The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
England / Midlands
Rank 21 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Legal 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.74% 0.96% -
As % of the General category 4.76% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £575 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £398
% change year-on-year +3.22% -2.63%  
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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 42 65 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 36.52% 31.25% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 13
Median daily rate £400 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £850 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the Midlands

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the Midlands

Legal
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Legal.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Blog
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Architect
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) C# Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blog
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA