Period
to 8 December 2021

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 6 months to 8 December 2021 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 (Local Authority, Local Council)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 112 207
Rank change year-on-year -70 +95 +51
Contract jobs citing Local Government 6 13 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.65% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.25% 1.06% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 11
10th Percentile £377 £325 £213
25th Percentile £406 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £553 £538 £506
90th Percentile £600 " £575
Central London median daily rate £475 £408 £450
% change year-on-year +16.43% -9.34% +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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,413 1,230 3,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.71% 61.75% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,854 881 2,391
10th Percentile £363 £306 £288
25th Percentile £471 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% +2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £675 £619 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £563 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 35
10th Percentile £18.55 £14.58 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.00 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate £32.40 £23.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.87% +9.52% +12.30%
75th Percentile £37.75 £37.63 £23.21
90th Percentile £57.30 £46.00 £28.20
Central London median hourly rate £32.40 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +40.87% +9.52% +12.30%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Local Government in the City of London

Local Government
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Local Government in the City of London

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Local Government in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
1 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Research
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Northgate
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) NEC
3 1 (16.67%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (16.67%) Presentation Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Legacy Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) User Research
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Availability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Case
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) NEC
1 1 (16.67%) Northgate