The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government 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 Local Government over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 155 189 194
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +5
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.11% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 15
Median daily rate - £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.72% -
Local Government
London

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

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1842 2928 3320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.76% 52.26% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1535 2287 2477
Median daily rate £525 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 48
Median hourly rate £18.99 £19.72 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -9.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Local Government
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 Local Government across the City of London region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Local Government
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 Local Government across the City of London region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Local Government
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design

Local Government
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Digital User Researcher
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#