The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 42 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.32% - 1.73%
As % of the General category 6.84% - 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Average daily rate £400 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
190 142 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.93% 43.96% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 98 95
Average daily rate £388 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -40.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Legal
Wales

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 5 £375 -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Legal
Wales

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (47.37%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) OAuth
4 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 6 (31.58%) Scala
4 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Perl
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (31.58%) Mojolicious
5 5 (26.32%) MS Project
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
7 3 (15.79%) UML
7 3 (15.79%) AS400
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (10.53%) WebSphere

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Perl Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.26%) Author
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Author
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
7 1 (5.26%) IT Procurement Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Procurement Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) jQuery
1 6 (31.58%) OAuth
1 6 (31.58%) RESTful
1 6 (31.58%) Mojolicious
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) AS400
2 2 (10.53%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) OS/400
2 2 (10.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) OO
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Scala
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) COBOL
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CCA
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) FATCA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow