The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 132 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing Law 6 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.33% 0.69%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.95% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 14
Average daily rate
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£223 £265 £528
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% -49.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £259 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £375 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £308 £328
% change year-on-year
+41.46% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1023 739 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.64% 34.48% 43.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 480 925
Average daily rate £380 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 25 62
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% -47.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.75 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Law
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Bristol -22 4 £306 +15.56% 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £145 - 2
Somerset - - - - 3
Devon - - - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (77.78%) Legal
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) XSL
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) E-Procurement
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) XSL
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
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