The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing Legal 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.88%
As % of the General category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
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 £20.00 £14.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -46.15%
Legal
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.93% 22.30% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 62
Median daily rate £373 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £42.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £55.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the Somerset region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Somerset region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset