Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 88 74
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.12% 0.87%
As % of the General category - 0.34% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Essex median daily rate - £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.75% -5.88%
East of England median daily rate £338 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £10.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.75% -70.23% +128.91%

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 247 291 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.83% 35.93% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 197 225
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £333 £217 £226
90th Percentile £649 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 66
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £26.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +37.80% +29.01%
10th Percentile £19.36 £16.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.20 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year +16.67% +14.83% +24.61%

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 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