The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Lothian region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 13 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 6 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.11% 12.50% 33.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 12.50% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 12
Median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54 64 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 31
Median daily rate £350 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £9.84 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Lothian region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analyst across the West Lothian region.

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Analyst
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 Analyst within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 February 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 -6 5 £387 +20.78% 1
Bathgate - 1 £228 -
Analyst
Scotland

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) eTOM
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow Management
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) eTOM
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow Management
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle