The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 119 108 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.31% 0.042%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.91% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£393 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-46.64% +62.73%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
846 769 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.88% 33.91% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 494 392
Average daily rate £396 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £7.33 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £24.70 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire -15 1 £460 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Business Transformation
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) Agresso
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) EDRMS
5 1 (7.69%) GIS
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) EDRMS
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Business Transformation
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Lotus
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Capita