The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 Cardiff 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 41 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.39% - 1.72%
As % of the General category 3.47% - 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
144 82 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.11% 49.40% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 63 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £306 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Legal
South Wales

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Legal
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
1 5 (71.43%) Scala
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) OAuth
1 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (71.43%) Mojolicious
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Perl Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) OAuth
1 5 (71.43%) Mojolicious
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft