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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 96 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Legal 49 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.12% 0.75%
As % of the General category 5.23% 3.37% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £324 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -36.95%
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
937 832 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.95% 33.39% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 514 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 53
Median hourly rate £15.25 £31.44 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.49% -0.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.35 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.95 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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 August 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 August 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
Shropshire -9 15 - - 2
Birmingham -10 15 £450 +12.50% 14
Staffordshire +1 5 £340 -12.25% 1
Coventry -15 5 £500 +56.25%
Warwickshire - 4 £575 - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (42.53%) Finance
2 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.44%) Management Information System
4 21 (24.14%) SEO
4 21 (24.14%) Web Usability
5 20 (22.99%) Web Application Development
5 20 (22.99%) User Experience
5 20 (22.99%) Publishing
6 18 (20.69%) Social Media
7 14 (16.09%) Project Management
8 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
8 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.64%) QA
9 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (11.49%) Risk Management
9 10 (11.49%) Business Analysis
9 10 (11.49%) ITIL
10 9 (10.34%) PMI Certification
10 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.34%) MS Office
11 8 (9.20%) PMP
11 8 (9.20%) Service Management
11 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
12 7 (8.05%) Data Protection
12 7 (8.05%) ITIL V3
12 7 (8.05%) Degree
12 7 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (6.90%) Data Privacy
13 6 (6.90%) Security Testing
13 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared

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 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
1 1 (1.15%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.15%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) GitHub
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Boomi
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (1.15%) Power BI
2 1 (1.15%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 37 (42.53%) Finance
2 20 (22.99%) Publishing
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 5 (5.75%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Content Designer
1 24 (27.59%) Designer
2 13 (14.94%) Project Manager
3 12 (13.79%) Analyst
4 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Finance Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Commercial Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Finance Project Manager
6 4 (4.60%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Vendor Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Architect
7 3 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.45%) Governance Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Junior
7 3 (3.45%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.30%) Data Administrator
8 2 (2.30%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) HTML
2 4 (4.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.30%) Ajax
3 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.30%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.30%) CSS
3 2 (2.30%) HTML5
3 2 (2.30%) jQuery
3 2 (2.30%) React
4 1 (1.15%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.15%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Management Information System
2 20 (22.99%) User Experience
3 18 (20.69%) Social Media
4 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.90%) PMI
6 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
1 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
1 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.14%) SEO
2 21 (24.14%) Web Usability
3 20 (22.99%) Web Application Development
4 14 (16.09%) Project Management
5 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.49%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.49%) ITIL
6 10 (11.49%) Risk Management
7 8 (9.20%) Service Management
8 7 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (8.05%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.05%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.90%) Data Privacy
9 6 (6.90%) Migration
9 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.90%) Security Testing
10 5 (5.75%) Business Development
10 5 (5.75%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) C#
2 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.15%) ABAP
3 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 8 (9.20%) PMP
2 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
4 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.15%) CCAB
6 1 (1.15%) CIMA
6 1 (1.15%) CISA
6 1 (1.15%) CISM
6 1 (1.15%) CISSP
6 1 (1.15%) CRISC
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.15%) XenApp
2 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) SCCM
1 2 (2.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) SAP
3 5 (5.75%) HP
4 3 (3.45%) Citrix
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco
6 1 (1.15%) EMC
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) NetApp
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) Zend
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