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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
England / West Midlands
Rank 96 80 99
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19  
Contract jobs citing Legal 22 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.71% 0.88%
As % of the General category 3.17% 6.75% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 10
Median daily rate £394 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £266 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.51% +95.00%  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 693 681 753
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.07% 25.38% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 397 378
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 62
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.81 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.70% -31.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £39.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +2 6 £450 - 1
Birmingham -13 6 £400 +11.11% 8
Warwickshire -9 4 £178 -56.30% 1
Shropshire +29 1 £375 -22.36%
Halesowen - 1 £380 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £425 - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Legal.

1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (17.14%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) PMO
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) Banking
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) Intranet
5 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (11.43%) MS Office
5 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 4 (11.43%) Coaching
6 3 (8.57%) User Stories
6 3 (8.57%) Law
6 3 (8.57%) Compliance Management
6 3 (8.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 3 (8.57%) Behavioural Change
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Use Case
6 3 (8.57%) Data Protection

Legal
Top Related 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.86%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Intranet
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.86%) DataStage
1 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.57%) Law
5 2 (5.71%) Publishing
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Automotive
6 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Project Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Commercial Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Compliance Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Content Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) Lucene
2 1 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (17.14%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Coaching
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 3 (8.57%) Behavioural Change
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) Compliance Management
5 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 3 (8.57%) Use Case
5 3 (8.57%) User Stories
6 2 (5.71%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) PMO
2 3 (8.57%) COSO
3 1 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (5.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) iManage
2 1 (2.86%) NetApp
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
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