The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 66 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.26% 1.26% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £355 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £34.06 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +75.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
381 239 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.72% 38.86% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 115 227
Average daily rate £425 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.69 - £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Local Government
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle