Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Legal
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 86 54
Rank change year-on-year +25 -32 +16
Contract jobs citing Legal 38 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.40% 1.32% 2.28%
As % of the General category 7.54% 4.10% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 14
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £224 £320 £313
90th Percentile £505 £638 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £14.25

Legal is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 504 488 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.84% 32.23% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 336 309
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £218 £250 £247
90th Percentile £538 £575 £527
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -18.56% +20.35%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Birmingham

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Birmingham

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Birmingham

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Legal.

1 15 (39.47%) Finance
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Publishing
3 9 (23.68%) SEO
4 8 (21.05%) Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) Web Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
6 6 (15.79%) LDAP
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) Internet
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 6 (15.79%) GDPR
7 5 (13.16%) Runbook
7 5 (13.16%) XMPP
7 5 (13.16%) Skype
7 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
7 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
7 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
7 5 (13.16%) Banking
7 5 (13.16%) H.323
7 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) Information Security
7 5 (13.16%) IVR
7 5 (13.16%) Cisco
7 5 (13.16%) PBX
7 5 (13.16%) VoIP
7 5 (13.16%) CTI
7 5 (13.16%) Avaya
7 5 (13.16%) Oracle

Legal
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 (13.16%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
1 6 (15.79%) LDAP
2 5 (13.16%) CTI
2 5 (13.16%) H.323
2 5 (13.16%) PBX
2 5 (13.16%) Skype
2 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
2 5 (13.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Essbase
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Publishing
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Designer
2 10 (26.32%) Content Designer
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Digital Content Designer
3 6 (15.79%) Digital Designer
4 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Communications Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Digital Content Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Digital Designer
8 1 (2.63%) GDPR Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) XMPP
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) Lucene
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) IVR
2 4 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Social Media
4 2 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) SEO
3 8 (21.05%) Analytics
4 7 (18.42%) Web Analytics
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
6 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.16%) Information Security
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Runbook
7 4 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) Practice Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
9 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
1 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.63%) PMP
1 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) FTK
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Avaya
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
4 1 (2.63%) Nuix
4 1 (2.63%) Reuters