The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the 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 39 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 18 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.30% 1.48% 0.97%
As % of the General category 12.50% 7.36% 3.29%
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
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
144 163 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.42% 20.07% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 117 155
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 £265 £238 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Median hourly rate £29.25 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.70% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £35.10 £36.50
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 Wales

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Legal
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
South Wales +8 17 £375 +4.02%
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Wales region with a requirement for Legal.

1 45 (97.83%) Unix
1 45 (97.83%) jQuery
2 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (95.65%) Java
2 44 (95.65%) Perl
3 43 (93.48%) OO
3 43 (93.48%) TDD
3 43 (93.48%) Software Engineering
3 43 (93.48%) Selenium
3 43 (93.48%) Cucumber
4 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
5 28 (60.87%) CSS
6 27 (58.70%) Web Development
7 18 (39.13%) SQL
7 18 (39.13%) MongoDB
7 18 (39.13%) NoSQL
7 18 (39.13%) Redis
7 18 (39.13%) Kafka
7 18 (39.13%) Go
8 17 (36.96%) RESTful
8 17 (36.96%) Scala
9 16 (34.78%) Mojolicious
10 10 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (21.74%) OAuth2
10 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (10.87%) Finance
13 3 (6.52%) Publishing
13 3 (6.52%) Workflow
13 3 (6.52%) Content Development

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.17%) SAP HR-PA
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) MongoDB
1 18 (39.13%) NoSQL
1 18 (39.13%) Redis
2 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (93.48%) Cucumber
1 43 (93.48%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) Web Developer
3 10 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Perl Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Website Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Developer
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Perl Web Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Unix Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Perl Software Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) jQuery
2 28 (60.87%) CSS
3 18 (39.13%) Kafka
4 17 (36.96%) RESTful
5 16 (34.78%) Mojolicious
6 10 (21.74%) OAuth2
7 3 (6.52%) HTML
8 2 (4.35%) Ajax
8 2 (4.35%) XHTML
8 2 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (2.17%) Dropwizard
9 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.17%) JAX-RS
9 1 (2.17%) REST
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (93.48%) OO
2 43 (93.48%) Software Engineering
2 43 (93.48%) TDD
3 27 (58.70%) Web Development
4 3 (6.52%) Content Development
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.17%) Time Management
6 1 (2.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (95.65%) Java
1 44 (95.65%) Perl
2 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
3 18 (39.13%) Go
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 17 (36.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) SAP