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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - 0.27%
As % of the General category - - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £417
% change year-on-year
- -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +33.65%

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
156 264 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.71% 39.34% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 133 161
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £33.71 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +110.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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