The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 71 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Legal 21 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.35% 1.53% 1.56%
As % of the General category 3.69% 4.81% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+60.34% -12.12%
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England

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

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
569 457 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 36.64% 31.74% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 278 215
Average daily rate £423 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.90 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.69% -50.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £8.63 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £16.25 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -13 8 £475 -9.52% 3
Nottinghamshire -6 6 £475 +77.57% 5
Leicestershire +6 1 £338 - 3
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 40 (76.92%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
3 10 (19.23%) Change Management
4 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (17.31%) Marketing
5 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.46%) Change Control
6 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.54%) MS Project
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (9.62%) Validation
8 5 (9.62%) Business Development
8 5 (9.62%) Banking
9 4 (7.69%) Retail
9 4 (7.69%) Credit Risk
9 4 (7.69%) CSS3
9 4 (7.69%) Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Android
9 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
9 4 (7.69%) SAS
9 4 (7.69%) MS Office
9 4 (7.69%) CSS
9 4 (7.69%) Cognos
9 4 (7.69%) Java
9 4 (7.69%) SQL
10 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
10 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (7.69%) SAS
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Project
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.85%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) NFC
1 2 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
General
1 40 (76.92%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Marketing
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Automotive
6 1 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
1 16 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 11 (21.15%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Change Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Programme Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Business Change Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Change Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Business Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Business Change Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) SAS Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) SAP BW Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) CSS3
1 4 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (3.85%) Ajax
2 2 (3.85%) JNI
2 2 (3.85%) JSON
2 2 (3.85%) Sass
2 2 (3.85%) LESS
2 2 (3.85%) Android NDK
2 2 (3.85%) HTML5
2 2 (3.85%) Backbone.js
2 2 (3.85%) REST
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.92%) WCF
3 1 (1.92%) WPF
3 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) EMV
5 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Project Management
2 10 (19.23%) Change Management
3 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.46%) Change Control
4 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.62%) Validation
6 5 (9.62%) Business Development
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Use Case
9 2 (3.85%) Android Development
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Java
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.92%) VCP4
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Cognos
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) SAP