The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 26 June 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 / West Lothian
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11  
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.45% 6.25% 3.30%
As % of the General category 25.00% 20.00% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £343 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8 10 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 25.81% 31.25% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 10
Median daily rate £330 £395 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.45% +27.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £342 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £420 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB