The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 28 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 163 199
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the General category - 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £525 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £303 £361
% change year-on-year +48.76% -16.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £22.35 £19.97
% change year-on-year -18.29% +11.93%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1765 1802 3013
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 54.09% 53.52% 52.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2531 2448 3914
Median daily rate £538 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £32.25 £41.29
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 the City of London

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the City of London

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in the City of London

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance