The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 18 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.28% 1.89% -
As % of the General category 9.09% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £349
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.23 £22.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% +8.92%
Local Government
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 14.10% 45.28% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £413 £257 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.81% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.01 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the Bedford region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Local Government
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Trainer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management