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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 67 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Legal 11 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.12% 1.38% 1.67%
As % of the General category 3.29% 4.38% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£254 £493 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.47% -6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £394 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £640 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
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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
334 274 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 34.15% 31.42% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 109 198
Average daily rate £413 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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

Legal
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 27 August 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Legal
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

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Law
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Adobe
6 2 (9.52%) PMP
6 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
6 2 (9.52%) MS Office
6 2 (9.52%) Advertising
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Facebook
6 2 (9.52%) Twitter
6 2 (9.52%) French Language
6 2 (9.52%) German Language
6 2 (9.52%) Italian Language

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.52%) InDesign
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 4 (19.05%) Law
5 2 (9.52%) Advertising
5 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) French Language
5 2 (9.52%) German Language
5 2 (9.52%) Italian Language
5 2 (9.52%) Spanish Language
6 1 (4.76%) Games
6 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Junior
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Procurement Officer
3 1 (4.76%) Copywriter
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) EJB
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.76%) CSS3
2 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Social Network
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Xbox
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) EAM
4 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.76%) UML
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
2 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe
1 2 (9.52%) Facebook
1 2 (9.52%) Twitter
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy