Period
to 15 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 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
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 82 74
Rank change year-on-year -19 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing Local Government 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.69% 1.02% 0.39%
As % of the General category 2.72% 2.41% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Essex median daily rate £450 £538 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +23.56% +5.45%
10th Percentile £390 £519 £372
90th Percentile £500 £564 £477
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £15.45 £10.42
% change year-on-year - +48.27% -70.23%

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 257 291 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 25.20% 42.61% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 208 192
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +43.86% -5.00%
10th Percentile £338 £310 £221
90th Percentile £600 £619 £524
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 45
Essex median hourly rate £18.25 £39.01 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.21% +9.87% +4.41%
10th Percentile £12.55 £17.75 £15.85
90th Percentile £50.63 £63.75 £45.90
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £24.69
% change year-on-year -48.67% +51.90% -5.95%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Essex

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Essex

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Essex over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in Essex

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Essex

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Essex region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +2 5 £475 -11.63%
Local Government
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Service Design
2 3 (42.86%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (14.29%) Due Diligence

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) User Researcher
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Service Design
2 3 (42.86%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Due Diligence
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft