Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 20 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 186 156
Rank change year-on-year +13 -30 0
Contract jobs citing Local Government 14 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.03% 1.39% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 10
West Midlands median daily rate £315 £448 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.61% +14.38% +11.79%
10th Percentile £230 £232 £205
90th Percentile £775 £502 £441
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £13.06
England median hourly rate £18.50 £24.44 £20.94
% change year-on-year -24.30% +16.74% -16.26%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1365 1803 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.43% 29.44% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 1115 967
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £218 £250 £243
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 64 111
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%
10th Percentile £14.58 £10.68 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.93 £42.43 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the West Midlands

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Local Government in the West Midlands

Local Government
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Local Government in the West Midlands

Local Government
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Local Government in the West Midlands

Local Government
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +13 5 £175 -63.92% 1
Warwickshire +3 4 £525 +16.67%
Staffordshire - 2 £343 - 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) WCF
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) RedGate
3 2 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) CRM Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
1 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
1 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 2 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) RedGate
2 1 (7.14%) LANDesk