The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 27 41 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Retail 140 89 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.08% 3.52% 5.69%
As % of the General category 12.16% 8.39% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 51 86
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £380 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
Retail
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1151 1061 1164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.73% 41.97% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 479 584
Average daily rate £413 £380 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 39
Average hourly rate £38.75 £17.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.94% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £26.67 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Scotland region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Scotland region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +13 117 £450 +18.42% 15
Glasgow +4 18 £650 +103.12% 7
Fife +4 2 £410 -7.70%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 180 (73.17%) Banking
2 161 (65.45%) Retail Banking
3 148 (60.16%) Finance
4 62 (25.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (20.73%) Migration
6 34 (13.82%) Project Management
7 26 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (9.35%) SAS
9 23 (9.35%) SQL
9 23 (9.35%) Data Migration
10 19 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (5.28%) Mainframe
12 12 (4.88%) Oracle
12 12 (4.88%) IBM
12 12 (4.88%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.88%) Marketing
12 12 (4.88%) Campaign Management
13 10 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (4.07%) Credit Risk
14 9 (3.66%) System Testing
14 9 (3.66%) Service Delivery
15 8 (3.25%) Data Mapping
15 8 (3.25%) Unica
15 8 (3.25%) Supplier Management
15 8 (3.25%) Teradata
15 8 (3.25%) People Management
15 8 (3.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 8 (3.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 7 (2.85%) Resource Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (9.35%) SAS
2 3 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.63%) MS Project
4 2 (0.81%) MS Office
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.81%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.22%) HTTP
2 2 (0.81%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) VPN
3 1 (0.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (1.63%) QlikView
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Big Data
6 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.41%) BODI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Subversion
2 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) Grunt
3 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
General
1 180 (73.17%) Banking
2 161 (65.45%) Retail Banking
3 148 (60.16%) Finance
4 12 (4.88%) Marketing
5 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.22%) Publishing
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 76 (30.89%) Analyst
2 58 (23.58%) Project Manager
3 44 (17.89%) Business Analyst
4 25 (10.16%) Architect
5 23 (9.35%) Developer
5 23 (9.35%) Senior Manager
6 21 (8.54%) Senior Project Manager
7 17 (6.91%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (6.50%) Programme Manager
8 16 (6.50%) Banking Business Analyst
9 12 (4.88%) Consultant
10 10 (4.07%) SAS Developer
11 9 (3.66%) Data Analyst
12 7 (2.85%) SAS Analyst
13 6 (2.44%) Data Manager
13 6 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (2.44%) Tester
13 6 (2.44%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.03%) XML
2 4 (1.63%) HTML
2 4 (1.63%) CSS
2 4 (1.63%) SOAP
2 4 (1.63%) Web Services
3 3 (1.22%) JSON
3 3 (1.22%) RESTful
4 2 (0.81%) HTML5
4 2 (0.81%) CSS3
5 1 (0.41%) OOCSS
5 1 (0.41%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) WCF
5 1 (0.41%) jQuery
5 1 (0.41%) .NET
5 1 (0.41%) J2EE
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.41%) XSL
5 1 (0.41%) XSLT
5 1 (0.41%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.28%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.07%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.85%) FMCG
5 5 (2.03%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.22%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.22%) Open Source
7 3 (1.22%) Social Media
8 2 (0.81%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) PMI
8 2 (0.81%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Animation
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.41%) SCORM
9 1 (0.41%) IVR
9 1 (0.41%) DataPower
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.03%) Linux
2 4 (1.63%) Windows
3 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.81%) UNIX
4 2 (0.81%) Android
4 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.41%) zOS
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 51 (20.73%) Migration
3 34 (13.82%) Project Management
4 23 (9.35%) Data Migration
5 19 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (4.88%) Business Analysis
6 12 (4.88%) Campaign Management
7 10 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (3.66%) System Testing
8 9 (3.66%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.25%) Data Mapping
9 8 (3.25%) Supplier Management
9 8 (3.25%) People Management
9 8 (3.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (2.85%) Resource Management
10 7 (2.85%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (2.85%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.44%) Scrum
11 6 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.35%) SQL
2 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.22%) Java
4 2 (0.81%) C
4 2 (0.81%) VBA
5 1 (0.41%) JCL
5 1 (0.41%) SAS Macro
5 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (2.44%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) HNC
2 4 (1.63%) HND
2 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.81%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) MCPD
5 1 (0.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.44%) QA
1 6 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (4.88%) Oracle
1 12 (4.88%) IBM
2 8 (3.25%) Teradata
2 8 (3.25%) Unica
3 6 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.44%) SAP
4 4 (1.63%) Chordiant
5 2 (0.81%) Informatica
5 2 (0.81%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.81%) CA
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.41%) Progress
6 1 (0.41%) Epicor
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy
6 1 (0.41%) VMware
6 1 (0.41%) Trillium
6 1 (0.41%) Northgate
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.41%) Facebook
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Avance Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago