The 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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 95 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Local Government 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.49% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.89% 0.88% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.77
% change year-on-year
- +60.77%
Local Government
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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 Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
370 341 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.87% 27.57% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 240 105
Average daily rate £375 £360 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) MS Office
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Research
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Economics
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Economics
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Research
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL