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 3 months to 24 June 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 135 109
Rank change year-on-year +20 -26  
Contract jobs citing Law 1 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.050% 0.23% 0.50%
As % of the General category 0.18% 0.88% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year - +6.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.45 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +5.72%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 570 795 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.40% 26.33% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 495 490
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 41
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +9.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Birmingham +9 1 - - 3
Law
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Law.

1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) HR Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Legal Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft