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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 14 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.64% - 8.51%
As % of the General category 4.76% - 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £310
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 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
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
21 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 34.43% 15.29% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Average daily rate £318 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £370 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014. 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 - 1 - -
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects