The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 115 111 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Legal 17 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the General category 1.48% 1.36% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 13
Average daily rate £460 £525 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +32.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £388 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £1,050 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £407 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+120.93% +38.70%
Legal
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1149 1246 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.09% 45.86% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 658 445
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 10 £475 -13.63% 3
Glasgow +13 7 £420 +31.25%
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 20 (40.00%) Banking
3 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 10 (20.00%) Java
4 10 (20.00%) Windows
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.00%) Unix
6 7 (14.00%) QA
7 6 (12.00%) Derivative
7 6 (12.00%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) C#
7 6 (12.00%) .NET
7 6 (12.00%) Oracle
7 6 (12.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Workflow
8 5 (10.00%) Firewall
8 5 (10.00%) Sybase
8 5 (10.00%) MS Office
8 5 (10.00%) C++
8 5 (10.00%) Solaris
8 5 (10.00%) Linux
8 5 (10.00%) SQL
8 5 (10.00%) CISSP
8 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.00%) Use Case
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.00%) High Availability
8 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
1 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) VLAN
2 4 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) Big Data
2 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 20 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Front Office
5 2 (4.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (12.00%) IT Risk Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Risk Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) QA Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Junior
7 2 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (4.00%) Middleware
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Derivative
1 6 (12.00%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Equities
3 4 (8.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Unix
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Solaris
3 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
2 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.00%) Project Management
5 5 (10.00%) Analytics
5 5 (10.00%) High Availability
5 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 5 (10.00%) Use Case
5 5 (10.00%) Workflow
6 4 (8.00%) Market Making
6 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.00%) Time Management
7 3 (6.00%) IT Audit
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) RUP
7 3 (6.00%) SDLC
7 3 (6.00%) Test Management
7 3 (6.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) C#
3 5 (10.00%) C++
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) VBA
5 3 (6.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Sybase
3 4 (8.00%) Nintex
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
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