Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 21 October 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 146 167
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 -28
Contract jobs citing Legal 108 92 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.37% 1.17% 1.05%
As % of the General category 5.05% 3.73% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 53
Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £206 £295
90th Percentile £528 £506 £630
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 - -
England median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.22% +15.00% +35.59%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,137 2,466 2,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.02% 31.32% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,272 1,537 1,947
Midlands median daily rate £423 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £235 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 98
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £27.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.74% +33.33% -19.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.33 £8.76
90th Percentile £36.05 £52.50 £45.78
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.44 £23.72
% change year-on-year -11.12% +11.49% +3.11%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the Midlands

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the Midlands

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the Midlands

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the Midlands

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -22 56 £438 +11.46% 73
East Midlands +31 52 £400 +11.50% 45
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Legal.

1 50 (46.30%) Finance
2 25 (23.15%) Project Management
2 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.52%) Change Management
5 19 (17.59%) Information Security
6 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 17 (15.74%) Degree
8 16 (14.81%) SharePoint
9 15 (13.89%) SAP
9 15 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
11 12 (11.11%) Risk Management
12 11 (10.19%) User Experience
12 11 (10.19%) Decision-Making
13 10 (9.26%) Marketing
13 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
14 9 (8.33%) SQL
14 9 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (7.41%) K2 blackpearl
15 8 (7.41%) Contract Management
15 8 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (7.41%) Management Information System
15 8 (7.41%) Publishing
15 8 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (7.41%) C#

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 16 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.41%) K2 blackpearl
3 7 (6.48%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.78%) Documentum
5 2 (1.85%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) Appian
6 1 (0.93%) MindAlign
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.78%) InVision
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.78%) UserZoom
4 1 (0.93%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.70%) SAP FI
1 4 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (3.70%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.93%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.85%) GitHub
1 2 (1.85%) SaaS
1 2 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) DNS
1 2 (1.85%) Firewall
1 2 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.63%) Power BI
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) MySQL
6 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) OLAP
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) JIRA
2 3 (2.78%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.78%) ERwin
2 3 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 50 (46.30%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Marketing
3 8 (7.41%) Publishing
4 7 (6.48%) Retail
5 5 (4.63%) Law
6 4 (3.70%) Back Office
7 2 (1.85%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.93%) Automotive
8 1 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.93%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (19.44%) Project Manager
2 17 (15.74%) Analyst
3 12 (11.11%) Content Designer
3 12 (11.11%) Designer
4 9 (8.33%) Developer
5 5 (4.63%) Change Manager
5 5 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (4.63%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) Change Project Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Consultant
6 4 (3.70%) Data Modeller
6 4 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 4 (3.70%) Project Change Manager
6 4 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (3.70%) SAP CS Consultant
6 4 (3.70%) SAP PS Consultant
7 3 (2.78%) Information Assurance Officer
7 3 (2.78%) Senior Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) .NET
1 8 (7.41%) HTML
2 7 (6.48%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (2.78%) CSS
4 2 (1.85%) LAMP
5 1 (0.93%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) User Experience
3 8 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.56%) Social Media
5 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.63%) FMCG
6 3 (2.78%) CESG
6 3 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.85%) CMDB
7 2 (1.85%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.85%) PMI
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.93%) iPhone
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.70%) Android
2 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.78%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) CentOS
3 2 (1.85%) Linux
3 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.15%) Project Management
2 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.52%) Change Management
4 19 (17.59%) Information Security
5 15 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 11 (10.19%) Decision-Making
8 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.41%) Contract Management
10 8 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (6.48%) Analytics
11 7 (6.48%) Business Continuity
11 7 (6.48%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.48%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.48%) Prototyping
11 7 (6.48%) SEO
11 7 (6.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.33%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) C#
3 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.70%) ABAP
4 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) CISSP
3 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.85%) APMP
5 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.85%) HND
5 2 (1.85%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) CISA
6 1 (0.93%) CISM
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.93%) ISSEP
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 6 (5.56%) GDPR
2 5 (4.63%) PMO
3 4 (3.70%) IFRS
3 4 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.78%) QA
4 3 (2.78%) RMADS
5 2 (1.85%) COBIT
5 2 (1.85%) ISO 22301
5 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.85%) iptables
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) SCCM
1 2 (1.85%) SELinux
1 2 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) SAP
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) Adobe
4 2 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.85%) Pega
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.85%) Snow
5 1 (0.93%) Ariba
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) OpenText
5 1 (0.93%) Panasonic
5 1 (0.93%) Reuters
5 1 (0.93%) Siebel
5 1 (0.93%) Tableau