The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 91 118 93
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Contract jobs citing Legal 43 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.53% 0.83% 1.09%
As % of the General category 5.02% 2.55% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 10
Average daily rate
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£463 £470 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £190 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £27.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -18.12%
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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 of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
857 979 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.44% 32.69% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 515 351
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £211 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 86
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Hertfordshire +2 15 £550 +66.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 10 £425 +6.25% 3
Essex -2 9 £400 +25.49% 4
Bedfordshire +11 7 £500 -8.46% 4
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 22 (28.21%) Windows
3 15 (19.23%) ITIL
3 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (16.67%) MS Office
5 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (16.67%) Project Management
6 11 (14.10%) Citrix
6 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
6 11 (14.10%) SQL
7 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.82%) Change Management
7 10 (12.82%) Migration
8 9 (11.54%) Scrum
8 9 (11.54%) Linux
8 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
8 9 (11.54%) B2C
9 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
9 8 (10.26%) Solaris
9 8 (10.26%) UNIX
9 8 (10.26%) IBM
9 8 (10.26%) Degree
10 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
10 7 (8.97%) VMware ESX
10 7 (8.97%) Information Management
10 7 (8.97%) Java
10 7 (8.97%) Oracle
10 7 (8.97%) SOA
10 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) IIS
4 3 (3.85%) CMS
4 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Office
2 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Agresso
2 1 (1.28%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) SAN
2 3 (3.85%) LAN
2 3 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (2.56%) DHCP
3 2 (2.56%) FTP
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) Internet
3 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) MS Access
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) JIRA
2 5 (6.41%) Ant
3 4 (5.13%) Maven
4 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.56%) Hudson
5 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) AccuRev
5 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 2 (2.56%) JMeter
5 2 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.56%) Subversion
5 2 (2.56%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Law
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) French Language
4 3 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Integration Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Commercial Development Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Product Owner
9 2 (2.56%) Capacity Management Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) CSS
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
1 6 (7.69%) XML
1 6 (7.69%) SOAP
2 5 (6.41%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) REST
3 4 (5.13%) XHTML
3 4 (5.13%) Ajax
4 3 (3.85%) Java SE
4 3 (3.85%) J2EE
4 3 (3.85%) JSP
4 3 (3.85%) HTML5
5 2 (2.56%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.56%) Flash
5 2 (2.56%) Struts
5 2 (2.56%) Middleware
5 2 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (1.28%) JSR 170
6 1 (1.28%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) PMI
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) iSeries
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) AS400
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Solaris
3 8 (10.26%) UNIX
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.56%) Android
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.56%) AIX
6 2 (2.56%) HPUX
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) ITIL
1 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.67%) Project Management
3 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.82%) Change Management
4 10 (12.82%) Migration
5 9 (11.54%) Scrum
5 9 (11.54%) B2C
6 7 (8.97%) Information Management
6 7 (8.97%) SOA
6 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.69%) BDD
7 6 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 6 (7.69%) User Stories
7 6 (7.69%) TDD
7 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.41%) Use Case
8 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) Java
3 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.41%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.28%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.28%) GIAC
7 1 (1.28%) ACCA
7 1 (1.28%) CIMA
7 1 (1.28%) HND
7 1 (1.28%) CISSP
7 1 (1.28%) CRISC
7 1 (1.28%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) GAAP
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Citrix
3 8 (10.26%) IBM
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle
5 6 (7.69%) HP
5 6 (7.69%) SAP
5 6 (7.69%) VMware
6 5 (6.41%) Adobe
7 3 (3.85%) FatWire
7 3 (3.85%) BMC
8 2 (2.56%) Nintex
8 2 (2.56%) Dell
8 2 (2.56%) Symantec
8 2 (2.56%) NetApp
8 2 (2.56%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.28%) Remedy
9 1 (1.28%) EMC
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco
9 1 (1.28%) Tableau
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