Period
to 23 September 2018

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 6 months to 23 September 2018 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 98 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Legal 35 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.24% 1.66%
As % of the General category 2.42% 2.34% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £431 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £120 £248 £278
90th Percentile £625 £675 £525
Scotland median daily rate £378 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -5.63% +23.08% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £28.80 £9.88
% change year-on-year +56.25% +191.65% -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,446 1,412 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 49.57% 52.94% 54.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 779 714
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £300 £267 £288
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.83% -62.30% +110.20%
10th Percentile £10.88 £9.85 £21.60
90th Percentile £44.27 £26.25 £42.05
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £28.80 £20.75
% change year-on-year -34.03% +38.80% -30.83%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Edinburgh

Legal
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

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Edinburgh

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Legal.

1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Advertising
3 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
4 5 (14.29%) GDPR
5 4 (11.43%) Spatial Data
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) GIS
5 4 (11.43%) ArcGIS
5 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Degree
6 3 (8.57%) Banking
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.57%) .NET
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security
6 3 (8.57%) Investment Management
7 2 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) Defect Management
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat

Legal
Co-occurring 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 (11.43%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (2.86%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) GIS
1 4 (11.43%) Spatial Data
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Advertising
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) GIS Technician
2 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Security Manager
3 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Procurement Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Software Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Technologist
4 2 (5.71%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.71%) VLE
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Podcast
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
3 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Contract Management
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) Software Licensing
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CISA
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) GDPR
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) BS7799
3 2 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.71%) QA
4 1 (2.86%) COBIT
4 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Workday