The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.67% - -
As % of the General category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £314
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.45 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+24.72% -42.95%
Local Government
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

General Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 20.00% 25.35% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 6
Average daily rate £513 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £222 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) QlikView
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Planner
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Planner
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing