Period
to 15 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 15 August 2020 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 > Scotland
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 131 150
Rank change year-on-year +36 +19 -30
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 53 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% 1.20% 1.18%
As % of the General category 1.59% 2.47% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 36
Median daily rate £475 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +12.58% -3.21%
10th Percentile £408 £313 £120
90th Percentile £533 £563 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £446
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.01% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% +1.92% +8.33%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 820 2,148 2,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 48.21% 48.67% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 1,161 1,354
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £200 £275 £250
90th Percentile £588 £594 £550
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 51
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.37% +66.15% -43.58%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.55 £43.35 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.05 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.65% +4.55% -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legal in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Legal in Scotland.

Hourly rate trend for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 August 2020. 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
Edinburgh +32 11 £450 - 3
Fife - 1 - - 1
North Ayrshire - 1 £525 -
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Legal.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
3 4 (30.77%) Advertising
3 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) GDPR
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) User Experience
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
6 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (7.69%) Service Design
6 1 (7.69%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (7.69%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Proactive Management
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Identification
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
3 4 (30.77%) Advertising
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Copywriter
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Manager
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Governance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.69%) Derivative
1 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
1 1 (7.69%) OTC Derivatives
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.69%) Proactive Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Identification
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Curam
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Informatica