The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 47 21 40
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.62% 4.46% 1.40%
As % of the General category 1.91% 13.89% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +78.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+14.21% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.75 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -16.91%
General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
157 72 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.30% 32.14% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 34 66
Average daily rate £425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £175 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £640 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.01 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% -65.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.01 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £42.50 £128.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Local Government
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Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Bedfordshire region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (27.27%) Civica
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Broadband
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Broadband
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Packager
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Civica
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
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