Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 -14
Contract jobs citing Local Government 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.24% 1.12% 0.34%
As % of the General category 3.70% 3.08% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £15.45 £10.42
% change year-on-year - +48.27% -70.23%

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 162 227 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 33.54% 36.26% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 161 101
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £311 £325 £200
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +253.05% -67.63%
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -48.67% +66.67% -14.69%

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) ABAP
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP