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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 61 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 10 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the General category 3.42% 2.04% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -1.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.74% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £19.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-23.20% +19.69%
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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
292 441 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.27% 39.98% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 214 163
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £222 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 20
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.53% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.85 £50.50 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) Validation
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.53%) Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
7 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 2 (10.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
8 1 (5.26%) 4G
8 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
1 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (5.26%) LTE
1 1 (5.26%) RANAP
1 1 (5.26%) VoLTE
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) GGSN
1 1 (5.26%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Business Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Transition Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Domain Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Service Assurance Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Data Validation
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) MBA
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) ESRI
4 1 (5.26%) Huawei