The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 67 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Legal 27 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.41% 1.23% 1.88%
As % of the General category 13.11% 5.29% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 3
Average daily rate £250 £356 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +78.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £18.50 £17.31
% change year-on-year
+110.81% +6.90%
Legal
England

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

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
206 170 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.41% 23.16% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 100 94
Average daily rate £339 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £245 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £492 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 0
Average hourly rate £25.25 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Tyne and Wear -17 23 £225 -36.84% 1
Durham - 1 £74 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 32 (66.67%) Finance
2 28 (58.33%) Project Management
3 20 (41.67%) Business Development
3 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 9 (18.75%) Publishing
7 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.50%) Degree
8 5 (10.42%) Content Management
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.42%) PMP
8 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
8 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.33%) Front Office
9 4 (8.33%) Back Office
9 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.33%) COREP
9 4 (8.33%) FINREP
9 4 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (8.33%) Cash Management
10 3 (6.25%) Open Source
10 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 32 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Publishing
3 4 (8.33%) Back Office
3 4 (8.33%) Front Office
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Content Designer
2 9 (18.75%) Designer
3 7 (14.58%) Junior
3 7 (14.58%) Junior Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Digital Content Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Digital Designer
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.17%) SSRS Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Project Management
2 20 (41.67%) Business Development
3 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Content Management
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) Cash Management
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) Open Source
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.25%) SEO
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C++
1 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (10.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.42%) PMP
5 2 (4.17%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) COREP
1 4 (8.33%) FINREP
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) HP