Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 148 146
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing Legal 64 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.29% 0.83% 0.92%
As % of the General category 2.95% 2.21% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 25
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £253
90th Percentile £518 £473 £530
UK median daily rate £445 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £9.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.65% - -
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +33.33% -17.81%

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 2173 1632 3255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 43.93% 37.60% 52.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1114 892 1570
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 62
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £29.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -4.10% +48.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.84 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.90 £45.93
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -1 32 £380 +17.00% 1
Glasgow +5 22 £375 -6.25% 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 £610 -
Stirling +5 2 £408 - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.00%) Information Security
4 13 (20.31%) Banking
5 12 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 12 (18.75%) GDPR
6 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (15.63%) DevOps
6 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (14.06%) Scrum
7 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
7 9 (14.06%) Project Management
8 8 (12.50%) ETL
8 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 8 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (10.94%) Open Source
10 6 (9.38%) SQL
10 6 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.81%) User Stories
11 5 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (7.81%) PMO
12 4 (6.25%) User Experience
12 4 (6.25%) Analytics
12 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
12 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (6.25%) Change Management
12 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
13 3 (4.69%) Back Office
13 3 (4.69%) GAP Analysis

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 3 (4.69%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) FileNet
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) SAS
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.13%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Lucidchart
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) 802.11
1 1 (1.56%) BGP
1 1 (1.56%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) HSRP
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) IPsec
1 1 (1.56%) LAN
1 1 (1.56%) LDAP
1 1 (1.56%) MPLS
1 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.56%) OSPF
1 1 (1.56%) SMS
1 1 (1.56%) VPN
1 1 (1.56%) WAN
1 1 (1.56%) Wireless
1 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) MS Access
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) FitNesse
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Business Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) HR Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) GDPR Project Manager
7 2 (3.13%) HR Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Legal Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Procurement Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
1 2 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (3.13%) Wiki
5 1 (1.56%) CMDB
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
1 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) Information Security
3 12 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 10 (15.63%) DevOps
4 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.06%) Project Management
5 9 (14.06%) Scrum
6 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 8 (12.50%) ETL
6 8 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
7 7 (10.94%) Open Source
8 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.81%) User Stories
10 4 (6.25%) Analytics
10 4 (6.25%) Change Management
10 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.69%) Content Management
11 3 (4.69%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C#
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) APMP
3 1 (1.56%) CCA
3 1 (1.56%) CGEIT
3 1 (1.56%) CISA
3 1 (1.56%) CRISC
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) GDPR
2 6 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (7.81%) PMO
4 2 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.13%) SLA
5 1 (1.56%) BS7799
5 1 (1.56%) COBIT
5 1 (1.56%) QA
5 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) IAG
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Cacti
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Citrix
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) IBM
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Charles River
3 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco
3 1 (1.56%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.56%) F5
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) Workday