Period
to 21 February 2019

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 6 months to 21 February 2019 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
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 124 129
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 38 73 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 1.55% 1.36%
As % of the General category 2.81% 4.30% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 36
East of England median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £225 £282 £189
90th Percentile £620 £600 £519
England median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
East of England median hourly rate £20.13 £17.50 £27.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -37.20% -40.08%
10th Percentile £18.64 £16.25 £14.73
90th Percentile £20.91 £18.75 £42.40
England median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% -13.04% +35.29%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,352 1,697 1,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.92% 36.14% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 939 839
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 140 99
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £35.00 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +30.23% +2.87%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.85 £43.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -17 14 £380 -13.14% 25
Cambridgeshire +17 11 £406 -14.47% 19
Bedfordshire +6 7 £425 +1.34% 11
Hertfordshire -15 4 £210 -53.33% 40
Norfolk +8 1 £425 +142.86% 4
Suffolk -5 1 - - 6
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Office 365
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (15.79%) jQuery
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.79%) Finance
5 5 (13.16%) ITSM
5 5 (13.16%) MySQL
5 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
5 5 (13.16%) Marketing
6 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
6 4 (10.53%) Symfony
6 4 (10.53%) SCCM
6 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Information Security
7 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (7.89%) Adobe
7 3 (7.89%) Apple

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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.63%) SAP APO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP PP
1 1 (2.63%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.89%) iTunes
5 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) Network Security
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) Skype
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) AccuRev
1 2 (5.26%) Ant
1 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Gradle
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.26%) JUnit
1 2 (5.26%) Maven
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
1 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 4 (10.53%) Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
3 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.26%) Information Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Service Design Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) CSS
1 6 (15.79%) HTML
1 6 (15.79%) jQuery
2 4 (10.53%) Symfony
3 3 (7.89%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) Ajax
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.26%) Ext JS
4 2 (5.26%) JAX-WS
4 2 (5.26%) JPA
4 2 (5.26%) JSR 170
4 2 (5.26%) OAuth
4 2 (5.26%) SAML
4 2 (5.26%) SOAP
4 2 (5.26%) Spring
4 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
4 2 (5.26%) Struts
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) XHTML
4 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Solaris
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) ITSM
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (10.53%) OO
4 3 (7.89%) BDD
4 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.89%) Information Security
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
4 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.26%) B2C
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (5.26%) MVC
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) PHP
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.89%) Adobe
3 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 3 (7.89%) Clearswift
3 3 (7.89%) Proofpoint
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) Nintex