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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 73 72 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Legal 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.35% 1.07%
As % of the General category 1.81% 0.77% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Average daily rate
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£525 £396 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £224 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,050 £396 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +7.57%
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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
773 520 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 57.09% 45.18% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 252 157
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.00%

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

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 January 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 23 January 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 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Retail
6 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (12.00%) Front Office
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (8.00%) Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (8.00%) Derivative
7 2 (8.00%) Blog
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Streaming Video
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) Publishing
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) SEO
7 2 (8.00%) ISEB
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.00%) RSS
7 2 (8.00%) Social Media
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Front Office
4 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Publishing
6 1 (4.00%) Law
6 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Communications Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.00%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance Manager
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Change Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) RSS
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Derivative
2 2 (8.00%) Blog
2 2 (8.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (8.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) SEO
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) BPR
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) FATCA
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Facebook
1 2 (8.00%) Twitter
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft