The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 87 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Law 14 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.82% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the General category 2.60% 0.49% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
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£550 £570 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +27.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £570 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Law
Yorkshire

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

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
539 607 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.54% 38.03% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 376 377
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £23.65 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Law
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Law
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Leeds -3 10 £550 -3.50% 7
Bradford - - - -
Law
Yorkshire

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 14 (60.87%) Data Protection
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
5 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
5 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
5 5 (21.74%) REST
5 5 (21.74%) CSS3
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) COBIT
5 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 5 (21.74%) Ajax
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Management
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) MySQL
5 5 (21.74%) CMMI
5 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (17.39%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Legal
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) CIPD
8 2 (8.70%) MCDST

Law
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Jetty
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Extranet
2 1 (4.35%) IPsec
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) CruiseControl
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Head of Architecture
1 5 (21.74%) Head of Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) IT Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Head of User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) Ajax
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
3 5 (21.74%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (8.70%) Sass
4 2 (8.70%) SignalR
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) WCF
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) Servlets
5 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) IVR
1 2 (8.70%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Data Protection
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Test Management
4 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
4 5 (21.74%) CMMI
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCDST
1 2 (8.70%) CIPD
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus
3 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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