The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 83 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 10 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.99% 0.25%
As % of the General category 1.27% 1.75% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Average daily rate £475 £550 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+143.58% +27.86%
Legal
Scotland

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
785 742 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.97% 56.55% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 381 256
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
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 Edinburgh

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (59.09%) Banking
2 11 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.64%) IT Audit
6 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) PKI
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) zOS
6 2 (9.09%) Middleware
6 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
6 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
6 2 (9.09%) Advertising
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Back Office

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
General
1 13 (59.09%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) IT Manager
2 6 (27.27%) IT Risk Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Compliance Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Audit Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Compliance Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) IT Audit
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.55%) People Management
6 1 (4.55%) Product Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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