The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Lothian region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Analyst
Rank 8 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.16% 2.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category 13.16% 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £13.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.24% -20.85%
Job Titles Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38 61 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 88.41% 90.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 32
Average daily rate £375 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 £7.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+460.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Analyst
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Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Analyst in the job title across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Technical Analyst
Top 9 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Technical Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP