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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 108 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Legal 15 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.68% 1.21%
As % of the General category 1.34% 1.61% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +26.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £232 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-19.17% +10.60%
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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
1118 1053 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.50% 41.84% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 474 590
Average daily rate £413 £380 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 40
Average hourly rate £38.75 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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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

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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 22 October 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

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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 22 October 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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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 0 11 £450 +40.62% 2
Glasgow -8 3 £475 +61.01% 2
Stirling - - - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Front Office
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Derivative
5 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.68%) Facebook
6 3 (9.68%) Twitter
6 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
6 3 (9.68%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Social Media
6 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
6 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 3 (9.68%) Marketing
6 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 3 (9.68%) Blog
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) SEO
6 3 (9.68%) Reference Data
6 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Streaming Video
6 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Broadband
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Front Office
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Publishing
3 3 (9.68%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Communications Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance Manager
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Change Manager
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) RSS
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Derivative
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Social Media
2 3 (9.68%) Blog
2 3 (9.68%) Reference Data
2 3 (9.68%) Streaming Video
2 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.68%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) SEO
5 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) CISA
2 2 (6.45%) CISM
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CFA
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) EMIR
1 2 (6.45%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Facebook
1 3 (9.68%) Twitter
1 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) Sybase
2 2 (6.45%) Calypso
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