The median contractor rate for a Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Consultant
West Lothian / Livingston
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 20
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston - 3.85% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.85% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £50.75
% change year-on-year +6.10% -1.57%  

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 24 26 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 100.00% 100.00% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 38
Median daily rate £415 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.06% +21.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Livingston

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Livingston

Consultant Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Livingston region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming

Consultant 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL