Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 19 June 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 59 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.68% 0.64% 1.29%
As % of the General category 2.04% 1.88% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £200 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.39% +23.02% +5.00%
East of England median daily rate £406 £500 £300
% change year-on-year -18.75% +66.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.25 - £37.50
10th Percentile £14.53 - £20.25
90th Percentile £16.98 - £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £16.68 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.39% -58.29% -5.88%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 196 213 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 33.28% 33.97% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 168 127
Bedfordshire median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.74%
10th Percentile £263 £309 £268
90th Percentile £588 £575 £638
East of England median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 19
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -38.89% -12.73%
10th Percentile £15.13 £12.13 £7.88
90th Percentile £30.00 £31.58 £48.72
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -45.45% +32.00% -23.08%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 2 - -
Luton -1 1 £200 -
Local Government
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (25.00%) ECDL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Segmentation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality