The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 73 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.74% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£330 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £23.86 £22.54
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +5.83%
Local Government
South West

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

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
289 269 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.11% 33.67% 36.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 205 137
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 4
Average hourly rate £18.82 £16.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% -62.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £10.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.40 £33.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Information Management
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Financial Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) BPR
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) BPR
2 4 (57.14%) Information Management
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 1 (14.29%) OpenText