The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £525 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £417
% change year-on-year
- -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £23.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-30.94% +41.07%

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

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
578 1128 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.69% 42.66% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 537 598
Median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +23 3 £525 - 3
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) GIS
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) Velocity
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) ATDD
2 3 (23.08%) User Stories
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Conflict Management
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) GIS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Transformation
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum Master
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
4 2 (15.38%) ERP Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) ATDD
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
2 3 (23.08%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
3 2 (15.38%) Conflict Management
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA