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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 94 96 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.059% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.17% 0.38% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £349
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.23 £22.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% +8.92%
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
580 525 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.08% 33.94% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 305 452
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 14
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.70 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.63 £43.70 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Leeds - - - -
Local Government
Yorkshire

Local Government
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Kofax
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) WF
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
1 3 (60.00%) EDRMS
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Kofax