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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 61 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Contract jobs citing Legal 30 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.80% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the General category 5.84% 1.45% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £285 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £272 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £510 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +3.03%
Legal
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
514 414 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.82% 27.02% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 254 250
Average daily rate £425 £301 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.31% -22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 33
Average hourly rate £9.94 £9.91 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -66.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £8.63 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.78 £24.85 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 -2 14 £463 +25.85% 4
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £325 +20.37% 1
Derbyshire - 4 £400 -
Leicestershire - 1 £600 - 3
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 36 (75.00%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Change Management
2 14 (29.17%) Project Management
3 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (14.58%) Business Development
5 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.42%) Marketing
6 5 (10.42%) Banking
7 4 (8.33%) Retail
7 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
7 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (8.33%) Change Control
7 4 (8.33%) Android
7 4 (8.33%) Analytics
7 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
7 4 (8.33%) SAS
7 4 (8.33%) PMP
7 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (8.33%) MS Office
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.33%) Cognos
7 4 (8.33%) Validation
7 4 (8.33%) Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (6.25%) CSS
8 3 (6.25%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (8.33%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) NFC
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) Project Manager
2 13 (27.08%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Change Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Business Design Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) CSS
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) CSS3
2 2 (4.17%) JNI
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
2 2 (4.17%) Android NDK
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) Sass
3 1 (2.08%) LESS
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) Spring
3 1 (2.08%) WCF
3 1 (2.08%) WPF
3 1 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) PMI
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) EMV
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 4 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Change Management
1 14 (29.17%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 7 (14.58%) Business Development
4 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.33%) Change Control
5 4 (8.33%) Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.33%) Validation
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Use Case
7 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) PMP
1 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe