The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Freedom of Information (FOI)
London / City of London
Rank 152 150 183
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +33
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.033% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.081% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £300 - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -

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
1129 1241 1983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.34% 40.40% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 944 1561
Median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 27
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Freedom of Information
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 across the City of London region.

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Freedom of Information
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 across the City of London region.

Freedom of Information Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information 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.

1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Records Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

Freedom of Information
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 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Governance Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Information
1 1 (25.00%) Information Governance Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Information Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Records Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Encryption
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle