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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 78 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Legal 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.77% -
As % of the General category 0.92% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.06% +42.18%
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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 Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
980 612 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 67.31% 47.08% 53.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 323 248
Average daily rate £375 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Average hourly rate £10.30 £10.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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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 1 July 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Law
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) AlgoSec
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (6.67%) Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Crossbeam
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Product Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Implementation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) DOM
1 1 (6.67%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Product Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) BPR
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Sun
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy
1 1 (6.67%) Crossbeam
1 1 (6.67%) AlgoSec