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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 61 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 14 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.61% 1.52% 2.26%
As % of the General category 3.84% 3.76% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
Average daily rate
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£650 £320 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £211 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-59.27% +74.28%
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
365 266 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.95% 40.30% 48.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 140 176
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +43.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Banking
2 11 (47.83%) Retail Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) ISEB
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
7 1 (4.35%) MCPD
7 1 (4.35%) Office 365
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) WCF
7 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) HTML
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Banking
2 11 (47.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Chief Technology Officer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Director
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Chief Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) XSL
1 1 (4.35%) XSLT
1 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.35%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Test Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCPD
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCSD
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Epicor
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