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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 97 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs citing Legal 41 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.60% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the General category 3.54% 0.91% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 9
Median daily rate £230 £343 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.84% -19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £159 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -47.36%
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
1157 1752 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.25% 54.96% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 853 533
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 15
Median hourly rate £10.44 £30.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.20% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £46.70 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +4 18 £500 +27.38% 5
Renfrewshire - 12 £224 -
Glasgow +6 7 £318 +7.80% 2
Stirling +6 4 - -
Legal
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 57 (74.03%) Finance
2 22 (28.57%) Migration
3 21 (27.27%) Project Management
4 20 (25.97%) Linux
5 19 (24.68%) Business Development
6 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
6 18 (23.38%) MS Excel
6 18 (23.38%) Banking
7 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
8 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 14 (18.18%) Perl
8 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (18.18%) PaaS
9 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
9 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (16.88%) Java
9 13 (16.88%) Windows
10 12 (15.58%) Degree
10 12 (15.58%) Ansible
10 12 (15.58%) Docker
11 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 11 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (14.29%) Puppet
11 11 (14.29%) Splunk
11 11 (14.29%) MSBuild
11 11 (14.29%) DevOps
11 11 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (14.29%) TeamCity

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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 (5.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) JBoss
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (23.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (18.18%) PaaS
2 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) LAN
2 2 (2.60%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) BGP
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) IPsec
3 1 (1.30%) MPLS
3 1 (1.30%) OSPF
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.30%) TACACS
3 1 (1.30%) VLAN
3 1 (1.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) Wireless
3 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) DB2
1 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
1 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 11 (14.29%) MSBuild
1 11 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.19%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) JUnit
3 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.30%) Hudson
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 57 (74.03%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Law
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Front Office
4 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.60%) International Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Project Manager
2 14 (18.18%) Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Junior
4 10 (12.99%) Junior Project Manager
5 7 (9.09%) Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Azure Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) AWS Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Change Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) REST
2 4 (5.19%) J2SE
2 4 (5.19%) Spring
3 2 (2.60%) JMS
4 1 (1.30%) J2EE
4 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.19%) Equities
3 4 (5.19%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (5.19%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.19%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.60%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.30%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.30%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 13 (16.88%) Windows
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.09%) Unix
5 6 (7.79%) Windows 10
5 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Migration
2 21 (27.27%) Project Management
3 19 (24.68%) Business Development
4 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
5 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.29%) DevOps
7 8 (10.39%) Asset Management
8 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.49%) SDLC
10 4 (5.19%) API Development
10 4 (5.19%) API Integration
10 4 (5.19%) ITIL
10 4 (5.19%) OO
10 4 (5.19%) OOD
10 4 (5.19%) Scrum
10 4 (5.19%) Security Patching
10 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.18%) Perl
3 13 (16.88%) Java
4 10 (12.99%) C++
5 9 (11.69%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.69%) Bourne shell
5 9 (11.69%) Python
5 9 (11.69%) Ruby
5 9 (11.69%) SQL
6 8 (10.39%) Korn
7 4 (5.19%) C#
7 4 (5.19%) VBScript
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.58%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.19%) PMP
5 3 (3.90%) CISSP
5 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.60%) ISEB
7 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) VCAP
7 1 (1.30%) VCP6
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
1 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) RMADS
3 1 (1.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) vSphere
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Ansible
2 11 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (14.29%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) SCCM
4 1 (1.30%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) Splunk
3 6 (7.79%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.19%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.19%) Sybase
5 3 (3.90%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) Brocade
7 1 (1.30%) Charles River
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) EMC
7 1 (1.30%) F5
7 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.30%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle
7 1 (1.30%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.30%) SunGard
Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Harvey Nash plc
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