Period
to 18 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 164 202
Rank change year-on-year +18 +38 -49
Contract jobs citing Law 46 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the General category 3.59% 0.62% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +1.59% -4.55%
10th Percentile £230 £348 £321
90th Percentile £550 £413 £533
England median daily rate £450 £448 £450
% change year-on-year +0.56% -0.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +59.57% +42.42% -

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

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,282 1,282 1,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.12% 29.40% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 783 1,008
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 53
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £30.31 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.90% +47.85% -28.55%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.60 £12.09
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.10 £38.95
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.72
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.53% +3.88%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the West Midlands

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in the West Midlands

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in the West Midlands

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law 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 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -12 14 £300 -25.00% 5
Staffordshire - 9 £500 - 2
Warwickshire - 7 - - 2
Coventry -12 5 - - 3
Worcestershire - 2 - - 2
Law
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Law.

1 12 (26.09%) Android
1 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.74%) iPad
3 10 (21.74%) Apache Cordova
3 10 (21.74%) iPhone
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 10 (21.74%) Ionic Framework
3 10 (21.74%) Mobile Development
4 9 (19.57%) React Native
4 9 (19.57%) Angular 2
4 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
4 9 (19.57%) Objective-C
5 8 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (15.22%) Sencha
6 7 (15.22%) Android Development
6 7 (15.22%) iOS Development
6 7 (15.22%) Sencha Touch
6 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.04%) Electronics
7 6 (13.04%) C#
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.87%) Java
8 5 (10.87%) .NET
8 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
8 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering

Law
Co-occurring 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 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Simulink
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) gulp
2 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (13.04%) Electronics
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) French Language
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Applications Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.52%) GUI Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile Web Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Bluetooth Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Apache Cordova
1 10 (21.74%) Ionic Framework
2 9 (19.57%) Angular 2
2 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
2 9 (19.57%) React Native
3 7 (15.22%) Sencha Touch
4 5 (10.87%) .NET
5 4 (8.70%) WPF
6 3 (6.52%) CSS
6 3 (6.52%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) J2EE
7 2 (4.35%) Laravel
7 2 (4.35%) PhoneGap
7 2 (4.35%) WinForms
7 2 (4.35%) XML
8 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) iPad
1 10 (21.74%) iPhone
2 8 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (4.35%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Android
1 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Mobile Development
1 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.22%) Android Development
2 7 (15.22%) iOS Development
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
5 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.70%) Web Development
6 3 (6.52%) Communications Security
6 3 (6.52%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.52%) Network Management
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) Objective-C
3 6 (13.04%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) C
5 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.35%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.35%) Java 8
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.17%) R
7 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) HNC
3 4 (8.70%) HND
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) CISM
5 1 (2.17%) CISMP
5 1 (2.17%) CISSP
5 1 (2.17%) IRCA
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Sencha
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.17%) RapidMiner
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau