The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 71 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.12% -
As % of the General category 1.42% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £175 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.91% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £361
% change year-on-year +50.00% -16.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £22.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year -24.47% +17.63%  

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

General Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 211 284 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 34.25% 34.85% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 211 184
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.75 £37.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +138.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £36.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £37.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Local Government as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (25.00%) Drupal
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: Competitive
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