The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 29 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
South East > Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 34 40
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Legal 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.16% 1.26% 1.81%
As % of the General category 6.85% 3.70% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Kent median daily rate £515 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.14% -17.64%  
10th Percentile £235 £350 £353
90th Percentile £543 £350 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £14.75 - £12.50

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 73 108 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 31.47% 34.07% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 125 65
Kent median daily rate £425 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25%  
10th Percentile £278 £225 £294
90th Percentile £573 £750 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £77.00 £26.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.55% +188.17%  
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £22.35 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.51% +6.42%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Kent

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Kent

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Kent over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Kent

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Kent

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 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
Chatham +6 2 £533 +52.14%
Legal
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Kent region with a requirement for Legal.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Publishing
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) SEO
2 4 (44.44%) WCAG
2 4 (44.44%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (44.44%) Customer Insight
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile First
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
4 1 (11.11%) GDPR
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (44.44%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Publishing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Procurement Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) Customer Insight
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile First
2 4 (44.44%) SEO
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) WCAG
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP