The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 9 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Legal 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 5.88% 5.41% 5.56%
As % of the General category 18.75% 12.50% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +36.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+60.34% -12.12%
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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 Woking region.

General Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 31.37% 43.24% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 13
Average daily rate £300 £424 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.24% +13.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £160 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.43 £24.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -10.18%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Publishing
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Law
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) XQuery
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) XQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA