The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 67 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% - 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.50% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.99 £25.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-28.03% +48.45%
Local Government
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
202 230 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.29% 34.85% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 135 149
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £31.85 £34.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.51 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £42.50 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Local Government
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Human Resource Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (50.00%) HR Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Human Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft