The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 40 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.33% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the General category 0.86% 1.41% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £31.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-45.26% +35.71%
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 Leicestershire region.

General Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
116 71 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.03% 24.48% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 40
Average daily rate £323 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £200 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £533 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 15
Average hourly rate £10.44 £9.94 £24.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% -58.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £9.94 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Local Government
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) REST

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL