The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 116 112 103
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.050% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.14% 0.89% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £318 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £31.25 £33.28
% change year-on-year
-28.01% -6.09%
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 West Yorkshire region.

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
719 676 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.95% 33.80% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 431 437
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 6
Median hourly rate £12.75 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.57% +133.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Yorkshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -10 1 - - 1
Local Government
Yorkshire

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Fund Management
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Opsview
1 2 (66.67%) GitLab
1 2 (66.67%) Web Operations
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) GitLab
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Web Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) WebOps Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Fund Management
1 2 (66.67%) Web Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft