Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 79 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 - +26
Contract jobs citing Legal 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.53% 1.41% -
As % of the General category 3.11% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £168 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +168.26% - -
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.39% +15.00% +33.33%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 193 436 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.36% 68.34% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 380 96
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +16.20% +13.60%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £163
90th Percentile £485 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.65 £13.31
90th Percentile £45.63 £28.75 £33.63
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.47
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.17% -2.12%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Northern Ireland

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Northern Ireland

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
County Antrim +39 6 £450 +175.23% 1
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Legal.

1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Law
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) API Development
2 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
2 1 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (16.67%) CQRS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Bid Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Payroll Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Subject Matter Expert
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) API Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) CQRS
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP