Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 171 184
Rank change year-on-year +52 +13 -7
Contract jobs citing Local Government 10 17 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the General category 1.31% 1.03% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
Median daily rate £325 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +30.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £298
90th Percentile £338 £572 £453
England median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £17.05 £17.25 £15.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.86% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.30 £14.05
90th Percentile £22.95 £18.13 £16.20
England median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +18.92% -15.91% +3.92%

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 761 1,658 1,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.20% 37.00% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 1,108 968
Median daily rate £450 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +9.06% -1.84%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £600 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 76 49
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.58% -1.43% +37.23%
10th Percentile £12.02 £10.50 £9.76
90th Percentile £39.10 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate £26.44 £22.97 £23.00
% change year-on-year +15.13% -0.15% +6.27%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Yorkshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Local Government in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Local Government in Yorkshire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Local Government in Yorkshire.

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 30 May 2020. 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 +48 7 £325 -35.00% 1
South Yorkshire +36 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 3 (30.00%) WSDL
3 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (30.00%) Postman
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Postman
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) RStudio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Integration Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Information Governance Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) WCF
1 3 (30.00%) WSDL
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (30.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft