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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 116 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Local Government 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the General category 1.18% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £600 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.97% -21.81%
Local Government
UK

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
847 1739 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.00% 54.48% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 852 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.36 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
Edinburgh +14 3 £640 +113.33% 3
Glasgow +14 3 £600 -
Fife - 2 - -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (25.00%) GIS
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) User Stories
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) ATDD
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Velocity
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) WordPress
3 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) Drupal
1 2 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum Master
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Transformation
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (8.33%) STB
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) ATDD
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
1 2 (16.67%) OpenText
1 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Omniture
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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