Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 122 145
Rank change year-on-year -16 +23 -3
Contract jobs citing Legal 46 62 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.97% 1.31% 0.69%
As % of the General category 2.36% 3.01% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 10
Scotland median daily rate £425 £381 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +12.96% -15.63%
10th Percentile £130 £286 £274
90th Percentile £665 £544 £476
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £405
% change year-on-year +1.12% +9.88% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 £22.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.11% - -
UK median hourly rate £28.70 £26.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +10.39% +19.54% +64.15%

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 1,951 2,057 1,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.09% 43.44% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 1,061 715
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £285 £280 £263
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 25
Scotland median hourly rate £23.75 £28.40 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% -21.11% +8.74%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £44.27 £44.95 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.11 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.24% +4.43% -5.66%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 January 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
Edinburgh -8 25 £425 +11.77% 6
Glasgow -22 17 £494 +31.67% 11
Renfrewshire - 2 - - 1
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Asset Management
4 9 (19.57%) Advertising
5 8 (17.39%) Information Security
6 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.70%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) Software Asset Management
9 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
10 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
10 3 (6.52%) Analytics
10 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (6.52%) Service Design
10 3 (6.52%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.52%) Scrum
10 3 (6.52%) Law
10 3 (6.52%) Usability Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Banking
10 3 (6.52%) COBIT
10 3 (6.52%) Service Management
10 3 (6.52%) CISA

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 (6.52%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) InVision
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) GIS
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Spatial Data
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) HBase
3 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.17%) QlikView
3 1 (2.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Advertising
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Architect
3 3 (6.52%) Asset Management Analyst
3 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) GIS Technician
3 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
3 3 (6.52%) Software Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Chief Security Officer
4 2 (4.35%) CIO
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (4.35%) Cyber Intelligence Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Designer
4 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Security Officer
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Systems Architect
4 2 (4.35%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.17%) BAPI
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.17%) IDoc
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) OAuth
2 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (2.17%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
1 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Asset Management
3 8 (17.39%) Information Security
4 7 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Service Design
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 3 (6.52%) Usability Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) ABAP
2 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) CISA
1 3 (6.52%) CISM
1 3 (6.52%) CISSP
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.52%) COBIT
2 3 (6.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.35%) GDPR
3 2 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (4.35%) NIST 800
3 2 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (4.35%) WCAG
4 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.17%) IFRS
4 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ambari
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.17%) Kibana
1 1 (2.17%) logstash
1 1 (2.17%) Oozie
1 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe
2 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.17%) Cognos
2 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.17%) RedGate
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) Tableau
2 1 (2.17%) Workday