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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 109 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Legal 19 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the General category 1.86% 0.62% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 5
Average daily rate £425 £395 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +125.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £395 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1020 973 1523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.44% 41.25% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 483 791
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Legal
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

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 14 £446 +12.91% 1
Glasgow +9 1 £390 - 3
Stirling - - - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Change Control
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) CIMA
6 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
6 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (11.43%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
8 2 (5.71%) SAP
8 2 (5.71%) HNC
8 2 (5.71%) HND
8 2 (5.71%) C
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.71%) CMS
8 2 (5.71%) Retail
8 2 (5.71%) General Ledger
8 2 (5.71%) Marketing
8 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visualfiles
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.71%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Publishing
6 1 (2.86%) Front Office
6 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) DBA
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (11.43%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Vendor Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.86%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Content Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Web Content Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Web Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) Change Control
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Product Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
7 1 (2.86%) Online Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.86%) Web Usability
7 1 (2.86%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) CIMA
2 2 (5.71%) HNC
2 2 (5.71%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Solvency II
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) NetApp