The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 24 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 80 57
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23  
Contract jobs citing Legal 29 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.12% 1.22% 2.50%
As % of the General category 6.35% 3.48% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 25
Median daily rate £500 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.92% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £134 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 457 632 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.43% 35.05% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 389 334
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -9.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £41.00 £17.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Salford +5 1 £220 -
Legal
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Legal.

1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (25.49%) Data Analysis
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (23.53%) Law
4 10 (19.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.69%) Project Management
6 8 (15.69%) IDOL
6 8 (15.69%) Document Management
6 8 (15.69%) iManage
7 6 (11.76%) Windows
8 5 (9.80%) SAP
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 5 (9.80%) Java
8 5 (9.80%) .NET
8 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
9 4 (7.84%) Workflow
9 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.88%) Migration
10 3 (5.88%) CMS
10 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (5.88%) Content Management
10 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP AFS
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.96%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
1 3 (5.88%) OneDrive
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) IDOL
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) DTS
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (9.80%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Developer
2 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
3 4 (7.84%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.96%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) SAP TM
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Life Science
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Data Analysis
1 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (15.69%) Document Management
2 8 (15.69%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Workflow
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) Content Management
5 3 (5.88%) CRM
5 3 (5.88%) Data Privacy
5 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
5 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.92%) Change Control
6 2 (3.92%) DevOps
6 2 (3.92%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) Java
2 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) C
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) VB
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) PMP
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MOS
2 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) GDPR
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) iManage
3 5 (9.80%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) Interwoven
4 3 (5.88%) Reuters
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Wyse
6 1 (1.96%) Ariba
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat