The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 48 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Law 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 1.30% 0.15%
As % of the General category 4.14% 4.13% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
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£375 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Law
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
266 242 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.80% 31.35% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 150 131
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £21.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Birmingham region.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Law.

1 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (21.05%) WorkSite
3 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Transition Management
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (10.53%) B2B
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) WorkSite
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Transition Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Transition Management
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) B2B
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
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