The first 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 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 55 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Legal 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 0.49% 0.76%
As % of the General category 3.46% 1.44% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£534 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.50% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
231 209 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.67% 33.98% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 124 151
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £33.50 £16.20 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.79% -37.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.20 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
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West Midlands

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Banking
7 2 (10.00%) Law
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) WorkSite
2 1 (5.00%) FileNet
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Workflow
2 3 (15.00%) Time Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) UML
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Lotus