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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 69 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Legal 28 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.07% 0.64% 1.01%
As % of the General category 3.59% 0.96% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Median daily rate £500 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £200 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -37.36%
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
779 941 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 57.70% 66.74% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 471 324
Median daily rate £425 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Median hourly rate - £10.30 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Migration
2 18 (47.37%) PowerShell
3 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
3 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (36.84%) PaaS
5 12 (31.58%) Ansible
5 12 (31.58%) Docker
6 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
6 11 (28.95%) Splunk
6 11 (28.95%) MSBuild
6 11 (28.95%) Puppet
6 11 (28.95%) TeamCity
6 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (28.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (28.95%) DevOps
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) Windows
7 10 (26.32%) Banking
8 9 (23.68%) Python
8 9 (23.68%) Perl
8 9 (23.68%) Bourne shell
8 9 (23.68%) Ruby
9 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.05%) Korn

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 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (36.84%) PaaS
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
1 11 (28.95%) MSBuild
1 11 (28.95%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (28.95%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Law
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) International Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Architect
1 7 (18.42%) Azure Architect
1 7 (18.42%) Cloud Architect
1 7 (18.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) AWS Architect
3 4 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (10.53%) Change Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Server Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Credit Risk
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Market Risk
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.63%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Migration
2 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (28.95%) DevOps
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.53%) API Development
6 4 (10.53%) API Integration
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Security Patching
7 3 (7.89%) IT Audit
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.26%) Content Management
8 2 (5.26%) Internal Audit
8 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.68%) Bourne shell
2 9 (23.68%) Perl
2 9 (23.68%) Python
2 9 (23.68%) Ruby
3 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.05%) C++
3 8 (21.05%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) Korn
4 4 (10.53%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) VBScript
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) VCAP
2 1 (2.63%) VCP6
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
1 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) RMADS
3 1 (2.63%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Ansible
2 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (28.95%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Splunk
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.89%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) EMC