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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 106 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing Legal 18 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 1.07% 0.66%
As % of the General category 2.16% 1.96% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 9
Median daily rate £300 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £203 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £490 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £12.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+77.08% -53.84%
Legal
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
835 1738 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.82% 54.53% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 852 508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.36 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 12 £325 -13.33% 2
Glasgow +4 5 £275 -5.98% 2
Aberdeen 0 1 - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 58 (76.32%) Finance
2 21 (27.63%) Project Management
2 21 (27.63%) Migration
3 20 (26.32%) Business Development
4 18 (23.68%) Linux
4 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
5 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 14 (18.42%) Banking
7 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
7 13 (17.11%) Degree
8 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (15.79%) PaaS
9 11 (14.47%) Windows
9 11 (14.47%) Java
9 11 (14.47%) Perl
10 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (13.16%) Ansible
10 10 (13.16%) Docker
10 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
11 9 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
11 9 (11.84%) Puppet
11 9 (11.84%) Splunk
11 9 (11.84%) MSBuild
11 9 (11.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (11.84%) DevOps
11 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills

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 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (2.63%) CMS
2 2 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
3 6 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (15.79%) PaaS
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
1 2 (2.63%) LAN
1 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) BGP
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.32%) IPsec
2 1 (1.32%) MPLS
2 1 (1.32%) OSPF
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) TACACS
2 1 (1.32%) VLAN
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
2 1 (1.32%) Wireless
2 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) DB2
1 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
1 9 (11.84%) MSBuild
1 9 (11.84%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (11.84%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.58%) JIRA
3 4 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) Travis CI
General
1 58 (76.32%) Finance
2 14 (18.42%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Front Office
3 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Law
5 2 (2.63%) Electronics
5 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.63%) International Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Project Manager
2 12 (15.79%) Junior
3 10 (13.16%) Junior Project Manager
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Azure Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Server Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (3.95%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (3.95%) Customer Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) REST
2 4 (5.26%) J2SE
2 4 (5.26%) Spring
3 2 (2.63%) JMS
4 1 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) jQuery
4 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.26%) Equities
3 4 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.26%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.95%) Data Conversion
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.63%) 3D Printing
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.32%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) PMI
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 11 (14.47%) Windows
3 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
4 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) Unix
6 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Migration
1 21 (27.63%) Project Management
2 20 (26.32%) Business Development
3 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
4 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.84%) DevOps
6 8 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.26%) ITIL
9 4 (5.26%) OO
9 4 (5.26%) OOD
9 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.26%) Scrum
9 4 (5.26%) SDLC
9 4 (5.26%) Security Patching
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) Java
2 11 (14.47%) Perl
3 9 (11.84%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) C++
5 7 (9.21%) Bourne shell
5 7 (9.21%) Python
5 7 (9.21%) Ruby
6 6 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.89%) Korn
7 5 (6.58%) C#
8 4 (5.26%) VBScript
9 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.26%) PMP
6 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.32%) CCNA
7 1 (1.32%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.32%) CISA
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) CRISC
7 1 (1.32%) VCAP
7 1 (1.32%) VCP6
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
4 1 (1.32%) COBIT
4 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) RMADS
4 1 (1.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) IAG
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Ansible
2 9 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (11.84%) Puppet
3 4 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Splunk
3 5 (6.58%) VMware
4 4 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.26%) Sybase
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) F5
6 2 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) Brocade
7 1 (1.32%) Charles River
7 1 (1.32%) EMC
7 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.32%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.32%) SunGard