Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 181 138
Rank change year-on-year +43 -43 -13
Contract jobs citing Legal 108 70 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.37% 0.78% 1.25%
As % of the General category 4.64% 2.44% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 42 54
Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £206 £174 £269
90th Percentile £525 £598 £491
England median daily rate £450 £404 £425
% change year-on-year +11.46% -5.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Midlands median hourly rate £17.11 - £9.00
10th Percentile £16.34 - £8.50
90th Percentile £18.27 - £9.50
England median hourly rate £24.31 £21.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year +11.75% +64.15% -28.38%

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 2,329 2,870 2,643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 29.48% 32.16% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,452 1,827 1,559
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £225 £240
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 103 137
Midlands median hourly rate £26.07 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -18.60% -25.06%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.04 £12.27
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.20 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +15.56%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +29 75 £375 -8.54% 38
East Midlands +13 32 £375 +9.09% 16
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Legal.

1 43 (39.81%) Finance
2 26 (24.07%) GDPR
3 21 (19.44%) Project Management
4 20 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.52%) Data Protection
5 17 (15.74%) SEO
6 16 (14.81%) Information Security
7 15 (13.89%) Oracle
8 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
8 13 (12.04%) Banking
9 12 (11.11%) Marketing
9 12 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (10.19%) Publishing
11 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.26%) Content Management
11 10 (9.26%) Analytics
12 9 (8.33%) Migration
12 9 (8.33%) CMS
13 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
13 8 (7.41%) SQL
13 8 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (6.48%) Data Migration
14 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (6.48%) Change Management
14 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
14 7 (6.48%) Law
15 6 (5.56%) SAP
15 6 (5.56%) Active Directory

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 9 (8.33%) CMS
2 4 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.85%) Simulink
4 1 (0.93%) InVision
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.93%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.93%) SAP GTS
1 1 (0.93%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.93%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) GitHub
1 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) CTI
1 4 (3.70%) Firewall
1 4 (3.70%) H.323
1 4 (3.70%) LDAP
1 4 (3.70%) PBX
1 4 (3.70%) Skype
1 4 (3.70%) SMS
1 4 (3.70%) Unified Communications
1 4 (3.70%) VoIP
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) ATM
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.85%) Essbase
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.85%) Spotfire
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.93%) GIS
4 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (39.81%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Banking
3 12 (11.11%) Marketing
4 11 (10.19%) Publishing
5 7 (6.48%) Law
6 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.70%) Retail
7 3 (2.78%) Automotive
8 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (16.67%) Analyst
2 12 (11.11%) Content Designer
2 12 (11.11%) Designer
3 11 (10.19%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.19%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.63%) Architect
4 5 (4.63%) Content Editor
4 5 (4.63%) Digital Content Designer
4 5 (4.63%) Digital Content Editor
4 5 (4.63%) Digital Designer
4 5 (4.63%) Digital Editor
4 5 (4.63%) Digital Executive
4 5 (4.63%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 5 (4.63%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (4.63%) Marketing Executive
4 5 (4.63%) Security Manager
4 5 (4.63%) Web Content Editor
4 5 (4.63%) Web Content Executive
4 5 (4.63%) Web Editor
4 5 (4.63%) Web Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) HTML
1 4 (3.70%) XMPP
2 3 (2.78%) CSS
2 3 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.93%) Aurelia
3 1 (0.93%) CSS3
3 1 (0.93%) HTML5
3 1 (0.93%) J2EE
3 1 (0.93%) jQuery
3 1 (0.93%) MDX
3 1 (0.93%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.93%) REST
3 1 (0.93%) SOAP
3 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.63%) Social Media
4 4 (3.70%) FMCG
4 4 (3.70%) IVR
5 3 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (2.78%) NHS
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.44%) Project Management
2 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.52%) Data Protection
2 20 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (15.74%) SEO
4 16 (14.81%) Information Security
5 12 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.26%) Analytics
6 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.26%) Content Management
7 9 (8.33%) Migration
8 8 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.48%) Change Management
9 7 (6.48%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
10 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (4.63%) Information Governance
11 5 (4.63%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) C
2 2 (1.85%) C#
2 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.93%) ABAP
3 1 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.70%) CISA
2 4 (3.70%) CISM
2 4 (3.70%) CISSP
2 4 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 4 (3.70%) PCI QSA
3 2 (1.85%) ISEB
3 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.85%) PMP
4 1 (0.93%) CIPD
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.07%) GDPR
2 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.70%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.78%) PMO
5 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 2 (1.85%) QA
6 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (1.85%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Oracle
2 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.56%) SAP
4 5 (4.63%) IBM
5 4 (3.70%) Avaya
5 4 (3.70%) Cisco
6 3 (2.78%) Citrix
7 2 (1.85%) Adobe
7 2 (1.85%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.85%) Google
7 2 (1.85%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.85%) Snow
7 2 (1.85%) Symantec
7 2 (1.85%) Tableau
7 2 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.93%) Capita
8 1 (0.93%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.93%) iManage