The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
North West / Merseyside
Rank 32 37 37
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing Legal 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.85% 0.59% 0.58%
As % of the General category 10.91% 2.33% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.51% +95.00%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 55 86 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 16.98% 25.37% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 39
Median daily rate £410 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +9.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £295 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.33% +32.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Merseyside

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Merseyside

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Merseyside

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Liverpool - 5 £463 -
Southport - 1 £275 -
Legal
North West

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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

1 5 (62.50%) Case Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) BPMN
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Legal Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Case Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) BPMN
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle