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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank - 25 36
Contract jobs citing Legal 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.71% 1.00%
As % of the General category - 1.10% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.84 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+143.58% +27.86%
Legal
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
78 91 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 65.55% 64.54% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 27
Average daily rate £394 £378 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.30% -6.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.81 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -53.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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

Legal
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