Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 22 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 12 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 13.19% 13.85% 20.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.95% 14.52% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 15
West Lothian median daily rate £325 £318 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% +2.42% -17.33%
10th Percentile £308 £219 £236
90th Percentile £371 £358 £434
Scotland median daily rate £350 £336 £342
% change year-on-year +4.09% -1.68% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £14.43 £16.25
% change year-on-year +20.45% -11.23% +1.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. 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
West Lothian
Contract vacancies in West Lothian with a recognized job title 86 62 161
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 95.38% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 81
West Lothian median daily rate £400 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £227 £263
90th Percentile £434 £426 £470
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +225.00% -76.19%
10th Percentile £29.00 £31.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £33.75 £10.50
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in West Lothian

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in West Lothian

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in West Lothian

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +1 11 £325 -
Analyst
Scotland

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Lothian region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Billing
4 4 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Business Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Local Government
6 2 (16.67%) Tableau
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Northgate
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Management

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (33.33%) Billing
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Change Management
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Business Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) Northgate