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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 19 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 197 88 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.76% 3.48% 3.15%
As % of the General category 13.22% 9.05% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 56 49
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£380 £425 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £516 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
1490 972 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 51.15% 38.43% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 507 538
Average daily rate £375 £380 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 24
Average hourly rate £20.69 £10.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.04% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £8.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.30 £25.00 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +12 167 £390 -8.23% 46
Glasgow +7 20 £375 -11.76% 6
Stirling - 3 - -
West Lothian - 2 £250 - 2
Aberdeen +4 1 - -
Fife -9 1 £288 -11.52%
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 275 (79.25%) Banking
2 189 (54.47%) Finance
3 185 (53.31%) Retail Banking
4 88 (25.36%) Migration
5 65 (18.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (12.10%) SQL
8 39 (11.24%) Data Migration
9 38 (10.95%) Project Management
10 36 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (8.65%) SAS
11 30 (8.65%) Credit Risk
12 28 (8.07%) Business Analysis
12 28 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (7.49%) Analytics
14 24 (6.92%) QA
15 22 (6.34%) ETL
15 22 (6.34%) ISEB
16 21 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (5.48%) MS Excel
18 18 (5.19%) Validation
19 17 (4.90%) Test Scripting
20 16 (4.61%) HP Quality Center
20 16 (4.61%) Data Analysis
20 16 (4.61%) Incident Management
21 15 (4.32%) HTML
22 14 (4.03%) Test Management
22 14 (4.03%) JavaScript
22 14 (4.03%) CSS
22 14 (4.03%) Change Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 30 (8.65%) SAS
2 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.15%) Node.js
4 2 (0.58%) Lync
4 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.29%) JBoss
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.88%) MS Project
4 9 (2.59%) MS Office
5 6 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) Force.com
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) Intranet
2 2 (0.58%) ATM
2 2 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.29%) CTI
3 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.29%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.29%) DB2
5 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.29%) Big Data
5 1 (0.29%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) Xcode
2 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 275 (79.25%) Banking
2 189 (54.47%) Finance
3 185 (53.31%) Retail Banking
4 10 (2.88%) Marketing
5 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.02%) Back Office
8 5 (1.44%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.44%) Legal
9 4 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 156 (44.96%) Analyst
2 80 (23.05%) Business Analyst
3 43 (12.39%) Project Manager
4 33 (9.51%) Test Manager
5 31 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 25 (7.20%) Architect
7 19 (5.48%) Developer
8 17 (4.90%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 17 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (4.61%) Data Analyst
10 15 (4.32%) Test Leader
11 14 (4.03%) Banking Business Analyst
12 12 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.59%) Senior Test Analyst
13 9 (2.59%) SAS Analyst
14 8 (2.31%) Senior Manager
14 8 (2.31%) PMO Analyst
15 7 (2.02%) UAT Test Manager
15 7 (2.02%) PMO Manager
15 7 (2.02%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.32%) HTML
2 14 (4.03%) CSS
3 9 (2.59%) .NET
3 9 (2.59%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.44%) JSON
5 4 (1.15%) HTML5
5 4 (1.15%) jQuery
5 4 (1.15%) Entity Framework
5 4 (1.15%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.86%) Middleware
6 3 (0.86%) Web Services
6 3 (0.86%) XML
6 3 (0.86%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (0.86%) CSS3
6 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.58%) RESTful
7 2 (0.58%) REST
7 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.58%) SOAP
8 1 (0.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.65%) Credit Risk
2 28 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.02%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.44%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.15%) User Experience
6 4 (1.15%) EPoS
7 3 (0.86%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.86%) IVR
7 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.86%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.58%) iPad
8 2 (0.58%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.29%) Animation
9 1 (0.29%) DTV
9 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.29%) iSeries
9 1 (0.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.02%) Android
2 4 (1.15%) UNIX
2 4 (1.15%) Windows
3 3 (0.86%) Linux
4 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.29%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.36%) Migration
2 65 (18.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (11.24%) Data Migration
4 38 (10.95%) Project Management
5 36 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (8.07%) Business Analysis
7 26 (7.49%) Analytics
8 22 (6.34%) ETL
9 21 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (5.19%) Validation
11 17 (4.90%) Test Scripting
12 16 (4.61%) Data Analysis
12 16 (4.61%) Incident Management
13 14 (4.03%) Test Management
13 14 (4.03%) Change Management
14 12 (3.46%) Data Modelling
15 11 (3.17%) ITIL
16 10 (2.88%) Risk Management
16 10 (2.88%) Software Testing
17 9 (2.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.10%) SQL
2 14 (4.03%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.59%) Java
3 9 (2.59%) C#
4 5 (1.44%) VBA
5 3 (0.86%) C
6 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.29%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) ABAP
6 1 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (6.34%) ISEB
2 12 (3.46%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.59%) Degree
4 7 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.86%) PMP
5 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.29%) CISA
6 1 (0.29%) QiCA
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.92%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.73%) FATCA
4 1 (0.29%) MiFID
4 1 (0.29%) GAAP
4 1 (0.29%) EMIR
4 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Xen
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (4.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (2.88%) Teradata
2 9 (2.59%) Oracle
3 7 (2.02%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.15%) Informatica
5 3 (0.86%) IBM
5 3 (0.86%) SAP
5 3 (0.86%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.58%) Pega
6 2 (0.58%) Progress
6 2 (0.58%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.29%) Omniture
7 1 (0.29%) Google
7 1 (0.29%) Zend
7 1 (0.29%) Kofax
7 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) NetApp
7 1 (0.29%) Apple
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) HP
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