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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 82 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing Law 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 0.21% 1.43%
As % of the General category 1.97% 0.70% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
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£395 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 - £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.48%
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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
305 287 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.34% 29.44% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 177 117
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.37 £15.60 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

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 3 March 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 15 (65.22%) Data Protection
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Open Source
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
5 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Management
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) Legal
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.70%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) MCP
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Extranet
8 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 2 (8.70%) Blackberry

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (17.39%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Programme Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Head of Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.35%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Data Protection
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Management
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) Practice Management
8 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) WFM
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
1 4 (17.39%) C++
1 4 (17.39%) Java
1 4 (17.39%) Python
1 4 (17.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCDST
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) VCP4
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Symantec
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint