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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 64 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Legal 12 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.12% 0.84%
As % of the General category 2.49% 1.71% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £325 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £306 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £12.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+77.08% -53.84%
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
481 1109 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.62% 65.08% 49.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 553 313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 September 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Legal.

1 30 (73.17%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Migration
3 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
4 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
5 13 (31.71%) Linux
5 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (29.27%) PaaS
7 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (24.39%) Windows
8 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (24.39%) Ansible
8 10 (24.39%) Docker
8 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
9 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
9 9 (21.95%) MSBuild
9 9 (21.95%) Splunk
9 9 (21.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (21.95%) DevOps
9 9 (21.95%) Puppet
9 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
9 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (21.95%) Banking
10 7 (17.07%) Ruby
10 7 (17.07%) Bourne shell
10 7 (17.07%) Perl
10 7 (17.07%) Python
10 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
11 6 (14.63%) C++

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.32%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (29.27%) PaaS
2 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
1 9 (21.95%) MSBuild
1 9 (21.95%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Travis CI
General
1 30 (73.17%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) International Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Architect
1 6 (14.63%) Azure Architect
1 6 (14.63%) Cloud Architect
1 6 (14.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
1 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Server Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Architect
4 3 (7.32%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (7.32%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (7.32%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Credit Risk
1 4 (9.76%) Market Risk
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.88%) 3D Printing
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.44%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) PMI
4 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
2 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
3 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Migration
2 13 (31.71%) Configuration Management
3 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (21.95%) DevOps
4 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (9.76%) API Development
7 4 (9.76%) API Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Security Patching
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.32%) CAD
8 3 (7.32%) Internal Audit
8 3 (7.32%) IT Audit
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.07%) Bourne shell
2 7 (17.07%) Perl
2 7 (17.07%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) Ruby
3 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
3 6 (14.63%) C++
3 6 (14.63%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) Korn
4 5 (12.20%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) VCAP
2 1 (2.44%) VCP6
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
1 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) RMADS
2 1 (2.44%) SEPA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Ansible
2 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (21.95%) Puppet
3 4 (9.76%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Splunk
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.44%) Charles River
6 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) F5