The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 96 57 81
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +24
Contract jobs citing Local Government 9 46 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 2.56% 0.60%
As % of the General category 1.57% 6.13% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Median daily rate £350 £421 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +16.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £20.94 £24.37
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -14.07%
Local Government
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
574 751 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.42% 41.82% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 415 252
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £27.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.19% +59.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.04 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.25 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 - -
Stockport - 1 £300 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (39.13%) Java EE
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (21.74%) User Experience
5 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) OOD
5 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
5 4 (17.39%) Confluence
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) CSS3
5 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 4 (17.39%) JIRA
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (8.70%) Information Governance
7 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
7 2 (8.70%) BPR

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) UX Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Information Governance Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Java EE
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) CSS3
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) OOD
4 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
6 2 (8.70%) BPR
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (8.70%) Information Governance
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco