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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 95 63 87
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Contract jobs citing Legal 23 51 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 2.34% 0.98%
As % of the General category 3.00% 7.14% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 12
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£393 £258 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.42% -17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £104 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £463 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.03%
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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
766 714 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.71% 32.71% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 331 227
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 52 86
Average hourly rate £29.41 £16.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.58% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -12 8 £393 +137.87% 1
Coventry -22 4 £208 -36.15% 1
Shropshire -12 3 £400 - 3
Solihull +6 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (21.43%) MS Office
3 12 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 12 (21.43%) Finance
3 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
5 8 (14.29%) Law
6 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) Workflow
8 5 (8.93%) Publishing
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) CMDB
8 5 (8.93%) WorkSite
8 5 (8.93%) Citrix
8 5 (8.93%) Progress
8 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL
9 4 (7.14%) HTML
9 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.14%) SLA
9 4 (7.14%) Web Development
9 4 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.36%) Banking
10 3 (5.36%) Validation
10 3 (5.36%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (8.93%) WorkSite
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Lync
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP BPC
1 3 (5.36%) Eikon
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) RNC
2 2 (3.57%) LDAP
2 2 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SAP BW
1 3 (5.36%) SAP BI
1 3 (5.36%) MySQL
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.29%) Law
4 5 (8.93%) Publishing
5 3 (5.36%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Automotive
6 1 (1.79%) Front Office
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.36%) Auditor
5 3 (5.36%) Website Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) SAP Architect
6 2 (3.57%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Information Governance Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) Governance Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) CSS
2 3 (5.36%) REST
2 3 (5.36%) D3.js
2 3 (5.36%) Flot
3 2 (3.57%) XMPP
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) XSD
4 1 (1.79%) XSLT
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.93%) CMDB
3 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.36%) Open Source
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.36%) SUSE
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) Project Management
1 6 (10.71%) Workflow
2 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL
3 4 (7.14%) Web Development
4 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
4 3 (5.36%) Data Validation
4 3 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.36%) Validation
4 3 (5.36%) Web Design
4 3 (5.36%) Microservices
5 2 (3.57%) Information Governance
5 2 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) MiFID
2 1 (1.79%) FATCA
2 1 (1.79%) EMIR
2 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Citrix
2 5 (8.93%) Progress
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.36%) Reuters
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Software AG
5 1 (1.79%) Nokia
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Nintex
5 1 (1.79%) webMethods
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