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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 58 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 15 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 1.67% 0.86%
As % of the General category 5.26% 4.00% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£625 £210 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+197.61% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £190 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £455 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.03%
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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
285 425 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.91% 41.63% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 182 120
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £169 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +7.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

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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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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 30 March 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Degree
3 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (36.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) SAP
4 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (16.00%) Retail
7 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (12.00%) Billing
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
7 3 (12.00%) Process Management
7 3 (12.00%) GIS
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
7 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (12.00%) Business Development
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
8 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) Marketing
8 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) 3G
1 1 (4.00%) RANAP
1 1 (4.00%) LTE
1 1 (4.00%) 4G
1 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Billing
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Law
6 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Business Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Domain Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Commercial Development Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Procurement Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) GIS
4 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (12.00%) Business Development
4 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (12.00%) Process Management
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) EAM
5 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) PMP
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MBA
3 1 (4.00%) CFA
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) BMC
3 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) ESRI
3 1 (4.00%) Huawei
3 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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