The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 26 April 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.

Freedom of Information (FOI)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 94 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.061% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £230 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -16.42% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.30 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.30 £24.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year -44.58% +61.61%  

Freedom of Information is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 394 467 517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.75% 28.62% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 311 285
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +48.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in the East Midlands

Freedom of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Freedom of Information in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information in the East Midlands

Freedom of Information
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information in the East Midlands

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 3 £250 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £343 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £240 -
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (50.00%) ITSM
1 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) VLE
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Blackboard
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Spend Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Records Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Communications Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Communications Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Commercial Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) HR Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
1 3 (50.00%) VLE
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITSM
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Records Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Spend Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Blackboard
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP