Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 96 95
Rank change year-on-year -28 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 11 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.37% 1.28% 1.28%
As % of the General category 0.71% 2.86% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 31
Edinburgh median daily rate £360 £394 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +35.78% -35.56%
10th Percentile £150 £105 £263
90th Percentile £510 £534 £488
Scotland median daily rate £324 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -16.45% +19.23% -27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 1549 944 2044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.58% 44.72% 63.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 529 970
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £264 £288 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.50 £27.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.56% +52.05% +65.91%
10th Percentile £9.85 £19.35 £12.35
90th Percentile £26.25 £48.59 £39.42
Scotland median hourly rate £29.40 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year +0.51% -4.10% +35.56%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos
5 1 (9.09%) SAS
5 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (9.09%) Basel II
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) Axure RP

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 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) InVision
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos
1 1 (9.09%) SAP