Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 155 132
Rank change year-on-year +20 -23 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 66 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.26% 0.64% 1.23%
As % of the General category 3.16% 1.48% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 36
Scotland median daily rate £438 £325 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -17.46% +21.15%
10th Percentile £306 £123 £105
90th Percentile £575 £458 £494
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £11.05 - -
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,090 2,163 1,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.97% 43.38% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,025 1,113 802
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.54%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 23
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £29.40 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -8.13% +4.92%
10th Percentile £12.17 £12.25 £11.84
90th Percentile £44.27 £45.50 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% -2.49%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Scotland

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Edinburgh +23 41 £475 +35.71% 15
Glasgow -22 12 £419 +19.64% 16
West Lothian +8 3 £100 -69.11% 1
Stirling +3 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 £140 -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Retail
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Retail.

1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) SQL
2 23 (34.85%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (28.79%) Oracle
4 18 (27.27%) ETL
4 18 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (25.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (22.73%) Teradata
7 14 (21.21%) Ab Initio
7 14 (21.21%) Shell Script
7 14 (21.21%) QA
8 13 (19.70%) Data Integration
8 13 (19.70%) Unix
8 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.15%) HTML
9 10 (15.15%) Java
10 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 9 (13.64%) HTML5
10 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
10 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
11 8 (12.12%) Investment Management
11 8 (12.12%) Spring
12 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
12 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (10.61%) ETL Development
12 7 (10.61%) Cyberattack
12 7 (10.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
13 6 (9.09%) JPA

Retail
Co-occurring 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 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.09%) JBoss
2 6 (9.09%) Jetty
2 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.52%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) ATM
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
1 1 (1.52%) DSL
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.09%) Redis
4 6 (9.09%) Riak
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.06%) MySQL
7 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.55%) Couchbase
7 3 (4.55%) OLAP
7 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.52%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) GitLab
3 1 (1.52%) Hudson
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) RSpec
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Ab Initio Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Business Process Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Process Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.03%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Field Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) HTML
2 9 (13.64%) HTML5
3 8 (12.12%) Spring
4 6 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 6 (9.09%) JPA
5 4 (6.06%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.55%) CSS3
6 3 (4.55%) Node.js
6 3 (4.55%) React
7 2 (3.03%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.52%) .NET
8 1 (1.52%) jQuery
8 1 (1.52%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.52%) LDAP
8 1 (1.52%) REST
8 1 (1.52%) Sinatra
8 1 (1.52%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Cyberattack
2 5 (7.58%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) EPoS
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
3 1 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (27.27%) ETL
3 17 (25.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (19.70%) Data Integration
5 8 (12.12%) Investment Management
6 7 (10.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (10.61%) ETL Development
7 6 (9.09%) Scrum
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Microservices
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Project Management
9 4 (6.06%) Break/Fix
9 4 (6.06%) Metadata Management
9 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.06%) Six Sigma
9 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) Shell Script
3 10 (15.15%) Java
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) Java 8
5 2 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) PMO
3 2 (3.03%) GDPR
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.52%) MiFID
4 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Ansible
1 5 (7.58%) Puppet
2 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.55%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.52%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.52%) Xymon
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Oracle
2 15 (22.73%) Teradata
3 14 (21.21%) Ab Initio
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) Talend
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) Charles River
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.52%) Twitter
6 1 (1.52%) VMware