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 3 months to 28 June 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.

Legal
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 93 115
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22  
Contract jobs citing Legal 31 58 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.41% 1.97% 0.68%
As % of the General category 3.33% 4.54% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 13
Median daily rate £389 £341 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -9.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £9.88 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.26%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 930 1277 1601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.20% 43.41% 54.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 1171 1396
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 32
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.79% -67.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £9.56 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £13.62 £69.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Edinburgh +4 16 £400 -20.00%
Glasgow +3 12 £388 +1.97% 6
Renfrewshire +35 1 - -
Stirling +5 1 £950 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Legal.

1 35 (68.63%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Asset Management
3 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (19.61%) Banking
4 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
4 10 (19.61%) Windows
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 7 (13.73%) Information Security
6 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.76%) Change Management
6 6 (11.76%) Java
6 6 (11.76%) Oracle
6 6 (11.76%) MiFID
6 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
7 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.80%) Web Services
7 5 (9.80%) Unix
7 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
8 4 (7.84%) Firewall
8 4 (7.84%) Workflow
8 4 (7.84%) Validation
8 4 (7.84%) Scrum
8 4 (7.84%) TDD
8 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) VLAN
8 4 (7.84%) LAN
8 4 (7.84%) WAN

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 2 (3.92%) FileNet
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
1 4 (7.84%) LAN
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.84%) VLAN
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) GIS
3 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.96%) Spatial Data
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Grunt
2 2 (3.92%) gulp
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Ant
3 1 (1.96%) Gradle
3 1 (1.96%) Hudson
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 35 (68.63%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Local Government
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.96%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.84%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Packager
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.92%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) VBA Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Technical Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) CSS
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) Ajax
3 2 (3.92%) Aurelia
3 2 (3.92%) CSS3
3 2 (3.92%) HTML5
3 2 (3.92%) LESS
3 2 (3.92%) Sass
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (1.96%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) LIMS
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.96%) Photography
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Solaris
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Asset Management
2 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
4 7 (13.73%) Information Security
4 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Change Management
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Investment Management
7 4 (7.84%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (7.84%) Release Management
7 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) Workflow
8 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) VBA
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) MiFID
2 3 (5.88%) COBIT
2 3 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.96%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.96%) EMIR
4 1 (1.96%) PMO
4 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) XenApp
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Citrix
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.96%) ESRI
4 1 (1.96%) Perforce
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat