Period
to 23 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 101 151
Rank change year-on-year -42 +50 -40
Contract jobs citing Legal 59 89 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.86% 0.70%
As % of the General category 5.51% 6.86% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 27
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -1.94%
10th Percentile £313 £204 £167
90th Percentile £479 £504 £533
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £17.11 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.79 £22.90
% change year-on-year -6.87% -17.95% +20.62%

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 1,071 1,298 1,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.50% 27.06% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 763 888
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £270 £241 £246
90th Percentile £588 £580 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 67 73
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +19.57% +12.20%
10th Percentile £12.20 £15.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £36.25
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.23% +6.00% -1.96%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +7 29 £388 +10.71% 19
Warwickshire +11 7 £308 -37.56% 6
Shropshire -46 7 £425 +70.00% 7
Coventry -17 6 £388 -3.13% 4
Solihull +3 3 £450 +114.29% 1
Staffordshire -7 2 £438 +3.86% 5
Worcestershire -10 2 £550 +182.05% 3
Wolverhampton +3 1 £400 - 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) Data Protection
4 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) SAP
4 10 (16.95%) ERP
5 7 (11.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.86%) SAP FI
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle
5 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
5 7 (11.86%) SAP CO
5 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (11.86%) Open Source
5 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (11.86%) Revenue Recognition
5 7 (11.86%) Data Science
6 6 (10.17%) Information Security
6 6 (10.17%) Windows
6 6 (10.17%) SAP PS
6 6 (10.17%) ISEB
6 6 (10.17%) Project Management
7 5 (8.47%) Firewall
7 5 (8.47%) Back Office
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Internet
7 5 (8.47%) Python
7 5 (8.47%) .NET

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 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) SAP CO
1 7 (11.86%) SAP FI
1 7 (11.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (10.17%) SAP PS
3 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.39%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Scribe Online
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
1 5 (8.47%) Internet
1 5 (8.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) EDRMS
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (5.08%) SQLPlus
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.08%) Toad
4 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Back Office
3 3 (5.08%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Analyst
1 9 (15.25%) Consultant
2 8 (13.56%) Tester
3 7 (11.86%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (10.17%) Content Designer
4 6 (10.17%) Designer
5 5 (8.47%) Developer
5 5 (8.47%) IT Manager
5 5 (8.47%) SAP CS Consultant
5 5 (8.47%) SAP PS Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Tester
7 3 (5.08%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Forensic Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.08%) Vendor Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
1 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
1 5 (8.47%) CSS
2 4 (6.78%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Social Media
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.39%) FMCG
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) Data Protection
3 10 (16.95%) ERP
4 7 (11.86%) Data Science
4 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
4 7 (11.86%) Open Source
4 7 (11.86%) Revenue Recognition
4 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.17%) Information Security
5 6 (10.17%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Contract Management
6 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.47%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (8.47%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.47%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.47%) Python
3 4 (6.78%) ABAP
4 3 (5.08%) C
4 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.08%) SQL
5 2 (3.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) ISEB
2 4 (6.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (5.08%) SANS
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) GCFA
4 2 (3.39%) GCFE
4 2 (3.39%) GREM
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.69%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.69%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) IFRS
2 4 (6.78%) GDPR
3 3 (5.08%) QA
4 1 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.08%) EnCase
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) SAP
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco
4 3 (5.08%) Cellebrite
4 3 (5.08%) Nuix
5 1 (1.69%) Workday