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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 53 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Legal 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.52% 1.35% 1.10%
As % of the General category 4.18% 4.09% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £780 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.06% +42.18%
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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
263 220 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.23% 32.88% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 135 104
Average daily rate £375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.73% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £31.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.90 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (30.00%) Progress
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (30.00%) CMDB
2 6 (30.00%) WorkSite
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Law
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
7 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Retail
7 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Social Media
7 1 (5.00%) Lync
7 1 (5.00%) Office 365

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (30.00%) WorkSite
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Content Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (30.00%) CMDB
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Content Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) B2B
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) BPMN
5 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Progress
1 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Reuters
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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