The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Scotland region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 113 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Legal 15 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.11% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £410 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1110 1080 1346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.31% 43.94% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 522 633
Average daily rate £400 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 28
Average hourly rate £11.25 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £20.25 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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UK

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

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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 31 July 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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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 31 July 2014. 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
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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 -15 8 £425 +6.78% 3
Stirling - 3 - -
Glasgow -5 2 £375 +25.00% 1
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (70.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (13.33%) Financial Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 3 (10.00%) Reference Data
7 3 (10.00%) Fixed Income
7 3 (10.00%) Front Office
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) Bloomberg
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) Sybase
8 2 (6.67%) Calypso
8 2 (6.67%) CISSP
8 2 (6.67%) Back Office
8 2 (6.67%) CISA
8 2 (6.67%) CISM
8 2 (6.67%) CIMA
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) WorkSite
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visualfiles
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Front Office
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Communications Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Vendor Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Commercial Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Recruitment Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) RSS
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (10.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Blog
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Financial Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Change Control
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Data Security
7 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) CISSP
2 2 (6.67%) CISA
2 2 (6.67%) CISM
2 2 (6.67%) CIMA
3 1 (3.33%) CFA
3 1 (3.33%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) EMIR
1 2 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
1 3 (10.00%) Sybase
1 3 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (6.67%) Calypso
3 1 (3.33%) NetApp
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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