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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 22 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Legal 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.82% 0.97% 4.09%
As % of the General category 1.49% 3.13% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £395 £374
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.84 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £19.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-23.20% +19.69%
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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
67 64 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 54.92% 31.07% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 20
Average daily rate £388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 19
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.57 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 4 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Civica
1 1 (100.00%) Trapeze

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Civica
1 1 (100.00%) Trapeze