The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 101 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Legal 48 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.96% 0.87%
As % of the General category 5.59% 2.85% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 9
Median daily rate £450 £400 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £333 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £14.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -47.36%
Legal
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
858 807 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.06% 33.71% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 506 345
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 56
Median hourly rate £16.00 £31.44 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.10% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.28 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.80 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the West Midlands region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the West Midlands region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 13 £450 +12.50% 9
Shropshire -24 13 £350 -
Coventry -8 6 £500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £500 - 1
Staffordshire +1 4 £319 -25.00% 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Legal.

1 48 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.83%) Management Information System
4 18 (18.75%) SEO
5 16 (16.67%) Web Usability
6 15 (15.63%) Social Media
6 15 (15.63%) Web Application Development
6 15 (15.63%) Publishing
6 15 (15.63%) Project Management
6 15 (15.63%) User Experience
7 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 12 (12.50%) MS Office
8 12 (12.50%) ITIL
8 12 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
9 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.42%) QA
10 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.38%) Data Protection
11 9 (9.38%) Risk Management
11 9 (9.38%) Service Management
12 8 (8.33%) PMP
12 8 (8.33%) PMI Certification
12 8 (8.33%) Degree
13 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
13 7 (7.29%) Data Privacy
13 7 (7.29%) ITIL V3
13 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
13 7 (7.29%) Law
14 6 (6.25%) SQL

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) CMS
2 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Office
2 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.04%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) GitHub
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) Boomi
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Extranet
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (1.04%) Power BI
2 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 48 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Publishing
3 7 (7.29%) Law
4 5 (5.21%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Local Government
6 1 (1.04%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.79%) Content Designer
1 19 (19.79%) Designer
2 17 (17.71%) Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.29%) IT Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Commercial Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 6 (6.25%) Finance Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Finance Project Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Vendor Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Governance Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Junior
8 3 (3.13%) PC Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) Ajax
2 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.08%) Backbone.js
2 2 (2.08%) CSS
2 2 (2.08%) HTML5
2 2 (2.08%) jQuery
2 2 (2.08%) React
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.04%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 15 (15.63%) Social Media
2 15 (15.63%) User Experience
3 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) PMI
5 4 (4.17%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) SEO
3 16 (16.67%) Web Usability
4 15 (15.63%) Project Management
4 15 (15.63%) Web Application Development
5 12 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 12 (12.50%) ITIL
6 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.38%) Data Protection
7 9 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.38%) Service Management
8 7 (7.29%) Data Privacy
8 7 (7.29%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.25%) Migration
9 6 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 5 (5.21%) Business Development
10 5 (5.21%) Change Control
10 5 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.21%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) C#
2 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.04%) ABAP
3 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
1 8 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 8 (8.33%) PMP
2 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.08%) MOS
6 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.04%) CIPD
6 1 (1.04%) CISA
6 1 (1.04%) CISM
6 1 (1.04%) CISSP
6 1 (1.04%) CRISC
6 1 (1.04%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.04%) COBIT
4 1 (1.04%) COSO
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.04%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.04%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.04%) XenApp
2 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) SCOM
2 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) HP
3 5 (5.21%) SAP
4 3 (3.13%) Citrix
4 3 (3.13%) Dell
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco
6 1 (1.04%) EMC
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) Lotus
6 1 (1.04%) NetApp
6 1 (1.04%) Zend