Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 160 113
Rank change year-on-year +42 -47 +52
Contract jobs citing Legal 38 74 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.17% 1.08% 1.86%
As % of the General category 3.64% 3.45% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 107
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% -2.25%
10th Percentile £364 £319 £250
90th Percentile £845 £541 £522
England median daily rate £500 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.11
England median hourly rate £30.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +74.29% -30.00% +21.95%

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 1,043 2,147 2,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.14% 31.31% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 1,392 1,618
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £238
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 83 142
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.09 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.50% -0.96% -13.75%
10th Percentile £11.62 £12.52 £10.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate £26.81 £22.92 £22.57
% change year-on-year +17.00% +1.53% +4.81%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the Midlands

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legal in the Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Legal in the Midlands

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legal in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Legal in the Midlands

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Legal in the Midlands.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +50 33 £425 - 15
East Midlands +30 5 £463 +27.59% 11
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.05%) Banking
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Information Security
6 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
6 5 (13.16%) Retail Banking
6 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) Wealth Management
6 5 (13.16%) Learning Management System
6 5 (13.16%) C
6 5 (13.16%) German Language
6 5 (13.16%) QA
6 5 (13.16%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 4 (10.53%) Analytics
7 4 (10.53%) Innovative Thinking
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Azure
1 2 (5.26%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.63%) CTI
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) H.323
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) Multicast
2 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) PBX
2 1 (2.63%) Skype
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Power BI
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) OLAP
2 1 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) German Language
3 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.89%) Automotive
6 2 (5.26%) Retail
7 1 (2.63%) Advertising
7 1 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (2.63%) Publishing
7 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Data Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Responder
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Security Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Report Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SOC Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) MDX
2 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Learning Management System
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Signage
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) IPTV
4 1 (2.63%) IVR
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.63%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.79%) Information Security
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Wealth Management
6 4 (10.53%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Innovative Thinking
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 2 (5.26%) Copywriting
8 2 (5.26%) Digital Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) CCNP
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) GDPR
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Avaya
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) F5
3 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Juniper
3 1 (2.63%) Mitel
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) SAP