Period
to 22 August 2019

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 6 months to 22 August 2019 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
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 48 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing Legal 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.73% 1.18% 1.69%
As % of the General category 5.37% 2.76% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Kent median daily rate £660 £445 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.31% -13.59% +21.18%
10th Percentile £624 £291 £279
90th Percentile £692 £624 £595
South East median daily rate £463 £439 £400
% change year-on-year +5.41% +9.62% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £30.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.64 £26.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +75.52% +62.50% -51.52%

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 149 181 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 32.25% 42.79% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 125 162
Kent median daily rate £475 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% +3.20%
10th Percentile £253 £278 £240
90th Percentile £650 £658 £599
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Kent median hourly rate £42.63 £38.75 £29.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +29.51% -45.60%
10th Percentile £32.80 £11.25 £20.94
90th Percentile £47.25 £42.50 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £27.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.45% +39.38% -

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 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 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Maidstone -4 1 - - 7
Tonbridge - 1 £630 - 1
Canterbury - 1 - -
Legal
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Legal.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) API Design
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Swagger
4 2 (25.00%) ES6
4 2 (25.00%) git-flow
4 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (25.00%) JSON Schema
4 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (25.00%) npm
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Azure
4 2 (25.00%) AWS

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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
1 2 (25.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) git-flow
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Commercial Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Lean Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Process Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) JSON Schema
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) React
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Swagger
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) API Design
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Product Roadmap
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Storage Management
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) ES6
1 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) NEC