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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 12 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing Retail 115 61 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.00% 5.23% 11.25%
As % of the General category 17.56% 9.65% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 68
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +4.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £486 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £385 £381
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
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
655 632 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.25% 54.20% 66.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 254 330
Average daily rate £425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 11
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 October 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 October 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.

1 164 (80.00%) Banking
2 147 (71.71%) Retail Banking
3 123 (60.00%) Finance
4 54 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (23.90%) Migration
6 30 (14.63%) Project Management
7 24 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (11.22%) Data Migration
9 21 (10.24%) SAS
10 19 (9.27%) SQL
11 16 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (5.85%) IBM
12 12 (5.85%) Marketing
12 12 (5.85%) Campaign Management
13 11 (5.37%) Mainframe
14 10 (4.88%) Business Analysis
14 10 (4.88%) Credit Risk
14 10 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (4.39%) System Testing
15 9 (4.39%) Oracle
16 8 (3.90%) Teradata
16 8 (3.90%) Data Mapping
16 8 (3.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (3.90%) Unica
16 8 (3.90%) Supplier Management
16 8 (3.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 7 (3.41%) People Management
17 7 (3.41%) Digital Marketing
17 7 (3.41%) FMCG

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (10.24%) SAS
2 2 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.95%) MS Project
3 2 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (1.95%) QlikView
4 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.49%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Subversion
2 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 164 (80.00%) Banking
2 147 (71.71%) Retail Banking
3 123 (60.00%) Finance
4 12 (5.85%) Marketing
5 3 (1.46%) Publishing
6 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 69 (33.66%) Analyst
2 51 (24.88%) Project Manager
3 37 (18.05%) Business Analyst
4 21 (10.24%) Architect
4 21 (10.24%) Developer
5 20 (9.76%) Senior Manager
6 18 (8.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 16 (7.80%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (7.80%) Banking Business Analyst
8 14 (6.83%) Programme Manager
9 10 (4.88%) SAS Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.41%) SAS Analyst
12 6 (2.93%) Data Manager
12 6 (2.93%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.93%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.93%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (2.44%) Tester
13 5 (2.44%) Consultant
13 5 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.44%) XML
2 4 (1.95%) SOAP
2 4 (1.95%) Web Services
3 3 (1.46%) JSON
3 3 (1.46%) RESTful
4 2 (0.98%) CSS3
4 2 (0.98%) HTML5
4 2 (0.98%) HTML
4 2 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.49%) J2EE
5 1 (0.49%) Middleware
5 1 (0.49%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.37%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.88%) Credit Risk
4 7 (3.41%) FMCG
5 5 (2.44%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.46%) Open Source
8 2 (0.98%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.98%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) PMI
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) IVR
9 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.49%) SCORM
9 1 (0.49%) Animation
9 1 (0.49%) Social Media
9 1 (0.49%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.44%) Linux
2 4 (1.95%) Windows
3 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.98%) Android
4 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) zOS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 49 (23.90%) Migration
3 30 (14.63%) Project Management
4 23 (11.22%) Data Migration
5 16 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (5.85%) Campaign Management
7 10 (4.88%) Business Analysis
7 10 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (4.39%) System Testing
9 8 (3.90%) Data Mapping
9 8 (3.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (3.90%) Supplier Management
10 7 (3.41%) People Management
10 7 (3.41%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (2.93%) Waterfall
11 6 (2.93%) Resource Management
11 6 (2.93%) Scrum
11 6 (2.93%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.93%) Coaching
12 5 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.27%) SQL
2 3 (1.46%) Java
3 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.98%) C
3 2 (0.98%) VBA
4 1 (0.49%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (1.95%) Degree
1 4 (1.95%) HNC
1 4 (1.95%) HND
2 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.49%) ISEB
3 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) QA
1 5 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (5.85%) IBM
2 9 (4.39%) Oracle
3 8 (3.90%) Teradata
3 8 (3.90%) Unica
4 5 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.95%) Chordiant
6 2 (0.98%) CA
6 2 (0.98%) Informatica
7 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.49%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.49%) Progress
7 1 (0.49%) Trillium
7 1 (0.49%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Facebook
7 1 (0.49%) Sitecore
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