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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 125 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Law 8 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.39% 0.085%
As % of the General category 1.12% 1.24% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £438 £350 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +52.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +7.57%
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
713 807 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.16% 31.19% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 466 323
Median daily rate £380 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 53 71
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Law as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 7 £550 +61.76% 5
Coventry -5 1 £325 -14.75%
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Law.

1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Legal
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Time Management
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (20.00%) Billing
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) EMC
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.00%) Citrix
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (10.00%) Document Management
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) MS Office
8 2 (10.00%) Retail
8 2 (10.00%) iManage
8 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Legal
3 4 (20.00%) Billing
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) PC Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Legal Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) EPoS Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SAML
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Time Management
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Document Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Practice Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) iManage
4 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase