The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Legal 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.87% 2.42% 2.97%
As % of the General category 11.32% 8.24% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Median daily rate £310 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +4.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £350 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £394 £400
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 £15.00
% change year-on-year +62.02% -34.16%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 53 85 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 16.51% 29.41% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 94
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £244 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Cardiff

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Legal.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) POP3
1 5 (71.43%) SMTP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) CCA
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) ITSM
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) CCAA
1 5 (71.43%) Information Governance
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) NHS
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) POP3
1 5 (71.43%) SMTP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modeller
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Governance
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) ITSM
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCA
1 5 (71.43%) CCAA
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (14.29%) Software AG