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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 48 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.41% 1.83% 4.73%
As % of the General category 6.10% 4.18% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 23
Average daily rate
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£333 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £390 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £476 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +24.00%
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
295 263 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.44% 43.69% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 120 167
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 (68.57%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Banking
3 13 (37.14%) Retail Banking
4 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Android
7 5 (14.29%) Android Development
8 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.57%) ISEB
9 3 (8.57%) HTML
9 3 (8.57%) SQL
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.57%) SAP
9 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Analytics
10 2 (5.71%) Social Media
10 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
10 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.71%) Degree

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) BODI
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 24 (68.57%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Banking
3 13 (37.14%) Retail Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Chief Technology Officer
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) IT Director
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.71%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Chief Architect
5 2 (5.71%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.86%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Social Media
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Android Development
4 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Analytics
4 2 (5.71%) MVC
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) CRM
4 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Test Management
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.86%) Wealth Management
5 1 (2.86%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) ACCA
4 1 (2.86%) CISA
4 1 (2.86%) CIMA
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy
2 1 (2.86%) Kofax
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