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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs citing Legal 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.34% 1.25% 1.91%
As % of the General category 6.67% 3.03% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
Median daily rate £290 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.55% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £515 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £9.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year +62.02% -34.16%  

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 150 198 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.05% 41.16% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 71 152
Median daily rate £538 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £240 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 66 27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £40.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Essex

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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

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 3 £238 - 1
Colchester - 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £405 -
Brentwood - 1 £123 -
Wickford - 1 £450 -
Legal
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Marketing
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) B2C
4 6 (30.00%) Adobe
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (30.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) SMS
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) Automotive
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (20.00%) Information Management
6 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (20.00%) Big Data
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) Social Media

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 6 (30.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (10.00%) Ingres
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Informix
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) AccuRev
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Gradle
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (40.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Automotive
4 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.00%) Law
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) IT Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Governance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) Ext JS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Java SE
3 2 (10.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (10.00%) JPA
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) JSR 170
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) SAML
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Struts
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Social Media
1 4 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) PMI
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) B2C
3 6 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Information Management
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
7 2 (10.00%) SOLID
7 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Mitel
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) VMware