The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 17 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 94 67 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.35% 6.50% 10.81%
As % of the General category 15.85% 11.94% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 44 58
Average daily rate
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£438 £440 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £504 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.49% +37.50%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
593 561 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.36% 54.47% 66.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 250 329
Average daily rate £415 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 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 £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Retail
Scotland

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 121 (75.16%) Banking
2 106 (65.84%) Retail Banking
3 101 (62.73%) Finance
4 55 (34.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (19.88%) Project Management
6 28 (17.39%) Migration
7 17 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (8.70%) FMCG
8 14 (8.70%) Linux
9 13 (8.07%) Waterfall
10 12 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (7.45%) Windows
11 11 (6.83%) System Testing
12 10 (6.21%) XML
12 10 (6.21%) Mainframe
13 9 (5.59%) SOAP
13 9 (5.59%) Web Services
13 9 (5.59%) SAS
13 9 (5.59%) Business Analysis
14 8 (4.97%) Supplier Management
14 8 (4.97%) Release Management
14 8 (4.97%) Business Transformation
14 8 (4.97%) HTTP
15 7 (4.35%) Mac OS X
15 7 (4.35%) Oracle
15 7 (4.35%) Scrum
15 7 (4.35%) RESTful
15 7 (4.35%) Credit Risk
15 7 (4.35%) Data Migration
15 7 (4.35%) JSON

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (5.59%) SAS
2 3 (1.86%) CICS
3 2 (1.24%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.62%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
4 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) HTTP
2 3 (1.86%) ATM
3 2 (1.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
4 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Subversion
1 5 (3.11%) Git (software)
General
1 121 (75.16%) Banking
2 106 (65.84%) Retail Banking
3 101 (62.73%) Finance
4 3 (1.86%) Publishing
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 47 (29.19%) Analyst
2 39 (24.22%) Project Manager
3 24 (14.91%) Business Analyst
4 19 (11.80%) Architect
5 18 (11.18%) Senior Manager
6 17 (10.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 14 (8.70%) Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.59%) Programme Manager
9 9 (5.59%) Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) SAS Developer
11 5 (3.11%) Tester
11 5 (3.11%) Lead Business Analyst
12 4 (2.48%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.48%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.48%) Junior
12 4 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (2.48%) Business Architect
12 4 (2.48%) Junior Tester
12 4 (2.48%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) XML
2 9 (5.59%) SOAP
2 9 (5.59%) Web Services
3 7 (4.35%) JSON
3 7 (4.35%) RESTful
4 3 (1.86%) HTML5
4 3 (1.86%) HTML
4 3 (1.86%) CSS
4 3 (1.86%) CSS3
5 2 (1.24%) Middleware
5 2 (1.24%) REST
6 1 (0.62%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.70%) FMCG
2 10 (6.21%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.11%) Open Source
4 5 (3.11%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.86%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.86%) Equities
7 2 (1.24%) PMI
7 2 (1.24%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.62%) IVR
8 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.62%) SCORM
8 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Social Media
8 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.70%) Linux
2 12 (7.45%) Windows
3 7 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.24%) UNIX
4 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (19.88%) Project Management
3 28 (17.39%) Migration
4 17 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.07%) Waterfall
6 12 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (6.83%) System Testing
8 9 (5.59%) Business Analysis
9 8 (4.97%) Supplier Management
9 8 (4.97%) Business Transformation
9 8 (4.97%) Release Management
10 7 (4.35%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.35%) Scrum
11 6 (3.73%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.73%) Matrix Management
12 5 (3.11%) Refactoring
12 5 (3.11%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.11%) PRINCE2
12 5 (3.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.73%) Java
2 4 (2.48%) SQL
3 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.24%) VBA
5 1 (0.62%) REXX
5 1 (0.62%) JCL
5 1 (0.62%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.48%) HNC
1 4 (2.48%) HND
1 4 (2.48%) ISEB
1 4 (2.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (4.35%) Oracle
2 4 (2.48%) VMware
3 3 (1.86%) CA
4 2 (1.24%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.24%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.62%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) Teradata
5 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.62%) Facebook
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