The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 59 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.32% 0.18% -
As % of the General category 1.13% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £481 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.69 £22.45 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-16.75% +4.41%

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

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
177 141 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.46% 26.06% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 122 105
Median daily rate £475 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £16.60 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £35.90 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.44%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Local Government
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL