Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Government
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - +11 +11
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.23% - 6.45%
As % of the General category 5.56% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Bedford median daily rate - - £300
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate £15.50 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 - £35.00

Local Government is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 22.22% 25.00% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Bedford median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% -14.71%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Bedford median hourly rate £22.50 £11.32 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.76% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 £11.33 £35.00
% change year-on-year +186.85% -67.63% +16.67%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Bedford

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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%) Performance Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Validation