The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 15 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.44% 4.26% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 5.13% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.97 £17.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +23.35% -14.19%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35 39 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 85.37% 82.98% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 26
Median daily rate £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +67.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in West Lothian

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in West Lothian

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -4 1 - -
Data Analysis
Scotland

Data Analysis
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter

Data Analysis
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Database Designer
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter