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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 1.29% 0.40%
As % of the General category 4.00% 3.20% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £506 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £405 £379
% change year-on-year
-6.17% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £29.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +67.14%

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
50 125 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.38% 40.32% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 70 40
Median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram 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

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 1 £575 +27.77% 5
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Legal.

1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Software Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) HR Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM