The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Lothian region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £33.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+34.81% +23.85%
Consultant
Scotland

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
27 92 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 93.10% 95.83% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 23
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Consultant Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Genesys
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Jetty
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability

Consultant 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 (50.00%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Genesys