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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 47 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.42% 1.90% 2.47%
As % of the General category 5.44% 4.88% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 20
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£383 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £390 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
386 246 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.42% 38.99% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 120 228
Average daily rate £414 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £254 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £14.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 - £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 24 (57.14%) Finance
3 19 (45.24%) Retail Banking
4 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.67%) HTML
5 7 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (14.29%) CSS
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (14.29%) Android
7 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
7 5 (11.90%) Android Development
8 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) C#
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 4 (9.52%) .NET
8 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.14%) Degree
9 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (7.14%) ISEB
9 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) Social Media
9 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
10 2 (4.76%) Migration

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.38%) JBoss
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
1 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.38%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) BODI
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.38%) Xcode
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 26 (61.90%) Banking
2 24 (57.14%) Finance
3 19 (45.24%) Retail Banking
4 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Android Developer
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) PMO Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) J2ME
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) REST
5 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Social Media
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.38%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) Android Development
4 4 (9.52%) MVC
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL
5 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) JCL
4 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISEB
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) ACCA
2 1 (2.38%) CISA
2 1 (2.38%) CIMA
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
1 1 (2.38%) SAP
1 1 (2.38%) IBM
1 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy
1 1 (2.38%) Kofax
1 1 (2.38%) Omniture
1 1 (2.38%) Google
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago