Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 151 127
Rank change year-on-year +31 -24 +26
Contract jobs citing Legal 37 51 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.93% 0.98% 1.24%
As % of the General category 1.87% 2.00% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 30
Scotland median daily rate £468 £376 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.25% -4.44% +21.15%
10th Percentile £314 £122 £295
90th Percentile £545 £610 £526
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +2.78% +1.12% +7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Scotland median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +97.11% +131.19%
UK median hourly rate £30.25 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.77% +26.83%

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 1,974 2,555 2,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 49.75% 49.08% 53.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,038 1,297 1,450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 55 60
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +24.97% -29.98%
10th Percentile £15.74 £11.57 £10.26
90th Percentile £44.88 £47.75 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +7.32%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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
Glasgow +16 19 £495 +23.75% 4
Edinburgh +12 16 £394 +5.00% 9
Dundee - 1 £400 - 1
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 21 (56.76%) Information Security
3 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (32.43%) Security Management
6 10 (27.03%) COBIT
6 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
7 9 (24.32%) Information Security Management
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 9 (24.32%) ISMS
8 8 (21.62%) Asset Management
8 8 (21.62%) Advertising
9 7 (18.92%) Marketing
10 6 (16.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (16.22%) CASP
10 6 (16.22%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
10 6 (16.22%) CISM
10 6 (16.22%) CISSP
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (16.22%) NCSC
10 6 (16.22%) NIST
11 5 (13.51%) .NET
11 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
11 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) Banking
11 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (10.81%) Sitecore
12 4 (10.81%) Azure

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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (2.70%) Camtasia
1 1 (2.70%) InVision
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) Sketch
1 1 (2.70%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Advertising
3 7 (18.92%) Marketing
4 5 (13.51%) Banking
5 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
6 2 (5.41%) Publishing
7 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Information Security Manager
1 11 (29.73%) Security Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Information Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Project Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Content Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Operational Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Security Assurance Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Animation
4 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Information Security
2 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (32.43%) Security Management
4 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
5 9 (24.32%) Information Security Management
5 9 (24.32%) ISMS
5 9 (24.32%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) Asset Management
7 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.81%) Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (8.11%) Content Management
10 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
10 3 (8.11%) Data Security
10 3 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (8.11%) Security Operations
10 3 (8.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 6 (16.22%) CASP
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (16.22%) CISM
1 6 (16.22%) CISSP
1 6 (16.22%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (27.03%) COBIT
3 6 (16.22%) NCSC
3 6 (16.22%) NIST
4 1 (2.70%) GDPR
4 1 (2.70%) IFRS
4 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.70%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (10.81%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe