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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 137 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.95% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £566 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -42.95%
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
966 842 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.17% 33.21% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 577 485
Average daily rate £400 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.85 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £35.80 £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Yorkshire -8 4 £508 +56.30% 1
West Yorkshire -12 2 £566 +44.20% 4
East Yorkshire +3 1 £325 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Management Information System
1 12 (92.31%) Fund Management
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (30.77%) Nagios
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) nginx
4 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 4 (30.77%) Artifactory
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Opsview
4 4 (30.77%) GitLab
5 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (15.38%) Web Operations
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) QA

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) nginx
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Artifactory
1 4 (30.77%) GitLab
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) WebOps Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Fund Management
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Web Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nagios
1 4 (30.77%) Opsview
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet