Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 17 November 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 113 105
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing Local Government 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.30% 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.88% 0.18% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Bristol median daily rate £325 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -42.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £283 £190 £313
90th Percentile £363 £210 £465
South West median daily rate £338 £300 £381
% change year-on-year +12.50% -21.31% -19.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 679 553 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.40% 31.67% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 400 467
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £263 £245 £263
90th Percentile £488 £488 £514
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 9
Bristol median hourly rate £38.75 £28.15 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.66% +27.95% +76.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.13 £8.72
90th Percentile £59.43 £52.34 £84.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% -13.13% +40.35%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Bristol

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Bristol

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSL
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
1 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Communications Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft