The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
UK / Scotland
Rank 55 18 25
Rank change year-on-year -37 +7  
Contract jobs citing Retail 53 199 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.02% 7.74% 5.70%
As % of the General category 7.43% 15.68% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 149 120
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.96% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year +50.94% -31.16%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 713 1269 1296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.65% 49.34% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 642 661
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 23
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +93.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £49.20 £54.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Scotland

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Scotland

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Scotland

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -19 47 £425 -5.55% 14
Glasgow -18 3 £425 +21.42% 6
Fife -1 1 £313 +95.31% 1
West Lothian -3 1 £350 +7.69% 3
Dundee - 1 - - 2
Retail
UK

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Retail.

1 80 (73.39%) Banking
2 73 (66.97%) Retail Banking
3 50 (45.87%) Finance
4 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (25.69%) Migration
6 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (12.84%) Project Management
8 12 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (10.09%) EPoS
10 9 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (7.34%) ETL
11 8 (7.34%) SAS
11 8 (7.34%) Teradata
11 8 (7.34%) Cloudera
11 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (6.42%) Test Strategy
12 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
12 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (5.50%) Test Scripting
13 6 (5.50%) Scrum
13 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
13 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
13 6 (5.50%) ITIL
13 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (4.59%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (4.59%) Android Development
14 5 (4.59%) Linux
14 5 (4.59%) Web Services
14 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (7.34%) SAS
2 2 (1.83%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.83%) IIS
2 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.92%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.92%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.83%) MS Office
1 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) MS Project
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) GitHub
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) ATM
1 2 (1.83%) Firewall
1 2 (1.83%) Internet
1 2 (1.83%) LAN
2 1 (0.92%) ADSL
2 1 (0.92%) BGP
2 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.92%) ICMP
2 1 (0.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.92%) IPsec
2 1 (0.92%) MPLS
2 1 (0.92%) Network Security
2 1 (0.92%) OSPF
2 1 (0.92%) RIP
2 1 (0.92%) SNMP
2 1 (0.92%) VoIP
2 1 (0.92%) VPN
2 1 (0.92%) WAN
2 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.67%) Big Data
4 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.75%) Impala
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.83%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.83%) HBase
6 2 (1.83%) OLAP
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.92%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.92%) Appium
2 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) GitLab
2 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.92%) Mockito
2 1 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 80 (73.39%) Banking
2 73 (66.97%) Retail Banking
3 50 (45.87%) Finance
4 4 (3.67%) Law
5 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Analyst
2 19 (17.43%) Business Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Project Manager
4 14 (12.84%) IT Manager
5 11 (10.09%) Test Manager
6 10 (9.17%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) Payments Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.59%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Payments Business Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Finance Manager
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) Web Services
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.83%) Ajax
3 2 (1.83%) CSS
3 2 (1.83%) HTML
3 2 (1.83%) HTML5
3 2 (1.83%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.83%) jQuery
3 2 (1.83%) Kafka
3 2 (1.83%) Middleware
3 2 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.92%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.92%) CSS3
4 1 (0.92%) J2EE
4 1 (0.92%) JSON
4 1 (0.92%) JSP
4 1 (0.92%) RESTful
4 1 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) EPoS
2 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Android
1 5 (4.59%) Linux
2 4 (3.67%) Unix
3 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) AIX
5 1 (0.92%) Debian
5 1 (0.92%) Solaris
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (25.69%) Migration
3 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.84%) Project Management
5 12 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (7.34%) ETL
7 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.42%) Test Strategy
8 6 (5.50%) ITIL
8 6 (5.50%) Scrum
8 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (5.50%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.59%) Android Development
9 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.59%) Data Architecture
9 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.59%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (4.59%) Test Management
10 4 (3.67%) Data Management
10 4 (3.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.83%) C
2 2 (1.83%) C#
2 2 (1.83%) Java
2 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.83%) Perl
2 2 (1.83%) R
2 2 (1.83%) Scala
3 1 (0.92%) Delphi
3 1 (0.92%) Python
3 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.83%) CISM
1 2 (1.83%) CISSP
2 1 (0.92%) CCENT
2 1 (0.92%) CCNA
2 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.92%) ISEB
2 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) PMO
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) COBIT
2 1 (0.92%) FINREP
2 1 (0.92%) GDPR
2 1 (0.92%) IFRS
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.83%) HDFS
3 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (1.83%) Oozie
2 1 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.92%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.92%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Cloudera
1 8 (7.34%) Teradata
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.67%) Cisco
3 4 (3.67%) IBM
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) TSYS
3 4 (3.67%) VMware
4 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.92%) BEA
6 1 (0.92%) BMC
6 1 (0.92%) F5
6 1 (0.92%) Informatica
6 1 (0.92%) Lotus
6 1 (0.92%) Planview
6 1 (0.92%) Progress
6 1 (0.92%) Sun
6 1 (0.92%) Veritas
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