The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 40 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Law 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.52% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.94% 1.23% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£275 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Law
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
103 81 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.68% 33.06% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 44
Average daily rate £385 £448 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.96% +23.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £26.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.71% +165.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Law
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 1 - - 2
Wirral - 1 £275 -
Law
North West

Law
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Visualfiles
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL