The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 28 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Legal 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.84% 0.55% -
As % of the General category 3.73% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -3.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
134 116 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.14% 63.74% 88.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 86 166
Average daily rate £396 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Legal
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Content Management
2 8 (72.73%) SEO
2 8 (72.73%) Copywriting
3 7 (63.64%) Customer Insight
3 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Benchmarking
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience Designer
1 5 (45.45%) Designer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Content Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Editor
4 1 (9.09%) Content Editor
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Copywriting
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Content Management
1 8 (72.73%) SEO
2 7 (63.64%) Customer Insight
2 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Benchmarking
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft