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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 96 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Law 17 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.46% -
As % of the General category 2.06% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Average daily rate
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£431 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £488 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.20% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
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
827 768 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.54% 29.71% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 378 274
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 44
Average hourly rate £31.44 £31.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 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
Birmingham +8 12 £375 -3.84% 8
Shropshire - 3 - -
Coventry +1 1 £525 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (33.33%) Legal
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) MS Office
4 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 5 (16.67%) WorkSite
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (13.33%) Transition Management
5 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.67%) B2B
7 2 (6.67%) ISEB
7 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (16.67%) WorkSite
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Legal
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Commercial Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Transition Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
1 1 (3.33%) Servlets
1 1 (3.33%) Struts
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.33%) Spring
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) EPoS
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) CRM
2 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Transition Management
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) Validation
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.67%) B2B
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) People Management
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) HP
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