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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 34 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.02% 1.28% 1.00%
As % of the General category 7.69% 3.16% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.03%
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
169 158 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.30% 40.51% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 99 44
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £248 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £20.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +81.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.50 £18.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

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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 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 7 £500 - 1
Legal
East of England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (11.11%) FTP
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) SLA
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 3 (11.11%) EAI
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) IIS
6 3 (11.11%) SOAP
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Release Management
6 3 (11.11%) SCOM
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (11.11%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Database Security
7 2 (7.41%) Transition Management
7 2 (7.41%) SaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) FTP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Release Manager
5 2 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Web Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
1 3 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) EAI
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Release Management
6 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Database Security
7 2 (7.41%) Transition Management
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Line Management
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PCI QSA
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CRISC
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.70%) Tableau