Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 177 197
Rank change year-on-year +14 +20 -46
Contract jobs citing Law 39 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the General category 3.31% 0.67% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +8.47% -9.51%
10th Percentile £286 £285 £280
90th Percentile £569 £413 £477
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +93.75% +14.29% +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 1,179 1,346 1,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.35% 29.07% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 819 1,070
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £229 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 65
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £31.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.39% +44.19% -27.90%
10th Percentile £10.95 £13.41 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £53.00 £41.47
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.22 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.37% +11.57% +2.17%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +4 9 £325 -18.75% 7
Staffordshire - 7 £550 - 2
Coventry -9 5 £325 -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Worcestershire - 2 - - 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.51%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) Android
3 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
4 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (15.38%) .NET
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Electronics
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (12.82%) Objective-C
5 5 (12.82%) Ionic Framework
5 5 (12.82%) Mobile Development
5 5 (12.82%) React Native
5 5 (12.82%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (12.82%) iPhone
5 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
5 5 (12.82%) WPF
5 5 (12.82%) iPad
6 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
6 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
6 4 (10.26%) Laravel
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.26%) DevOps
6 4 (10.26%) C
6 4 (10.26%) Bluetooth

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 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Simulink
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) gulp
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.38%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 4 (10.26%) GUI Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Commercial Officer
6 1 (2.56%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Information
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Pensions Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) Apache Cordova
2 5 (12.82%) Ionic Framework
2 5 (12.82%) React Native
2 5 (12.82%) WPF
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) Laravel
4 3 (7.69%) Angular 2
4 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.69%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) PhoneGap
5 2 (5.13%) WinForms
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) LAMP
6 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.56%) LESS
6 1 (2.56%) Sass
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) iPad
2 5 (12.82%) iPhone
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (5.13%) Internet of Things
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Android
1 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Mobile Development
3 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.26%) Decision-Making
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps
4 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) Android Development
5 3 (7.69%) Communications Security
5 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 3 (7.69%) Network Management
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) SDLC
5 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Objective-C
4 4 (10.26%) C
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) HNC
2 4 (10.26%) HND
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
4 1 (2.56%) CISMP
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) GDPR
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Sencha
2 3 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore