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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 44 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Legal 8 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.63% 3.90% 2.02%
As % of the General category 4.47% 11.84% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -5.88%
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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
179 152 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.46% 32.90% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 59 104
Average daily rate £425 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £278 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 26
Average hourly rate £30.33 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.53% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £41.00 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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

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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 22 August 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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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
Chelmsford - - - -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) RUP
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) FatWire
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) Content Management
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) J2EE
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Ant
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) JSP
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) UNIX
5 6 (30.00%) XHTML
5 6 (30.00%) Solaris
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) OO
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) IBM
5 6 (30.00%) Validation
5 6 (30.00%) Ajax
5 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (25.00%) SEO
6 5 (25.00%) Web 2.0

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Local Government
4 1 (5.00%) French Language
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Continuity Manager
5 1 (5.00%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Change and Release Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) JSP
1 6 (30.00%) XML
1 6 (30.00%) XHTML
1 6 (30.00%) Ajax
1 6 (30.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 6 (30.00%) Solaris
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) RUP
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) Content Management
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 6 (30.00%) Validation
5 5 (25.00%) SEO
5 5 (25.00%) RAD
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) B2C
8 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Information Security
8 2 (10.00%) ITSM
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) FQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) FatWire
2 6 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Facebook
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter
5 1 (5.00%) Teradata
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) Vignette
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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