Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 18 September 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 167 190
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -17
Contract jobs citing Legal 53 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.91% 0.59% 0.38%
As % of the General category 2.78% 1.75% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 9
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £250 £190 £222
90th Percentile £506 £575 £615
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
South West median hourly rate £29.50 - £18.75
10th Percentile £17.10 - £13.38
90th Percentile £41.90 - £23.13
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.92% +27.50% +21.21%

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,904 1,824 1,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.83% 33.49% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,211 1,209 1,213
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £559
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 57 104
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +1.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.49 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.45 £50.25 £51.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.90% +4.58%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South West over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South West over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Bristol -11 20 £425 +13.33% 68
Wiltshire +8 11 £350 -4.76% 44
Cornwall -5 8 £450 +125.00% 15
Devon +4 2 - - 41
Dorset - 2 £250 - 36
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 35
Somerset +1 1 - - 61
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (24.53%) Finance
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
5 8 (15.09%) SQL
5 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
5 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.32%) Automotive
7 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
7 6 (11.32%) Degree
7 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.32%) User Stories
8 5 (9.43%) Law
9 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
9 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.55%) CISSP
9 4 (7.55%) COBOL
9 4 (7.55%) DB2
9 4 (7.55%) ITIL
9 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.55%) CICS
9 4 (7.55%) zOS
9 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
9 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (7.55%) CICS
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.89%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
2 2 (3.77%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Skype
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) DB2
2 3 (5.66%) DTS
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Ant
1 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
1 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.32%) Automotive
4 5 (9.43%) Law
5 4 (7.55%) Banking
6 2 (3.77%) Billing
6 2 (3.77%) Publishing
7 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Project Manager
4 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Backend Developer
6 4 (7.55%) COBOL Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Junior
6 4 (7.55%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Programmer
6 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.77%) IT Security Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) GraphQL
1 4 (7.55%) Node.js
1 4 (7.55%) Vue.js
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) CSS3
2 3 (5.66%) DHTML
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) HTML5
2 3 (5.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.55%) User Experience
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) zOS
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Project Management
3 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.21%) Front End Development
5 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.32%) User Stories
6 4 (7.55%) Business Development
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (7.55%) Internal Audit
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Logistics
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) Software Distribution
6 4 (7.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.55%) COBOL
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) R
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) APMP
3 4 (7.55%) CISSP
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) CISM
4 2 (3.77%) MCDST
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) PMP
5 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.89%) CITP
5 1 (1.89%) CRISC
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (5.66%) GDPR
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) IFRS
3 1 (1.89%) SEPA
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Aderant
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) iManage
3 1 (1.89%) Intapp
3 1 (1.89%) Interwoven
3 1 (1.89%) OpenText
3 1 (1.89%) Symantec