The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.21%
As % of the General category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £18.14
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +73.95%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
115 84 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.78% 23.60% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 32 47
Average daily rate £338 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £294 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £640 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £8.88 £6.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.05 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security