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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 30 20 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing Retail 195 199 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.72% 6.65% 3.49%
As % of the General category 14.71% 12.96% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 145 62
Median daily rate £425 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £510
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 £13.13 £20.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -60.00%
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
1326 1536 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.72% 51.35% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 788 527
Median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 35 19
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -2 153 £450 +18.42% 22
Glasgow +13 34 £413 +17.02% 7
Fife +9 2 £160 -44.44%
Aberdeen +7 2 - -
West Lothian +5 2 £350 +40.00% 2
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 282 (81.50%) Banking
2 246 (71.10%) Retail Banking
3 190 (54.91%) Finance
4 98 (28.32%) Migration
5 75 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (13.29%) Project Management
8 40 (11.56%) SQL
9 39 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (9.54%) Business Analysis
11 30 (8.67%) Data Migration
12 27 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (7.51%) Law
14 24 (6.94%) Credit Risk
14 24 (6.94%) Test Strategy
14 24 (6.94%) Data Centre
15 20 (5.78%) SAS
15 20 (5.78%) Analytics
15 20 (5.78%) Test Scripting
16 18 (5.20%) Risk Management
17 16 (4.62%) Defect Management
17 16 (4.62%) Test Planning
18 14 (4.05%) Data Modelling
18 14 (4.05%) MS Excel
18 14 (4.05%) Data Management
19 13 (3.76%) Requirements Analysis
19 13 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (3.76%) Microsoft
19 13 (3.76%) HP
20 12 (3.47%) MS Project

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 20 (5.78%) SAS
2 3 (0.87%) CMS
2 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (3.47%) MS Project
3 8 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.02%) MS Office
5 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Summit
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.58%) KANA IQ
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) MPLS
1 1 (0.29%) SMS
1 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.58%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.29%) DataStage
5 1 (0.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 282 (81.50%) Banking
2 246 (71.10%) Retail Banking
3 190 (54.91%) Finance
4 26 (7.51%) Law
5 5 (1.45%) Back Office
5 5 (1.45%) Legal
6 4 (1.16%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
8 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (35.84%) Analyst
2 64 (18.50%) Project Manager
3 63 (18.21%) Business Analyst
4 31 (8.96%) Test Manager
5 28 (8.09%) Programme Manager
6 26 (7.51%) Banking Analyst
7 23 (6.65%) IT Manager
7 23 (6.65%) Senior Manager
8 22 (6.36%) Test Analyst
9 20 (5.78%) Architect
10 17 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (4.34%) Applications Support
11 15 (4.34%) Migration Manager
11 15 (4.34%) Programme Test Manager
11 15 (4.34%) Test Programme Manager
12 14 (4.05%) Financial Analyst
12 14 (4.05%) IT Project Manager
13 13 (3.76%) Change Analyst
13 13 (3.76%) Risk Manager
13 13 (3.76%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.45%) Middleware
2 4 (1.16%) .NET
2 4 (1.16%) HTML
2 4 (1.16%) SOAP
2 4 (1.16%) XML
3 3 (0.87%) CSS
4 2 (0.58%) Ajax
4 2 (0.58%) CSS3
4 2 (0.58%) HTML5
4 2 (0.58%) jQuery
4 2 (0.58%) JSON
4 2 (0.58%) Sass
4 2 (0.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.94%) Credit Risk
2 24 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.18%) User Experience
4 7 (2.02%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.87%) EPoS
6 3 (0.87%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.31%) Apple iOS
2 5 (1.45%) Unix
3 4 (1.16%) Windows
4 3 (0.87%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.32%) Migration
2 75 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (13.29%) Project Management
4 39 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (9.54%) Business Analysis
6 30 (8.67%) Data Migration
7 24 (6.94%) Test Strategy
8 20 (5.78%) Analytics
8 20 (5.78%) Test Scripting
9 18 (5.20%) Risk Management
10 16 (4.62%) Defect Management
10 16 (4.62%) Test Planning
11 14 (4.05%) Data Management
11 14 (4.05%) Data Modelling
12 13 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (3.76%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (3.47%) Programme Management
13 12 (3.47%) Target Operating Model
14 11 (3.18%) ITIL
15 10 (2.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.56%) SQL
2 5 (1.45%) Apple Swift
2 5 (1.45%) Objective-C
3 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.58%) VB
3 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
3 2 (0.58%) VB6
4 1 (0.29%) C
4 1 (0.29%) C#
4 1 (0.29%) Java
4 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (2.60%) ISEB
2 4 (1.16%) Degree
3 3 (0.87%) CISM
3 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.58%) CISA
4 2 (0.58%) CISSP
4 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) CCNA
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.47%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.58%) FATCA
3 2 (0.58%) SEPA
4 1 (0.29%) Basel III
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (3.76%) HP
1 13 (3.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.31%) SunGard
3 4 (1.16%) IBM
3 4 (1.16%) Oracle
3 4 (1.16%) Teradata
4 2 (0.58%) Avaya
4 2 (0.58%) Cisco
4 2 (0.58%) Planview
4 2 (0.58%) SAP
4 2 (0.58%) Verint
5 1 (0.29%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.29%) Apple
5 1 (0.29%) Informatica
5 1 (0.29%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.29%) IronPort
5 1 (0.29%) Pega
5 1 (0.29%) TSYS
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