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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 14 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Legal 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.39% 4.03% -
As % of the General category 6.90% 9.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£93 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
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
29 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 49.15% 42.74% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 24
Average daily rate £175 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £111 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
County Antrim +6 2 £93 -76.87%
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Extranet
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Extranet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Delphi
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus