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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 109 116
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing Legal 15 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the General category 2.23% 1.36% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Median daily rate £425 £460 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £380 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £485 £1,050
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
- +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £47.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-43.15% +143.58%

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
672 1175 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.02% 45.56% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 565 667
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +51.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £22.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 8 £371 -21.89%
Glasgow 0 4 £475 +13.09% 4
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £650 -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Legal.

1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Asset Management
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Banking
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
8 2 (6.90%) Office 365
8 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) GIS
3 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.45%) QGIS
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Spatial Data
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Grunt
1 1 (3.45%) gulp
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Web Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Website Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) MI Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) LESS
3 1 (3.45%) Lucene
3 1 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.45%) PostGIS
3 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) 3D Printing
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Asset Management
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) CAD
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
6 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) R
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) BS7666
1 1 (3.45%) MiFID
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) OpenText
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.45%) Charles River
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) RapidMiner