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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 46 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.87% - 0.54%
As % of the General category 3.61% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -3.03%
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
83 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.99% 22.41% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 29 20
Average daily rate £348 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £193 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Bath - - - - 2
Legal
South West

Legal
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) SWOT Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Use Case
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) ABAP
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Summit
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Summit
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) ABAP Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) SWOT Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft