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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 41 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Legal 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.66% 1.09% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.63% 3.53% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+120.93% +38.70%
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
123 85 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.86% 30.80% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 52 28
Average daily rate £336 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £185.00 £40.00 £29.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+362.50% +36.17%
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 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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 (71.43%) Information Governance
2 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information Act
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) NHS
3 3 (42.86%) Law
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Document Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Information Governance Officer
1 4 (57.14%) Information Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) IT Trainer
2 2 (28.57%) Legal IT Trainer
2 2 (28.57%) Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Governance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Governance
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C