The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - 43 40
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.73% 0.84%
As % of the General category - 2.86% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +260.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.95% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £19.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+17.63% -42.85%
Local Government
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
112 70 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 34.57% 25.55% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 46 63
Median daily rate £445 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £311 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £77.00 £26.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.17% +57.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Kent