Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 61 75
Rank change year-on-year -21 +14 -6
Contract jobs citing Legal 16 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.10% 2.26% 1.77%
As % of the General category 4.28% 6.78% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 22
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £353 £280
90th Percentile £513 £506 £629
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 374 472 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.70% 33.29% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 325 383
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.33%
10th Percentile £285 £240 £214
90th Percentile £579 £550 £571
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.78 £10.38
90th Percentile £36.50 £53.75 £38.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -45.90% +41.86% -21.82%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Legal.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Retail
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) Power BI
4 5 (31.25%) Decision-Making
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (25.00%) BCP
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (25.00%) Business Forecasting
5 4 (25.00%) GDPR
5 4 (25.00%) PMO
5 4 (25.00%) Coaching
5 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (25.00%) FMCG
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management

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 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Power BI
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Decision-Making
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) BCP
3 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Business Forecasting
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 4 (25.00%) Logistics
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) GDPR
1 4 (25.00%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Tableau