Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 172 122
Rank change year-on-year +30 -50 +22
Contract jobs citing Legal 106 97 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.30% 0.99% 1.29%
As % of the General category 4.26% 3.13% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 53 64
Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £206 £300 £269
90th Percentile £525 £630 £534
England median daily rate £450 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Midlands median hourly rate - - £13.50
England median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.20% +36.67% -22.08%

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 2490 3097 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.63% 31.54% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1559 2014 1720
Midlands median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £232 £250 £245
90th Percentile £561 £575 £554
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 95 144
Midlands median hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.86% -23.08% -20.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.76 £11.48
90th Percentile £45.43 £43.55 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
% change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +39 70 £375 -15.49% 5
East Midlands +13 36 £363 -7.05% 3
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Legal.

1 36 (33.96%) Finance
2 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.64%) Project Management
4 23 (21.70%) SEO
5 21 (19.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (16.98%) Publishing
6 18 (16.98%) Oracle
7 15 (14.15%) GDPR
8 14 (13.21%) Data Protection
9 13 (12.26%) Marketing
9 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
9 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.32%) Banking
11 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.43%) Analytics
11 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (8.49%) Internet
12 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (8.49%) Information Security
12 9 (8.49%) Content Management
13 8 (7.55%) Web Analytics
13 8 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (7.55%) CMS
13 8 (7.55%) SAP
13 8 (7.55%) User Stories
13 8 (7.55%) Social Media
13 8 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 7 (6.60%) SQL
14 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
14 7 (6.60%) Migration

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 8 (7.55%) CMS
2 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.83%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.94%) SAS
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.89%) Simulink
6 1 (0.94%) InVision
6 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.94%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.94%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.94%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) Internet
2 6 (5.66%) LDAP
3 5 (4.72%) CTI
3 5 (4.72%) H.323
3 5 (4.72%) PBX
3 5 (4.72%) Skype
3 5 (4.72%) Unified Communications
3 5 (4.72%) VoIP
4 4 (3.77%) Intranet
5 3 (2.83%) ATM
5 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.83%) GIS
3 3 (2.83%) MySQL
4 2 (1.89%) Essbase
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.89%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.83%) ReSharper
1 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.94%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 36 (33.96%) Finance
2 18 (16.98%) Publishing
3 13 (12.26%) Marketing
4 12 (11.32%) Banking
5 4 (3.77%) Law
5 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.83%) Automotive
7 2 (1.89%) Local Government
7 2 (1.89%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (16.04%) Analyst
1 17 (16.04%) Designer
2 16 (15.09%) Content Designer
3 13 (12.26%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.38%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) Content Editor
6 6 (5.66%) Architect
6 6 (5.66%) Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Digital Content Designer
6 6 (5.66%) Digital Content Editor
6 6 (5.66%) Digital Designer
6 6 (5.66%) Digital Editor
6 6 (5.66%) Digital Executive
6 6 (5.66%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 6 (5.66%) Marketing Executive
6 6 (5.66%) Web Content Editor
6 6 (5.66%) Web Editor
7 5 (4.72%) Web Content Executive
7 5 (4.72%) Web Marketing Executive
8 4 (3.77%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Web Services
1 5 (4.72%) XMPP
2 4 (3.77%) CSS
2 4 (3.77%) HTML
2 4 (3.77%) jQuery
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (2.83%) Aurelia
3 3 (2.83%) CSS3
3 3 (2.83%) HTML5
3 3 (2.83%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (2.83%) REST
3 3 (2.83%) SOAP
3 3 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (0.94%) Lucene
5 1 (0.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.55%) Social Media
3 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.72%) IVR
4 5 (4.72%) User Experience
5 4 (3.77%) FMCG
5 4 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.83%) NHS
7 2 (1.89%) Clustering
7 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Linux
1 3 (2.83%) Unix
2 2 (1.89%) Windows
3 1 (0.94%) Android
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) Project Management
3 23 (21.70%) SEO
4 21 (19.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.21%) Data Protection
6 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
7 10 (9.43%) Analytics
7 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.49%) Content Management
8 9 (8.49%) Information Security
9 8 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (7.55%) User Stories
9 8 (7.55%) Web Analytics
10 7 (6.60%) Migration
11 6 (5.66%) Change Management
11 6 (5.66%) Process Improvement
12 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.72%) Runbook
12 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) SQL
2 5 (4.72%) C#
3 2 (1.89%) C
3 2 (1.89%) Java
3 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.94%) ABAP
4 1 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.94%) Perl
4 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.94%) Python
4 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) CISSP
3 2 (1.89%) ISEB
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.94%) CIPD
4 1 (0.94%) CISA
4 1 (0.94%) CISM
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.94%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.94%) PMP
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) GDPR
2 5 (4.72%) PMO
3 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.89%) COBIT
4 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.94%) COSO
5 1 (0.94%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (0.94%) FTK
Vendors
1 18 (16.98%) Oracle
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.55%) SAP
4 5 (4.72%) Avaya
4 5 (4.72%) Cisco
5 3 (2.83%) IBM
6 2 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.89%) Percona
6 2 (1.89%) Tableau
7 1 (0.94%) Apple
7 1 (0.94%) Ariba
7 1 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix
7 1 (0.94%) Epicor
7 1 (0.94%) Google
7 1 (0.94%) Hitwise
7 1 (0.94%) HP
7 1 (0.94%) iManage
7 1 (0.94%) Nuix
7 1 (0.94%) Reuters