Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Freedom of Information (FOI)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 194 216
Rank change year-on-year +25 +22 -37
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Yorkshire median daily rate - £200 £121
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +65.73% -55.71%
England median daily rate £385 £315 £255
% change year-on-year +22.22% +23.53% -30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.72 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +4.77% -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +60.00% -24.24% -13.97%

Freedom of Information is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,298 1,579 1,818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.49% 32.13% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 984 1,174
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £245
90th Percentile £560 £538 £563
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 113
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% -1.28% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.83 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £28.75 £22.20
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Freedom of Information as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in Yorkshire

Freedom of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Freedom of Information in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Freedom of Information in Yorkshire

Freedom of Information
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Freedom of Information in Yorkshire

Freedom of Information
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 7 (100.00%) GDPR
2 5 (71.43%) Information Management
2 5 (71.43%) Information Governance
2 5 (71.43%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

General
1 5 (71.43%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Information Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Compliance Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Governance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 7 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Information Governance
2 5 (71.43%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) GDPR