Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 11 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 14.10% 13.56% 22.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.47% 14.29% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 16
Livingston median daily rate £325 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.56% -18.67%
10th Percentile £308 £215 £241
90th Percentile £359 £359 £428
West Lothian median daily rate £325 £318 £305
% change year-on-year +2.36% +4.10% -18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Livingston median hourly rate - - -
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Livingston
Contract vacancies in Livingston with a recognized job title 76 56 152
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 94.92% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 76
Livingston median daily rate £415 £338 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.96% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £229 £218 £264
90th Percentile £434 £425 £465
West Lothian median daily rate £400 £332 £350
% change year-on-year +20.57% -5.21% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Livingston median hourly rate - £32.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +225.00% -76.19%
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +225.00% -76.19%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

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 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 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Billing
2 4 (36.36%) Supply Chain Management
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 3 (27.27%) Business Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Local Government
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (18.18%) Tableau
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (36.36%) Billing
2 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Supply Chain Management
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Business Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Tableau