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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 12 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 109 74 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.08% 6.71% 11.35%
As % of the General category 18.70% 11.78% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 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 £350 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £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 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-59.27% +74.28%
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
583 628 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.58% 56.94% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 251 347
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 £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +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 £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (76.09%) Banking
2 121 (65.76%) Retail Banking
3 112 (60.87%) Finance
4 56 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (21.74%) Migration
6 37 (20.11%) Project Management
7 18 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (8.70%) SAS
9 15 (8.15%) Data Migration
10 14 (7.61%) FMCG
11 13 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (7.07%) Linux
11 13 (7.07%) Waterfall
11 13 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (6.52%) System Testing
13 11 (5.98%) Windows
14 10 (5.43%) SQL
14 10 (5.43%) XML
14 10 (5.43%) Mainframe
15 9 (4.89%) Business Analysis
15 9 (4.89%) Credit Risk
15 9 (4.89%) SOAP
15 9 (4.89%) Web Services
16 8 (4.35%) Oracle
16 8 (4.35%) HTTP
16 8 (4.35%) Release Management
16 8 (4.35%) Supplier Management
16 8 (4.35%) Business Transformation
17 7 (3.80%) RESTful
17 7 (3.80%) Matrix Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (8.70%) SAS
2 2 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.54%) CICS
3 1 (0.54%) TeamSite
Applications
1 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
3 2 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) HTTP
2 3 (1.63%) ATM
3 2 (1.09%) Intranet
4 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.54%) SSL
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.09%) QlikView
5 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.72%) Subversion
2 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 140 (76.09%) Banking
2 121 (65.76%) Retail Banking
3 112 (60.87%) Finance
4 5 (2.72%) Marketing
5 3 (1.63%) Publishing
6 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (28.80%) Analyst
2 50 (27.17%) Project Manager
3 27 (14.67%) Business Analyst
4 21 (11.41%) Senior Manager
5 20 (10.87%) Architect
6 19 (10.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 18 (9.78%) Developer
8 14 (7.61%) Programme Manager
8 14 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.43%) SAS Developer
9 10 (5.43%) Banking Business Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) SAS Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) Senior Architect
12 5 (2.72%) Lead Business Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) Developer Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.72%) Tester
12 5 (2.72%) Data Analyst
13 4 (2.17%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.43%) XML
2 9 (4.89%) SOAP
2 9 (4.89%) Web Services
3 7 (3.80%) RESTful
3 7 (3.80%) JSON
4 3 (1.63%) CSS3
4 3 (1.63%) HTML5
4 3 (1.63%) HTML
4 3 (1.63%) CSS
5 2 (1.09%) REST
6 1 (0.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.61%) FMCG
2 10 (5.43%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.89%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.72%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.72%) Open Source
5 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.63%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.63%) Equities
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) PMI
7 2 (1.09%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.54%) SCORM
8 1 (0.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.07%) Linux
2 11 (5.98%) Windows
3 7 (3.80%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) UNIX
5 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (21.74%) Migration
3 37 (20.11%) Project Management
4 18 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.15%) Data Migration
6 13 (7.07%) Waterfall
6 13 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (6.52%) System Testing
8 9 (4.89%) Business Analysis
9 8 (4.35%) Release Management
9 8 (4.35%) Supplier Management
9 8 (4.35%) Business Transformation
10 7 (3.80%) Matrix Management
10 7 (3.80%) Scrum
11 6 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.26%) Unit Testing
12 5 (2.72%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.72%) Refactoring
12 5 (2.72%) Software Engineering
12 5 (2.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.43%) SQL
2 6 (3.26%) Java
3 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.09%) VBA
5 1 (0.54%) C
5 1 (0.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.17%) ISEB
1 4 (2.17%) HNC
1 4 (2.17%) HND
1 4 (2.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (4.35%) Oracle
2 4 (2.17%) Teradata
2 4 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.63%) IBM
3 3 (1.63%) VMware
4 2 (1.09%) CA
4 2 (1.09%) Unica
5 1 (0.54%) Facebook
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.54%) SAP
5 1 (0.54%) Chordiant
5 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.54%) Informatica
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
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