Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 620 621 602
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 -11
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 4 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% 0.032% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.024% 0.085% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
London median daily rate £315 £463 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.89% +54.17% +17.65%
10th Percentile £289 £313 £252
90th Percentile £416 £600 £500
England median daily rate £425 £494 £350
% change year-on-year -13.92% +41.07% +84.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.79 £20.00 £13.26
% change year-on-year +13.95% +50.86% -19.65%

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 16,558 17,633 15,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.28% 37.94% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,847 12,721 10,691
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £295
90th Percentile £700 £688 £660
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 243 260
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.02 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +4.76% +5.08%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.71
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.60 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.58% +3.00% +0.88%

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 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 January 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
North London - 1 - - 1
Freedom of Information Act
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) GDPR
2 3 (75.00%) Records Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (50.00%) Law
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) IT Governance

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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
2 3 (75.00%) Records Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Nintex