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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 30 19 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing Retail 137 221 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.28% 6.95% 3.77%
As % of the General category 11.62% 12.66% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 162 67
Median daily rate £413 £380 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+218.84% +15.00%
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
1179 1746 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.43% 54.94% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 854 534
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 15
Median hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £46.70 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 106 £425 +11.84% 23
Glasgow +16 28 £413 +8.55% 6
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Retail.

1 290 (82.86%) Banking
2 250 (71.43%) Retail Banking
3 198 (56.57%) Finance
4 85 (24.29%) Migration
5 79 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (12.86%) SQL
8 43 (12.29%) Project Management
9 39 (11.14%) Business Analysis
10 33 (9.43%) Data Centre
11 30 (8.57%) Law
12 27 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (7.43%) Data Migration
13 26 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (6.57%) SAS
15 22 (6.29%) Credit Risk
16 20 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (5.14%) Risk Management
17 18 (5.14%) Test Scripting
18 17 (4.86%) Test Strategy
18 17 (4.86%) Analytics
19 16 (4.57%) HP
19 16 (4.57%) MS Project
19 16 (4.57%) ITIL
20 15 (4.29%) Defect Management
21 14 (4.00%) Test Planning
21 14 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
21 14 (4.00%) PRINCE2
21 14 (4.00%) MS Excel
22 13 (3.71%) Data Modelling

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.57%) SAS
2 7 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.86%) CMS
4 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (4.57%) MS Project
2 14 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.71%) MS Office
4 11 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.57%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (3.14%) Summit
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.57%) KANA IQ
3 2 (0.57%) Primavera
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) LAN
1 3 (0.86%) WAN
2 2 (0.57%) Firewall
2 2 (0.57%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.29%) DMZ
3 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.29%) Network Security
3 1 (0.29%) SAN
3 1 (0.29%) SMS
3 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.57%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 290 (82.86%) Banking
2 250 (71.43%) Retail Banking
3 198 (56.57%) Finance
4 30 (8.57%) Law
5 5 (1.43%) Back Office
5 5 (1.43%) Legal
5 5 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.57%) Billing
7 2 (0.57%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (38.86%) Analyst
2 64 (18.29%) Business Analyst
3 63 (18.00%) Project Manager
4 28 (8.00%) Test Manager
5 26 (7.43%) Banking Analyst
6 22 (6.29%) Applications Support
6 22 (6.29%) Architect
7 21 (6.00%) IT Manager
8 20 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
8 20 (5.71%) Programme Manager
9 18 (5.14%) Test Analyst
10 17 (4.86%) Change Analyst
10 17 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (4.57%) Senior Manager
12 15 (4.29%) Risk Manager
13 14 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.71%) Credit Analyst
14 13 (3.71%) PMO Analyst
14 13 (3.71%) Service Analyst
15 12 (3.43%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.00%) HTML
2 6 (1.71%) CSS
3 5 (1.43%) XML
4 4 (1.14%) SOAP
5 2 (0.57%) Ajax
5 2 (0.57%) CSS3
5 2 (0.57%) HTML5
5 2 (0.57%) jQuery
5 2 (0.57%) JSON
5 2 (0.57%) Sass
5 2 (0.57%) XHTML
6 1 (0.29%) Java EE
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) RESTful
6 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.29%) Credit Risk
4 12 (3.43%) User Experience
5 6 (1.71%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.71%) SWIFT
6 3 (0.86%) EPoS
6 3 (0.86%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.29%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.29%) PKI
8 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.14%) Android
2 4 (1.14%) Unix
2 4 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.29%) Migration
2 79 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (12.29%) Project Management
4 39 (11.14%) Business Analysis
5 27 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (7.43%) Data Migration
7 20 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (5.14%) Risk Management
8 18 (5.14%) Test Scripting
9 17 (4.86%) Analytics
9 17 (4.86%) Test Strategy
10 16 (4.57%) ITIL
11 15 (4.29%) Defect Management
12 14 (4.00%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.00%) Test Planning
13 13 (3.71%) Data Modelling
13 13 (3.71%) Programme Management
14 11 (3.14%) ETL
15 10 (2.86%) Data Management
15 10 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.86%) SQL
2 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.57%) Apple Swift
3 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.29%) C
4 1 (0.29%) Java
4 1 (0.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (2.00%) ISEB
2 5 (1.43%) Degree
3 4 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.86%) CISM
4 3 (0.86%) PMP
4 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.57%) CISA
5 2 (0.57%) CISSP
5 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.86%) QA
2 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.86%) SEPA
4 2 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) KVM
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (4.57%) HP
2 12 (3.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.43%) SunGard
3 10 (2.86%) Teradata
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle
4 4 (1.14%) Planview
5 2 (0.57%) Avaya
5 2 (0.57%) IBM
5 2 (0.57%) Niku
5 2 (0.57%) TSYS
5 2 (0.57%) Verint
6 1 (0.29%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Citrix
6 1 (0.29%) F5
6 1 (0.29%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.29%) Informatica
6 1 (0.29%) Prolexic
6 1 (0.29%) Twitter
6 1 (0.29%) VMware
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