Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 179 196
Rank change year-on-year +48 +17 -35
Contract jobs citing Legal 67 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.25% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the General category 3.73% 1.38% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 9
South West median daily rate £400 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -26.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £250 £138 £325
90th Percentile £509 £638 £585
England median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
South West median hourly rate £14.00 - £15.00
England median hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £18.99
% change year-on-year +52.94% -10.46% +11.68%

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 1,795 1,809 1,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.51% 32.86% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,120 1,220 1,270
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £238 £250
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 112
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +8.05%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.75 £12.05
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £54.50
England median hourly rate £26.93 £24.45 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.14% -2.20% +11.11%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +2 24 £425 +54.55% 11
Devon +23 10 £421 +12.27% 3
Gloucestershire - 9 £363 - 9
Cornwall +2 6 £450 +125.00% 1
Wiltshire +5 4 £510 +34.56% 2
Dorset - 3 £250 - 2
Somerset - 1 - - 3
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 21 (31.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) CISSP
3 14 (20.90%) Information Security
3 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
4 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
5 12 (17.91%) Project Management
6 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
7 8 (11.94%) CISM
7 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.94%) ITIL
7 8 (11.94%) Degree
7 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.45%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (10.45%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (10.45%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
8 7 (10.45%) Information Assurance
8 7 (10.45%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (10.45%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.96%) Software Distribution
9 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (8.96%) APMP
9 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
9 6 (8.96%) XML
9 6 (8.96%) SQL
10 5 (7.46%) Banking
10 5 (7.46%) Penetration Testing

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 (5.97%) Confluence
1 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
2 4 (5.97%) OneDrive
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Skype
2 3 (4.48%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) Extranet
3 2 (2.99%) Wireless
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) DTS
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) DB2
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Ant
1 4 (5.97%) Artifactory
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.97%) JIRA
1 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.49%) Introscope
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Publishing
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 2 (2.99%) Interactive Media
5 2 (2.99%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Military
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.43%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Security Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Category Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Content Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Information Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Junior
6 4 (5.97%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Programmer
6 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) XML
2 4 (5.97%) CSS
2 4 (5.97%) CSS3
2 4 (5.97%) DHTML
2 4 (5.97%) GraphQL
2 4 (5.97%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) HTML5
2 4 (5.97%) Node.js
2 4 (5.97%) Vue.js
3 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) EJB
5 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.49%) J2EE
5 1 (1.49%) JMS
5 1 (1.49%) JSP
5 1 (1.49%) REST
5 1 (1.49%) Spring
5 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.97%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) Information Security
4 12 (17.91%) Project Management
5 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
6 8 (11.94%) ITIL
6 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.45%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (10.45%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (10.45%) Front End Development
7 7 (10.45%) Information Assurance
8 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (8.96%) Software Distribution
9 5 (7.46%) Information Security Management
9 5 (7.46%) Internal Audit
9 5 (7.46%) ISMS
9 5 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Security Management
10 4 (5.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) CISSP
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) CISM
2 8 (11.94%) Degree
3 7 (10.45%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (8.96%) APMP
4 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) CRISC
6 2 (2.99%) ISACA
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.49%) MCDST
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.49%) MOS
7 1 (1.49%) PMP
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.48%) GDPR
3 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.99%) COBIT
5 1 (1.49%) QA
5 1 (1.49%) SEPA
5 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.48%) SAP
2 2 (2.99%) Citrix
2 2 (2.99%) Intapp
3 1 (1.49%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.49%) CA
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) VMware