The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 6 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 5.26% 3.13% -
As % of the General category 33.33% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-55.31% +65.71%
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 Fife region.

General Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 15.79% 6.25% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £440 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -24.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Fife region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Fife region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 £440 -
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP