Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 130 159
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29 -21
Contract jobs citing Legal 59 61 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 1.26% 0.77%
As % of the General category 3.34% 4.05% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 23
East of England median daily rate £389 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% -18.03%
10th Percentile £256 £188 £206
90th Percentile £563 £486 £606
England median daily rate £450 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -33.88% +34.44%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.00 £17.23
90th Percentile £18.75 £42.75 £43.48
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% +40.00% -18.92%

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 1769 1506 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.86% 31.17% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 884 963
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
10th Percentile £263 £206 £220
90th Percentile £599 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 120 198
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.30% +27.88% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.98 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.92 £43.75 £43.98
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year +0.48% +0.60% +13.60%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire 0 27 £315 -21.25% 3
Suffolk +14 9 £325 -31.58%
Essex -33 9 £450 +28.57%
Cambridgeshire -11 8 £310 -29.14% 1
Bedfordshire 0 6 £419 - 2
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 30 (50.85%) Finance
2 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) Information Security
3 11 (18.64%) Project Management
4 9 (15.25%) Workflow
4 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.56%) Test Planning
5 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
5 8 (13.56%) JIRA
5 8 (13.56%) HP
6 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.86%) SQL
7 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
7 6 (10.17%) LAN
7 6 (10.17%) WAN
7 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (8.47%) Matrix Management
8 5 (8.47%) ISMS
8 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
8 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (8.47%) Windows
8 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
8 5 (8.47%) Virtual Team
9 4 (6.78%) GDPR
9 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (6.78%) Migration
9 4 (6.78%) VMware

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 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.78%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) LAN
1 6 (10.17%) WAN
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) H.323
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) IPsec
2 3 (5.08%) MPLS
2 3 (5.08%) NAS
2 3 (5.08%) PSTN
2 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 3 (5.08%) SSL
2 3 (5.08%) Unified Communications
2 3 (5.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (3.39%) QlikView
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) OLTP
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
3 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Gradle
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 30 (50.85%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) French Language
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Automotive
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Junior
2 8 (13.56%) Junior Software Tester
2 8 (13.56%) Junior Tester
2 8 (13.56%) Software Tester
2 8 (13.56%) Tester
3 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Senior Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Information Officer
6 4 (6.78%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (6.78%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.78%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Security Officer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) CSS
1 3 (5.08%) REST
1 3 (5.08%) XML
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) jQuery
2 2 (3.39%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) CAML
3 1 (1.69%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.69%) JAX-WS
3 1 (1.69%) JSR 170
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) SAML
3 1 (1.69%) Spring
3 1 (1.69%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.69%) Struts
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XHTML
3 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.47%) Virtual Team
2 3 (5.08%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Blog
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) Information Security
2 11 (18.64%) Project Management
3 9 (15.25%) Workflow
4 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
4 8 (13.56%) Test Planning
4 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
5 5 (8.47%) ISMS
5 5 (8.47%) Matrix Management
6 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.08%) Information Security Management
7 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.08%) Security Management
7 3 (5.08%) Service Management
7 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) ES6
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CISM
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.78%) GDPR
2 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (5.08%) COBIT
4 1 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.69%) PMO
4 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Docker
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) HP
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) CA
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
4 3 (5.08%) IFS
5 1 (1.69%) Nintex
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.69%) Talend