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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 24 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.56% 2.82% 0.54%
As % of the General category 3.33% 3.70% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£353 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
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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
120 135 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.92% 76.27% 64.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 121 88
Average daily rate £356 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £489 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) MS Project
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
7 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) ITSM
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Release Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft