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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 46 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 87 199 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.96% 6.16% 5.03%
As % of the General category 10.41% 11.29% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 137 87
Median daily rate £400 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
836 1762 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.05% 54.57% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 859 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.53 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -6 71 £406 +1.56% 17
Glasgow 0 10 £375 -6.25% 4
Inverclyde - 3 £400 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £338 -
Renfrewshire -24 1 £425 - 3
North Ayrshire - 1 £425 - 1
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 177 (73.75%) Banking
2 152 (63.33%) Retail Banking
3 149 (62.08%) Finance
4 50 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (17.50%) Migration
7 36 (15.00%) Business Analysis
8 33 (13.75%) SQL
9 32 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (10.00%) Data Centre
11 22 (9.17%) Law
12 20 (8.33%) Project Management
13 18 (7.50%) Credit Risk
14 17 (7.08%) MS Project
14 17 (7.08%) PRINCE2
14 17 (7.08%) MS Excel
15 16 (6.67%) ITIL
16 15 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (5.83%) SAS
17 14 (5.83%) MS Office
17 14 (5.83%) Microsoft
17 14 (5.83%) HP
18 13 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
19 12 (5.00%) SunGard
20 11 (4.58%) SharePoint
20 11 (4.58%) Summit
20 11 (4.58%) Test Scripting
21 10 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
22 9 (3.75%) Scrum

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 14 (5.83%) SAS
2 11 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 17 (7.08%) MS Excel
1 17 (7.08%) MS Project
2 15 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (5.83%) MS Office
4 9 (3.75%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.25%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.58%) Summit
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.25%) Primavera
3 1 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.08%) Intranet
2 3 (1.25%) Internet
2 3 (1.25%) LAN
2 3 (1.25%) WAN
3 2 (0.83%) Firewall
3 2 (0.83%) SSL
3 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.42%) DMZ
4 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.42%) Network Security
4 1 (0.42%) SAN
4 1 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.42%) Big Data
3 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Android Studio
2 3 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 177 (73.75%) Banking
2 152 (63.33%) Retail Banking
3 149 (62.08%) Finance
4 22 (9.17%) Law
5 7 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.25%) Billing
7 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Back Office
8 2 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (45.00%) Analyst
2 45 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 39 (16.25%) Project Manager
4 24 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 18 (7.50%) Financial Analyst
6 15 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
7 13 (5.42%) Change Analyst
7 13 (5.42%) Test Analyst
8 12 (5.00%) Architect
8 12 (5.00%) IT Manager
8 12 (5.00%) Test Manager
9 11 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.17%) Credit Analyst
10 10 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
10 10 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
10 10 (4.17%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.75%) Developer
12 8 (3.33%) Android Developer
13 7 (2.92%) IT Analyst
13 7 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.08%) HTML
1 5 (2.08%) XML
2 4 (1.67%) CSS
2 4 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (0.42%) J2EE
3 1 (0.42%) Java EE
3 1 (0.42%) RESTful
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.50%) Credit Risk
4 6 (2.50%) User Experience
5 5 (2.08%) EPoS
6 4 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.25%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.25%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.42%) DataPower
9 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.42%) PKI
9 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.75%) Android
2 4 (1.67%) Unix
3 3 (1.25%) Linux
3 3 (1.25%) Windows
4 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (17.50%) Migration
3 36 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 32 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.33%) Project Management
6 17 (7.08%) PRINCE2
7 16 (6.67%) ITIL
8 12 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (4.58%) Test Scripting
10 10 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.75%) Programme Management
11 9 (3.75%) Scrum
11 9 (3.75%) Test Management
12 8 (3.33%) Android Development
13 7 (2.92%) Analytics
13 7 (2.92%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 7 (2.92%) Change Management
13 7 (2.92%) Defect Management
13 7 (2.92%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (2.92%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.75%) SQL
2 3 (1.25%) Java
3 2 (0.83%) C
3 2 (0.83%) VBA
4 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (2.92%) Degree
2 3 (1.25%) ISEB
2 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.25%) PMP
3 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.42%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) QA
1 4 (1.67%) SEPA
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.42%) KVM
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.42%) XenApp
1 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (2.08%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 14 (5.83%) HP
1 14 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.00%) SunGard
3 7 (2.92%) Teradata
4 5 (2.08%) Oracle
5 4 (1.67%) IBM
6 3 (1.25%) Citrix
6 3 (1.25%) Niku
6 3 (1.25%) Planview
7 2 (0.83%) TSYS
8 1 (0.42%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.42%) Avaya
8 1 (0.42%) Capita
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco
8 1 (0.42%) F5
8 1 (0.42%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.42%) Prolexic
8 1 (0.42%) Twitter
8 1 (0.42%) Verint
8 1 (0.42%) VMware
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