The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 46 65
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 1.75% 0.14%
As % of the General category - 4.24% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +18.84% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £22.45 £31.25
% change year-on-year -11.46% -28.16%  

Local Government is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 184 283 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 31.08% 41.37% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 133 113
Median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £321 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £604 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £38.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Local Government as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Hertfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Hertfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Hertfordshire