The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 44 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Legal 17 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.64% 2.17% 1.23%
As % of the General category 13.28% 9.30% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
Median daily rate £375 £361 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -9.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -17.77%
Legal
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
128 129 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.41% 23.33% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 106 148
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £294 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Median hourly rate £29.25 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.92% -49.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Legal
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Cardiff +3 16 £375 +4.09%
Legal
Wales

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Legal.

1 41 (100.00%) Unix
1 41 (100.00%) jQuery
2 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (97.56%) Java
2 40 (97.56%) Perl
3 39 (95.12%) OO
3 39 (95.12%) TDD
3 39 (95.12%) Software Engineering
3 39 (95.12%) Selenium
3 39 (95.12%) Cucumber
4 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
5 27 (65.85%) CSS
6 26 (63.41%) Web Development
7 15 (36.59%) SQL
7 15 (36.59%) MongoDB
7 15 (36.59%) NoSQL
7 15 (36.59%) Redis
7 15 (36.59%) Kafka
7 15 (36.59%) Go
8 14 (34.15%) Mojolicious
8 14 (34.15%) RESTful
8 14 (34.15%) Scala
9 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
10 8 (19.51%) OAuth2
10 8 (19.51%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (12.20%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (9.76%) Finance
13 3 (7.32%) Publishing
13 3 (7.32%) Workflow
13 3 (7.32%) HTML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (19.51%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) MongoDB
1 15 (36.59%) NoSQL
1 15 (36.59%) Redis
2 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (95.12%) Cucumber
1 39 (95.12%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Web Developer
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Perl Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Website Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Perl Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Unix Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.44%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) jQuery
2 27 (65.85%) CSS
3 15 (36.59%) Kafka
4 14 (34.15%) Mojolicious
4 14 (34.15%) RESTful
5 8 (19.51%) OAuth2
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
7 2 (4.88%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) XHTML
7 2 (4.88%) XML
8 1 (2.44%) Dropwizard
8 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.44%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.44%) REST
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (95.12%) OO
2 39 (95.12%) Software Engineering
2 39 (95.12%) TDD
3 26 (63.41%) Web Development
4 3 (7.32%) Content Development
4 3 (7.32%) Workflow
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.44%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) Java
1 40 (97.56%) Perl
2 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
3 15 (36.59%) Go
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 14 (34.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Disclosure Scotland