Period
to 19 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 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 (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 179 167
Rank change year-on-year +30 -12 +26
Contract jobs citing Local Government 23 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.50% 1.02% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 13
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -12.82% +74.11%
10th Percentile £183 £350 £271
90th Percentile £538 £458 £613
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.30 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +7.75% +29.09%
10th Percentile £14.79 £15.30 £14.10
90th Percentile £17.86 £16.20 £14.30
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.42 £19.50
% change year-on-year -15.25% +14.97% +11.43%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,531 1,567 1,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.14% 31.21% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,037 1,012 990
Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £268 £268 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £556
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 71 47
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.41 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +20.07% -
10th Percentile £12.83 £10.75 £9.62
90th Percentile £37.34 £43.25 £36.80
England median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.91% - +8.28%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Yorkshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Yorkshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in Yorkshire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Yorkshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +35 9 £463 +19.35% 6
South Yorkshire -8 8 £513 +20.59%
North Yorkshire +8 4 £295 -34.44% 2
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Public Sector
3 10 (43.48%) Azure
4 6 (26.09%) JSON
4 6 (26.09%) REST
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) XML Schema
5 5 (21.74%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) XSLT
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
5 5 (21.74%) SOAP
5 5 (21.74%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) WSDL
5 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
5 5 (21.74%) Build Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (21.74%) WCF
5 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 10

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Academy Housing
1 2 (8.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Azure
2 4 (17.39%) IaaS
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) PaaS
2 4 (17.39%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Functions
3 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) Broadband
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Mockito
2 1 (4.35%) RStudio
General
1 11 (47.83%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) JSON
1 6 (26.09%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
2 5 (21.74%) SOAP
2 5 (21.74%) WCF
2 5 (21.74%) WSDL
2 5 (21.74%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) XML Schema
2 5 (21.74%) XSLT
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
4 1 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
1 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Build Automation
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.70%) Document Management
5 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Java 8
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) HCISPP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Anite
2 2 (8.70%) Capita
2 2 (8.70%) Civica
2 2 (8.70%) Northgate