The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank - 20 25
Contract jobs citing Legal 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth - 3.75% 0.75%
As % of the General category - 6.82% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

General Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
41 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 39.05% 55.00% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 45
Average daily rate £365 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

Legal
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA