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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 57 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Law 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 0.65% 0.80%
As % of the General category 3.39% 1.83% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £313 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £247 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.68 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+31.36% +6.45%
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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
236 219 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.64% 35.67% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 114 80
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £168 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £6.84 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.93% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 May 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 May 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 (33.33%) Legal
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Transition Management
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) ISEB
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Transition Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Buyer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Buyer
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
2 4 (22.22%) Transition Management
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CIPD
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) NEC