Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 23 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 240 207
Rank change year-on-year +12 -33 -10
Contract jobs citing Local Government 21 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.26% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.84% 1.13% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 12
Midlands median daily rate £378 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £264 £223 £221
90th Percentile £775 £501 £499
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Midlands median hourly rate £20.55 £22.45 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.49% +52.72% -2.33%
10th Percentile £19.94 £19.28 £10.40
90th Percentile £21.15 £27.54 £17.71
England median hourly rate £18.50 £23.45 £20.94
% change year-on-year -21.09% +11.99% -16.26%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2505 3097 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.46% 31.70% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 2006 1695
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £250 £245
90th Percentile £556 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 96 147
Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.88% -27.27% -23.32%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.76 £11.15
90th Percentile £45.36 £42.88 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the Midlands

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in the Midlands

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in the Midlands

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in the Midlands

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Midlands +22 14 £315 -28.61% 2
East Midlands -10 5 £500 +21.21% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Retail
5 3 (14.29%) Back Office
5 3 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 2 (9.52%) RedGate
6 2 (9.52%) SCOM
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) iPaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) CRM Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) ICT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ICT Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
1 3 (14.29%) JSON
1 3 (14.29%) REST
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
1 3 (14.29%) WCF
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
5 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (4.76%) Conflict Management
6 1 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) RedGate
2 1 (4.76%) Casewise
2 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Workday