The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank - 22 23
Contract jobs citing Legal 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.79% 0.85%
As % of the General category - 3.92% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £231 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +156.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+110.81% -2.63%
Legal
UK

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

General Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.03% 45.54% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 19
Median daily rate £315 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £104 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland