The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leeds 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 77 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.52% 0.11%
As % of the General category 1.53% 1.72% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +35.31%
General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
327 232 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.88% 30.33% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 127 184
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £234 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Local Government
West Yorkshire

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (45.45%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Kofax
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 4 (36.36%) EDRMS
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) WCF
2 4 (36.36%) WF
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (9.09%) SAP HR
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) LAN

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
1 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) EDRMS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) WCF
1 4 (36.36%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Database Security
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Kofax
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds