The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Legal 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -17.77%
Legal
North West

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

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
73 80 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.10% 21.51% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 33
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside