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.06%) CISM
3 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.06%) PMP
4 2 (0.70%) CISA
4 2 (0.70%) CISSP
4 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.06%) SEPA
4 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) KVM
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (3.52%) Microsoft
1 10 (3.52%) Teradata
2 5 (1.76%) Planview
3 4 (1.41%) HP
4 3 (1.06%) Niku
5 2 (0.70%) Avaya
5 2 (0.70%) IBM
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle
5 2 (0.70%) TSYS
5 2 (0.70%) Verint
6 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco
6 1 (0.35%) Citrix
6 1 (0.35%) F5
6 1 (0.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.35%) Informatica
6 1 (0.35%) Prolexic
6 1 (0.35%) SAP
6 1 (0.35%) Twitter
6 1 (0.35%) VMware
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