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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 9 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 197 88 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.33% 6.91% 7.27%
As % of the General category 19.66% 14.72% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 60 51
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£380 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
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
1002 598 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 67.79% 46.94% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 312 247
Average daily rate £380 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £10.30 £10.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £8.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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.

1 300 (86.96%) Banking
2 215 (62.32%) Retail Banking
3 181 (52.46%) Finance
4 101 (29.28%) Migration
5 69 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 44 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (12.46%) Project Management
9 37 (10.72%) Data Migration
10 32 (9.28%) SQL
10 32 (9.28%) QA
11 31 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (8.70%) SAS
13 27 (7.83%) Business Analysis
13 27 (7.83%) Analytics
14 25 (7.25%) Target Operating Model
14 25 (7.25%) Credit Risk
14 25 (7.25%) ISEB
15 24 (6.96%) ETL
16 23 (6.67%) Test Scripting
17 21 (6.09%) HP Quality Center
17 21 (6.09%) Non-Functional Testing
18 18 (5.22%) Test Management
19 17 (4.93%) Validation
20 16 (4.64%) Change Management
20 16 (4.64%) Incident Management
21 15 (4.35%) Data Analysis
21 15 (4.35%) MS Excel
22 14 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
23 13 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 30 (8.70%) SAS
2 2 (0.58%) Lync
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.29%) CMS
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.03%) MS Project
3 7 (2.03%) MS Office
4 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) SPSS
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.29%) Taleo
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) Force.com
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.74%) ATM
2 2 (0.58%) CTI
2 2 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.29%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Selenium
1 2 (0.58%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) JBehave
2 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
General
1 300 (86.96%) Banking
2 215 (62.32%) Retail Banking
3 181 (52.46%) Finance
4 11 (3.19%) Marketing
5 8 (2.32%) Back Office
6 5 (1.45%) Legal
6 5 (1.45%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 174 (50.43%) Analyst
2 84 (24.35%) Business Analyst
3 41 (11.88%) Test Analyst
4 36 (10.43%) Project Manager
5 35 (10.14%) Test Manager
6 24 (6.96%) Architect
7 18 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (5.22%) Banking Business Analyst
7 18 (5.22%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 18 (5.22%) Test Leader
8 15 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
9 14 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.19%) Data Analyst
10 11 (3.19%) Senior Manager
10 11 (3.19%) PMO Analyst
11 9 (2.61%) Payments Business Analyst
12 8 (2.32%) UAT Manager
12 8 (2.32%) UAT Test Manager
12 8 (2.32%) SAS Analyst
12 8 (2.32%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.29%) XML
1 1 (0.29%) Middleware
1 1 (0.29%) JSON
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.25%) Credit Risk
3 8 (2.32%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.16%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.16%) IVR
6 4 (1.16%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.29%) PKI
9 1 (0.29%) iSeries
9 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.45%) UNIX
2 2 (0.58%) Windows
2 2 (0.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (29.28%) Migration
2 69 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 43 (12.46%) Project Management
5 37 (10.72%) Data Migration
6 27 (7.83%) Analytics
6 27 (7.83%) Business Analysis
7 25 (7.25%) Target Operating Model
8 24 (6.96%) ETL
9 23 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 21 (6.09%) Non-Functional Testing
11 18 (5.22%) Test Management
12 17 (4.93%) Validation
13 16 (4.64%) Change Management
13 16 (4.64%) Incident Management
14 15 (4.35%) Data Analysis
15 14 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 11 (3.19%) Risk Management
18 10 (2.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.28%) SQL
2 5 (1.45%) VBA
3 3 (0.87%) C
4 1 (0.29%) COBOL
4 1 (0.29%) Java
4 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (7.25%) ISEB
2 12 (3.48%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.32%) Degree
4 7 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CISA
6 1 (0.29%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.28%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) FATCA
3 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Xen
1 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (6.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) SCCM
2 2 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (3.48%) Teradata
2 11 (3.19%) Oracle
3 7 (2.03%) Informatica
4 4 (1.16%) Pega
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.87%) IBM
6 2 (0.58%) HP
6 2 (0.58%) Genesys
6 2 (0.58%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.58%) Verint
6 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.29%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.29%) NetApp
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) VMware
7 1 (0.29%) Cognos
7 1 (0.29%) Sybase
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) GoldenSource
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