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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 62 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Legal 14 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.63% 0.88% 0.62%
As % of the General category 6.93% 2.87% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Average daily rate
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£368 £400 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £383 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.06% +42.18%
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
202 244 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.52% 30.54% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 169 97
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 June 2015. 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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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 +6 14 £368 -8.06% 2
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
2 9 (60.00%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) OO
2 9 (60.00%) RESTful
3 8 (53.33%) Scala
3 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (53.33%) Mojolicious
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (46.67%) OAuth
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) PayPal
7 3 (20.00%) WorldPay
7 3 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (13.33%) Ajax
8 2 (13.33%) XHTML
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
9 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Migration

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) AWS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Perl Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Product Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) RESTful
2 8 (53.33%) Mojolicious
2 8 (53.33%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) OAuth
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) XHTML
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) OO
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Perl
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Scala
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) APMP
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) PayPal
1 3 (20.00%) WorldPay