Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 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 > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 117 126
Rank change year-on-year -31 +9 +20
Contract jobs citing Legal 64 56 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.16% 1.30% 1.46%
As % of the General category 2.98% 3.00% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 35
Scotland median daily rate £378 £395 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.43% +16.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £120 £274 £220
90th Percentile £625 £671 £525
UK median daily rate £445 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +4.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Scotland median hourly rate - £28.80 £9.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +191.65% -85.48%
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.90% +27.50% +17.65%

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 2,145 1,868 2,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.02% 43.35% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,076 987 1,316
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £260 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 25
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £28.80 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.92% +30.91% -26.67%
10th Percentile £10.20 £11.25 £9.56
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.40 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.69% +3.72%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Scotland

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor 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 20 August 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
Edinburgh -20 35 £373 -24.75% 4
Glasgow -12 24 £375 -1.64% 9
North Lanarkshire - 1 £685 - 1
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Legal.

1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) SQL
4 12 (18.75%) Project Management
5 10 (15.63%) Information Security
6 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.06%) GDPR
7 8 (12.50%) Advertising
7 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (10.94%) Degree
8 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
8 7 (10.94%) SDLC
9 6 (9.38%) Innovative Thinking
9 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
9 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
10 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (7.81%) Change Control
10 5 (7.81%) Banking
10 5 (7.81%) Firewall
10 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
10 5 (7.81%) C#
10 5 (7.81%) VPN
10 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c

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 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.25%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) PaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.13%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.56%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Firewall
1 5 (7.81%) VPN
2 2 (3.13%) DHCP
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) Network Security
2 2 (3.13%) VLAN
2 2 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) Broadband
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) GIS
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) Spatial Data
3 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) HBase
4 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.56%) QlikView
4 1 (1.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Advertising
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Law
4 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Developer
3 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Architect
4 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 4 (6.25%) GIS Technician
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (4.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 3 (4.69%) IT Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (4.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.69%) jQuery
3 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) BAPI
4 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) HTML5
4 1 (1.56%) IDoc
4 1 (1.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.56%) OAuth
4 1 (1.56%) SAML
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) WPF
4 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) iPhone
4 2 (3.13%) VLE
5 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Equities
5 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.56%) Podcast
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.13%) Solaris
3 2 (3.13%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) Project Management
3 10 (15.63%) Information Security
4 8 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.94%) SDLC
6 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
6 6 (9.38%) Innovative Thinking
6 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.81%) Change Control
7 5 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.25%) DevOps
8 4 (6.25%) ITIL
8 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.25%) Open Source
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) C#
3 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) ABAP
5 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) CISSP
3 3 (4.69%) CISA
4 2 (3.13%) CISM
4 2 (3.13%) ISACA
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CASP
5 1 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMP
5 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) GDPR
2 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.25%) QA
4 2 (3.13%) BS7799
4 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.13%) PMO
4 2 (3.13%) SSAE 16
5 1 (1.56%) COBIT
5 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.56%) EMIR
5 1 (1.56%) IFRS
5 1 (1.56%) MiFID
5 1 (1.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (1.56%) HDFS
2 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.13%) Malwarebytes
1 2 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.56%) Ambari
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.56%) Oozie
2 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Avaya
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Dell
4 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.13%) Sophos
4 2 (3.13%) Symantec
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Charles River
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.56%) Cognos
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) Workday