Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 125 131
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 +11
Contract jobs citing Legal 60 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.11% 1.28% 1.37%
As % of the General category 2.75% 2.94% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 33
Scotland median daily rate £376 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.94% +45.45% -22.54%
10th Percentile £120 £263 £220
90th Percentile £625 £675 £525
UK median daily rate £439 £445 £403
% change year-on-year -1.40% +10.56% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £28.80 £9.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% +191.65% -
10th Percentile £37.00 £28.80 £9.56
90th Percentile £49.63 £28.80 £10.19
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +7.84% +41.67% +9.09%

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 2,181 2,106 2,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.52% 43.49% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,027 1,083 1,113
Scotland median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £260 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 24
Scotland median hourly rate £24.75 £28.80 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +38.80% -30.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.40 £9.56
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.38 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £23.34 £26.50 £23.72
% change year-on-year -11.92% +11.74% -0.15%

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

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 October 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 -5 33 £374 -13.08% 3
Glasgow -4 24 £388 - 7
Renfrewshire -20 2 - -
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
3 9 (15.00%) Project Management
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 8 (13.33%) Information Security
4 8 (13.33%) Advertising
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (11.67%) Change Control
5 7 (11.67%) SDLC
6 6 (10.00%) Degree
6 6 (10.00%) Windows
6 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
6 6 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.33%) Firewall
7 5 (8.33%) VPN
7 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (6.67%) QA
8 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Investment Management
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Relational Database

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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) PaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.67%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Firewall
1 5 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (3.33%) DHCP
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) VLAN
2 2 (3.33%) VoIP
2 2 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (1.67%) Broadband
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.67%) NAS
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) GIS
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (6.67%) Spatial Data
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) HBase
3 1 (1.67%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.67%) QlikView
3 1 (1.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Advertising
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (10.00%) Developer
2 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (6.67%) GIS Technician
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (5.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Consultant
5 2 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Supplier Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.67%) BAPI
1 1 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) HTML5
1 1 (1.67%) IDoc
1 1 (1.67%) LDAP
1 1 (1.67%) OAuth
1 1 (1.67%) SAML
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (1.67%) SOAP
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) WPF
1 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) iPhone
3 2 (3.33%) VLE
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.67%) Podcast
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Solaris
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (15.00%) Project Management
2 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (13.33%) Information Security
3 7 (11.67%) Change Control
3 7 (11.67%) SDLC
4 6 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 6 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 4 (6.67%) ITIL
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Analytics
6 3 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.67%) ABAP
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) Scala
4 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) CISSP
3 3 (5.00%) CISA
4 2 (3.33%) CISM
4 2 (3.33%) ISACA
5 1 (1.67%) CASP
5 1 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PMP
5 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.67%) GDPR
2 4 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.33%) PMO
3 2 (3.33%) SSAE 16
4 1 (1.67%) COBIT
4 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.67%) IFRS
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) HDFS
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.33%) Malwarebytes
1 2 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.67%) Ambari
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.67%) Kibana
2 1 (1.67%) logstash
2 1 (1.67%) Oozie
2 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Avaya
4 2 (3.33%) Apple
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco
4 2 (3.33%) Dell
4 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.33%) Sophos
4 2 (3.33%) Symantec
4 2 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.67%) Cognos
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) Workday