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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 55 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Legal 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.70% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the General category 2.16% 0.56% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -5.88%
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
185 180 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.23% 38.38% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 130 109
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £261 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £413 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -80.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.23 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £10.89 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bridgend - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Legal
Wales

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (53.33%) OO
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) OAuth
2 7 (46.67%) RESTful
2 7 (46.67%) Scala
2 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (46.67%) Mojolicious
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) CCA
3 6 (40.00%) AS400
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Perl Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Procurement Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) jQuery
1 7 (46.67%) OAuth
1 7 (46.67%) RESTful
1 7 (46.67%) Mojolicious
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCA
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft