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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank - 58 59
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 0 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.49% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.95% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £500 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +72.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £500 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +72.41%
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
635 615 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.20% 76.49% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 416 289
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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