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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 113 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Legal 15 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.77% 0.89%
As % of the General category 1.33% 1.79% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 15
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£425 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £465 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -3.03%
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UK

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
1130 1061 1362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.99% 43.11% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 482 644
Average daily rate £413 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 35
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £21.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -5 9 £425 +32.81% 5
Stirling - 3 - -
Glasgow -20 2 £475 +58.33% 4
Legal
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Front Office
2 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Derivative
3 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Sybase
4 3 (9.68%) RSS
4 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
4 3 (9.68%) SEO
4 3 (9.68%) Publishing
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Streaming Video
4 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
4 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Social Media
4 3 (9.68%) Blog
4 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
4 3 (9.68%) Time Management
4 3 (9.68%) Reference Data

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) 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 1 (3.23%) Broadband
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Front Office
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Publishing
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Programme Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Communications Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Vendor Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Commercial Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) RSS
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Derivative
3 3 (9.68%) Streaming Video
3 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
3 3 (9.68%) Blog
3 3 (9.68%) Reference Data
3 3 (9.68%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
1 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) SEO
3 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
3 3 (9.68%) Time Management
3 3 (9.68%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Practice Management
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
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%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) CISA
2 2 (6.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (3.23%) CFA
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) EMIR
1 2 (6.45%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) Sybase
1 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
1 3 (9.68%) Facebook
1 3 (9.68%) Twitter
2 2 (6.45%) Calypso
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