The table below looks at the statistics for E-Discovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank - 54 60
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 0 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.46% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.89% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £500 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +85.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £500 £270
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +85.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
E-Discovery
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
668 581 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.96% 76.95% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 391 318
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £19.50 £7.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

E-Discovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Discovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Discovery Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

E-Discovery
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Discovery across the Birmingham region.

E-Discovery Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham