The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 19 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.28% - 6.00%
As % of the General category 1.92% - 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.87 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +113.38%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

General Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 66.67% 58.62% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 21
Average daily rate £423 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Stirling region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Retail
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB