The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 94 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.33% 0.54% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£240 - £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+14.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.75 £24.98
% change year-on-year
+32.53% -16.91%
General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
607 553 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.54% 35.91% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 326 416
Average daily rate £380 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £20.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.62% +43.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Local Government
Yorkshire

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 24 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Local Government
Yorkshire

Local Government
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (50.00%) Intranet
1 3 (50.00%) EDRMS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Kofax
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) WF
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Payroll

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Kofax
2 1 (16.67%) SAP