The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Law
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 122 140
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18  
Contract jobs citing Law 4 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.48% 1.32% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £400 £296 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.02% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £280 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £391 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £376 £340
% change year-on-year +12.95% +10.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

Law is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 841 910 1009
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.71% 31.25% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 619 670
Median daily rate £390 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 65 31
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £57.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Law as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the South West

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in the South West

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in the South West

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Bristol +3 2 £293 -31.17% 1
Gloucestershire +1 1 - - 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for Law.

1 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Reuters
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Data Conversion
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Volume Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Case Management
3 2 (12.50%) PMO
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Contract Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) DTS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Process Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QlikView Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Process Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Case Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Conversion
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) System Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Management
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (12.50%) Volume Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Contract Management
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Service Design
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix
1 2 (12.50%) Reuters
2 1 (6.25%) SAP