The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
London / City of London
Rank 155 152 188
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +36
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.031% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.082% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £483
UK excluding London median daily rate - £363 £380
% change year-on-year
- -4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1052 1221 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.50% 38.19% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 943 1501
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 33
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £24.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Freedom of Information Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Freedom of Information Act
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the City of London region.

Freedom of Information Act Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Freedom of Information Act
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the City of London region.

Freedom of Information Act Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 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 City of London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Encryption
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Information
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Encryption
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle