The 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank - 36 50
Contract jobs citing Legal 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.78% 0.24%
As % of the General category - 7.50% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £395 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +10.60%
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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 Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
81 80 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.43% 23.74% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 71
Average daily rate £285 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% +13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.25 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
1 1 (50.00%) Law

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD