The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 52 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Legal 12 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.35% 2.12% 2.94%
As % of the General category 7.27% 7.14% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £395 £374
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £19.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-23.20% +19.69%
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East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
165 168 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.35% 29.63% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 94 63
Average daily rate £400 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 25
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

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Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Colchester +8 4 £225 -
Basildon - 4 £458 -
Brentwood - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Legal
East of England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Content Management
3 8 (38.10%) Ajax
3 8 (38.10%) Validation
3 8 (38.10%) FatWire
3 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
3 8 (38.10%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) XHTML
3 8 (38.10%) UNIX
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
4 7 (33.33%) B2C
4 7 (33.33%) IBM
4 7 (33.33%) Solaris
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) JSP
4 7 (33.33%) CMS
5 6 (28.57%) Ant
5 6 (28.57%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) RUP
6 5 (23.81%) SOA
6 5 (23.81%) Adobe

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.52%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.76%) SAS
5 1 (4.76%) CICS
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Asset Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Continuity Manager
6 1 (4.76%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Change Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) J2EE
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
1 8 (38.10%) XML
1 8 (38.10%) XHTML
1 8 (38.10%) Ajax
1 8 (38.10%) HTML5
2 7 (33.33%) JSP
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) JAX-RS
4 1 (4.76%) ISPF
4 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
4 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) TopLink
4 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Web 2.0
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) iSeries
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) UNIX
3 7 (33.33%) Solaris
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Content Management
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Validation
3 7 (33.33%) B2C
4 6 (28.57%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) RUP
5 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Use Case
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) SEO
6 4 (19.05%) RAD
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Software Licensing
8 2 (9.52%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (9.52%) Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) JCL
3 1 (4.76%) FQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) FatWire
2 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) Adobe
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
6 2 (9.52%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Facebook
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter
7 1 (4.76%) BMC
7 1 (4.76%) Vignette
Brentwood, Essex
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