The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 107 107
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing Legal 20 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 0.87% 1.18%
As % of the General category 2.97% 2.55% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 24
Median daily rate £363 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £240 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £515 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 674 863 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.30% 34.06% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 442 519
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 92 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -41.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £12.20 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £40.00 £42.50
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the East of England

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the East of England

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the East of England

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 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
Essex -8 10 £290 -35.55% 1
Hertfordshire +6 8 £363 -19.44% 4
Bedfordshire -9 2 £581 +22.36% 2
Norfolk +3 1 - - 3
Legal
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (23.53%) Project Management
5 10 (19.61%) Windows
5 10 (19.61%) SQL
6 9 (17.65%) Marketing
7 8 (15.69%) OO
7 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.73%) Information Security
8 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.73%) Adobe
8 7 (13.73%) MS Visio
9 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.76%) B2C
9 6 (11.76%) Java
9 6 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (11.76%) Degree
9 6 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (11.76%) Analytics
10 5 (9.80%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (9.80%) Office 365
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (9.80%) Big Data
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (9.80%) Statistical Analysis

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (13.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.96%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
1 5 (9.80%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) SMS
2 2 (3.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) NAS
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Big Data
2 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Ingres
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Informix
4 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.92%) AccuRev
3 2 (3.92%) Ant
3 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) Gradle
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) Maven
3 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Protractor
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Automotive
4 3 (5.88%) Law
4 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) French Language
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Architect
2 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Digital Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Junior
5 3 (5.88%) Junior Software Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Junior Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) J2EE
3 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) Ajax
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) EclipseLink
4 2 (3.92%) Java SE
4 2 (3.92%) JAX-RS
4 2 (3.92%) OSGi
4 2 (3.92%) REST
4 2 (3.92%) SAML
4 2 (3.92%) SOAP
4 2 (3.92%) Spring
4 2 (3.92%) Struts
4 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.92%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.84%) Social Media
1 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) IVR
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
5 2 (3.92%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) OO
3 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.73%) Information Security
4 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.76%) Analytics
5 6 (11.76%) B2C
5 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
6 5 (9.80%) Requirements Management
6 5 (9.80%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) Information Management
7 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.84%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PMP
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (3.92%) SLA
4 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Adobe
3 3 (5.88%) CA
3 3 (5.88%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) IFS
4 2 (3.92%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Avaya
5 1 (1.96%) iManage
5 1 (1.96%) Mitel
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas