Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 111 95
Rank change year-on-year +7 -16 +16
Contract jobs citing Legal 31 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.10% 1.08% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.20% 2.07% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £388 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.97% -21.70%
10th Percentile £120 £272 £249
90th Percentile £510 £518 £385
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.50 £16.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.49% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £22.83 £9.88
% change year-on-year +97.11% +131.19% -

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 1,407 1,545 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 49.98% 52.02% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 813 492
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £293 £296
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £16.86 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.08% -39.24% +52.05%
10th Percentile £24.75 £10.93 £19.35
90th Percentile £44.27 £28.00 £48.59
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -6.25% -1.54%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Asset Management
3 10 (32.26%) Advertising
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Investment Management
6 5 (16.13%) Software Asset Management
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) GIS
7 4 (12.90%) ArcGIS
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.68%) Software Licensing
8 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
8 3 (9.68%) Spatial Data
8 3 (9.68%) Banking
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 2 (6.45%) VoIP
9 2 (6.45%) ITIL
9 2 (6.45%) Windows
9 2 (6.45%) C#
9 2 (6.45%) .NET
9 2 (6.45%) VLE
9 2 (6.45%) Migration
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery

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 (12.90%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) InVision
1 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) GIS
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Spatial Data
3 1 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) GIS Technician
3 4 (12.90%) IT Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Software Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Asset Management Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technologist
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior IT Auditor
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) VLE
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Podcast
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Asset Management
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Investment Management
4 5 (16.13%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) Software Licensing
7 2 (6.45%) Change Control
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Task Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CISA
2 1 (3.23%) CISM
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) RedGate
2 1 (3.23%) Workday