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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 52 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Legal 7 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.10% 1.85% 3.68%
As % of the General category 2.55% 5.00% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate
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£410 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +13.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
Legal
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
275 180 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 43.24% 37.04% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 85 65
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £239 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 24
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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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

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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

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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 2 September 2015.

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 2 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
Brentwood -3 1 £395 -
Basildon -8 1 £625 -
Chelmsford - 1 £410 -
Harlow - 1 £325 -
Legal
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Information Management
2 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) User Stories
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) B2C
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Use Case
4 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (25.00%) Adobe
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) AccuRev
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (6.25%) Law
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) Java SE
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) JSR 170
2 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
2 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
2 1 (6.25%) JPA
2 1 (6.25%) OSGi
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) JAX-RS
2 1 (6.25%) EclipseLink
2 1 (6.25%) XHTML
2 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Solaris
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Information Management
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) B2C
2 6 (37.50%) User Stories
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Use Case
3 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Amdocs
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow