Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 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.

Data Management
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 17 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +17
Contract jobs citing Data Management 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 5.97% 2.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
West Lothian median daily rate £520 £518 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% - -
Scotland median daily rate £488 £475 £405
% change year-on-year +2.63% +17.28% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year -19.33% -0.66% -23.60%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 58 58 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 86.57% 82.86% 89.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 52
West Lothian median daily rate £375 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +18.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £213 £235
90th Percentile £530 £500 £425
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
West Lothian median hourly rate £14.64 £30.00 £8.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.20% +245.42% -41.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £29.00 £8.14
90th Percentile £28.88 £31.00 £26.39
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.18% +1.19%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in West Lothian

Data Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Management in West Lothian

Data Management
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 Management within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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 +5 4 £520 +0.48% 1
Data Management
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Data Management.

1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Leadership

Data Management
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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Leadership