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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 48 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Legal 7 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.37% 2.74% 1.66%
As % of the General category 3.48% 7.95% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate £450 £263 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -33.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+143.58% +27.86%
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
201 151 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.41% 34.47% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 83 82
Average daily rate £375 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £178 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 February 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Legal
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

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) B2C
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) User Experience
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) EclipseLink
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) GlassFish
4 4 (30.77%) JAX-WS
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) JSR 170
4 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) Java SE
4 4 (30.77%) Ext JS
4 4 (30.77%) JPA
4 4 (30.77%) OSGi
4 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 4 (30.77%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) JAX-RS
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
4 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) JBoss
4 4 (30.77%) XHTML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (30.77%) GlassFish
1 4 (30.77%) JBoss
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
1 4 (30.77%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Ant
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
1 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (61.54%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) C++ Developer
1 4 (30.77%) C++/Java Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
1 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL Developer
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) IT Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Training Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Ajax
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) Ext JS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) Java SE
1 4 (30.77%) JAX-WS
1 4 (30.77%) JPA
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
1 4 (30.77%) JSR 170
1 4 (30.77%) OSGi
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) SAML
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
1 4 (30.77%) Struts
1 4 (30.77%) TopLink
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XHTML
1 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) Replication
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) Social Media
4 2 (15.38%) Reinsurance
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (38.46%) B2C
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Information Management
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) iManage
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware