Period
to 8 August 2020

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 August 2020 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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 228 244
Rank change year-on-year +112 +16 -11
Contract jobs citing Local Government 17 12 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the General category 1.53% 0.37% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
Median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +84.45%
10th Percentile £259 £351 £343
90th Percentile £546 £588 £513
Central London median daily rate £425 £441 £475
% change year-on-year -3.63% -7.16% +84.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 - £24.25
10th Percentile £53.75 - £17.08
90th Percentile £61.25 - £32.03
Central London median hourly rate £45.00 - £24.25

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 1,108 3,281 3,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.73% 50.51% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 2,507 2,884
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £343 £325
90th Percentile £688 £688 £700
Central London median daily rate £513 £520 £525
% change year-on-year -1.44% -0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +11.41% -8.23%
10th Percentile £12.72 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £53.38 £83.75 £33.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +10.53% +1.60%

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 August 2020.

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 August 2020, 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 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Northgate
2 4 (23.53%) Azure
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) Power BI
4 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.76%) Power Platform
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.88%) AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Power BI
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.88%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) React
1 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
1 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
5 1 (5.88%) Backlog Prioritisation
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (5.88%) Lean Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Product Backlog
5 1 (5.88%) Project Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Northgate
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) VMware