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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK / Scotland
Rank 47 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 56 113 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.36% 4.43% 5.56%
As % of the General category 9.57% 10.35% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 73 104
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%

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
585 1092 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.07% 42.86% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 511 619
Median daily rate £422 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 -13 35 £450 +5.88% 18
Glasgow -1 6 £375 - 5
Inverclyde - 5 £363 - 1
West Lothian -7 4 £300 -7.69% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £325 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £113 -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 75 (61.48%) Banking
2 67 (54.92%) Finance
3 64 (52.46%) Retail Banking
4 36 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (18.03%) Migration
7 17 (13.93%) Business Analysis
8 14 (11.48%) Project Management
8 14 (11.48%) EPoS
9 11 (9.02%) Android
9 11 (9.02%) Android Development
10 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.38%) Scrum
11 9 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.56%) Office 365
12 8 (6.56%) Front End Development
12 8 (6.56%) Test Management
12 8 (6.56%) Law
13 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
13 7 (5.74%) Unix
13 7 (5.74%) Linux
13 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
13 7 (5.74%) Credit Risk
13 7 (5.74%) Android Studio
14 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
14 6 (4.92%) Test Strategy
14 6 (4.92%) MS Project
14 6 (4.92%) ITIL
14 6 (4.92%) GAP Analysis

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 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.64%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.64%) IIS
3 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.64%) SAS
4 1 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.82%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.82%) JBoss
4 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS Project
3 5 (4.10%) MS Office
3 5 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.82%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Intranet
2 2 (1.64%) ATM
2 2 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) ADSL
3 1 (0.82%) BGP
3 1 (0.82%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.82%) ICMP
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) IPsec
3 1 (0.82%) MPLS
3 1 (0.82%) OSPF
3 1 (0.82%) RIP
3 1 (0.82%) SNMP
3 1 (0.82%) SSL
3 1 (0.82%) VoIP
3 1 (0.82%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Big Data
2 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.82%) Impala
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.82%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Android Studio
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) Appium
3 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 75 (61.48%) Banking
2 67 (54.92%) Finance
3 64 (52.46%) Retail Banking
4 8 (6.56%) Law
5 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (32.79%) Analyst
2 22 (18.03%) Project Manager
3 21 (17.21%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.30%) Developer
5 13 (10.66%) Test Manager
6 9 (7.38%) Android Developer
6 9 (7.38%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.74%) Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) Credit Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Finance Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Intranet Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Intranet Project Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Finance Project Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Business Manager
10 3 (2.46%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) .NET
1 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.64%) Ajax
2 2 (1.64%) CSS
2 2 (1.64%) HTML
2 2 (1.64%) HTML5
2 2 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (1.64%) J2EE
2 2 (1.64%) jQuery
2 2 (1.64%) Middleware
2 2 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.82%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.82%) CSS3
3 1 (0.82%) JSP
3 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) EPoS
2 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.74%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.82%) DataPower
6 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.82%) Tandem
6 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Android
2 7 (5.74%) Linux
2 7 (5.74%) Unix
3 5 (4.10%) Windows
4 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.82%) AIX
6 1 (0.82%) Solaris
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.03%) Migration
4 17 (13.93%) Business Analysis
5 14 (11.48%) Project Management
6 11 (9.02%) Android Development
7 9 (7.38%) Scrum
7 9 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.56%) Front End Development
8 8 (6.56%) Test Management
9 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (4.92%) ITIL
10 6 (4.92%) Test Strategy
11 5 (4.10%) Change Management
11 5 (4.10%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.28%) Integration Testing
12 4 (3.28%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (3.28%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.10%) SQL
2 3 (2.46%) C
2 3 (2.46%) Java
3 2 (1.64%) C#
3 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.64%) Perl
3 2 (1.64%) VBA
4 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.82%) CCENT
3 1 (0.82%) CCNA
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) FINREP
1 2 (1.64%) SEPA
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.82%) GDPR
2 1 (0.82%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.82%) MiFID
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) XenApp
2 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.82%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) IBM
3 4 (3.28%) Cisco
3 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.28%) VMware
4 3 (2.46%) SAP
4 3 (2.46%) Teradata
5 2 (1.64%) Citrix
5 2 (1.64%) Lotus
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle
5 2 (1.64%) Planview
6 1 (0.82%) BEA
6 1 (0.82%) BMC
6 1 (0.82%) Capita
6 1 (0.82%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.82%) Informatica
6 1 (0.82%) Niku
6 1 (0.82%) Progress
6 1 (0.82%) Sun
6 1 (0.82%) Veritas