Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 51 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +26
Contract jobs citing Local Government 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.19% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.92% 1.80% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Somerset median daily rate - £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.29% -
South West median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £22.00 - £11.42

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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 109 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.21% 23.57% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 58
Somerset median daily rate £448 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.33% - -
10th Percentile £203 £143 £225
90th Percentile £538 £515 £620
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
Somerset median hourly rate - £23.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.87% -30.45%
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -7.89%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Somerset

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in Somerset

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in Somerset

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Taunton - 1 - -
Local Government
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Local Government 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Robotics
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript