The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 39 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing Legal 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.53% 1.37% 1.70%
As % of the General category 1.30% 4.00% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
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£363 £478 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.08% +25.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £388 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £546 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-51.61% +93.75%
Legal
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
154 175 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.74% 34.25% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 115 37
Average daily rate £414 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £345 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £12.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the Bedfordshire region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Bedfordshire region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 1 £300 - 1
Legal
East of England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Legal.

1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Agresso
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) ACCA
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) CIMA
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) GIAC
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Agresso
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Release Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Product Owner
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) ERP
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) EAI
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) OWASP
3 1 (9.09%) Market Research
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ACCA
1 1 (9.09%) CIMA
1 1 (9.09%) GIAC
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP