Period
to 19 May 2019

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 6 months to 19 May 2019 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 West
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 93 134
Rank change year-on-year -7 +41 +11
Contract jobs citing Legal 101 135 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.95% 2.31% 1.31%
As % of the General category 7.22% 7.94% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 80 24
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £264 £282 £177
90th Percentile £608 £526 £575
England median daily rate £450 £440 £433
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.73% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £71.21 £22.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.42% +210.96% -33.61%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -32.69% +40.54% -10.81%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,399 1,700 1,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.98% 29.15% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1,021 1,041
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £225
90th Percentile £599 £588 £556
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 84 109
North West median hourly rate £31.03 £21.02 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.61% -21.65% -2.44%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.36 £11.33
90th Percentile £44.58 £51.93 £52.60
England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.82% +7.32% -7.15%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 70 £425 +13.33% 40
Merseyside +6 13 £321 -28.61% 13
Cheshire 0 10 £475 +37.28% 22
Lancashire -7 5 £450 +36.16% 18
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 22 (21.78%) Law
2 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (13.86%) SQL
3 14 (13.86%) Windows
4 13 (12.87%) ITIL
4 13 (12.87%) ServiceNow
5 12 (11.88%) User Experience
5 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.88%) Retail
5 12 (11.88%) JIRA
6 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
7 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
7 10 (9.90%) Information Security
7 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (8.91%) Project Management
9 8 (7.92%) Service Management
9 8 (7.92%) Banking
9 8 (7.92%) Marketing
9 8 (7.92%) Office 365
9 8 (7.92%) Confluence
9 8 (7.92%) Service Design
9 8 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (6.93%) DevOps
10 7 (6.93%) Back Office
10 7 (6.93%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.93%) XML

Legal
Co-occurring 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 8 (7.92%) Confluence
2 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.98%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.99%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.96%) InVision
1 4 (3.96%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.96%) Sketch
2 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.98%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.99%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Office 365
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.95%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.96%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.99%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.99%) SaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.99%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Firewall
1 3 (2.97%) Network Security
2 2 (1.98%) DHCP
2 2 (1.98%) DNS
2 2 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.98%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.98%) Skype
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.98%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.99%) Junos
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.99%) SSL
3 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
3 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) Power BI
3 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) JIRA
2 6 (5.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.99%) Gatling
4 1 (0.99%) JMeter
4 1 (0.99%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.99%) Selenium
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 22 (21.78%) Law
3 12 (11.88%) Retail
4 8 (7.92%) Banking
4 8 (7.92%) Marketing
5 7 (6.93%) Back Office
6 4 (3.96%) Games
7 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (14.85%) Developer
2 12 (11.88%) Analyst
3 9 (8.91%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.92%) Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Designer
6 6 (5.94%) Configuration Manager
6 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Interaction Designer
8 4 (3.96%) BPM Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Security Manager
9 3 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.97%) IT Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Senior Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Workday Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) XML
2 6 (5.94%) .NET
3 4 (3.96%) Dojo
3 4 (3.96%) DOM
3 4 (3.96%) jQuery
3 4 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.97%) JSON
4 3 (2.97%) REST
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.98%) Laravel
6 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.99%) CSS
6 1 (0.99%) HTML
6 1 (0.99%) Node.js
6 1 (0.99%) React
6 1 (0.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) User Experience
2 10 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.94%) CMDB
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.96%) Robotics
4 4 (3.96%) Tandem
4 4 (3.96%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.97%) PKI
6 2 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.86%) Windows
2 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.96%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) Unix
3 4 (3.96%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (12.87%) ITIL
4 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (9.90%) Information Security
6 9 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (8.91%) Project Management
7 8 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (7.92%) Service Design
7 8 (7.92%) Service Management
8 7 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (6.93%) DevOps
8 7 (6.93%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.94%) Analytics
9 6 (5.94%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.94%) People Management
9 6 (5.94%) Quality Management
9 6 (5.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) C#
3 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.96%) Java
5 2 (1.98%) C
5 2 (1.98%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) CISSP
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) CISM
3 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.98%) CISA
5 2 (1.98%) CISMP
5 2 (1.98%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.98%) MOS
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) CCNP
6 1 (0.99%) CEH
6 1 (0.99%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.99%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.99%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.99%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) PMO
3 3 (2.97%) COBIT
3 3 (2.97%) COSO
3 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.98%) GxP
4 2 (1.98%) SLA
5 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.99%) EMIR
5 1 (0.99%) GDPR
5 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.96%) Docker
3 3 (2.97%) XenApp
4 2 (1.98%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.96%) Puppet
2 4 (3.96%) Terraform
3 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.99%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) ServiceNow
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Citrix
4 4 (3.96%) Adobe
4 4 (3.96%) IBM
4 4 (3.96%) iManage
4 4 (3.96%) Intapp
4 4 (3.96%) Pega
4 4 (3.96%) SAP
4 4 (3.96%) SnapLogic
4 4 (3.96%) webMethods
4 4 (3.96%) Workday
5 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle
5 3 (2.97%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.97%) Remedy
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.98%) BMC
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco
6 2 (1.98%) Juniper