Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for E-Discovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-Discovery over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 97 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 -17 -11
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.77% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.48% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Birmingham median daily rate £335 - £466
10th Percentile £273 - £378
90th Percentile £463 - £564
West Midlands median daily rate £335 - £466
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

E-Discovery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1257 1242 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.66% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 801 646
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.02%
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.84 £10.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £30.33 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

E-Discovery
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing E-Discovery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for E-Discovery in Birmingham

E-Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Discovery in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Discovery in Birmingham

E-Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Discovery in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Discovery in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing E-Discovery 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for E-Discovery.

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (16.67%) Lucene
5 2 (16.67%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
5 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) EDRMS
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
5 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Legal
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis

E-Discovery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (41.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) EDRMS
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (16.67%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Records Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FTK
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Nuix