Period
to 21 August 2018

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 6 months to 21 August 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 20 13
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 12.50% 2.90% 3.23%
As % of the General category 36.36% 11.11% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
West Lothian median daily rate £338 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.46% -2.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £144 £311 £325
90th Percentile £356 £380 £375
Scotland median daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £9.31 - -

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 West Lothian with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 22 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 34.38% 26.09% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 15
West Lothian median daily rate £288 £358 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.58% -3.38% +19.35%
10th Percentile £222 £306 £313
90th Percentile £448 £425 £418
Scotland median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £28.80 £22.00
% change year-on-year -45.31% +30.91% -26.67%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in West Lothian over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 August 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
Livingston - 8 £338 -
Retail
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Retail.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) EPoS
5 1 (12.50%) Charles River
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Charles River Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Charles River
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft