Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 23 July 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 > Dorset
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 44
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the General category - 0.51% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Dorset median daily rate - - £500
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.69% -22.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Dorset median hourly rate - £11.42 -
South West median hourly rate - £11.42 £12.27
% change year-on-year - -6.97% +2.25%

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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 74 198 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 31.90% 39.29% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 122 81
Dorset median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -4.19%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £260
90th Percentile £504 £552 £550
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 13
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -3.01% +3.10%
10th Percentile £23.90 £10.10 £27.02
90th Percentile £42.95 £52.33 £48.35
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £39.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - +6.64% +17.59%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Dorset

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Dorset

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Dorset