The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 115 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Law 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.086% 0.36%
As % of the General category 1.28% 0.26% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £230 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £230 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £230 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
784 768 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.76% 32.86% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 323 230
Average daily rate £385 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £517 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 71 59
Average hourly rate £29.82 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Law
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Law
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
Birmingham 0 8 £340 +47.82% 8
Coventry - 2 £381 - 4
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (27.27%) SQL
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Legal
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 5 (15.15%) CRM
4 5 (15.15%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) SOA
4 5 (15.15%) IBM
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
5 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
5 4 (12.12%) MS Office
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
5 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.12%) Transition Management
5 4 (12.12%) Retail
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Legal
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Transition Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Buyer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Buyer
4 1 (3.03%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (3.03%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) CRM
3 5 (15.15%) SOA
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE
4 4 (12.12%) Transition Management
4 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.06%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) CIPD
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) IBM
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) NEC
3 1 (3.03%) i2