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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 45 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.80% 0.93% 0.59%
As % of the General category 5.02% 2.94% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £335 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £503 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
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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
259 238 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.87% 31.48% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 148 140
Average daily rate £400 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £21.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015, 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 6 (26.09%) MS Office
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) Law
4 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
4 6 (26.09%) WorkSite
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Progress
8 2 (8.70%) Publishing
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Line Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.70%) Social Media
8 2 (8.70%) Analytics
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) CMDB
8 2 (8.70%) Content Management
8 2 (8.70%) User Experience
9 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) WorkSite
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Law
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Publishing
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Service Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Commercial Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) CMDB
3 2 (8.70%) Social Media
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
1 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) BPMN
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) Progress
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Reuters