The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 54 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Law 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.78% 1.00%
As % of the General category 1.89% 2.56% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £313 £380 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -33.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £380 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £380 £715
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £17.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -46.09%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
212 156 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.58% 30.47% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 85 130
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.81% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Law
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DTS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix