Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 115 151
Rank change year-on-year -44 +36 -32
Contract jobs citing Legal 50 74 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 1.51% 1.04%
As % of the General category 4.27% 5.40% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 57 32
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £221 £300
90th Percentile £528 £517 £634
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.25 £26.40 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.36% +17.33% +50.00%

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 1,171 1,370 1,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.53% 27.90% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 844 1,079
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £280 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 61
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.16 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.21% +88.47% -43.86%
10th Percentile £10.77 £13.56 £10.65
90th Percentile £42.75 £45.48 £40.30
England median hourly rate £23.83 £26.44 £24.44
% change year-on-year -9.89% +8.18% -2.24%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -19 17 £438 +16.67% 26
Shropshire -42 14 £516 +21.47% 2
Staffordshire -12 7 £438 +9.38% 7
Coventry -13 6 £419 +8.06% 3
Warwickshire +10 5 £315 -18.18% 2
Worcestershire -5 2 - - 8
Walsall -3 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) SEO
5 8 (16.00%) ERP
6 7 (14.00%) SAP
6 7 (14.00%) Social Media
6 7 (14.00%) Data Protection
6 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (12.00%) User Experience
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Publishing
8 5 (10.00%) Change Management
8 5 (10.00%) Oracle
8 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (10.00%) Web Usability
8 5 (10.00%) Retail
8 5 (10.00%) User Stories
8 5 (10.00%) GDPR
9 4 (8.00%) IFRS
9 4 (8.00%) Contract Management
9 4 (8.00%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (8.00%) Decision-Making
9 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.00%) Revenue Recognition
9 4 (8.00%) Prototyping
9 4 (8.00%) SAP CO
9 4 (8.00%) Logistics

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 (4.00%) Documentum
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP CO
1 4 (8.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (8.00%) SAP PS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) OLAP
2 1 (2.00%) Power BI
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Publishing
3 5 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (8.00%) Back Office
5 2 (4.00%) Dutch Language
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Economy
6 1 (2.00%) Japanese Language
6 1 (2.00%) Korean Language
6 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Content Designer
1 10 (20.00%) Designer
2 9 (18.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) SAP CS Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) SAP PS Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Vendor Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Compliance Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Data Compliance Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Data Compliance Officer
6 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Officer
6 2 (4.00%) GDPR Officer
6 2 (4.00%) GDPR Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.00%) Social Media
2 6 (12.00%) User Experience
3 4 (8.00%) FMCG
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Project Management
3 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (16.00%) ERP
4 8 (16.00%) SEO
5 7 (14.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (10.00%) Change Management
6 5 (10.00%) User Stories
6 5 (10.00%) Web Usability
7 4 (8.00%) Contract Management
7 4 (8.00%) Decision-Making
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
7 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.00%) Prototyping
7 4 (8.00%) Revenue Recognition
7 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) ABAP
2 1 (2.00%) C
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) APMP
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) GDPR
2 4 (8.00%) IFRS
3 1 (2.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) SAP
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.00%) OpenText
4 1 (2.00%) Pega