Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 83 73
Rank change year-on-year -16 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing Local Government 3 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.30% 2.99% 0.78%
As % of the General category 1.09% 7.78% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 5
Essex median daily rate £475 £538 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +48.28% +61.11%
10th Percentile £423 £480 £208
90th Percentile £518 £606 £453
East of England median daily rate £463 £500 £270
% change year-on-year -7.50% +85.19% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +77.42% -61.25% -5.88%

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 274 334 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.43% 38.43% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 227 158
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +36.67% -
10th Percentile £328 £284 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 98
Essex median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +40.00% -21.26%
10th Percentile £16.05 £21.05 £15.75
90th Percentile £66.00 £62.10 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -40.91% +11.86% -9.23%

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Northgate
2 1 (33.33%) Civica
2 1 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita
1 1 (33.33%) Civica
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Northgate