The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 56 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing Legal 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.49% 1.24% 1.52%
As % of the General category 3.83% 4.23% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £575 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £371
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £15.25 £17.61
% change year-on-year
+155.73% -13.40%
Legal
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
183 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.02% 29.34% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 40 54
Average daily rate £413 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £170.00 £37.62 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+351.88% +121.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stansted - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £575 -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Practice Management
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (22.22%) Law
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Data Quality

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Software Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Technology Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Trainer
2 2 (22.22%) Legal IT Trainer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Trainer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Procurement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Legal Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Procurement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Practice Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft