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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 32 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 117 216 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.16% 6.61% 4.59%
As % of the General category 11.68% 11.89% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 163 77
Median daily rate £413 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £520 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £17.00 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+217.64% +31.17%
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
1002 1817 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.20% 55.60% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 904 511
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 £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £30.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.09% +90.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £78.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -3 98 £425 +10.38% 19
Glasgow +1 13 £394 -0.31% 6
Inverclyde - 3 £400 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £425 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £400 -
North Ayrshire - 1 £425 -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 243 (77.64%) Banking
2 209 (66.77%) Retail Banking
3 182 (58.15%) Finance
4 68 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (20.13%) Migration
6 57 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (14.70%) Business Analysis
8 39 (12.46%) SQL
9 31 (9.90%) Project Management
9 31 (9.90%) Data Centre
10 29 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (8.95%) Law
12 20 (6.39%) Credit Risk
12 20 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (5.75%) MS Project
13 18 (5.75%) PRINCE2
13 18 (5.75%) MS Excel
14 17 (5.43%) ITIL
14 17 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (5.11%) SAS
15 16 (5.11%) HP
15 16 (5.11%) Test Scripting
16 14 (4.47%) GAP Analysis
16 14 (4.47%) Test Strategy
17 13 (4.15%) Microsoft
18 12 (3.83%) SunGard
18 12 (3.83%) MS Office
18 12 (3.83%) Risk Management
18 12 (3.83%) Test Planning

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 16 (5.11%) SAS
2 11 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) CMS
3 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.32%) JBoss
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 18 (5.75%) MS Excel
1 18 (5.75%) MS Project
2 17 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (3.83%) MS Office
4 11 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.96%) Open Workbench
5 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.51%) Summit
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.96%) Primavera
3 2 (0.64%) KANA IQ
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.60%) Intranet
2 3 (0.96%) Internet
2 3 (0.96%) LAN
2 3 (0.96%) WAN
3 2 (0.64%) Firewall
3 2 (0.64%) SSL
3 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.32%) DMZ
4 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.32%) HTTP
4 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.32%) Network Security
4 1 (0.32%) SAN
4 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) JIRA
2 2 (0.64%) Android Studio
2 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 243 (77.64%) Banking
2 209 (66.77%) Retail Banking
3 182 (58.15%) Finance
4 28 (8.95%) Law
5 7 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.60%) Legal
7 4 (1.28%) Back Office
8 3 (0.96%) Billing
8 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (42.81%) Analyst
2 67 (21.41%) Business Analyst
3 56 (17.89%) Project Manager
4 24 (7.67%) Applications Support
4 24 (7.67%) Banking Analyst
5 23 (7.35%) Test Manager
6 22 (7.03%) Financial Analyst
7 18 (5.75%) Architect
8 16 (5.11%) Change Analyst
8 16 (5.11%) IT Manager
8 16 (5.11%) Test Analyst
9 15 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (4.15%) Credit Analyst
10 13 (4.15%) PMO Analyst
10 13 (4.15%) Senior Manager
10 13 (4.15%) Service Analyst
11 12 (3.83%) Programme Manager
12 11 (3.51%) Risk Analyst
12 11 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.19%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.24%) HTML
2 6 (1.92%) CSS
3 5 (1.60%) XML
4 4 (1.28%) SOAP
5 2 (0.64%) Ajax
5 2 (0.64%) CSS3
5 2 (0.64%) HTML5
5 2 (0.64%) jQuery
5 2 (0.64%) JSON
5 2 (0.64%) Sass
5 2 (0.64%) XHTML
6 1 (0.32%) J2EE
6 1 (0.32%) Java EE
6 1 (0.32%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) RESTful
6 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.90%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.39%) Credit Risk
4 11 (3.51%) User Experience
5 7 (2.24%) EPoS
6 5 (1.60%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.64%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.32%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.32%) DataPower
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.32%) PKI
9 1 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.60%) Android
2 4 (1.28%) Unix
3 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.64%) Linux
4 2 (0.64%) Windows
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (20.13%) Migration
3 46 (14.70%) Business Analysis
4 31 (9.90%) Project Management
5 29 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (5.75%) PRINCE2
8 17 (5.43%) ITIL
9 16 (5.11%) Test Scripting
10 14 (4.47%) GAP Analysis
10 14 (4.47%) Test Strategy
11 12 (3.83%) Risk Management
11 12 (3.83%) Test Planning
12 11 (3.51%) Analytics
12 11 (3.51%) Programme Management
12 11 (3.51%) Scrum
13 10 (3.19%) Defect Management
14 9 (2.88%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 9 (2.88%) Data Migration
14 9 (2.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.46%) SQL
2 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.64%) C
3 2 (0.64%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (2.56%) Degree
2 5 (1.60%) ISEB
3 4 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.96%) CISM
4 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.96%) PMP
4 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.64%) CISA
5 2 (0.64%) CISSP
5 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.28%) QA
1 4 (1.28%) SEPA
2 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) KVM
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.60%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (5.11%) HP
2 13 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.83%) SunGard
4 8 (2.56%) Teradata
5 5 (1.60%) Oracle
6 4 (1.28%) Planview
7 3 (0.96%) IBM
7 3 (0.96%) Niku
8 2 (0.64%) Avaya
8 2 (0.64%) TSYS
8 2 (0.64%) Verint
9 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco
9 1 (0.32%) Citrix
9 1 (0.32%) F5
9 1 (0.32%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.32%) Informatica
9 1 (0.32%) Prolexic
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.32%) Twitter
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