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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 35 17 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Contract jobs citing Retail 153 223 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.28% 7.40% 3.51%
As % of the General category 12.10% 13.67% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 162 62
Median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.38%
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
1264 1631 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.66% 54.10% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 819 558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 17
Median hourly rate £9.88 £30.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.08% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 June 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 June 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 -9 116 £423 +11.31% 32
Glasgow +13 32 £413 +13.40% 7
West Lothian +10 2 £350 +21.73%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 288 (80.90%) Banking
2 252 (70.79%) Retail Banking
3 202 (56.74%) Finance
4 94 (26.40%) Migration
5 82 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (12.92%) SQL
8 44 (12.36%) Project Management
9 36 (10.11%) Business Analysis
10 34 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (7.87%) Data Migration
13 26 (7.30%) Law
14 25 (7.02%) Data Centre
15 24 (6.74%) SAS
16 22 (6.18%) Test Strategy
17 20 (5.62%) Analytics
17 20 (5.62%) Credit Risk
18 18 (5.06%) Test Scripting
19 17 (4.78%) Risk Management
19 17 (4.78%) HP
19 17 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
20 16 (4.49%) MS Excel
20 16 (4.49%) Defect Management
21 15 (4.21%) Test Planning
21 15 (4.21%) Data Modelling
21 15 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
22 14 (3.93%) Data Management
22 14 (3.93%) MS Project
22 14 (3.93%) Microsoft

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 24 (6.74%) SAS
2 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.84%) CMS
4 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (3.93%) MS Project
4 12 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.81%) MS Office
6 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.09%) Summit
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.56%) KANA IQ
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) Internet
1 2 (0.56%) WAN
2 1 (0.28%) Firewall
2 1 (0.28%) LAN
2 1 (0.28%) MPLS
2 1 (0.28%) SMS
2 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.56%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.28%) DataStage
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 288 (80.90%) Banking
2 252 (70.79%) Retail Banking
3 202 (56.74%) Finance
4 26 (7.30%) Law
5 5 (1.40%) Legal
6 4 (1.12%) Back Office
6 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
8 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 134 (37.64%) Analyst
2 68 (19.10%) Business Analyst
3 64 (17.98%) Project Manager
4 31 (8.71%) Test Manager
5 26 (7.30%) Banking Analyst
6 25 (7.02%) Programme Manager
7 21 (5.90%) Applications Support
7 21 (5.90%) Architect
7 21 (5.90%) IT Manager
8 20 (5.62%) Senior Manager
9 18 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (5.06%) Test Analyst
10 17 (4.78%) Financial Analyst
11 14 (3.93%) Change Analyst
11 14 (3.93%) IT Project Manager
11 14 (3.93%) Migration Manager
11 14 (3.93%) Programme Test Manager
11 14 (3.93%) Test Programme Manager
12 13 (3.65%) Credit Analyst
12 13 (3.65%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.69%) HTML
2 5 (1.40%) CSS
2 5 (1.40%) XML
3 4 (1.12%) SOAP
4 3 (0.84%) .NET
4 3 (0.84%) Middleware
5 2 (0.56%) Ajax
5 2 (0.56%) CSS3
5 2 (0.56%) HTML5
5 2 (0.56%) jQuery
5 2 (0.56%) JSON
5 2 (0.56%) Sass
5 2 (0.56%) XHTML
6 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.62%) Credit Risk
4 11 (3.09%) User Experience
5 7 (1.97%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.40%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.84%) EPoS
7 3 (0.84%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.28%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.28%) PKI
9 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.97%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.69%) Unix
3 5 (1.40%) Windows
4 3 (0.84%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (26.40%) Migration
2 82 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (12.36%) Project Management
4 36 (10.11%) Business Analysis
5 34 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (7.87%) Data Migration
7 22 (6.18%) Test Strategy
8 20 (5.62%) Analytics
9 18 (5.06%) Test Scripting
10 17 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (4.78%) Risk Management
11 16 (4.49%) Defect Management
12 15 (4.21%) Data Modelling
12 15 (4.21%) Test Planning
13 14 (3.93%) Data Management
14 13 (3.65%) Programme Management
14 13 (3.65%) Requirements Analysis
15 12 (3.37%) ITIL
16 11 (3.09%) ETL
16 11 (3.09%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.92%) SQL
2 4 (1.12%) Apple Swift
2 4 (1.12%) Objective-C
3 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.28%) C#
4 1 (0.28%) Java
4 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.28%) VB
4 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.28%) VB6
4 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (2.25%) ISEB
2 4 (1.12%) Degree
3 3 (0.84%) CISM
4 2 (0.56%) CISA
4 2 (0.56%) CISSP
4 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.56%) PMP
4 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) CCA
5 1 (0.28%) CCNA
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.09%) QA
2 7 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.84%) SEPA
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (4.78%) HP
2 14 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.37%) SunGard
4 8 (2.25%) Teradata
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle
6 3 (0.84%) IBM
7 2 (0.56%) Avaya
7 2 (0.56%) Cisco
7 2 (0.56%) Planview
7 2 (0.56%) SAP
7 2 (0.56%) TSYS
7 2 (0.56%) Verint
8 1 (0.28%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.28%) Informatica
8 1 (0.28%) IronPort
8 1 (0.28%) Pega
8 1 (0.28%) Twitter
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