The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 64 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Legal 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the General category 2.35% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Average daily rate £446 £395 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% +57.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £395 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £395 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £12.25 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -32.87%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
595 365 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.88% 45.91% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 146 407
Average daily rate £413 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 18
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £10.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Legal
Scotland

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
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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Change Control
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) WorkSite
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
6 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) CMS
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) Visualfiles
6 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Data Security
6 1 (5.88%) Management Information System

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (5.88%) WorkSite
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visualfiles
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Vendor Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Control
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) VMware
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) NetApp