The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Halifax region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 26 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Legal 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.53% 2.54% -
As % of the General category 0.66% 3.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
151 91 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 79.89% 77.12% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 68 204
Average daily rate £350 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £420 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Legal
West Yorkshire

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 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft