The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 46 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Legal 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.67% 1.01% 1.25%
As % of the General category 2.05% 3.17% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£546 £450 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.38% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -5.88%
General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
146 63 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.59% 31.82% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 31 58
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £32.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.30% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.01 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £42.50 £128.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Legal
East of England

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 11 July 2014. 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 - 1 - -
Legal
East of England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) CQRS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) CQRS
2 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware