The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 51 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Legal 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 0.39% 1.15%
As % of the General category 2.83% 0.98% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £420 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £320 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £320 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £407 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+120.93% +38.70%
Legal
Scotland

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

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
247 306 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.03% 39.59% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 173 117
Average daily rate £350 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.71 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 7 (36.84%) QA
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Derivative
3 6 (31.58%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (31.58%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) Sybase
4 5 (26.32%) MS Office
4 5 (26.32%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Market Making
5 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
5 4 (21.05%) Equities
5 4 (21.05%) VLAN
5 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) VLAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Front Office
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripter
6 1 (5.26%) E-Discovery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Derivative
1 6 (31.58%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (21.05%) Equities
2 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Market Making
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) RUP
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Test Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) E-business
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) E-Discovery
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Sybase