The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 44 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Legal 22 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.85% 0.86% 1.82%
As % of the General category 8.00% 2.92% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Average daily rate £300 £368 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +133.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £396 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £371
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £15.25 £17.61
% change year-on-year
+155.73% -13.40%
Legal
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
275 240 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.67% 29.59% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 151 108
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £260 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £6.84 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+338.59% -77.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £6.84 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £6.84 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 31 (83.78%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) MS Office
3 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
4 10 (27.03%) QA
4 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.03%) Law
4 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
4 10 (27.03%) Project Management
5 9 (24.32%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) Windows
6 8 (21.62%) Data Privacy
7 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
8 6 (16.22%) Time Management
8 6 (16.22%) Degree
8 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.22%) Citrix
8 6 (16.22%) PMI
8 6 (16.22%) PMP
8 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
9 5 (13.51%) SLA
9 5 (13.51%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
9 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
9 5 (13.51%) Service Management
10 4 (10.81%) MVC
10 4 (10.81%) .NET
10 4 (10.81%) CSS
10 4 (10.81%) C#
10 4 (10.81%) HTML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Legal 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 Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) Extranet
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 31 (83.78%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Governance Manager
3 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Junior
3 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Coordinator
4 3 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) PC Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Data Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) Ajax
1 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
1 4 (10.81%) Backbone.js
1 4 (10.81%) CSS
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
1 4 (10.81%) HTML5
1 4 (10.81%) jQuery
1 4 (10.81%) React
2 1 (2.70%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) PMI
2 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
2 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
2 10 (27.03%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Data Privacy
5 6 (16.22%) Time Management
6 5 (13.51%) Service Management
7 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.81%) Document Management
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
8 3 (8.11%) Change Control
8 3 (8.11%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.41%) CRM
9 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
1 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
1 6 (16.22%) PMP
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 5 (13.51%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) iManage
4 3 (8.11%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Mitel
5 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.70%) Kronos
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Zend