The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 15 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing Legal 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.50% 2.34% 1.43%
As % of the General category 11.54% 3.28% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£613 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £538 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £833 £588 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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 Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
78 122 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 65.00% 71.35% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 82 216
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £267 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Front Office
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) SMS
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) UML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu