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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - 190 198
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the General category - 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Average daily rate - £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £18.07 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -27.85%
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
1755 2636 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 55.86% 51.91% 54.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 2054 2372
Average daily rate £525 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 50
Average hourly rate £39.75 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.50% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.99 £13.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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