The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Legal
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Legal 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.56% 1.26% 1.16%
As % of the General category 1.79% 3.77% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £581 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.36% -11.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £380 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £579 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £9.88 £14.25
% change year-on-year +62.02% -30.70%  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 112 106 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 31.28% 33.33% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 118
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.00 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -82.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Bedfordshire

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Bedfordshire

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Bedfordshire

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Luton -6 1 £650 +30.00% 1
Legal
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Legal.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001