Period
to 9 March 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 9 March 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
9 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - +38 -
Contract jobs citing Local Government 5 0 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.72% - 1.31%
As % of the General category 11.63% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £275
10th Percentile £278 - £215
90th Percentile £350 - £335
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -28.95% +26.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.82 £12.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +73.50% -52.00% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 43 33 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.57% 28.45% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 68
Median daily rate £355 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -3.85% +0.65%
10th Percentile £296 £163 £301
90th Percentile £538 £400 £455
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -37.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.14 £14.30 £15.58
90th Percentile £36.55 £45.05 £55.38
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £18.02
% change year-on-year +1.56% -11.19% -27.88%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Staffordshire

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Local Government in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Local Government in Staffordshire

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Local Government in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Local Government in Staffordshire

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 9 March 2021. 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
Stafford - 1 £275 - 1
Local Government
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 March 2021, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 4 (80.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
3 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (80.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP