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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 40 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Legal 17 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.56% 3.03% 2.30%
As % of the General category 8.02% 7.44% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 10
Average daily rate £338 £211 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.76% -15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £123 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £373 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+118.60% +38.70%
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
212 242 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.88% 40.67% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 134 127
Average daily rate £375 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £6.84 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 22 (64.71%) MS Office
3 18 (52.94%) Law
3 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 17 (50.00%) Windows
5 16 (47.06%) Citrix
5 16 (47.06%) Blackberry
5 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 16 (47.06%) iManage
6 14 (41.18%) Windows XP
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL
8 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
9 6 (17.65%) Project Management
10 5 (14.71%) Service Management
10 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
10 5 (14.71%) QA
11 4 (11.76%) Data Privacy
11 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
11 4 (11.76%) Change Management
12 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
12 3 (8.82%) SQL
12 3 (8.82%) SLA
12 3 (8.82%) Cisco
12 3 (8.82%) SCCM
12 3 (8.82%) Time Management
13 2 (5.88%) iPhone
13 2 (5.88%) jQuery
13 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
13 2 (5.88%) iPad

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (64.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) Extranet
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 18 (52.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Service Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (35.29%) Legal Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) IT Support
8 1 (2.94%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Project Governance Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Service Improvement Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) Ajax
1 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) HTML5
1 2 (5.88%) jQuery
1 2 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 14 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (14.71%) Service Management
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Privacy
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) ITSM
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) MVC
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.88%) PMP
1 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Citrix
1 16 (47.06%) iManage
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Mitel
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Kronos
5 1 (2.94%) Lotus
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) VMware