The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 36 41 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Legal 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.42% 0.41% 2.67%
As % of the General category 1.02% 1.54% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.61 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +2.08%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
98 65 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.00% 26.75% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 20 14
Average daily rate £394 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £280 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 16
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £42.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% -18.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.56 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.25 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Legal
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Civica
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Trapeze
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Civica
1 1 (50.00%) Trapeze