Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 554 620 620
Rank change year-on-year +66 0 -15
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 11 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 0.10% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
London median daily rate £300 £450 £688
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -34.55% +44.74%
10th Percentile £231 £277 £205
90th Percentile £375 £500 £738
England median daily rate £300 £465 £267
% change year-on-year -35.48% +74.16% -31.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% -15.00% +27.27%

Freedom of Information Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12,443 16,673 16,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.70% 36.10% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,634 11,903 11,977
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.82%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 253 214
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.26 £21.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +3.78% +12.89%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.60 £53.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Freedom of Information Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Freedom of Information Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information Act in London

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information Act in London

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Freedom of Information Act in London

Freedom of Information Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information Act in London

Freedom of Information Act
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the London region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Central London +47 3 £338 +2.27%
East London +19 3 £300 -33.33%
Freedom of Information Act
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 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 London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 11 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (72.73%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (45.45%) Information Management
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Legal
4 4 (36.36%) Local Government
4 4 (36.36%) GDPR
5 3 (27.27%) Liquidlogic
5 3 (27.27%) Public Sector
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
5 3 (27.27%) Information Governance
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) EDRMS
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Security
6 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance

Freedom of Information Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Legal
2 4 (36.36%) Local Government
3 3 (27.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (18.18%) Records Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Audit Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Information Governance Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 8 (72.73%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Linked Data
4 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Information Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Governance
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Records Management
4 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) R
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) GDPR
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Liquidlogic
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft