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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.98% 0.53% -
As % of the General category 5.13% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £355
% change year-on-year +50.00% -15.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.26 £22.35 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.29% +6.75%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 39 58 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 38.61% 30.69% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 21
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £605 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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 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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Conflict Management
1 1 (50.00%) PMO

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Conflict Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO