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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 63 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Legal 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.46% 0.74%
As % of the General category 2.39% 1.46% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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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
251 206 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.72% 31.45% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 147 135
Average daily rate £350 £365 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £156 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.20 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -11.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £12.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £56.80 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) WorkSite
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (12.50%) WorkSite
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle