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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 126 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.066% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the General category 0.13% 0.41% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£338 £358 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% -24.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.53 £21.29
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +62.17%
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
1487 986 1015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 49.08% 37.86% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 494 510
Average daily rate £390 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 15
Average hourly rate £24.85 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.04% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.45 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.10 £25.25 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 May 2015. 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
West Lothian - 1 £338 - 1
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Toad
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) W3C
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
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
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
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%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
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