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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 72 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% - 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.35% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £485 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.95% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+17.63% -42.85%
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
284 266 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.85% 35.80% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 184 138
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £37.00 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.70% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £13.70 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

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 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft