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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 144 136 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Legal 853 814 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.61% 1.67%
As % of the General category 4.07% 4.17% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 525 495
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 28
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £15.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £34.90 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
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
20981 19519 20266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.56% 38.61% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13681 12304 12906
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 496 529
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +3 542 £425 +11.11% 166
South East -42 94 £381 +8.92% 40
North West -2 60 £381 +5.17% 22
Yorkshire -23 36 £345 -4.16% 16
West Midlands +18 30 £400 -5.88% 12
South West -24 27 £425 +35.35% 16
East Midlands +4 26 £425 +30.76% 9
East of England -10 22 £385 -9.41% 8
North East -21 9 £368 +33.63% 4
Midlands +5 3 £500 - 1
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 696 (41.70%) Finance
2 349 (20.91%) Law
3 266 (15.94%) Banking
4 262 (15.70%) Microsoft
5 261 (15.64%) Project Management
6 238 (14.26%) Windows
7 198 (11.86%) MS Excel
8 184 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
9 180 (10.78%) MS Office
10 171 (10.25%) ITIL
11 164 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
12 163 (9.77%) SQL
13 159 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 151 (9.05%) Degree
15 146 (8.75%) PRINCE2
16 130 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
17 125 (7.49%) SQL Server
18 123 (7.37%) Change Management
18 123 (7.37%) Business Analysis
19 122 (7.31%) Windows 7
20 110 (6.59%) Telecoms
20 110 (6.59%) Active Directory
21 107 (6.41%) Risk Management
22 105 (6.29%) MS PowerPoint
23 98 (5.87%) Investment Banking
24 97 (5.81%) Marketing
25 93 (5.57%) .NET
26 92 (5.51%) JavaScript
26 92 (5.51%) Retail
27 84 (5.03%) HTML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 57 (3.42%) WorkSite
3 38 (2.28%) Lync
4 24 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.44%) CMS
5 19 (1.14%) Drupal
6 17 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (0.72%) IIS
9 9 (0.54%) Apache
9 9 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.48%) Kentico
10 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.42%) TYPO3
11 7 (0.42%) JBoss
11 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.36%) Node.js
12 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.36%) SAS
13 5 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 198 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 180 (10.78%) MS Office
3 105 (6.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 44 (2.64%) MS Project
6 16 (0.96%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.30%) InDesign
10 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.060%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) SAP FI
1 10 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (0.60%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.30%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.18%) Agresso
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle AGIS
5 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.12%) SAP PS
5 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.66%) SaaS
1 11 (0.66%) Office 365
2 9 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.42%) PaaS
5 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.18%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.060%) IaaS
9 1 (0.060%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.060%) Heroku
9 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.76%) Internet
2 38 (2.28%) Firewall
3 35 (2.10%) VPN
4 33 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 28 (1.68%) DNS
6 22 (1.32%) DHCP
6 22 (1.32%) SAN
7 20 (1.20%) Intranet
7 20 (1.20%) WAN
8 18 (1.08%) VoIP
8 18 (1.08%) Skype
9 17 (1.02%) Network Security
9 17 (1.02%) LAN
10 14 (0.84%) SSL
11 12 (0.72%) Wireless
12 9 (0.54%) HTTP
13 8 (0.48%) Extranet
13 8 (0.48%) NAS
14 6 (0.36%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.36%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (1.44%) QlikView
8 23 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.96%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.90%) MySQL
11 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.66%) OLAP
13 10 (0.60%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.60%) IDOL
13 10 (0.60%) Big Data
14 8 (0.48%) MarkLogic
14 8 (0.48%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (1.62%) JIRA
2 23 (1.38%) Subversion
3 19 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (0.72%) Maven
5 11 (0.66%) JUnit
5 11 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.60%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.54%) Selenium
7 9 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.48%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.30%) MSI
9 5 (0.30%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.24%) Ant
10 4 (0.24%) Hudson
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.18%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.18%) NUnit
11 3 (0.18%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.18%) ClearCase
General
1 696 (41.70%) Finance
2 349 (20.91%) Law
3 266 (15.94%) Banking
4 110 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 98 (5.87%) Investment Banking
6 97 (5.81%) Marketing
7 92 (5.51%) Retail
8 40 (2.40%) Front Office
9 32 (1.92%) Publishing
10 23 (1.38%) Back Office
11 22 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (1.20%) Retail Banking
13 16 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.96%) Billing
14 14 (0.84%) Advertising
14 14 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.72%) Local Government
16 11 (0.66%) Automotive
16 11 (0.66%) German Language
17 10 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 492 (29.48%) Analyst
2 223 (13.36%) Project Manager
3 204 (12.22%) Business Analyst
4 174 (10.43%) Developer
5 84 (5.03%) Support Analyst
6 76 (4.55%) Architect
7 69 (4.13%) Service Analyst
8 67 (4.01%) Service Desk Analyst
9 59 (3.54%) Consultant
10 50 (3.00%) Trainer
11 46 (2.76%) Senior Manager
12 45 (2.70%) IT Trainer
13 43 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
14 41 (2.46%) .NET Developer
15 37 (2.22%) Data Analyst
16 35 (2.10%) Commercial Manager
17 32 (1.92%) Contracts Manager
18 30 (1.80%) Web Developer
18 30 (1.80%) Change Manager
19 28 (1.68%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (5.57%) .NET
2 84 (5.03%) HTML
3 60 (3.59%) CSS
4 37 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 36 (2.16%) .NET Framework
6 34 (2.04%) jQuery
7 33 (1.98%) HTML5
7 33 (1.98%) AngularJS
8 32 (1.92%) XML
9 30 (1.80%) Web Services
10 20 (1.20%) Middleware
10 20 (1.20%) CSS3
11 18 (1.08%) REST
11 18 (1.08%) XSLT
11 18 (1.08%) Entity Framework
12 17 (1.02%) WCF
13 13 (0.78%) LINQ
13 13 (0.78%) JSON
14 10 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 164 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 50 (3.00%) User Experience
4 44 (2.64%) Blackberry
5 39 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 25 (1.50%) Visualisation
6 25 (1.50%) E-Learning
7 21 (1.26%) Fixed Income
8 19 (1.14%) Derivative
8 19 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 16 (0.96%) Credit Risk
10 15 (0.90%) Smart Meter
10 15 (0.90%) PMI
10 15 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (0.84%) NHS
11 14 (0.84%) Social Media
11 14 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.72%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 238 (14.26%) Windows
2 122 (7.31%) Windows 7
3 52 (3.12%) Linux
4 46 (2.76%) Windows XP
5 43 (2.58%) UNIX
6 38 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (1.80%) Android
7 30 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.78%) Solaris
11 9 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.18%) SUSE
13 3 (0.18%) AIX
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.060%) CentOS
15 1 (0.060%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (15.64%) Project Management
2 184 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (10.25%) ITIL
4 159 (9.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 146 (8.75%) PRINCE2
6 130 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
7 123 (7.37%) Change Management
7 123 (7.37%) Business Analysis
8 107 (6.41%) Risk Management
9 74 (4.43%) Information Security
10 71 (4.25%) Migration
11 64 (3.83%) Analytics
12 61 (3.65%) Service Management
12 61 (3.65%) Service Delivery
13 57 (3.42%) Data Analysis
13 57 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 52 (3.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 51 (3.06%) Document Management
16 49 (2.94%) Time Management
16 49 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 163 (9.77%) SQL
2 92 (5.51%) JavaScript
3 64 (3.83%) Java
4 62 (3.71%) C#
5 32 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 29 (1.74%) VBA
7 25 (1.50%) C
8 18 (1.08%) Perl
9 13 (0.78%) Python
10 12 (0.72%) PHP
11 11 (0.66%) C++
12 10 (0.60%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.54%) VB
14 8 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.48%) XQuery
15 6 (0.36%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.30%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.24%) Korn
17 4 (0.24%) XPath
17 4 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 151 (9.05%) Degree
2 47 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 47 (2.82%) CISSP
3 43 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.80%) CISM
4 30 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 28 (1.68%) ISEB
6 27 (1.62%) PMI Certification
7 23 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
8 20 (1.20%) PMP
8 20 (1.20%) CISA
9 18 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (1.02%) MOS
11 16 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (0.84%) MCSE
12 14 (0.84%) CRISC
13 13 (0.78%) MCITP
14 11 (0.66%) ACCA
14 11 (0.66%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.77%) QA
2 32 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.38%) SLA
4 19 (1.14%) COBIT
5 15 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.48%) EMIR
8 7 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.42%) MiFID
9 6 (0.36%) COSO
9 6 (0.36%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.24%) P3O
11 4 (0.24%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
12 3 (0.18%) FATCA
12 3 (0.18%) Basel II
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.12%) GxP
System Software
1 110 (6.59%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.84%) NFS
4 10 (0.60%) XenApp
5 9 (0.54%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.24%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.18%) vSphere
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.12%) Snort
9 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.060%) Docker
10 1 (0.060%) Firmware
10 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.20%) SCCM
2 17 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.84%) Control-M
4 10 (0.60%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.30%) SCOM
5 5 (0.30%) Nessus
6 4 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.24%) OpenView
6 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.18%) Netcool
7 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.18%) Puppet
7 3 (0.18%) Kibana
8 2 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.12%) Ansible
8 2 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 262 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 67 (4.01%) Citrix
3 56 (3.36%) Oracle
4 54 (3.24%) SAP
5 46 (2.76%) HP
6 41 (2.46%) Cisco
7 38 (2.28%) VMware
8 32 (1.92%) Adobe
9 20 (1.20%) Apple
10 18 (1.08%) Remedy
11 15 (0.90%) Symantec
11 15 (0.90%) IBM
11 15 (0.90%) Tableau
12 13 (0.78%) Amdocs
13 12 (0.72%) Google
13 12 (0.72%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.60%) CheckPoint
14 10 (0.60%) SolarWinds
15 9 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.54%) Dell
Glossop, Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: £332.09 - £332.83 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + likely extensions
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £160 to £180 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + D.O.E
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: £480.76 - £481.50 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £375 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 200pd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago