The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank - 23 21
Contract jobs citing Legal 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - 0.78% 1.05%
As % of the General category - 3.03% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+143.58% +27.86%
Legal
Suffolk

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

General Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.66% 25.78% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 21
Average daily rate £475 £468 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £263 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich