The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 58 54 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.51% 1.27% 4.41%
As % of the General category 4.41% 3.73% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 21
Average daily rate
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£380 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+53.57% -15.15%
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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 Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
295 295 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.22% 34.10% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 208 173
Average daily rate £375 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
4 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Law
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Visualfiles
5 3 (11.11%) Use Case
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (11.11%) User Stories
5 3 (11.11%) Publishing
5 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) MS Office
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (7.41%) Adobe
6 2 (7.41%) Retail

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Law
3 3 (11.11%) Publishing
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Solvency II Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Assistant
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Trainer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.11%) Use Case
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) User Stories
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) SEO
5 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
5 2 (7.41%) Web Usability
5 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.70%) V-Model
6 1 (3.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Interwoven
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle