Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was - 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.

Consultant
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 28
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 1.54% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.61% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
West Lothian median daily rate - - £580
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - £47.75

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%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in West Lothian

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in West Lothian