Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 111 176
Rank change year-on-year +50 +65 -30
Contract jobs citing Law 59 33 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.86% 1.22% 0.50%
As % of the General category 7.52% 4.15% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 8
10th Percentile £263 £301 £330
25th Percentile £309 £328 £341
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £388 £388
Median % change year-on-year +12.90% - +51.96%
75th Percentile £488 £438 £475
90th Percentile £538 £469 £479
England median daily rate £440 £438 £445
% change year-on-year +0.57% -1.69% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
10th Percentile £34.38 " £26.25
25th Percentile £35.31 £46.25 £31.88
Median hourly rate £38.75 £47.50 £38.75
Median % change year-on-year -18.42% +22.58% +109.46%
75th Percentile £40.94 £48.75 £44.06
90th Percentile £41.13 " £44.63
England median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -9.47% +5.56% +34.33%

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 785 796 1,419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.05% 29.45% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 492 964
10th Percentile £263 £257 £270
25th Percentile £324 £363 £354
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £415 £428 £446
Median % change year-on-year -2.92% -4.20% +8.51%
75th Percentile £495 £501 £525
90th Percentile £550 £575 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 40
10th Percentile £12.99 £12.50 £13.48
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00
75th Percentile £22.83 £34.75 £34.44
90th Percentile £40.50 £48.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.90% - -2.33%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Law as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Law in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Law in the West Midlands

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Law in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Law in the West Midlands

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Law in the West Midlands.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +32 38 £475 +18.75% 14
Warwickshire -2 4 £363 -18.31% 4
Coventry +28 1 £300 -17.24% 1
Worcestershire +6 1 - -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 28 (47.46%) Document Management
1 28 (47.46%) SaaS
2 25 (42.37%) Legal
3 21 (35.59%) Migration
4 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.73%) Firewall
5 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.73%) Azure
5 14 (23.73%) Power BI
5 14 (23.73%) Power Platform
6 13 (22.03%) Project Delivery
6 13 (22.03%) SQL
6 13 (22.03%) Windows
7 12 (20.34%) Project Management
7 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
8 9 (15.25%) Case Management
8 9 (15.25%) iManage
9 8 (13.56%) Billing
9 8 (13.56%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.86%) Information Security
10 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
10 7 (11.86%) SDLC
11 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.17%) Virtual Team
12 5 (8.47%) Oracle
12 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
12 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (8.47%) ITIL
12 5 (8.47%) Citrix

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 (1.69%) Apache
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 28 (47.46%) SaaS
2 14 (23.73%) Azure
2 14 (23.73%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.69%) Modbus
3 1 (1.69%) RS-232
3 1 (1.69%) RS-485
3 1 (1.69%) SD-WAN
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) Power BI
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (42.37%) Legal
2 8 (13.56%) Billing
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Fire and Rescue
3 2 (3.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Automotive
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.69%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Project Manager
2 14 (23.73%) Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) IT Architect
5 5 (8.47%) IT Manager
5 5 (8.47%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) IT Security Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Deployment Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Junior
8 2 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) CSS3
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) HTML5
1 1 (1.69%) LAMP
1 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Virtual Team
2 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) NHS
3 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Analogue Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Document Management
2 21 (35.59%) Migration
3 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.03%) Project Delivery
5 12 (20.34%) Project Management
6 9 (15.25%) Case Management
7 8 (13.56%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.86%) Information Security
8 7 (11.86%) SDLC
9 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.47%) ITIL
10 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (6.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 3 (5.08%) Architecture Roadmap
12 3 (5.08%) Business Case
12 3 (5.08%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) C
3 2 (3.39%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) C++
3 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
3 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) CISM
1 3 (5.08%) CISSP
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
1 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) QRadar
1 2 (3.39%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) iManage
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 5 (8.47%) Intapp
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Aruba
4 2 (3.39%) F5
4 2 (3.39%) FireEye
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.39%) Thycotic
5 1 (1.69%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.69%) Avaya
5 1 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.69%) EMC