The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average 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 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank - 37 31
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - 0.69% 0.50%
As % of the General category - 1.53% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.41% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.72% -
Local Government
Northamptonshire

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

General Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
91 131 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 43.33% 45.33% 56.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 92 72
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £306 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton