The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 61 50 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Contract jobs citing Local Government 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.36% 0.20% -
As % of the General category 1.46% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £481 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +22.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £22.45 £31.25
% change year-on-year -11.46% -28.16%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 137 131 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 24.73% 26.36% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 109 103
Median daily rate £450 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £238 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +97.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.20 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £35.60 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Oxfordshire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Oxfordshire

Local Government
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL