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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 48 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.45% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.68% 1.97% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £566 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +67.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £22.45 £21.22
% change year-on-year
-16.75% +5.82%

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
119 152 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.62% 29.46% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 107 86
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £21.00 £10.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.04% +109.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Process Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB