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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 70 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Law 19 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.56% 0.20% 0.74%
As % of the General category 6.44% 0.71% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
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£575 £570 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% +153.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £570 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £570 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -18.82%
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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
295 283 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.16% 28.61% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 181 167
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £17.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.00 £57.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Law Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014, 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 22 (75.86%) Data Protection
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Project Management
4 9 (31.03%) Open Source
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
6 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (20.69%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) MySQL
7 5 (17.24%) Java
7 5 (17.24%) JSON
7 5 (17.24%) COBIT
7 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
7 5 (17.24%) Ajax
7 5 (17.24%) CMMI
7 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (17.24%) REST
7 5 (17.24%) CSS3
7 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
7 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Test Management
7 5 (17.24%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) Ruby
8 4 (13.79%) C#

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Jetty
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Extranet
2 1 (3.45%) IPsec
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Head of Architecture
2 5 (17.24%) Head of Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Digital Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Head of User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.45%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) Ajax
2 5 (17.24%) JSON
2 5 (17.24%) HTML5
2 5 (17.24%) REST
2 5 (17.24%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) Django
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.45%) Servlets
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Data Protection
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 5 (17.24%) CMMI
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Test Management
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
10 1 (3.45%) Line Management
10 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.45%) Coaching
10 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.45%) Dependency Management
10 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) Ruby
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCDST
2 2 (6.90%) CIPD
3 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Xen
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Google