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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.81% - -
As % of the General category 29.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
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 West Lothian region.

General Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 26.56% 38.03% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate £325 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 5 £325 -
Retail
Scotland

Retail
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
4 2 (18.18%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior PMO
4 1 (9.09%) Junior PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Human Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
2 2 (18.18%) Objective-C