The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 59 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.48% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.69% 1.18% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£371 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-46.64% +62.73%
Local Government
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
144 170 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.52% 41.06% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 98 100
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £251 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +146.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 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
Glamorgan - - - -
Local Government
Wales

Local Government
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (66.67%) NHS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) FileNet
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) MyBatis

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (33.33%) FileNet
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft