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 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
England / North East
Rank 65 56 50
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6  
Contract jobs citing Legal 20 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.72% 1.84% 1.11%
As % of the General category 15.75% 7.66% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 4
Median daily rate £338 £285 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -3.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £175 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £540 £391
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 the North East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 127 209 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 17.28% 24.05% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 138 86
Median daily rate £365 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.33 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.75% -26.00%  
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 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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Tyne and Wear -1 20 £338 +39.17% 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) User Experience
2 12 (40.00%) Publishing
3 11 (36.67%) Web Application Development
4 10 (33.33%) SEO
5 8 (26.67%) Project Management
6 7 (23.33%) Migration
6 7 (23.33%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) Social Media
7 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Content Writing
10 3 (10.00%) Web Usability
10 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.00%) MS Office
11 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.67%) Service Management
11 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
11 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
11 2 (6.67%) Business Development
11 2 (6.67%) Degree
11 2 (6.67%) IT Strategy
12 1 (3.33%) Business Process Analysis
12 1 (3.33%) Regulatory Compliance
12 1 (3.33%) QA
12 1 (3.33%) Polycom
12 1 (3.33%) Content Management

Legal
Top Related 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 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
1 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (40.00%) Publishing
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Content Designer
1 15 (50.00%) Designer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Digital Content Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Digital Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) User Experience
2 6 (20.00%) Social Media
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Web Application Development
3 10 (33.33%) SEO
4 8 (26.67%) Project Management
5 7 (23.33%) Migration
5 7 (23.33%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) Content Writing
9 3 (10.00%) Web Usability
10 2 (6.67%) Business Development
10 2 (6.67%) IT Strategy
10 2 (6.67%) Service Management
10 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.33%) Business Process Analysis
11 1 (3.33%) Regulatory Compliance
11 1 (3.33%) Security Management
11 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
11 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) CLAS
2 1 (3.33%) HND
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Polycom