Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 112 133
Rank change year-on-year -25 +21 +15
Contract jobs citing Legal 57 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.09% 1.34% 1.35%
As % of the General category 2.74% 3.28% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 36
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% -7.32%
10th Percentile £184 £263 £220
90th Percentile £638 £674 £525
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 - -
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £22.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.44% +1.78% +21.62%

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 2,082 1,492 2,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.80% 40.83% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,121 829 1,300
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £305 £254 £260
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 18
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £31.93 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.67% -13.72% +26.84%
10th Percentile £10.25 £12.54 £10.72
90th Percentile £46.50 £49.70 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.86% -9.09% +22.22%

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 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 -15 34 £400 - 2
Glasgow -28 18 £335 -13.55% 11
North Lanarkshire - 1 £685 - 2
Dundee - 1 - -
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) SQL
3 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.79%) Windows
4 9 (15.79%) Information Security
4 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.79%) Banking
4 9 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (15.79%) GDPR
5 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
5 8 (14.04%) Project Management
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
6 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
6 7 (12.28%) Change Control
6 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
6 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (10.53%) Oracle
7 6 (10.53%) Innovative Thinking
7 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
8 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (8.77%) C#
8 5 (8.77%) VMware
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 5 (8.77%) Degree

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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) HFM
2 1 (1.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.75%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
1 3 (5.26%) VPN
2 2 (3.51%) DHCP
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) LAN
2 2 (3.51%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Essbase
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Smart View
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.75%) GIS
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) IDOL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Advertising
5 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (10.53%) Architect
2 6 (10.53%) Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (5.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
1 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (5.26%) jQuery
2 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.75%) Aurelia
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Velocity
3 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) BYOD
5 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.75%) Equities
5 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Unix
5 2 (3.51%) Linux
5 2 (3.51%) NetWare
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (15.79%) Data Protection
1 9 (15.79%) Information Security
2 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (14.04%) Project Management
3 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
3 7 (12.28%) Change Control
3 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.53%) Innovative Thinking
5 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.02%) Client Onboarding
6 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.02%) Information Governance
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.02%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Scala
6 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) CISSP
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CISA
3 2 (3.51%) ISACA
3 2 (3.51%) MCSE
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.75%) CASP
4 1 (1.75%) CISM
4 1 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCAD
4 1 (1.75%) MCSD
4 1 (1.75%) MCTS
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) GDPR
2 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.02%) FINREP
3 4 (7.02%) IFRS
4 3 (5.26%) BS7799
4 3 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (5.26%) QA
5 2 (3.51%) SSAE 16
6 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (1.75%) EMIR
6 1 (1.75%) MiFID
6 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.75%) Malwarebytes
2 1 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) Citrix
4 4 (7.02%) Hyperion
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Apple
6 2 (3.51%) Avaya
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 2 (3.51%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) Informatica
7 1 (1.75%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Progress
7 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds