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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 11 23 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail 119 62 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.92% 5.45% 11.16%
As % of the General category 20.14% 9.67% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 60
Average daily rate
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£475 £398 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.34% +10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £507 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +4.51%
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
591 641 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 49.25% 56.33% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 252 360
Average daily rate £440 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 11
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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.

1 157 (77.72%) Banking
2 139 (68.81%) Retail Banking
3 122 (60.40%) Finance
4 59 (29.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (24.75%) Migration
6 39 (19.31%) Project Management
7 25 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (10.40%) Data Migration
10 19 (9.41%) SAS
11 17 (8.42%) SQL
12 14 (6.93%) FMCG
13 13 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.44%) Waterfall
14 12 (5.94%) Linux
15 11 (5.45%) IBM
15 11 (5.45%) Marketing
15 11 (5.45%) Credit Risk
15 11 (5.45%) Campaign Management
16 10 (4.95%) Business Analysis
16 10 (4.95%) System Testing
16 10 (4.95%) XML
17 9 (4.46%) SOAP
17 9 (4.46%) Web Services
17 9 (4.46%) Mainframe
17 9 (4.46%) Supplier Management
17 9 (4.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 8 (3.96%) Business Transformation
18 8 (3.96%) Mentoring

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (9.41%) SAS
2 2 (0.99%) CMS
3 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.50%) TeamSite
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.99%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) HTTP
2 3 (1.49%) ATM
3 2 (0.99%) Intranet
4 1 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.98%) QlikView
4 1 (0.50%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Subversion
2 5 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 157 (77.72%) Banking
2 139 (68.81%) Retail Banking
3 122 (60.40%) Finance
4 11 (5.45%) Marketing
5 3 (1.49%) Publishing
6 2 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 56 (27.72%) Analyst
2 53 (26.24%) Project Manager
3 30 (14.85%) Business Analyst
4 26 (12.87%) Architect
5 23 (11.39%) Senior Manager
6 21 (10.40%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (9.41%) Developer
8 18 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (7.43%) Programme Manager
10 12 (5.94%) Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (4.46%) SAS Developer
12 7 (3.47%) SAS Analyst
12 7 (3.47%) Data Analyst
13 6 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
14 5 (2.48%) Tester
14 5 (2.48%) Lead Business Analyst
15 4 (1.98%) Front-End Developer
15 4 (1.98%) Senior Architect
15 4 (1.98%) Junior
15 4 (1.98%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.95%) XML
2 9 (4.46%) SOAP
2 9 (4.46%) Web Services
3 7 (3.47%) JSON
3 7 (3.47%) RESTful
4 3 (1.49%) HTML5
4 3 (1.49%) HTML
4 3 (1.49%) CSS
4 3 (1.49%) CSS3
5 2 (0.99%) REST
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.93%) FMCG
3 11 (5.45%) Credit Risk
4 9 (4.46%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.48%) Open Source
5 5 (2.48%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.99%) PMI
7 2 (0.99%) Equities
7 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.99%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.50%) DataPower
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Social Media
8 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.50%) SCORM
8 1 (0.50%) IVR
8 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.94%) Linux
2 8 (3.96%) Windows
3 7 (3.47%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.50%) zOS
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 50 (24.75%) Migration
3 39 (19.31%) Project Management
4 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.40%) Data Migration
5 13 (6.44%) Waterfall
5 13 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (5.45%) Campaign Management
7 10 (4.95%) System Testing
7 10 (4.95%) Business Analysis
8 9 (4.46%) Supplier Management
9 8 (3.96%) Release Management
9 8 (3.96%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.96%) Business Transformation
10 7 (3.47%) Coaching
10 7 (3.47%) People Management
10 7 (3.47%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (3.47%) Matrix Management
10 7 (3.47%) Scrum
11 6 (2.97%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.42%) SQL
2 6 (2.97%) Java
3 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.99%) VBA
4 2 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.50%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (1.98%) HNC
1 4 (1.98%) HND
1 4 (1.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) ISEB
3 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) QA
2 4 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (5.45%) IBM
2 8 (3.96%) Teradata
2 8 (3.96%) Unica
3 6 (2.97%) Oracle
4 4 (1.98%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.49%) Chordiant
6 2 (0.99%) CA
7 1 (0.50%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.50%) Informatica
7 1 (0.50%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) Trillium
7 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.50%) Facebook
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