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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 57 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Legal 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 1.32% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.88% 4.21% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£598 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.84% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.31 £27.48
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -33.38%
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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
312 309 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 34.78% 31.34% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 114 116
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £201 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 18
Average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.56% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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

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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 22 May 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 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) SAP
4 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.67%) Marketing
5 4 (16.67%) MS Office
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.50%) Billing
6 3 (12.50%) GIS
6 3 (12.50%) Process Management
6 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Business Development
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) Facebook
7 2 (8.33%) Twitter
7 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Social Network
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
7 2 (8.33%) EAM
7 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.33%) InDesign
4 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 15 (62.50%) 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%) Coordinator
3 3 (12.50%) Domain Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Commercial Development Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Deployment Project Manager
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 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) GIS
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.33%) Social Network
3 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.50%) Process Management
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) Business Development
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) EAM
4 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) UML
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
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%) Solvency II
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
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
3 1 (4.17%) ESRI
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Huawei
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