Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Fife. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 26 July 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 > Fife
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 2.78% 4.00% 0.98%
As % of the General category 20.00% 10.53% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Fife median daily rate £313 £160 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.31% -44.44% -24.76%
Scotland median daily rate £375 £445 £380
% change year-on-year -15.73% +17.11% -10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Fife median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Fife with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5 19 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 13.89% 38.00% 62.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 7
Fife median daily rate £400 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +12.85% -17.71%
10th Percentile £320 £178 £214
90th Percentile £435 £402 £350
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Fife median hourly rate - £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Scotland median hourly rate £31.85 £16.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +93.03% -45.00% +140.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Fife

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Fife

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Fife region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -5 1 £313 +95.31%
Retail
Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Fife region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python