The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 76 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Law 19 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.47% 0.17% 0.89%
As % of the General category 5.40% 0.61% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
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£365 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.84 £13.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+51.56% -20.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
352 330 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.22% 28.52% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 210 130
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £15.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.30 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Law across the Leeds region.

Law Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Leeds region.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Law.

1 13 (39.39%) Legal
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) Project Management
3 11 (33.33%) Open Source
4 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
4 10 (30.30%) MS Office
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) Agile Project Management
7 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
7 7 (21.21%) SLA
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (15.15%) .NET
10 4 (12.12%) C#
10 4 (12.12%) C++
10 4 (12.12%) Java
10 4 (12.12%) Python
10 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
10 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.12%) Banking
10 4 (12.12%) Ruby
11 3 (9.09%) MCDST
11 3 (9.09%) Degree
11 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
11 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
11 3 (9.09%) DevOps
11 3 (9.09%) Change Management
11 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (9.09%) Extranet

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Extranet
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (39.39%) Legal
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Programme Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Training Manager
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Training Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) PDA
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 2 (6.06%) Practice Management
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.03%) Product Management
8 1 (3.03%) Change Control
8 1 (3.03%) Document Management
8 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) WFM
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C#
1 4 (12.12%) C++
1 4 (12.12%) Java
1 4 (12.12%) Python
1 4 (12.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCDST
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint