The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 90 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Local Government 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the General category 1.39% 0.42% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £425 £363 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £273 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £453 £311
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 £19.50 £18.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -42.95%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
503 480 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.47% 33.20% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 281 296
Average daily rate £375 £424 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £250 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 28
Average hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £9.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.94 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £16.00 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Local Government across the East Midlands region.

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Local Government across the East Midlands region.

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire - 4 £425 -
Leicestershire - 2 £463 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £215 - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Case Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) BPR
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Case Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) BPR
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Records Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle