The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Analyst
West Lothian / Livingston
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 6 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 17.65% 13.64% 32.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.65% 13.64% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Median daily rate £350 £258 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.92% -14.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £180 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £374 £325
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 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.73% +0.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Livingston. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Livingston
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34 44 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 100.00% 100.00% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 23
Median daily rate £350 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.48% +48.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Livingston that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Livingston

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Livingston.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Livingston

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Livingston over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Livingston

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Livingston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Livingston

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Livingston region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) eTOM
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow Management
5 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Confluence
5 1 (11.11%) Degree

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston 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 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) eTOM
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow Management
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle