The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 59 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.24% 2.29% 3.31%
As % of the General category 2.92% 5.31% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 15
Average daily rate
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£619 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £216 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £458 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.26% +12.50%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
343 339 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.50% 43.18% 53.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 172 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 9
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Glasgow region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 12 (63.16%) Retail Banking
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
4 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) ISEB
6 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (5.26%) Office 365
7 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (5.26%) MCPD
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) WCF
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) CSS
7 1 (5.26%) XSL
7 1 (5.26%) XSLT
7 1 (5.26%) MCSD

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 12 (63.16%) Retail Banking
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) XSL
1 1 (5.26%) XSLT
1 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
3 2 (10.53%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCPD
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSD
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Epicor