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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 120 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% - 0.091%
As % of the General category 0.31% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£330 - £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-46.64% +62.73%
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
1277 985 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.30% 40.37% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 474 442
Average daily rate £400 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 23
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £6.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
North Lanarkshire - 3 £330 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Toad
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) W3C
5 1 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) CMS
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (42.86%) Toad
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Technical Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SOA Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle