The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 39 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.26% 0.68% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.61% 1.49% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £380 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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 £31.25 £33.28
% change year-on-year
-28.01% -6.09%
Local Government
East Midlands

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

General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
163 202 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 42.78% 45.50% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 144 113
Median daily rate £413 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £569 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £11.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -53.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Local Government
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management