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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 81 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Legal 12 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.05% 1.40% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Average daily rate
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£355 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £271 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
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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
1145 571 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 68.11% 48.55% 57.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 289 252
Average daily rate £400 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.46 £22.50 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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

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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 28 August 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 28 August 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 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) DMZ
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) GIS
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Publishing
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Replication
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) AlgoSec
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DMZ
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Publishing
5 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Advisor
4 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) DOM
2 1 (5.56%) JAXB
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Photography
2 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) User Stories
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.56%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Sun
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix
1 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy
1 1 (5.56%) ESRI
1 1 (5.56%) Crossbeam
1 1 (5.56%) AlgoSec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
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