The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 135 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 15 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.59% 0.59% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 11
Median daily rate £470 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.88% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £236 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £426 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.97% -21.81%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
945 844 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.03% 33.84% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 493 388
Median daily rate £420 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 70 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £31.44 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.69% -0.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.17 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Local Government
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Local Government Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Local Government across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Local Government Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Local Government
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Local Government Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wolverhampton - 3 £340 -
Warwickshire -4 2 £450 +111.76%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Data Management
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Solaris
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Unix
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) MCTS
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) BPR
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (8.70%) MS Project
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) HTML

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ICT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Data Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (8.70%) BPR
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCTS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.35%) Guidewire
2 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec