The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 23 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Legal 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.04% 2.08% 0.71%
As % of the General category 21.05% 8.47% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £600 £343 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.18% -11.61%  
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 Croydon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 19 59 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 9.69% 24.58% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 40 32
Median daily rate £425 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
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 Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Croydon

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Croydon over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Legal.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) WireMock
5 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) FireEye
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) CQRS
5 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (12.50%) QA

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Mockito
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) CQRS
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) F5
1 1 (12.50%) FireEye
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire