The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 25 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 66 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Contract jobs citing Legal 27 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.61% 0.78% 0.53%
As % of the General category 4.57% 2.18% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £173 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £369 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+78.12% -5.88%
General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
591 550 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.33% 35.76% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 325 417
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £20.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.62% +43.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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Yorkshire

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Legal
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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
Leeds +8 12 £385 +45.28% 13
Halifax +3 11 £400 +14.28%
Bradford - 2 £450 - 2
Legal
Yorkshire

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 11 (25.58%) Retail
2 10 (23.26%) SEO
2 10 (23.26%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (20.93%) Workflow
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Content Management
3 9 (20.93%) Copywriting
4 8 (18.60%) Customer Insight
4 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
4 8 (18.60%) Benchmarking
5 7 (16.28%) Finance
6 6 (13.95%) Banking
6 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) X++
7 5 (11.63%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
7 5 (11.63%) .NET
7 5 (11.63%) MS Office
7 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.30%) QA
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Windows
8 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.30%) NHS
8 4 (9.30%) Document Management
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.98%) Information Management
9 3 (6.98%) Scrum
9 3 (6.98%) CRM

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.65%) WorkSite
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) IDOL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (25.58%) Retail
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) German Language
5 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Designer
3 6 (13.95%) User Experience Designer
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Content Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) VBA Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Web Editor
7 1 (2.33%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Content Editor
7 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Copywriting
2 5 (11.63%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.30%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) SEO
2 9 (20.93%) Workflow
2 9 (20.93%) Content Management
3 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
3 8 (18.60%) Benchmarking
3 8 (18.60%) Customer Insight
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Document Management
7 3 (6.98%) Information Management
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Information Governance
8 2 (4.65%) Business Development
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
9 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
1 5 (11.63%) X++
2 3 (6.98%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) LexisNexis
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