Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 136 116
Rank change year-on-year +28 -20 +20
Contract jobs citing Legal 83 39 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.70% 0.90% 1.47%
As % of the General category 6.64% 3.00% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 41
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%
10th Percentile £250 £234 £265
90th Percentile £525 £500 £513
England median daily rate £441 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.94% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.11 - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £20.74
% change year-on-year +45.45% -20.45% +16.86%

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 1,250 1,300 1,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 25.55% 29.97% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 770 864
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £227
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 68 48
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +17.65% -24.36%
10th Percentile £12.20 £13.00 £12.18
90th Percentile £40.25 £50.45 £38.83
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.31% +16.11%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -2 29 £403 +0.63% 11
Shropshire -2 17 £250 -33.33% 1
Staffordshire +7 8 £425 +6.25% 1
Warwickshire +3 8 £481 +171.13% 4
Solihull - 4 £243 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £475 - 3
Coventry -20 3 £400 -8.57%
Wolverhampton -2 2 £500 +17.65%
Walsall - 1 - -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 19 (22.89%) Project Management
3 16 (19.28%) GDPR
4 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (13.25%) Publishing
6 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.05%) Data Protection
8 9 (10.84%) SEO
8 9 (10.84%) Information Security
9 8 (9.64%) Change Management
9 8 (9.64%) Migration
9 8 (9.64%) Law
9 8 (9.64%) SAP
9 8 (9.64%) Degree
9 8 (9.64%) Social Media
10 7 (8.43%) Web Application Development
10 7 (8.43%) Information Governance
10 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
10 7 (8.43%) Power BI
10 7 (8.43%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (7.23%) Regulatory Compliance
11 6 (7.23%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (7.23%) Records Management
11 6 (7.23%) Business Continuity
11 6 (7.23%) Retail

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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Documentum
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.20%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.20%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.02%) Office 365
3 4 (4.82%) OneDrive
3 4 (4.82%) Yammer
4 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Skype
2 3 (3.61%) SMS
3 2 (2.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) Power BI
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) Endeca
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 30 (36.14%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Publishing
3 8 (9.64%) Law
4 6 (7.23%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Hindi Language
6 1 (1.20%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.20%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Analyst
2 12 (14.46%) Content Designer
2 12 (14.46%) Designer
3 7 (8.43%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Change Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) HR Manager
6 4 (4.82%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Performance Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Records Manager
7 3 (3.61%) SAP Change Manager
7 3 (3.61%) SAP Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Security Manager
7 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) Angular 2
3 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.20%) JSON
3 1 (1.20%) LAMP
3 1 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.20%) Spring
3 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.64%) Social Media
3 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.41%) FMCG
5 2 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) EPoS
6 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.41%) CentOS
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Project Management
2 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.05%) Data Protection
5 9 (10.84%) Information Security
5 9 (10.84%) SEO
6 8 (9.64%) Change Management
6 8 (9.64%) Migration
7 7 (8.43%) Information Governance
7 7 (8.43%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (8.43%) Web Application Development
8 6 (7.23%) Business Continuity
8 6 (7.23%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.23%) Records Management
8 6 (7.23%) Regulatory Compliance
9 5 (6.02%) Performance Management
9 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) Java
2 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) CIPD
3 3 (3.61%) ISEB
3 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) CISA
5 1 (1.20%) HNC
5 1 (1.20%) HND
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) GDPR
2 5 (6.02%) PMO
3 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.41%) ISO 22301
4 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 2 (2.41%) QA
4 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.20%) COBIT
5 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) iptables
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SCCM
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.41%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.41%) SELinux
4 1 (1.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) SAP
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) IBM
3 3 (3.61%) Ivanti
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) Adobe
4 2 (2.41%) Autodesk
4 2 (2.41%) Citrix
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.41%) Snow
4 2 (2.41%) Symantec
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) hybris
5 1 (1.20%) Pega
5 1 (1.20%) Siebel
5 1 (1.20%) Tableau