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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 12 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 134 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.30% 4.73% 8.28%
As % of the General category 17.27% 9.97% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 38 52
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£413 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £310 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +20.00%
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
776 572 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.85% 47.51% 57.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 265 264
Average daily rate £410 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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.

1 202 (83.47%) Banking
2 168 (69.42%) Retail Banking
3 135 (55.79%) Finance
4 58 (23.97%) Migration
5 55 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (11.57%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (11.16%) SQL
8 26 (10.74%) Data Migration
9 22 (9.09%) Project Management
9 22 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (8.26%) Credit Risk
10 20 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (7.85%) SAS
12 13 (5.37%) Marketing
12 13 (5.37%) IBM
13 12 (4.96%) Business Analysis
13 12 (4.96%) Campaign Management
14 10 (4.13%) Data Quality
14 10 (4.13%) Data Cleansing
15 9 (3.72%) Data Mapping
15 9 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (3.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (3.72%) Oracle
16 8 (3.31%) MS Project
16 8 (3.31%) MS Excel
16 8 (3.31%) Mainframe
16 8 (3.31%) CMS
16 8 (3.31%) Digital Marketing
16 8 (3.31%) Unica
16 8 (3.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 19 (7.85%) SAS
2 8 (3.31%) CMS
3 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (3.31%) MS Project
1 8 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.48%) MS Office
2 6 (2.48%) 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%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) ATM
1 1 (0.41%) VPN
1 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.57%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (1.65%) QlikView
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.41%) Informix
5 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.48%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.48%) Grunt
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
2 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 202 (83.47%) Banking
2 168 (69.42%) Retail Banking
3 135 (55.79%) Finance
4 13 (5.37%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Advertising
5 2 (0.83%) Publishing
5 2 (0.83%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (34.30%) Analyst
2 57 (23.55%) Project Manager
3 42 (17.36%) Business Analyst
4 28 (11.57%) Architect
5 21 (8.68%) Senior Manager
5 21 (8.68%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (8.68%) Developer
6 18 (7.44%) Senior Project Manager
7 16 (6.61%) Programme Manager
7 16 (6.61%) Banking Business Analyst
8 13 (5.37%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.31%) SAS Developer
10 7 (2.89%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (2.89%) Web Developer
11 6 (2.48%) Consultant
11 6 (2.48%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.48%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.48%) Front-End Web Developer
11 6 (2.48%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.48%) CSS
1 6 (2.48%) HTML
1 6 (2.48%) jQuery
1 6 (2.48%) OOCSS
2 2 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.41%) REST
3 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.41%) SOAP
3 1 (0.41%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) J2EE
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
3 1 (0.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.26%) Credit Risk
3 8 (3.31%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.07%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.65%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.24%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Animation
7 2 (0.83%) User Experience
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) DataPower
8 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.41%) FMCG
8 1 (0.41%) DTV
8 1 (0.41%) IVR
8 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.65%) Windows
1 4 (1.65%) Linux
2 2 (0.83%) Android
2 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.41%) AIX
3 1 (0.41%) UNIX
3 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.97%) Migration
2 55 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (10.74%) Data Migration
4 22 (9.09%) Project Management
5 20 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (4.96%) Business Analysis
6 12 (4.96%) Campaign Management
7 10 (4.13%) Data Cleansing
8 9 (3.72%) Data Mapping
8 9 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (3.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (3.31%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (2.89%) People Management
10 7 (2.89%) TDD
11 6 (2.48%) Change Management
11 6 (2.48%) Programme Management
11 6 (2.48%) Validation
11 6 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.48%) Resource Management
11 6 (2.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.16%) SQL
2 6 (2.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.07%) Java
4 2 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.41%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.41%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 4 (1.65%) HNC
1 4 (1.65%) HND
1 4 (1.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) PMP
2 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
3 1 (0.41%) ACCA
3 1 (0.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 13 (5.37%) IBM
2 9 (3.72%) Oracle
3 8 (3.31%) Unica
4 7 (2.89%) Teradata
5 5 (2.07%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.65%) Chordiant
7 3 (1.24%) Informatica
8 2 (0.83%) CA
8 2 (0.83%) SAP
9 1 (0.41%) Facebook
9 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.41%) Planview
9 1 (0.41%) F5
9 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.41%) Progress
9 1 (0.41%) Trillium
9 1 (0.41%) HP
9 1 (0.41%) Dell
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