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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Legal 12 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.93% 0.64%
As % of the General category 2.08% 2.16% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 11
Median daily rate £450 £460 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £380 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £1,050
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-5.59% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +37.64%

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
577 1113 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.03% 43.02% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 523 620
Median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% +27.88%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 6 £350 -26.31% 5
Glasgow +4 4 £475 +13.09% 2
Stirling 0 1 £650 +36.84% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - - 2
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Asset Management
3 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) Banking
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (11.11%) CAD
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (11.11%) Project Governance
6 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (7.41%) 3D Printing
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Office 365
7 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design

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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) GIS
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.70%) QGIS
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Spatial Data
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Grunt
1 1 (3.70%) gulp
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Website Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Scientist
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Production Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Supplier Relationship Manager
5 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Web Production Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) LESS
3 1 (3.70%) Lucene
3 1 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.70%) PostGIS
3 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) 3D Printing
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.70%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Ontologies
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Asset Management
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) CAD
4 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
5 2 (7.41%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) R
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.70%) CGEIT
3 1 (3.70%) CISA
3 1 (3.70%) CRISC
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) BS7666
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) OpenText
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.70%) Charles River
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) NetApp
3 1 (3.70%) RapidMiner
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