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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 66 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 53 144 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.68% 4.98% 5.66%
As % of the General category 9.03% 10.70% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 82 111
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £280 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £410
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
587 1346 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.71% 46.59% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 609 620
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 12
Median hourly rate £32.00 £33.71 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.34 £42.65 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -30 30 £488 +21.87% 32
Glasgow +2 11 £375 -8.53% 6
Inverclyde - 5 £363 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £275 -
Renfrewshire -6 1 £310 - 3
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 111 (67.68%) Banking
2 103 (62.80%) Finance
3 94 (57.32%) Retail Banking
4 47 (28.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (18.29%) Migration
7 27 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (13.41%) Business Analysis
9 17 (10.37%) Law
9 17 (10.37%) Data Centre
10 14 (8.54%) Project Management
10 14 (8.54%) SQL
11 13 (7.93%) MS Project
11 13 (7.93%) PRINCE2
11 13 (7.93%) EPoS
12 12 (7.32%) Scrum
12 12 (7.32%) Credit Risk
13 11 (6.71%) SAS
14 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
14 10 (6.10%) MS Office
14 10 (6.10%) MS Excel
14 10 (6.10%) ITIL
14 10 (6.10%) Test Management
14 10 (6.10%) Android
15 9 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
15 9 (5.49%) Android Development
16 8 (4.88%) Office 365
16 8 (4.88%) Front End Development
16 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse

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 11 (6.71%) SAS
2 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.22%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.22%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.61%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.61%) JBoss
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Project
2 10 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.10%) MS Office
3 7 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.83%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Summit
2 3 (1.83%) Primavera
3 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Intranet
2 4 (2.44%) LAN
3 3 (1.83%) WAN
4 2 (1.22%) Firewall
4 2 (1.22%) Internet
4 2 (1.22%) SSL
4 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.61%) ATM
5 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.61%) DMZ
5 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.61%) Big Data
2 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Android Studio
2 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) Appium
3 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 111 (67.68%) Banking
2 103 (62.80%) Finance
3 94 (57.32%) Retail Banking
4 17 (10.37%) Law
5 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (41.46%) Analyst
2 29 (17.68%) Business Analyst
3 26 (15.85%) Project Manager
4 15 (9.15%) Test Manager
5 12 (7.32%) Developer
5 12 (7.32%) Financial Analyst
6 9 (5.49%) Android Developer
6 9 (5.49%) Applications Support
7 8 (4.88%) Risk Analyst
8 7 (4.27%) Architect
8 7 (4.27%) Credit Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.05%) Change Analyst
10 5 (3.05%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 5 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.05%) Finance Manager
10 5 (3.05%) Intranet Manager
10 5 (3.05%) Intranet Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) CSS
1 2 (1.22%) HTML
1 2 (1.22%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (1.22%) J2EE
2 1 (0.61%) Java EE
2 1 (0.61%) JSP
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) RESTful
2 1 (0.61%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.37%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.93%) EPoS
4 12 (7.32%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.22%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.10%) Android
2 6 (3.66%) Linux
3 5 (3.05%) Unix
4 4 (2.44%) Windows
5 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
7 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.29%) Migration
4 22 (13.41%) Business Analysis
5 14 (8.54%) Project Management
6 13 (7.93%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.32%) Scrum
8 10 (6.10%) ITIL
8 10 (6.10%) Test Management
9 9 (5.49%) Android Development
9 9 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.88%) Front End Development
11 7 (4.27%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (3.66%) Test Scripting
12 6 (3.66%) Test Strategy
13 5 (3.05%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (3.05%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (3.05%) Systems Analysis
14 4 (2.44%) Application Discovery
14 4 (2.44%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.54%) SQL
2 4 (2.44%) C
2 4 (2.44%) Java
3 2 (1.22%) VBA
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) Perl
4 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (3.66%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.22%) PMP
4 1 (0.61%) CCA
4 1 (0.61%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) SEPA
2 2 (1.22%) FINREP
2 2 (1.22%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) KVM
2 1 (0.61%) XenApp
2 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.88%) Teradata
3 5 (3.05%) IBM
4 4 (2.44%) HP
4 4 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.44%) SunGard
5 3 (1.83%) Citrix
5 3 (1.83%) Niku
5 3 (1.83%) Planview
5 3 (1.83%) SAP
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco
6 2 (1.22%) F5
6 2 (1.22%) Lotus
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle
6 2 (1.22%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Capita
7 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.61%) Prolexic
7 1 (0.61%) TSYS
7 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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