Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 75 79
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Local Government 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.88% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the General category 2.22% 2.11% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Essex median daily rate £538 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.98% -4.69% -11.11%
10th Percentile £519 £210 £276
90th Percentile £564 £461 £453
East of England median daily rate £400 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -58.67% +7.14% +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 315 331 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 39.47% 37.79% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 190 272
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £307 £225 £230
90th Percentile £603 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 68 82
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £35.25 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +11.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.23 £44.30
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +19.40% +28.85% -13.33%

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

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 22 November 2017. 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 +12 5 £538 -
Local Government
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government 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 Essex region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (100.00%) User Stories
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) X++
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Back Office
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 3 (42.86%) Electronics
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) SAP
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Sitecore

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 7 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Back Office
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Release Management
1 7 (100.00%) User Stories
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) X++
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore