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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 38 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs citing Legal 32 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.97% 1.05% 1.25%
As % of the General category 17.88% 5.37% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 8
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £357 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £439 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £15.25 £17.31
% change year-on-year
+155.73% -11.87%
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
179 149 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.80% 19.55% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 85 135
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Average hourly rate £29.25 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -33.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.25 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.80 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales +12 29 £375 -3.22% 1
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (96.43%) Unix
2 53 (94.64%) Perl
2 53 (94.64%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (94.64%) jQuery
3 52 (92.86%) Selenium
3 52 (92.86%) Cucumber
3 52 (92.86%) Java
3 52 (92.86%) OO
4 51 (91.07%) TDD
4 51 (91.07%) Software Engineering
5 32 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 31 (55.36%) CSS
7 27 (48.21%) Web Development
7 27 (48.21%) MongoDB
8 26 (46.43%) NoSQL
8 26 (46.43%) Redis
8 26 (46.43%) Kafka
8 26 (46.43%) Go
8 26 (46.43%) RESTful
8 26 (46.43%) SQL
9 25 (44.64%) Scala
10 24 (42.86%) Mojolicious
11 19 (33.93%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (33.93%) OAuth2
12 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
14 7 (12.50%) Finance
15 6 (10.71%) HTML
16 5 (8.93%) XML
16 5 (8.93%) XHTML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (33.93%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.79%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.79%) SAP HR-PA
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) MongoDB
2 26 (46.43%) NoSQL
2 26 (46.43%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (92.86%) Cucumber
1 52 (92.86%) Selenium
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (96.43%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) Web Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Perl Developer
4 11 (19.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Website Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.57%) MongoDB Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Perl Web Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Unix Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Banking Project Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Database Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Finance Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Finance Project Manager
8 1 (1.79%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (1.79%) HTML Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Perl Software Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (94.64%) jQuery
2 31 (55.36%) CSS
3 26 (46.43%) Kafka
3 26 (46.43%) RESTful
4 24 (42.86%) Mojolicious
5 19 (33.93%) OAuth2
6 6 (10.71%) HTML
7 5 (8.93%) Ajax
7 5 (8.93%) XHTML
7 5 (8.93%) XML
8 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.79%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.79%) REST
Operating Systems
1 54 (96.43%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (94.64%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (92.86%) OO
3 51 (91.07%) Software Engineering
3 51 (91.07%) TDD
4 27 (48.21%) Web Development
5 3 (5.36%) Content Development
5 3 (5.36%) Workflow
6 2 (3.57%) CRM
6 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.79%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.79%) Migration
7 1 (1.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.79%) Time Management
7 1 (1.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) Perl
2 52 (92.86%) Java
3 32 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 26 (46.43%) Go
4 26 (46.43%) SQL
5 25 (44.64%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) SAP