The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 142 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Legal 831 737 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.51% 1.54%
As % of the General category 4.18% 3.90% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 467 396
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £561 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 30
Average hourly rate £16.75 £22.50 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +2.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £39.65 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.06% +42.18%
Legal
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19878 18893 19024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.04% 38.75% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13112 12115 11952
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 532 574
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £42.50 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in England

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the England region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in England

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in England

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the England region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in England

Legal
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Legal
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 500 £400 +0.62% 159
South East -3 131 £350 -1.40% 43
North West +3 55 £325 -7.14% 37
East of England +12 38 £425 -3.40% 17
South West -2 33 £405 +8.00% 12
Yorkshire -32 22 £353 -11.87% 18
East Midlands -4 19 £425 -5.55% 8
West Midlands -7 17 £400 -8.57% 9
North East - 5 £360 -
Midlands - 2 £400 -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 630 (40.70%) Finance
2 281 (18.15%) Law
3 251 (16.21%) Banking
4 249 (16.09%) Project Management
5 229 (14.79%) Microsoft
6 207 (13.37%) Windows
7 188 (12.14%) MS Office
7 188 (12.14%) MS Excel
8 177 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 169 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 157 (10.14%) SQL
11 156 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
12 155 (10.01%) ITIL
13 146 (9.43%) PRINCE2
14 145 (9.37%) Degree
15 128 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
16 117 (7.56%) SQL Server
17 115 (7.43%) Telecoms
18 114 (7.36%) Windows 7
19 98 (6.33%) Business Analysis
20 95 (6.14%) .NET
21 94 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
22 92 (5.94%) Change Management
23 91 (5.88%) Active Directory
23 91 (5.88%) Marketing
23 91 (5.88%) Investment Banking
24 84 (5.43%) Retail
25 79 (5.10%) Risk Management
26 78 (5.04%) JavaScript
27 72 (4.65%) Management Information System

