The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.35% - -
As % of the General category 5.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.61 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +2.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.03% 27.94% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 17
Average daily rate £431 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 £17.03 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.65% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.63 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £32.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Legal
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Lingo
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Lingo