The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 41 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Legal 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.34% 0.28% -
As % of the General category 1.43% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+118.60% +38.70%
Legal
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
70 108 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.89% 30.42% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 79 19
Average daily rate £400 £475 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £305 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £26.25 £20.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -44.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £18.15 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.35 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Legal
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (25.00%) AAT
3 1 (25.00%) CCAB
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Accountant
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Accountant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AAT
1 1 (25.00%) CCAB