The 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 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 50 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.10% 1.06% 1.97%
As % of the General category 4.30% 2.50% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
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£353 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £405 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £575 £456
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
419 320 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.89% 42.50% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 151 184
Average daily rate £373 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Average hourly rate £60.00 £9.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+566.66% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.00 £17.20
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 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 26 (61.90%) Banking
2 19 (45.24%) Retail Banking
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 10 (23.81%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) .NET
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
8 4 (9.52%) C#
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL
8 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.14%) EPoS
9 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 3 (7.14%) Node.js
9 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.76%) Marketing
10 2 (4.76%) Degree
10 2 (4.76%) Content Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
2 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
1 1 (2.38%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 26 (61.90%) Banking
2 19 (45.24%) Retail Banking
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Magento Developer
6 2 (4.76%) EPoS Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) UI Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) CSS
1 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) CSS3
4 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.38%) Sass
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.38%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) EPoS
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
2 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) MVC
3 4 (9.52%) Project Management
3 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
3 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Content Management
5 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.38%) Metadata Management
6 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
1 1 (2.38%) Omniture
1 1 (2.38%) Google
1 1 (2.38%) Zend
1 1 (2.38%) Twitter