The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LLPG in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LLPG over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Land and Property Gazetteer (LLPG)
Rank 662 641 620
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Contract jobs citing LLPG 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.011% 0.033% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £265
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.32 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18208 17980 17517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.58% 31.69% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11846 10898 10690
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 704 760
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.96 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

LLPG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LLPG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LLPG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LLPG
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LLPG within the UK.

LLPG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LLPG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LLPG within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

LLPG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LLPG
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LLPG within the UK.

LLPG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LLPG
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LLPG within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
England -8 2 £325 -
London -25 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £250 -
Chester - 1 £250 -
Cheshire - 1 £250 -

LLPG
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LLPG 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 LLPG.

1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Unit4 Business World
1 3 (42.86%) CTI
1 3 (42.86%) GIS
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) BS7666
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
3 1 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
3 1 (14.29%) QGIS

LLPG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LLPG 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 LLPG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) QGIS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Public Sector Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) BS7666
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft