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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 15 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.41% 4.92% -
As % of the General category 23.53% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
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 West Lothian region.

General Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 31.48% 24.59% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Median daily rate £423 £361 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.09% +20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £420 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

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 25 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
Livingston -2 4 £300 -7.69% 1
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ADSL
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) ICMP
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) RIP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCENT
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Progress