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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 11 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.76% 2.41% -
As % of the General category 18.18% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
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
11 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 26.19% 42.17% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Median daily rate £395 £310 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.41% +63.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Livingston +6 2 £350 +40.00% 2
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Retail.

1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
1 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Financial Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Junior PMO Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) SDLC
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET