Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 23 February 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 161 116
Rank change year-on-year +58 -45 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 83 32 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.74% 0.61% 1.34%
As % of the General category 6.47% 2.01% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 25
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £369 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -4.22% +18.46%
10th Percentile £195 £163 £284
90th Percentile £503 £571 £490
England median daily rate £445 £418 £425
% change year-on-year +6.59% -1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.11 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29% -6.85%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,283 1,590 1,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.86% 30.21% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 941 872
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £227 £250 £250
90th Percentile £573 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 70 76
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £23.98 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -4.10% -15.61%
10th Percentile £14.96 £10.75 £12.55
90th Percentile £43.90 £36.73 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +15.79%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the West Midlands

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the West Midlands

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the West Midlands

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the West Midlands

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Birmingham +28 39 £371 +0.68% 17
Coventry +15 8 £400 -18.37% 2
Shropshire +1 7 £425 -22.73% 1
Staffordshire - 5 £413 - 2
Solihull - 5 £210 - 2
Worcestershire +3 4 £195 -13.33%
Warwickshire -2 2 £380 +111.11% 12
Walsall - 1 £330 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Legal.

1 32 (38.55%) Finance
2 24 (28.92%) GDPR
3 17 (20.48%) Data Protection
4 16 (19.28%) Project Management
4 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.25%) Information Security
5 11 (13.25%) Publishing
6 10 (12.05%) Law
6 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (10.84%) SEO
7 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
8 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.43%) Migration
9 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
9 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
9 7 (8.43%) SQL
9 7 (8.43%) Information Governance
9 7 (8.43%) Regulatory Compliance
9 7 (8.43%) Analytics
9 7 (8.43%) Social Media
10 6 (7.23%) Data Governance
10 6 (7.23%) Oracle
10 6 (7.23%) SMS
11 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (6.02%) Change Management
11 5 (6.02%) Web Application Development
11 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.02%) SCCM

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 1 (1.20%) CMS
1 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) GitHub
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) SMS
2 4 (4.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) CTI
3 1 (1.20%) H.323
3 1 (1.20%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) PBX
3 1 (1.20%) Skype
3 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) EDRMS
1 2 (2.41%) Essbase
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.20%) Power BI
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 32 (38.55%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Publishing
3 10 (12.05%) Law
4 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Automotive
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Hindi Language
6 1 (1.20%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.20%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Analyst
2 12 (14.46%) Content Designer
2 12 (14.46%) Designer
3 11 (13.25%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Data Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Information Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Digital Content Designer
8 3 (3.61%) Digital Designer
8 3 (3.61%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) GDPR Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Migration Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Asset Management Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Finance Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Finance Project Manager
9 2 (2.41%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
1 2 (2.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) JSON
2 1 (1.20%) LDAP
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.43%) Social Media
3 3 (3.61%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.61%) FMCG
3 3 (3.61%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.41%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) IVR
5 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) Data Protection
2 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.28%) Project Management
3 11 (13.25%) Information Security
4 9 (10.84%) SEO
5 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.43%) Analytics
6 7 (8.43%) Information Governance
6 7 (8.43%) Migration
6 7 (8.43%) Regulatory Compliance
6 7 (8.43%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.23%) Data Governance
8 5 (6.02%) Change Management
8 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.82%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) ISEB
2 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.41%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) CIPD
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.92%) GDPR
2 3 (3.61%) PMO
2 3 (3.61%) QA
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) Citrix
4 3 (3.61%) Ivanti
4 3 (3.61%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Adobe
5 2 (2.41%) Autodesk
5 2 (2.41%) Snow
5 2 (2.41%) Symantec
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Aderant
6 1 (1.20%) Avaya
6 1 (1.20%) Capita
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Epicor
6 1 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Reuters