The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.52%
As % of the General category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £34.06 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +75.63%
Local Government
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 79 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.55% 26.96% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 13
Average daily rate £550 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £243 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £508 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.13 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset