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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 10 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.71% - 1.64%
As % of the General category 28.57% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £29.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-55.31% +65.71%
Retail
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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
7 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.00% 15.38% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 14
Average daily rate £400 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects