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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK / Scotland
Rank 50 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 55 154 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.16% 5.97% 5.59%
As % of the General category 8.08% 13.16% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 107 115
Median daily rate £425 £441 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
681 1170 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.14% 45.35% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 560 671
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Median hourly rate £45.50 £28.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -16 43 £425 -5.55% 22
West Lothian -3 4 £300 -7.69% 1
Glasgow -17 4 £425 +30.76% 3
Fife 0 1 £313 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £325 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £113 -
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 74 (69.16%) Banking
2 65 (60.75%) Retail Banking
3 51 (47.66%) Finance
4 28 (26.17%) Migration
5 27 (25.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.15%) Project Management
8 10 (9.35%) EPoS
8 10 (9.35%) Business Analysis
8 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.41%) Android
9 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.41%) Android Development
10 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (6.54%) Linux
11 7 (6.54%) Front End Development
12 6 (5.61%) Android Studio
12 6 (5.61%) Law
12 6 (5.61%) Unix
13 5 (4.67%) Windows
13 5 (4.67%) ITIL
13 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
13 5 (4.67%) MS Office
13 5 (4.67%) IBM
13 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.67%) Scrum
13 5 (4.67%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.67%) Test Management
13 5 (4.67%) Test Scripting
13 5 (4.67%) Teradata

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 3 (2.80%) SAS
2 2 (1.87%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Office
2 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) Office 365
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) ATM
1 2 (1.87%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) BGP
2 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) ICMP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) IPsec
2 1 (0.93%) MPLS
2 1 (0.93%) OSPF
2 1 (0.93%) RIP
2 1 (0.93%) SNMP
2 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.93%) VLAN
2 1 (0.93%) VoIP
2 1 (0.93%) VPN
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Big Data
2 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.93%) Impala
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Android Studio
2 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Appium
3 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.93%) GitLab
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Mockito
3 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 74 (69.16%) Banking
2 65 (60.75%) Retail Banking
3 51 (47.66%) Finance
4 6 (5.61%) Law
5 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Analyst
2 19 (17.76%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.02%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.15%) Developer
5 12 (11.21%) IT Manager
6 10 (9.35%) Test Manager
7 8 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Android Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Consultant
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Payments Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Finance Manager
10 5 (4.67%) Payments Business Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.67%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Finance Project Manager
11 4 (3.74%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Web Services
2 3 (2.80%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.87%) Ajax
3 2 (1.87%) CSS
3 2 (1.87%) HTML
3 2 (1.87%) HTML5
3 2 (1.87%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.87%) jQuery
3 2 (1.87%) Middleware
3 2 (1.87%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.93%) CSS3
4 1 (0.93%) J2EE
4 1 (0.93%) JSON
4 1 (0.93%) JSP
4 1 (0.93%) RESTful
4 1 (0.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) EPoS
2 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.80%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.87%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Android
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Windows
5 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.93%) Debian
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) Migration
2 27 (25.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.15%) Project Management
5 10 (9.35%) Business Analysis
5 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (8.41%) Android Development
7 7 (6.54%) Front End Development
8 5 (4.67%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.67%) ITIL
8 5 (4.67%) Scrum
8 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (4.67%) Test Management
8 5 (4.67%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.74%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.74%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.74%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.80%) Java
1 3 (2.80%) SQL
2 2 (1.87%) C
2 2 (1.87%) C#
2 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.87%) Perl
2 2 (1.87%) VBA
3 1 (0.93%) Python
3 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.87%) CISM
1 2 (1.87%) CISSP
2 1 (0.93%) CCENT
2 1 (0.93%) CCNA
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.93%) ISEB
2 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) IFRS
2 2 (1.87%) FINREP
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.93%) MiFID
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) XenApp
2 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (0.93%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) IBM
2 5 (4.67%) Teradata
3 4 (3.74%) Cisco
3 4 (3.74%) VMware
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.80%) SAP
4 3 (2.80%) TSYS
5 2 (1.87%) Citrix
5 2 (1.87%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.87%) Lotus
6 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.93%) BEA
6 1 (0.93%) BMC
6 1 (0.93%) F5
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) Progress
6 1 (0.93%) Sun
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas
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