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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 18 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+35 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 186 88 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.06% 3.31% 3.05%
As % of the General category 12.79% 8.81% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 54 44
Average daily rate
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£390 £416 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.30% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £327 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £507 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
1454 999 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 47.36% 37.63% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 504 483
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 14
Average hourly rate £24.85 £19.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.41% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 +11 158 £400 -5.88% 16
Glasgow +7 22 £375 -11.76% 4
Midlothian - - - -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 264 (80.00%) Banking
2 188 (56.97%) Finance
3 181 (54.85%) Retail Banking
4 75 (22.73%) Migration
5 55 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (11.21%) Project Management
7 35 (10.61%) SQL
8 33 (10.00%) Data Migration
9 30 (9.09%) Credit Risk
9 30 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (7.58%) Business Analysis
13 22 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (5.76%) MS Excel
14 19 (5.76%) SAS
14 19 (5.76%) HTML
14 19 (5.76%) Validation
15 18 (5.45%) JavaScript
15 18 (5.45%) CSS
16 16 (4.85%) ISEB
16 16 (4.85%) QA
17 15 (4.55%) Analytics
18 14 (4.24%) Data Analysis
19 13 (3.94%) TOGAF
19 13 (3.94%) ETL
19 13 (3.94%) MS Project
20 12 (3.64%) Java
20 12 (3.64%) Incident Management
20 12 (3.64%) Zachman Framework

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (5.76%) SAS
2 11 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.42%) CMS
4 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.61%) Node.js
4 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.30%) Lync
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) Apache
5 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.94%) MS Project
3 11 (3.33%) MS Office
3 11 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.30%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.61%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.61%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.30%) Force.com
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.30%) ATM
1 1 (0.30%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.30%) VPN
1 1 (0.30%) SAN
1 1 (0.30%) CTI
1 1 (0.30%) Intranet
1 1 (0.30%) Internet
1 1 (0.30%) Firewall
1 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.30%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.30%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.30%) DB2
5 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.30%) Informix
5 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.30%) Big Data
5 1 (0.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.82%) Grunt
2 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.30%) Toad
3 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 264 (80.00%) Banking
2 188 (56.97%) Finance
3 181 (54.85%) Retail Banking
4 10 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.12%) Marketing
7 5 (1.52%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.52%) Back Office
8 4 (1.21%) Legal
9 3 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (38.48%) Analyst
2 63 (19.09%) Business Analyst
3 50 (15.15%) Project Manager
4 33 (10.00%) Architect
5 26 (7.88%) Test Manager
6 23 (6.97%) Test Analyst
6 23 (6.97%) Developer
7 22 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (5.15%) Data Analyst
9 13 (3.94%) Banking Business Analyst
10 11 (3.33%) Consultant
11 10 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (3.03%) PMO Manager
12 9 (2.73%) Test Leader
12 9 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.42%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (2.42%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 7 (2.12%) UAT Manager
14 7 (2.12%) Front-End Developer
14 7 (2.12%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.76%) HTML
2 18 (5.45%) CSS
3 9 (2.73%) jQuery
4 8 (2.42%) .NET
5 7 (2.12%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.82%) OOCSS
7 5 (1.52%) JSON
8 4 (1.21%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.21%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.91%) Web Services
9 3 (0.91%) XML
10 2 (0.61%) SOAP
10 2 (0.61%) Middleware
10 2 (0.61%) REST
10 2 (0.61%) HTML5
10 2 (0.61%) RESTful
11 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.30%) CSS3
11 1 (0.30%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 22 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.82%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.52%) User Experience
6 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.21%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.91%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.91%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.61%) IVR
8 2 (0.61%) Animation
8 2 (0.61%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.30%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.30%) Open Source
9 1 (0.30%) Social Media
9 1 (0.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.12%) Android
2 5 (1.52%) Windows
2 5 (1.52%) Linux
3 3 (0.91%) UNIX
4 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.73%) Migration
2 55 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (11.21%) Project Management
4 33 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 27 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 19 (5.76%) Validation
9 15 (4.55%) Analytics
10 14 (4.24%) Data Analysis
11 13 (3.94%) TOGAF
11 13 (3.94%) ETL
12 12 (3.64%) Zachman Framework
12 12 (3.64%) Incident Management
13 11 (3.33%) Data Modelling
13 11 (3.33%) PRINCE2
14 10 (3.03%) Change Management
14 10 (3.03%) Test Management
15 9 (2.73%) Test Scripting
15 9 (2.73%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.61%) SQL
2 18 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 12 (3.64%) Java
4 7 (2.12%) C#
5 3 (0.91%) C
6 2 (0.61%) ABAP
6 2 (0.61%) VBA
7 1 (0.30%) MUMPS
7 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.30%) COBOL
7 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (4.85%) ISEB
2 8 (2.42%) ISTQB
2 8 (2.42%) Degree
3 6 (1.82%) PMP
3 6 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.30%) ACCA
5 1 (0.30%) CISA
5 1 (0.30%) CIMA
5 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.30%) CISSP
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.85%) QA
2 9 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.52%) FATCA
4 1 (0.30%) EMIR
4 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.30%) Xen
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (2.73%) Oracle
2 7 (2.12%) SAP
3 6 (1.82%) Teradata
4 4 (1.21%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.21%) IBM
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.91%) Informatica
6 2 (0.61%) Progress
6 2 (0.61%) HP
6 2 (0.61%) Dell
6 2 (0.61%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.30%) Omniture
7 1 (0.30%) Google
7 1 (0.30%) Planview
7 1 (0.30%) Zend
7 1 (0.30%) Pega
7 1 (0.30%) F5
7 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.30%) Hitachi
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