The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Manchester region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 63 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Legal 18 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 1.32% 1.06%
As % of the General category 4.36% 3.74% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £138 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £431 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
413 401 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.09% 35.18% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 183 257
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £8.55 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.62 £18.60 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Legal
North West

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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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
Bolton - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Visualfiles
5 3 (7.50%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (7.50%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (7.50%) Intranet
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Data Management
5 3 (7.50%) Content Management
5 3 (7.50%) Information Management
5 3 (7.50%) Windows
5 3 (7.50%) Law
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Publishing
6 2 (5.00%) SEO
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.00%) QA
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) jQuery
7 1 (2.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Web Analytics

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (15.00%) MS Office
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visualfiles
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Change Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 4 (10.00%) IT Trainer
4 4 (10.00%) Trainer
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (2.50%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.50%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.50%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) Android SDK
1 1 (2.50%) iOS SDK
1 1 (2.50%) Cocoa
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XSLT
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (7.50%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) Project Management
2 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (7.50%) CRM
2 3 (7.50%) Data Management
2 3 (7.50%) Content Management
2 3 (7.50%) Information Management
2 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.00%) SEO
3 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Web Analytics
4 1 (2.50%) Android Development
4 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Budget Control
4 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.50%) Change Control
4 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
1 1 (2.50%) C#
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) SIMUL8
2 1 (2.50%) Citrix
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