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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 52 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Law 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 0.52% 0.93%
As % of the General category 3.72% 1.49% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£395 £344 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.90% -9.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.84 £10.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.40% -35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.96%
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
242 201 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.15% 35.02% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 120 83
Average daily rate £385 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Average hourly rate £6.84 £10.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.60% -72.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (33.33%) Legal
2 7 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) UML
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Transition Management
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 3 (14.29%) Information Security
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Transition Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Buyer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Buyer
6 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) UML
3 4 (19.05%) CRM
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Transition Management
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CIPD
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) NEC
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