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 67 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.71%) WorkSite
3 28 (1.81%) MS Exchange
4 26 (1.68%) Lync
5 18 (1.16%) Drupal
6 15 (0.97%) CMS
7 14 (0.90%) IIS
8 13 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.52%) JBoss
11 7 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.45%) Apache
11 7 (0.45%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.39%) Kentico
13 5 (0.32%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.32%) SAS
13 5 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 188 (12.14%) MS Office
1 188 (12.14%) MS Excel
2 94 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 62 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 45 (2.91%) MS Project
5 17 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.32%) InDesign
9 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.065%) SPSS
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (0.90%) SAP FI
2 13 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (0.84%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.52%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.19%) HFM
5 3 (0.19%) SAP WM
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle AGIS
6 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.13%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.52%) Office 365
3 6 (0.39%) SaaS
4 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.19%) PaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.13%) GitHub
6 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.065%) IaaS
7 1 (0.065%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.065%) Force.com
7 1 (0.065%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.065%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.29%) Internet
2 29 (1.87%) Firewall
3 26 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.49%) DNS
5 20 (1.29%) VPN
6 17 (1.10%) DHCP
7 16 (1.03%) WAN
7 16 (1.03%) LAN
8 14 (0.90%) SAN
9 13 (0.84%) Intranet
10 10 (0.65%) HTTP
11 9 (0.58%) SSL
12 8 (0.52%) VoIP
12 8 (0.52%) Skype
12 8 (0.52%) Wireless
12 8 (0.52%) Network Security
13 6 (0.39%) SMS
14 5 (0.32%) SMTP
14 5 (0.32%) PBX
14 5 (0.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 24 (1.55%) QlikView
8 17 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (1.03%) RDBMS
10 15 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 14 (0.90%) MySQL
12 13 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.78%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.78%) IDOL
14 10 (0.65%) Spotfire
14 10 (0.65%) MarkLogic
15 8 (0.52%) SAP BW
16 7 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (1.87%) JIRA
2 23 (1.49%) Subversion
3 14 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.78%) JUnit
5 10 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.65%) TeamCity
5 10 (0.65%) Selenium
6 9 (0.58%) Maven
6 9 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.32%) MSI
9 4 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.26%) Ant
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.19%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.19%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.19%) PVCS
10 3 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.19%) AdminStudio
General
1 630 (40.70%) Finance
2 281 (18.15%) Law
3 251 (16.21%) Banking
4 115 (7.43%) Telecoms
5 91 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 91 (5.88%) Marketing
6 84 (5.43%) Retail
7 42 (2.71%) Front Office
8 38 (2.45%) Publishing
9 23 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (1.42%) Local Government
11 21 (1.36%) Retail Banking
12 17 (1.10%) Back Office
13 15 (0.97%) Advertising
14 13 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.84%) Billing
15 12 (0.78%) French Language
16 11 (0.71%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.45%) Games
18 6 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 443 (28.62%) Analyst
2 222 (14.34%) Project Manager
3 185 (11.95%) Business Analyst
4 168 (10.85%) Developer
5 76 (4.91%) Architect
6 66 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 60 (3.88%) Service Analyst
8 56 (3.62%) Service Desk Analyst
9 55 (3.55%) Consultant
10 42 (2.71%) .NET Developer
11 38 (2.45%) Senior Manager
12 35 (2.26%) Data Analyst
13 34 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
14 30 (1.94%) Web Developer
15 29 (1.87%) Trainer
16 28 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (1.81%) Business Manager
17 27 (1.74%) IT Trainer
18 26 (1.68%) Senior Project Manager
18 26 (1.68%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (6.14%) .NET
2 72 (4.65%) HTML
3 49 (3.17%) CSS
4 39 (2.52%) XML
5 38 (2.45%) ASP.NET
6 34 (2.20%) .NET Framework
7 27 (1.74%) jQuery
8 25 (1.61%) HTML5
8 25 (1.61%) Web Services
9 23 (1.49%) AngularJS
10 20 (1.29%) XSLT
10 20 (1.29%) Middleware
11 19 (1.23%) REST
12 18 (1.16%) WCF
13 16 (1.03%) Entity Framework
14 14 (0.90%) JSON
14 14 (0.90%) CSS3
15 11 (0.71%) J2EE
16 10 (0.65%) SOAP
16 10 (0.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 156 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 48 (3.10%) Blackberry
4 43 (2.78%) User Experience
5 33 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 28 (1.81%) Data Centre
7 22 (1.42%) E-Learning
8 21 (1.36%) Fixed Income
9 19 (1.23%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.16%) PMI
10 18 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.10%) Social Media
12 15 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (0.97%) Statistics
13 14 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.84%) Clustering
14 13 (0.84%) Derivative
15 11 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (0.71%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.71%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 207 (13.37%) Windows
2 114 (7.36%) Windows 7
3 51 (3.29%) Linux
4 41 (2.65%) UNIX
5 38 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (2.07%) Windows XP
7 30 (1.94%) Android
8 29 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.52%) Solaris
14 5 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.19%) SUSE
16 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.065%) zOS
17 1 (0.065%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (16.09%) Project Management
2 177 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 155 (10.01%) ITIL
5 146 (9.43%) PRINCE2
6 128 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
7 98 (6.33%) Business Analysis
8 92 (5.94%) Change Management
9 79 (5.10%) Risk Management
10 69 (4.46%) Information Security
11 64 (4.13%) Migration
11 64 (4.13%) Service Management
12 62 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 57 (3.68%) Analytics
13 57 (3.68%) Scrum
14 56 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 53 (3.42%) Service Delivery
16 52 (3.36%) Document Management
17 51 (3.29%) Data Analysis
18 49 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 157 (10.14%) SQL
2 78 (5.04%) JavaScript
3 60 (3.88%) Java
4 57 (3.68%) C#
5 24 (1.55%) Python
6 22 (1.42%) C
7 18 (1.16%) Perl
8 17 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.10%) VBA
9 15 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 12 (0.78%) VB
11 11 (0.71%) C++
12 9 (0.58%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.58%) XQuery
13 7 (0.45%) PHP
14 6 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.39%) R
15 5 (0.32%) XPath
16 4 (0.26%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.26%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 145 (9.37%) Degree
2 54 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (2.13%) CISSP
4 33 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 33 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.61%) ISEB
5 25 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 24 (1.55%) CISM
7 23 (1.49%) PMP
8 18 (1.16%) MOS
8 18 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (1.03%) MCSE
10 15 (0.97%) MCITP
11 12 (0.78%) CCNA
12 11 (0.71%) CISA
13 10 (0.65%) MCDST
14 9 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.91%) QA
2 33 (2.13%) SLA
3 28 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.71%) COBIT
8 7 (0.45%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.45%) EMIR
9 6 (0.39%) P3O
10 5 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.26%) MiFID
11 4 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.26%) FATCA
12 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.19%) GxP
13 2 (0.13%) Basel II
13 2 (0.13%) COSO
13 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 91 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.84%) NFS
4 9 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.45%) vSphere
7 6 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.26%) XenApp
9 4 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.13%) Snort
11 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.065%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.065%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.065%) Docker
11 1 (0.065%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (1.42%) SCCM
2 12 (0.78%) Control-M
2 12 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.52%) AirWatch
4 7 (0.45%) Puppet
4 7 (0.45%) SCOM
5 6 (0.39%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.26%) OpenView
8 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.19%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.19%) Kibana
9 2 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.13%) Nessus
9 2 (0.13%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 229 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 59 (3.81%) SAP
3 58 (3.75%) Citrix
4 50 (3.23%) Oracle
5 38 (2.45%) HP
6 35 (2.26%) Adobe
7 30 (1.94%) VMware
8 27 (1.74%) Cisco
9 18 (1.16%) Business Objects
10 17 (1.10%) Apple
10 17 (1.10%) Tableau
11 16 (1.03%) Remedy
12 13 (0.84%) TIBCO
12 13 (0.84%) Symantec
12 13 (0.84%) Amdocs
12 13 (0.84%) IBM
13 9 (0.58%) Progress
14 8 (0.52%) Juniper
14 8 (0.52%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.52%) Websense
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