The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 136 134 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Law 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.82% 1.11% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate £313 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £295 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £1,100 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Law
England

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
973 995 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.83% 31.38% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 652 539
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 35
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.69 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Law
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Law
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire +6 3 £280 -41.05% 1
Bristol -3 2 £425 -38.18% 1
Dorset - 2 £313 - 3
Devon - 1 - - 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) SLA
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) MS Project
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (50.00%) Legal
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) IT Manager
1 3 (21.43%) IT Trainer
1 3 (21.43%) Trainer
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Legal IT Trainer
2 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) QA Leader
2 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) BDD
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Practice Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) LexisNexis
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