Period
to 19 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 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 (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 0 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 0.31% -
As % of the General category - 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £21.56 £20.00 £17.97
% change year-on-year +7.80% +11.33% +5.68%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 61 133 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 43.26% 41.69% 52.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 94 104
Median daily rate £430 £402 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +3.68% -8.88%
10th Percentile £287 £163 £276
90th Percentile £484 £584 £460
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 23
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.92 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -7.20% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.46 £9.34
90th Percentile £19.48 £18.28 £41.90
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.06 £20.08
% change year-on-year +24.66% -0.10% -4.40%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Northern Ireland