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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 51 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 19 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.22% 1.22% 2.16%
As % of the General category 4.55% 2.85% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 12
Average daily rate
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£385 £619 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £464 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £643 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
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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
418 351 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.77% 42.86% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 151 173
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £11.00 £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 July 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 July 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 25 (62.50%) Banking
2 19 (47.50%) Retail Banking
3 18 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) CSS
5 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Node.js
9 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.50%) MVC
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
9 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.50%) EPoS
9 3 (7.50%) .NET
9 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.50%) C#
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.00%) Change Management
10 2 (5.00%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.00%) User Experience
10 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.00%) CSS3

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (7.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
1 1 (2.50%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 25 (62.50%) Banking
2 19 (47.50%) Retail Banking
3 18 (45.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.50%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) EPoS Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.00%) UI Programmer
7 2 (5.00%) PMO Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Programme Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) CSS
1 9 (22.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) HTML5
3 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.00%) CSS3
3 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) Zend Framework
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) Cocoa
4 1 (2.50%) Ajax
4 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.50%) Sass
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) EPoS
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) MVC
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.50%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.50%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) SAP
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
1 1 (2.50%) Zend
1 1 (2.50%) Twitter