Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 126 135
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing Legal 68 52 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.33% 1.16% 1.33%
As % of the General category 5.46% 4.02% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 43
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £333 £287
90th Percentile £528 £519 £595
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% +9.09%

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 1,246 1,293 1,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.34% 28.73% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 787 1,081
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £238 £234
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 55
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £30.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.90% +41.86% -20.77%
10th Percentile £10.79 £13.70 £10.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.40 £43.15
England median hourly rate £24.50 £25.50 £23.72
% change year-on-year -3.92% +7.53% +3.11%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Shropshire -23 22 £360 -7.10% 4
Birmingham -24 16 £425 +6.25% 31
Staffordshire +4 13 £438 +9.38% 6
Warwickshire +12 5 £438 -22.22% 13
Coventry -10 5 £400 - 7
Worcestershire - 5 £475 - 12
Wolverhampton -1 1 £500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £275 -
Walsall - 1 - - 7
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Project Management
3 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.65%) SAP
5 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.76%) Change Management
7 8 (11.76%) Publishing
7 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.29%) Decision-Making
8 7 (10.29%) Power BI
8 7 (10.29%) SEO
8 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
8 7 (10.29%) Degree
9 6 (8.82%) Performance Management
9 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.82%) User Experience
9 6 (8.82%) Social Media
9 6 (8.82%) ERP
9 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
9 6 (8.82%) Migration
9 6 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (8.82%) Retail
9 6 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (8.82%) PMO
9 6 (8.82%) GDPR
10 5 (7.35%) Collaborative Working

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 3 (4.41%) Documentum
1 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.47%) Appian
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 4 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 4 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (5.88%) SAP PS
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.47%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) OneDrive
2 3 (4.41%) Yammer
3 2 (2.94%) GitHub
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Power BI
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) Endeca
4 1 (1.47%) OLAP
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Publishing
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.47%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.47%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Content Designer
2 10 (14.71%) Designer
2 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Change Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) HR Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) SAP CS Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) SAP PS Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Performance Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) SAP Change Manager
7 3 (4.41%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) Angular 2
2 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.47%) LAMP
2 1 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.47%) Middleware
2 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Social Media
2 6 (8.82%) User Experience
3 4 (5.88%) FMCG
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) CentOS
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
1 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Project Management
2 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.76%) Change Management
5 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (10.29%) Decision-Making
6 7 (10.29%) SEO
7 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
7 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.82%) ERP
7 6 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (8.82%) Migration
7 6 (8.82%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.35%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (7.35%) Information Security
8 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.35%) User Stories
8 5 (7.35%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) ABAP
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) CIPD
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) APMP
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) GDPR
1 6 (8.82%) PMO
2 4 (5.88%) IFRS
3 2 (2.94%) ISO 22301
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) iptables
2 1 (1.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.94%) SELinux
3 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Pega
3 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.47%) hybris
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) OpenText
4 1 (1.47%) Siebel
4 1 (1.47%) Tableau