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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 41 29 37
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8  
Contract jobs citing Legal 1 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% 7.75% 0.39%
As % of the General category 1.20% 27.73% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 27 1
Median daily rate - £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.22% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.51% +95.00%  

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 83 119 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 24.78% 27.93% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 98 59
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £268 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.25 £13.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.51% -38.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £13.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £13.50 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Velocity
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) CA Agile Central

Legal
Top Related 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA Agile Central