Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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.

Legal
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 141 118
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23 +17
Contract jobs citing Legal 70 65 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.05% 1.10%
As % of the General category 5.09% 3.57% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 27
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £195 £300 £309
90th Percentile £521 £630 £474
England median daily rate £450 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £14.25
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +9.52% +33.33% -18.18%

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 1375 1820 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.41% 29.52% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1129 957
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £219 £250 £245
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 64 111
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £17.63 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.05% -38.16% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.56 £10.68 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.48 £42.43 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 +25 38 £375 -14.29% 6
Shropshire +2 6 £425 -22.73%
Coventry +15 5 £375 -29.25%
Staffordshire +11 5 £400 +17.65% 1
Warwickshire +2 3 £385 -33.04%
Worcestershire - 3 £195 -
Walsall - 1 £330 -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.86%) Publishing
4 15 (21.43%) SEO
5 14 (20.00%) GDPR
6 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
6 13 (18.57%) Project Management
7 9 (12.86%) Information Security
8 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.43%) Social Media
8 8 (11.43%) Analytics
8 8 (11.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (10.00%) User Stories
9 7 (10.00%) Web Analytics
9 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (10.00%) Oracle
9 7 (10.00%) SAP
10 6 (8.57%) LDAP
10 6 (8.57%) Internet
10 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
10 6 (8.57%) Banking
11 5 (7.14%) Skype
11 5 (7.14%) Runbook
11 5 (7.14%) XMPP
11 5 (7.14%) Skype for Business
11 5 (7.14%) Unified Communications
11 5 (7.14%) Migration
11 5 (7.14%) IVR
11 5 (7.14%) CTI

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 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.43%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Internet
1 6 (8.57%) LDAP
2 5 (7.14%) CTI
2 5 (7.14%) H.323
2 5 (7.14%) PBX
2 5 (7.14%) Skype
2 5 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 5 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Essbase
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.43%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 16 (22.86%) Publishing
3 6 (8.57%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Automotive
5 2 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Local Government
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Designer
2 16 (22.86%) Content Designer
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.43%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Digital Content Designer
6 6 (8.57%) Digital Designer
7 4 (5.71%) Data Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Communications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.86%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) GDPR Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Lync Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Digital Content Designer
9 2 (2.86%) Web Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) XMPP
2 1 (1.43%) J2EE
2 1 (1.43%) jQuery
2 1 (1.43%) Lucene
2 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Social Media
2 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.14%) IVR
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.29%) FMCG
5 3 (4.29%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.86%) NHS
7 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) SEO
3 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
3 13 (18.57%) Project Management
4 9 (12.86%) Information Security
5 8 (11.43%) Analytics
5 8 (11.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.00%) User Stories
6 7 (10.00%) Web Analytics
7 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.14%) Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Runbook
7 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.71%) Change Management
8 4 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (5.71%) Data Governance
8 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.29%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) C
2 2 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) CISSP
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) CIPD
3 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.43%) PMP
3 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) GDPR
2 4 (5.71%) PMO
3 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.43%) COBIT
4 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) FTK
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) SAP
3 5 (7.14%) Avaya
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix
5 1 (1.43%) Epicor
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Nuix
5 1 (1.43%) Reuters