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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 52 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Legal 8 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.64% 3.44% 3.08%
As % of the General category 4.57% 10.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 8
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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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
175 170 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.79% 34.41% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 90
Average daily rate £438 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £284 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £650 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 35
Average hourly rate £30.33 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.53% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.03 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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

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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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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 19 September 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
Basildon - 1 - - 1
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Legal
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) RUP
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Content Management
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) FatWire
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) J2EE
5 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 7 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Ant
5 7 (38.89%) Solaris
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) OO
5 7 (38.89%) CSS
5 7 (38.89%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) XHTML
5 7 (38.89%) UNIX
5 7 (38.89%) IBM
5 7 (38.89%) Validation
5 7 (38.89%) Ajax
5 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (33.33%) SOA
6 6 (33.33%) JSP
7 5 (27.78%) RAD
7 5 (27.78%) SEO
7 5 (27.78%) Finance

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Change Manager
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Continuity Manager
5 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Change and Release Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) J2EE
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) XML
1 7 (38.89%) XHTML
1 7 (38.89%) Ajax
1 7 (38.89%) HTML5
2 6 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
4 1 (5.56%) TopLink
4 1 (5.56%) WebCenter
4 1 (5.56%) JAX-WS
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Web 2.0
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Solaris
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) RUP
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Content Management
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) Validation
4 6 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) RAD
5 5 (27.78%) SEO
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) B2C
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) ITSM
8 2 (11.11%) Service Management
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) FQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) FatWire
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Facebook
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter
5 1 (5.56%) Teradata
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Vignette
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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