The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
Wales / South Wales
Rank 50 38 47
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9  
Contract jobs citing Legal 5 32 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.89% 5.56% 0.22%
As % of the General category 3.73% 21.19% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 1
Median daily rate - £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £398
% change year-on-year +3.22% -2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 134 151 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 23.84% 26.22% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 113 82
Median daily rate £358 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £296 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.50% +40.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.07 £25.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £67.00 £35.70
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in South Wales

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in South Wales

Legal
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
Newport - 4 - -
Cardiff -12 1 - -
Legal
Wales

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Legal.

1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) Presales
2 7 (77.78%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (66.67%) C
3 6 (66.67%) Marketing
3 6 (66.67%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) CMDB
4 1 (11.11%) Velocity
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Banking

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Presales Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Presales Network Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (77.78%) Presales
2 6 (66.67%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CA Agile Central