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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 51 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.30% 1.15% 1.56%
As % of the General category 4.50% 2.89% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 12
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£375 £425 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £425 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £425
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 £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
444 277 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.98% 39.86% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 144 227
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £449 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
Average hourly rate £33.75 £9.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+255.26% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 24 (57.14%) Banking
2 19 (45.24%) Finance
3 15 (35.71%) Retail Banking
4 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.67%) Java
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) Android
9 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.90%) Project Management
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.90%) ITIL
9 5 (11.90%) Android Development
10 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
10 4 (9.52%) C#
10 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.52%) .NET
10 4 (9.52%) MVC
10 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (7.14%) EPoS
11 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
12 2 (4.76%) User Experience
12 2 (4.76%) Node.js
12 2 (4.76%) Analytics
12 2 (4.76%) Mobile App

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
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%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.38%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) 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 24 (57.14%) Banking
2 19 (45.24%) Finance
3 15 (35.71%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Android Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Magento Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) EPoS Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.76%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.38%) Business Change Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.38%) Change Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.38%) Sass
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) Ajax
5 1 (2.38%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) EPoS
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.38%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.90%) Project Management
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Android Development
3 4 (9.52%) MVC
3 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
5 2 (4.76%) Analytics
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.76%) Content Management
5 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.38%) Demand Management
6 1 (2.38%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ISEB
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Omniture
1 1 (2.38%) Google
1 1 (2.38%) Zend
1 1 (2.38%) Kofax
1 1 (2.38%) IBM
1 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
1 1 (2.38%) Business Objects