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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 91 109 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Contract jobs citing Legal 46 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 0.62% 1.76%
As % of the General category 6.36% 2.14% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 13
Median daily rate £380 £385 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +113.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £324 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £435 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £371
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £15.25 £17.61
% change year-on-year
+155.73% -13.40%
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
723 796 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.12% 29.22% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 429 345
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 61 65
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +19 22 £300 -18.36% 8
Warwickshire - 9 £413 - 1
Worcestershire +1 6 £403 +81.30%
Shropshire -27 6 £417 +4.12%
Coventry -8 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 47 (59.49%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) MS Office
2 17 (21.52%) Business Analysis
3 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
4 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
5 13 (16.46%) PRINCE2
5 13 (16.46%) Project Management
6 12 (15.19%) ITIL
6 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.92%) Data Protection
8 10 (12.66%) Social Media
8 10 (12.66%) Web Application Development
8 10 (12.66%) Data Privacy
8 10 (12.66%) User Experience
8 10 (12.66%) QA
8 10 (12.66%) SEO
8 10 (12.66%) Risk Management
8 10 (12.66%) Law
8 10 (12.66%) Publishing
9 9 (11.39%) Degree
10 8 (10.13%) Web Usability
10 8 (10.13%) SLA
10 8 (10.13%) Windows
11 7 (8.86%) Oracle
11 7 (8.86%) MS Visio
11 7 (8.86%) Citrix
11 7 (8.86%) Service Management
11 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
12 6 (7.59%) Time Management
12 6 (7.59%) Change Management

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 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) MS Office
2 7 (8.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) Extranet
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 47 (59.49%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Law
2 10 (12.66%) Publishing
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Local Government
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Analyst
2 11 (13.92%) Designer
3 10 (12.66%) Content Designer
3 10 (12.66%) Project Manager
4 9 (11.39%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Governance Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Junior
6 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) IT Procurement Manager
7 3 (3.80%) PC Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Procurement Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
1 4 (5.06%) Ajax
1 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
1 4 (5.06%) Backbone.js
1 4 (5.06%) CSS
1 4 (5.06%) HTML
1 4 (5.06%) HTML5
1 4 (5.06%) jQuery
1 4 (5.06%) React
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.66%) Social Media
2 10 (12.66%) User Experience
3 6 (7.59%) PMI
4 5 (6.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (2.53%) iPad
6 2 (2.53%) iPhone
7 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Business Analysis
2 13 (16.46%) PRINCE2
2 13 (16.46%) Project Management
3 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) ITIL
4 11 (13.92%) Data Protection
5 10 (12.66%) Data Privacy
5 10 (12.66%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.66%) SEO
5 10 (12.66%) Web Application Development
6 8 (10.13%) Web Usability
7 7 (8.86%) Service Management
8 6 (7.59%) Change Management
8 6 (7.59%) Time Management
9 5 (6.33%) Change Control
9 5 (6.33%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.06%) Document Management
10 4 (5.06%) Information Security
10 4 (5.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) C#
2 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
2 6 (7.59%) PMP
3 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.53%) MOS
4 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) CIPD
5 1 (1.27%) CISM
5 1 (1.27%) CISMP
5 1 (1.27%) CISSP
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 8 (10.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) COSO
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) GAAP
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.27%) MiFID
3 1 (1.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) XenApp
2 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Citrix
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) iManage
4 3 (3.80%) Dell
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) Mitel
5 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Kronos
6 1 (1.27%) Lotus
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) webMethods
6 1 (1.27%) Zend