The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 49 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Legal 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.04% 1.42% 0.47%
As % of the General category 2.47% 3.70% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Average daily rate £606 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.47% +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+118.60% +38.70%
Legal
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 Hertfordshire region.

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
243 243 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.19% 38.27% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 120 123
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £258 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 14
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.22 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.45% -44.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Finance

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) C# Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) SOA Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Microservices
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Apigee
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) Mashery
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