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 28 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.

Retailing
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.78% 6.38% -
As % of the General category 9.09% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £416 £410
% change year-on-year +2.10% +1.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

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 11 11 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 30.56% 23.40% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £423 £399 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.08% +32.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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

Retail
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 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
Livingston -2 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Retail
Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ADSL
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) ICMP
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) RIP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCENT
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Progress