Period
to 19 February 2018

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 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 46 58
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.31% 2.24% 1.15%
As % of the General category 4.12% 5.19% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Kent median daily rate £375 £500 £146
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +243.64% -59.16%
10th Percentile £211 £448 £134
90th Percentile £540 £519 £247
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Kent median hourly rate - - £16.50
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -55.00% +81.82% -34.00%

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 170 212 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 31.89% 43.18% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 165 174
Kent median daily rate £450 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +18.88% +2.14%
10th Percentile £193 £263 £180
90th Percentile £656 £567 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Kent median hourly rate £39.90 £21.78 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.25% -41.93% +6.99%
10th Percentile £37.58 £20.59 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £22.96 £185.50
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +37.50%

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 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
Tunbridge Wells +7 5 £375 -25.00%
Maidstone - 1 £338 -
Legal
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for Legal.

1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) MVVM
1 5 (71.43%) MSBuild
1 5 (71.43%) Caliburn.Micro
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (42.86%) Moq
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) LINQ
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MSBuild
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Moq
2 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
1 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Caliburn.Micro
2 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (42.86%) LINQ
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) WinForms
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) MVVM
1 5 (71.43%) Prototyping
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Capita