Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 17 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 50 73
Rank change year-on-year -39 +23 +2
Contract jobs citing Legal 9 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.14% 3.17% 1.24%
As % of the General category 2.87% 8.36% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 10
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -13.04% +5.92%
10th Percentile £226 £195 £304
90th Percentile £555 £515 £663
East of England median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% -19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Essex median hourly rate - £42.58 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.44% +106.67%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% -33.88% +34.44%

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 314 335 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 39.70% 37.98% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 191 273
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £232
90th Percentile £603 £525 £515
East of England median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 74 85
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.25 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.53 £44.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% +25.00% -13.33%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Essex

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Essex over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Essex

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Essex

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 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
Chelmsford +7 1 £230 +17.95%
Brentwood -15 1 £215 -
Wickford - 1 £450 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £425 -
Basildon - 1 £450 -
Legal
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Essex region with a requirement for Legal.

1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) QlikView
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Gradle

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Qlik Sense
1 2 (22.22%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) QlikView Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Security Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) EclipseLink
3 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) React Native
3 1 (11.11%) SAML
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XHTML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) SOLID
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) ES6
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) VMware