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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - - 97
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.34%
As % of the General category - - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £22.45 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-16.75% +3.21%

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
478 669 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.38% 34.61% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 470 450
Median daily rate £420 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -58.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £19.11 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (100.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) XML Schema
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft

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 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) InfoPath
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) WSDL
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft