Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 56 69
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.06% 3.38% 1.34%
As % of the General category 5.35% 9.47% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 8
Essex median daily rate £425 £350 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -18.84% +76.92%
10th Percentile £322 £196 £287
90th Percentile £555 £485 £450
East of England median daily rate £425 £350 £475
% change year-on-year +21.43% -26.32% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Essex median hourly rate - £42.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.68% -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.87 £46.50
% change year-on-year -37.20% -40.08% -

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 243 285 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.45% 35.67% 42.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 191 226
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -5.08% -7.81%
10th Percentile £307 £213 £226
90th Percentile £638 £515 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 64
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £28.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +25.76% +41.36%
10th Percentile £18.74 £16.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.20 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £36.75 £24.69 £26.38
% change year-on-year +48.86% -6.40% +25.60%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 +4 4 £350 +79.49% 1
Basildon +8 1 £450 - 1
Brentwood - 1 £215 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
Legal
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for Legal.

1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
3 6 (46.15%) Publishing
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Google
3 6 (46.15%) Google Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) SEO
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (15.38%) User Experience
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) JAX-WS
8 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
8 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) JPA
8 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 1 (7.69%) AccuRev
8 1 (7.69%) RESTful

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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AccuRev
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Publishing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Content Designer
1 6 (46.15%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Content Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) EclipseLink
3 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Java SE
3 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
3 1 (7.69%) JAX-WS
3 1 (7.69%) JPA
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) OSGi
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) React Native
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
5 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (7.69%) SOLID
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) ES6
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MBCS
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Google