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 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 86 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing Local Government 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.86% 1.75% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£321 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £34.06 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +75.63%
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
323 286 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.44% 27.24% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 180 117
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £218 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £26.75
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 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 15 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL