The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 22 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
England / North East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 97 64
Rank change year-on-year +43 -33  
Contract jobs citing Legal 4 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.69% 1.77% 0.60%
As % of the General category 3.48% 12.44% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 5
Median daily rate £320 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £214 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £630 £451
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 the North East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 115 225 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 19.93% 14.26% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 142 101
Median daily rate £350 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +111.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £35.70 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the North East

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the North East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the North East

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the North East

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear +51 2 £254 +1.50% 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) User Experience
2 10 (41.67%) Publishing
3 8 (33.33%) SEO
3 8 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 7 (29.17%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (29.17%) Migration
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Social Media
5 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (8.33%) Web Usability
8 2 (8.33%) Content Writing
8 2 (8.33%) CMS
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Content Management
9 1 (4.17%) Marketing
9 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
9 1 (4.17%) Degree
9 1 (4.17%) QA
9 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
9 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (4.17%) Advertising
9 1 (4.17%) Banking
9 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (4.17%) Workflow

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (41.67%) Publishing
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Content Designer
1 11 (45.83%) Designer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Content Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Copywriter
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) User Experience
2 6 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) SEO
2 8 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Content Writing
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Web Usability
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Content Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Pricing Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Wireframes
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) HND
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) QA