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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 142 157 146
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Legal 884 748 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.73% 1.48% 1.56%
As % of the General category 4.65% 3.83% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 503 465
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £577 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £371
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.25 £17.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £12.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £29.00 £40.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £15.25 £17.61
% change year-on-year
+155.73% -13.40%
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
18999 19533 19473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.08% 38.53% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12772 12325 12339
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 486 544
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £42.50 £47.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 506 £450 +12.50% 149
South East -9 131 £365 +4.28% 25
North West +5 49 £350 +7.69% 21
West Midlands +24 47 £380 -1.29% 16
Yorkshire -1 43 £388 +5.44% 20
East of England -3 38 £400 -11.11% 8
East Midlands +17 28 £385 -3.75% 11
North East -14 27 £250 -29.82% 1
South West -2 10 £366 +0.82% 8
Midlands - 1 - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 657 (39.58%) Finance
2 321 (19.34%) Law
3 287 (17.29%) Project Management
4 227 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (13.37%) Microsoft
6 211 (12.71%) Windows
7 186 (11.20%) MS Office
8 179 (10.78%) Banking
9 161 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 159 (9.58%) Degree
11 151 (9.10%) ITIL
12 141 (8.49%) PRINCE2
13 132 (7.95%) Active Directory
13 132 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
14 128 (7.71%) SQL
14 128 (7.71%) Information Security
15 124 (7.47%) Risk Management
16 116 (6.99%) MS Excel
17 112 (6.75%) Business Analysis
17 112 (6.75%) Windows 7
18 108 (6.51%) Change Management
19 107 (6.45%) Management Information System
20 101 (6.08%) SQL Server
21 91 (5.48%) Telecoms
22 87 (5.24%) Security Cleared
23 82 (4.94%) Data Protection
24 81 (4.88%) User Experience
25 79 (4.76%) Citrix
26 78 (4.70%) Document Management
27 74 (4.46%) Migration

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 49 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 35 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 29 (1.75%) CMS
5 16 (0.96%) Node.js
6 10 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.48%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.42%) IBM Notes
9 7 (0.42%) JBoss
10 6 (0.36%) Confluence
10 6 (0.36%) IIS
10 6 (0.36%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.30%) Apache
11 5 (0.30%) Documentum
11 5 (0.30%) FileNet
11 5 (0.30%) LiveLink
11 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 186 (11.20%) MS Office
2 116 (6.99%) MS Excel
3 58 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.57%) MS Project
6 8 (0.48%) Acrobat
6 8 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
6 8 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.66%) SAP CO
2 11 (0.66%) SAP FI
2 11 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.42%) Visualfiles
5 6 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.36%) Relativity
5 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.36%) SAP SRM
5 6 (0.36%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 5 (0.30%) Magento
6 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.24%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (0.96%) SaaS
2 12 (0.72%) Mimecast
3 9 (0.54%) IaaS
3 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.54%) Office 365
4 8 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.12%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.12%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.060%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.060%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.29%) VPN
2 35 (2.11%) WAN
3 34 (2.05%) LAN
4 28 (1.69%) Firewall
5 24 (1.45%) Internet
5 24 (1.45%) Network Security
6 22 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.20%) Wireless
8 15 (0.90%) DHCP
8 15 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (0.78%) Intranet
9 13 (0.78%) VoIP
10 12 (0.72%) DNS
10 12 (0.72%) SAN
11 10 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.54%) Extranet
13 8 (0.48%) IP Telephony
13 8 (0.48%) WebEx
14 6 (0.36%) LTE
15 5 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (0.72%) SAP BW
9 10 (0.60%) Big Data
9 10 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (0.54%) MySQL
10 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.42%) DB2
11 7 (0.42%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.36%) GIS
12 6 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 16 (0.96%) Maven
3 14 (0.84%) JIRA
4 12 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.48%) Ant
5 8 (0.48%) Subversion
5 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.42%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.42%) Mercurial
7 6 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.30%) MSI
9 4 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (0.24%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.18%) Gradle
10 3 (0.18%) Grunt
10 3 (0.18%) gulp
10 3 (0.18%) jMock
10 3 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 657 (39.58%) Finance
2 321 (19.34%) Law
3 179 (10.78%) Banking
4 91 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 74 (4.46%) Marketing
6 56 (3.37%) Retail
7 52 (3.13%) Publishing
8 43 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 34 (2.05%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.63%) Front Office
11 23 (1.39%) Back Office
12 20 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 17 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.84%) Automotive
14 14 (0.84%) Billing
15 12 (0.72%) Advertising
16 10 (0.60%) Games
17 7 (0.42%) French Language
18 6 (0.36%) German Language
18 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 488 (29.40%) Analyst
2 224 (13.49%) Project Manager
3 208 (12.53%) Business Analyst
4 113 (6.81%) Architect
5 92 (5.54%) Developer
6 77 (4.64%) Service Analyst
7 75 (4.52%) Consultant
8 61 (3.67%) IT Analyst
9 60 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
10 58 (3.49%) Legal Analyst
10 58 (3.49%) Support Analyst
11 52 (3.13%) Designer
12 47 (2.83%) IT Manager
13 43 (2.59%) IT Support
14 41 (2.47%) Security Analyst
15 40 (2.41%) Content Designer
16 38 (2.29%) Senior Manager
17 36 (2.17%) Security Architect
18 32 (1.93%) Trainer
19 31 (1.87%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (3.55%) .NET
2 54 (3.25%) HTML
3 46 (2.77%) Web Services
4 40 (2.41%) CSS
5 35 (2.11%) jQuery
6 29 (1.75%) XML
7 28 (1.69%) HTML5
8 21 (1.27%) AngularJS
9 19 (1.14%) .NET Framework
10 17 (1.02%) ASP.NET
10 17 (1.02%) REST
11 16 (0.96%) SOAP
12 12 (0.72%) CSS3
13 10 (0.60%) Ajax
13 10 (0.60%) JSON
13 10 (0.60%) Middleware
13 10 (0.60%) Spring
14 8 (0.48%) Struts
15 7 (0.42%) Backbone.js
16 6 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 132 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 81 (4.88%) User Experience
4 63 (3.80%) Blackberry
5 35 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 28 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.45%) e-Learning
7 24 (1.45%) NHS
8 23 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 21 (1.27%) Social Media
10 20 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
10 20 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
11 19 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (1.08%) PMI
13 17 (1.02%) Derivative
14 16 (0.96%) iPad
14 16 (0.96%) Visualisation
15 15 (0.90%) Replication
16 14 (0.84%) Cryptography
17 13 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 211 (12.71%) Windows
2 112 (6.75%) Windows 7
3 42 (2.53%) Linux
4 40 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 38 (2.29%) Windows XP
6 34 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.45%) Unix
9 22 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 17 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.90%) Android
12 9 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.42%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.36%) Solaris
15 2 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.12%) VMS
15 2 (0.12%) zOS
16 1 (0.060%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (17.29%) Project Management
2 227 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 151 (9.10%) ITIL
5 141 (8.49%) PRINCE2
6 128 (7.71%) Information Security
7 124 (7.47%) Risk Management
8 112 (6.75%) Business Analysis
9 108 (6.51%) Change Management
10 82 (4.94%) Data Protection
11 78 (4.70%) Document Management
12 74 (4.46%) Migration
13 63 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (3.67%) Service Management
15 58 (3.49%) CRM
16 57 (3.43%) Scrum
16 57 (3.43%) Service Delivery
17 49 (2.95%) User Acceptance Testing
18 48 (2.89%) Coaching
19 47 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 128 (7.71%) SQL
2 62 (3.73%) Java
3 56 (3.37%) C#
3 56 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 34 (2.05%) T-SQL
5 33 (1.99%) C
6 26 (1.57%) C++
7 18 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 14 (0.84%) Python
8 14 (0.84%) VB.NET
8 14 (0.84%) VBA
9 11 (0.66%) Ruby
10 10 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 9 (0.54%) PHP
12 8 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.48%) VB
13 7 (0.42%) Perl
13 7 (0.42%) VBScript
14 5 (0.30%) SAPscript
15 4 (0.24%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 159 (9.58%) Degree
2 87 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 69 (4.16%) CISSP
4 47 (2.83%) PMI Certification
4 47 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 43 (2.59%) PMP
6 30 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.75%) CISM
7 29 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 28 (1.69%) CLAS
9 23 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (1.14%) ISEB
11 19 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 18 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
13 16 (0.96%) MCP
14 13 (0.78%) MOS
15 12 (0.72%) DV Cleared
15 12 (0.72%) MCDST
15 12 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.89%) QA
2 34 (2.05%) SLA
3 32 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 28 (1.69%) MiFID
6 17 (1.02%) COBIT
7 14 (0.84%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
9 12 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.48%) FATCA
10 8 (0.48%) GxP
10 8 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (0.48%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.36%) EMIR
11 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.36%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.30%) ISO22301
12 5 (0.30%) RMADS
13 4 (0.24%) COREP
13 4 (0.24%) FINREP
System Software
1 132 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.90%) XenApp
4 11 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.54%) Docker
5 9 (0.54%) vSphere
6 6 (0.36%) Firmware
6 6 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.36%) XenServer
7 5 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.30%) NFS
7 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.24%) LXC
8 4 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.12%) vCloud
11 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.060%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.060%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (1.69%) SCCM
2 17 (1.02%) Puppet
3 16 (0.96%) EnCase
4 15 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.84%) Ansible
6 9 (0.54%) Backup Exec
6 9 (0.54%) HP SIM
6 9 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (0.42%) FTK
8 5 (0.30%) SCOM
9 2 (0.12%) Control-M
9 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.12%) WMI
10 1 (0.060%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.060%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.060%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.060%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.060%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 222 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 79 (4.76%) Citrix
3 61 (3.67%) iManage
4 58 (3.49%) SAP
5 53 (3.19%) Oracle
5 53 (3.19%) VMware
6 49 (2.95%) Cisco
7 28 (1.69%) HP
8 26 (1.57%) IBM
9 19 (1.14%) LANDesk
10 16 (0.96%) Adobe
11 15 (0.90%) Symantec
12 14 (0.84%) CheckPoint
13 12 (0.72%) Avaya
14 11 (0.66%) Google
14 11 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.60%) Recommind
16 9 (0.54%) Becrypt
16 9 (0.54%) Cognos
16 9 (0.54%) Red Hat
City, London
Intech 7
Rate: strong salary and benefits from top employer
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive Salary, Life Assurance & Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Latcom Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £150 - 175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + possible extensions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £9 - £13.5 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £11.54 - £13.46 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £465 - £485 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Volt
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Weymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University Of Bristol
Rate: From £31,656 to £35,609 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 17 days ago