The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 59 82 81
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.45% 0.66% 0.41%
As % of the General category 2.89% 1.08% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £395 £465 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.96% -41.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £460 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £469 £1,050
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 450 923 769
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 50.11% 60.72% 52.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 456 395
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £47.23 £31.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.35% +210.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Legal.

1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Back Office
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) MS Project
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Grunt
1 1 (5.00%) gulp
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Front Office
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) CSS3
1 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) LESS
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Conflict Management
5 1 (5.00%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (5.00%) Domain Models
5 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) MiFID
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.00%) Charles River
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) OpenText