The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 20 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.30% 2.50% -
As % of the General category 6.82% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-48.80% +13.63%
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 West Lothian region.

General Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 48.35% 12.50% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate £310 £420 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £420 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £420 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Retail
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Livingston -6 3 £288 - 1
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter