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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 11 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 4.00% 1.15% -
As % of the General category 5.71% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
Retail
Scotland

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
35 61 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 70.00% 70.11% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 8
Average daily rate £375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £298 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior SQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft