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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% - 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.19% - 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £173 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £417
% change year-on-year
- -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.40 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +33.65%

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
168 202 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.43% 31.56% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 125 128
Median daily rate £381 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +136.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £14.70 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £42.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) HR Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management