Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 146 165
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 +16
Contract jobs citing Law 32 45 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.92% 0.14%
As % of the General category 3.09% 3.61% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 1
West Midlands median daily rate £411 £290 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -44.76% +87.50%
10th Percentile £356 £100 £513
90th Percentile £474 £493 £538
England median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £17.36 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.67% - -
England median hourly rate £45.25 £42.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +6.47% +174.19% -6.06%

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 1,034 1,247 1,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.66% 25.44% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 702 771
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 68 61
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.50 £18.89 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.95% -22.91% +13.95%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.14 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.88 £51.50
England median hourly rate £32.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +24.04% +4.00% -4.76%

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 24 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 June 2019. 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
Coventry +1 6 £381 -
Birmingham -3 6 £400 +34.45% 8
Worcestershire - 4 £438 - 1
Solihull - 4 £375 -
Staffordshire +5 3 £463 +2.78%
Wolverhampton +5 2 £393 -
Warwickshire +2 1 £413 +312.50%
Shropshire - 1 £450 -
Walsall - 1 £463 -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) .NET
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.00%) React
5 7 (21.88%) Node.js
5 7 (21.88%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
6 5 (15.63%) Docker
6 5 (15.63%) Finance
7 4 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (12.50%) Serverless
7 4 (12.50%) Redux
8 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (9.38%) C#
8 3 (9.38%) HTML5
8 3 (9.38%) CSS3
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) PHP
8 3 (9.38%) SQL
9 2 (6.25%) MySQL
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Marketing
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
9 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
1 1 (3.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) webpack
2 1 (3.13%) gulp
2 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Communications Officer
6 1 (3.13%) ERP Manager
6 1 (3.13%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Intapp Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.13%) React Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (25.00%) React
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) Node.js
4 4 (12.50%) Redux
5 3 (9.38%) CSS3
5 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.13%) Angular 2
7 1 (3.13%) EDI
7 1 (3.13%) LESS
7 1 (3.13%) NgRx
7 1 (3.13%) React Native
7 1 (3.13%) RxJS
7 1 (3.13%) Sass
7 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) New Media
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
2 7 (21.88%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (3.13%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (3.13%) Logistics
5 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.13%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.13%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) TypeScript
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Aderant
1 1 (3.13%) Blue Prism
1 1 (3.13%) Intapp
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) Siemens
1 1 (3.13%) UiPath