Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Government
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +109
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.42% 0.71% -
As % of the General category 2.07% 3.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Wales median daily rate £600 £215 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +179.07% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.69% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Wales median hourly rate - £13.40 -
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £22.40 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.41% +7.00% -16.26%

Local Government is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 242 313 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.37% 22.07% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 247 306
Wales median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £150 £221 £213
90th Percentile £550 £553 £475
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -19.84% -0.20%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.72 £11.41
90th Percentile £56.50 £70.15 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £25.31 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.24% - +13.64%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Wales

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Wales

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Wales

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 5 £600 +33.33%
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Dropwizard
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) CQRS
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) IVR
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Event Store
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Communications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Telephony Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Dropwizard
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) CQRS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Google