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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
UK / Scotland
Rank 87 112 112
Rank change year-on-year +25 0  
Contract jobs citing Legal 20 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.14% 0.70% 0.53%
As % of the General category 2.81% 1.41% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Median daily rate £390 £460 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.12% -12.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £465 £1,050
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year +3.22% -2.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.51% +95.00%  

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 713 1281 1312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.63% 49.50% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 650 670
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 26
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +93.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £49.20 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Scotland

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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 25 March 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 +22 13 £395 -14.96% 2
Glasgow 0 4 £300 -28.57% 4
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £650 -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Asset Management
3 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Banking
5 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Change Management
7 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
8 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.68%) ETL
8 3 (9.68%) VBA
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
9 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
9 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.45%) Office 365
9 2 (6.45%) Data Privacy
9 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
9 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information

Legal
Top Related 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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.23%) QGIS
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Spatial Data
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Grunt
1 1 (3.23%) gulp
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) VBA Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) LESS
2 1 (3.23%) Lucene
2 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.23%) PostGIS
2 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (6.45%) LIMS
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Asset Management
2 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Privacy
7 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) VBA
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) MiFID
2 1 (3.23%) BS7666
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.23%) Charles River
3 1 (3.23%) NetApp
3 1 (3.23%) OpenText
3 1 (3.23%) RapidMiner
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