The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cambridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank - 44 48
Contract jobs citing Legal 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.26% 0.84%
As % of the General category - 1.03% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
82 97 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.47% 25.13% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 58
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.40 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Legal
Cambridgeshire

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (20.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Buyer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle