The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
England / North West
Rank 99 101 116
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15  
Contract jobs citing Legal 38 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.48% 1.52% 0.89%
As % of the General category 4.55% 4.62% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 20
Median daily rate £375 £365 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +10.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £118 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £559 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £22.90 £34.49 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.60% +105.92%  
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 West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 835 1256 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.62% 32.91% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 775 674
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 64
Median hourly rate £36.24 £23.77 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.45% +31.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.37 £53.35
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 West

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

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the North West

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +1 22 £340 -1.44% 12
Cheshire +28 8 £613 +44.11%
Merseyside +4 6 £450 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 10 (15.15%) Project Management
4 10 (15.15%) SAP
5 9 (13.64%) Java
5 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (12.12%) Case Management
6 8 (12.12%) Law
7 7 (10.61%) Migration
7 7 (10.61%) MS Office
7 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (9.09%) Windows
8 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.09%) SAP BW
8 6 (9.09%) NetWeaver
8 6 (9.09%) SAP Basis
8 6 (9.09%) Scrum
9 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
9 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.58%) C
9 5 (7.58%) SQL
9 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.06%) Degree
10 4 (6.06%) QA
10 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (9.09%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (10.61%) MS Office
3 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP GTS
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (4.55%) SAP SRM
1 3 (4.55%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.06%) DB2
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Law
3 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Analyst
2 8 (12.12%) Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Developer
4 6 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) SAP Basis
2 3 (4.55%) SAP TM
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) jQuery
3 2 (3.03%) MDX
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) J2EE
4 1 (1.52%) Java EE
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Clustering
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Life Science
4 2 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 10 (15.15%) Project Management
4 8 (12.12%) Case Management
5 7 (10.61%) Migration
6 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.06%) Document Management
8 4 (6.06%) Service Management
8 4 (6.06%) Workflow
9 3 (4.55%) BPMN
9 3 (4.55%) Data Governance
9 3 (4.55%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) C
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) GDPR
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
3 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.52%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) SAP
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) iManage
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Wyse