The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 60 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.30% 1.42% 0.88%
As % of the General category 4.76% 3.82% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate
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£625 £268 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.64% +7.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.31 £12.25
% change year-on-year
+6.90% +41.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
273 393 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.22% 37.29% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 164 121
Average daily rate £410 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 9 (37.50%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (25.00%) SAP
5 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (25.00%) Retail
6 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Marketing
7 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.50%) Validation
8 3 (12.50%) Process Management
8 3 (12.50%) GIS
8 3 (12.50%) CRM
8 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) Billing
8 3 (12.50%) Business Development
9 2 (8.33%) Social Network
9 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
9 2 (8.33%) Facebook
9 2 (8.33%) Twitter
9 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
9 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
9 2 (8.33%) Data Management
9 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.33%) Advertising
9 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.33%) InDesign
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) 3G
1 1 (4.17%) LTE
1 1 (4.17%) RANAP
1 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.17%) 4G
1 1 (4.17%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
3 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (16.67%) Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) Billing
6 2 (8.33%) Advertising
7 1 (4.17%) Law
7 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Business Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Domain Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Commercial Development Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) EJB
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) GIS
4 2 (8.33%) Social Network
4 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 3 (12.50%) Process Management
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Business Development
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) EAM
5 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MBA
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) CFA
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Facebook
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) ESRI
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) BMC
3 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) Huawei
3 1 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks