The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Legal 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.46%
As % of the General category - - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.31 £27.48
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -33.38%
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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 Dorset region.

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
83 68 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 41.50% 36.56% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 49
Average daily rate £400 £401 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £287 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Average hourly rate £28.79 £42.50 £12.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +234.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £35.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £42.50 £23.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Legal
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA