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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 58 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 10 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.46% 1.66% 1.55%
As % of the General category 3.85% 3.69% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 9
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
260 406 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.85% 44.86% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 239 208
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £45.00 £61.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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
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 18 April 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 17 (85.00%) Banking
2 15 (75.00%) Finance
3 14 (70.00%) Retail Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (20.00%) SWIFT
7 3 (15.00%) Test Management
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Marketing
8 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (10.00%) ISEB
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) SMS
8 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) Middleware
8 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
8 2 (10.00%) Social Media
8 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
9 1 (5.00%) Change Control
9 1 (5.00%) SaaS
9 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
9 1 (5.00%) RDF
9 1 (5.00%) PMP
9 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
9 1 (5.00%) EPoS
9 1 (5.00%) EMV
9 1 (5.00%) PRINCE

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 17 (85.00%) Banking
2 15 (75.00%) Finance
3 14 (70.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) EMV
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Test Management
3 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) RDF
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS