Period
to 23 January 2019

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 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 128 84
Rank change year-on-year +33 -44 +17
Contract jobs citing Retail 36 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.38% 0.45% 1.24%
As % of the General category 2.74% 0.85% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £494 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.92% -13.33% +29.31%
10th Percentile £375 £150 £105
90th Percentile £575 £428 £511
Scotland median daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £11.05 - -

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,314 1,524 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 50.44% 52.30% 40.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 809 427
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £307 £289
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £23.43 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.39% -23.18% +67.12%
10th Percentile £30.75 £11.06 £19.55
90th Percentile £44.27 £114.38 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £24.75 £28.80 £37.75
% change year-on-year -14.06% -23.71% +11.98%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Retail.

1 18 (50.00%) SQL
1 18 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (44.44%) Teradata
3 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 15 (41.67%) Ab Initio
3 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (41.67%) ETL
3 15 (41.67%) QA
3 15 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (38.89%) Data Integration
4 14 (38.89%) Oracle
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 14 (38.89%) Unix
4 14 (38.89%) Shell Script
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Investment Management
5 7 (19.44%) ETL Development
5 7 (19.44%) Cyberattack
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Six Sigma
7 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Metadata Management
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (8.33%) Banking
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) Risk Management

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 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) DSL
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.33%) OLAP
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.78%) GitLab
1 1 (2.78%) Hudson
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Business Process Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Process Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.56%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Teradata Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SAS Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (2.78%) LDAP
1 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Cyberattack
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) ETL
1 15 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (38.89%) Data Integration
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) ETL Development
3 7 (19.44%) Investment Management
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Metadata Management
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.56%) Kanban
7 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.78%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.78%) Xymon
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Teradata
2 15 (41.67%) Ab Initio
3 14 (38.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) VMware