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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 104 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.060% - 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.22% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£335 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £19.37 £22.88
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -15.34%
Local Government
West Yorkshire

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
449 269 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.85% 26.61% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 191 151
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 - £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 - £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Economics
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Research
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) ICT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Economics
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Research
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Budget Control