The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 17 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Retail 83 117 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.76% 8.69% 13.18%
As % of the General category 13.52% 14.90% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 93 139
Median daily rate £350 £423 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.25% +11.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

Retail is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 614 785 942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 50.00% 58.28% 66.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 404 471
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £9.65 - £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Edinburgh

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Edinburgh

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Edinburgh

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Retail.

1 115 (87.79%) Banking
2 104 (79.39%) Retail Banking
3 65 (49.62%) Finance
4 37 (28.24%) Migration
5 32 (24.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (12.21%) Credit Risk
7 16 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (11.45%) SAS
9 14 (10.69%) Defect Management
10 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (9.16%) Analytics
12 11 (8.40%) Test Scripting
13 10 (7.63%) Project Management
13 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (7.63%) SQL
14 9 (6.87%) ETL
14 9 (6.87%) Business Analysis
15 8 (6.11%) ISTQB
15 8 (6.11%) ISEB
15 8 (6.11%) Cloudera
15 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 7 (5.34%) Hadoop
16 7 (5.34%) Scenario Testing
16 7 (5.34%) Scrum
16 7 (5.34%) Teradata
17 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
17 6 (4.58%) Data Modelling
17 6 (4.58%) Delphi
18 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 15 (11.45%) SAS
2 2 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Internet
2 2 (1.53%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.34%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.82%) Big Data
3 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.05%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.05%) HBase
4 4 (3.05%) OLAP
5 3 (2.29%) Data Lake
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.53%) Impala
6 2 (1.53%) MOLAP
7 1 (0.76%) MySQL
7 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.76%) GitLab
1 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA
1 1 (0.76%) Mockito
General
1 115 (87.79%) Banking
2 104 (79.39%) Retail Banking
3 65 (49.62%) Finance
4 3 (2.29%) Law
5 2 (1.53%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (64.12%) Analyst
2 30 (22.90%) Test Analyst
3 24 (18.32%) Business Analyst
4 23 (17.56%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (9.92%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.40%) Credit Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Data Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Risk Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Test Manager
11 6 (4.58%) IT Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Payments Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) Architect
12 5 (3.82%) IT Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) Payments Business Analyst
13 4 (3.05%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) Web Services
2 2 (1.53%) CSS
2 2 (1.53%) Kafka
3 1 (0.76%) HTML
3 1 (0.76%) jQuery
3 1 (0.76%) JSON
3 1 (0.76%) React
3 1 (0.76%) RESTful
3 1 (0.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Credit Risk
2 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.29%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.53%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) Debian
1 1 (0.76%) Linux
1 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.24%) Migration
2 32 (24.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.69%) Defect Management
6 12 (9.16%) Analytics
7 11 (8.40%) Test Scripting
8 10 (7.63%) Project Management
9 9 (6.87%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.87%) ETL
10 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.34%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (5.34%) Scrum
12 6 (4.58%) Data Modelling
12 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (3.82%) Data Architecture
13 5 (3.82%) Data Extraction
14 4 (3.05%) Test Planning
14 4 (3.05%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.63%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) Delphi
3 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.53%) R
3 2 (1.53%) Scala
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) Java
4 1 (0.76%) VB
4 1 (0.76%) VBA
4 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) ISEB
1 8 (6.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.53%) CISM
2 2 (1.53%) CISSP
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) PMO
3 1 (0.76%) COBIT
3 1 (0.76%) COREP
3 1 (0.76%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) FATCA
3 1 (0.76%) FINREP
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) HDFS
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.53%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.53%) Oozie
3 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Puppet
3 1 (0.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (6.11%) Cloudera
2 7 (5.34%) Teradata
3 3 (2.29%) Cisco
3 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle
3 3 (2.29%) TSYS
4 1 (0.76%) Avaya
4 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (0.76%) F5
4 1 (0.76%) HP
4 1 (0.76%) Planview
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