The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 49 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.82% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the General category 2.68% 0.96% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £508 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £18.07 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -27.85%
Local Government
Yorkshire

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

General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
149 104 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.53% 30.32% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 74 71
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.38 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.02% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sheffield -13 4 £508 +56.30%
Local Government
Yorkshire

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 12 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 12 (100.00%) Fund Management
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Maven
4 4 (33.33%) nginx
4 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) Nagios
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) Artifactory
4 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) Opsview
4 4 (33.33%) GitLab
5 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (16.67%) Web Operations
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Kanban
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (33.33%) nginx
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 4 (33.33%) GitLab
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) WebOps Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Fund Management
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Web Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nagios
1 4 (33.33%) Opsview
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet