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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
England / South West
Rank 125 126 121
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Legal 11 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.45% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.29% 1.43% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
Median daily rate £425 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.78% -0.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £311 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year +3.22% -2.14%  
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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 851 908 1007
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.77% 31.29% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 617 674
Median daily rate £388 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 66 28
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £57.00 £44.10
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire +6 6 £379 -
Bristol 0 5 £425 +21.42% 3
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) CISSP
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (15.63%) Marketing
5 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (15.63%) Degree
6 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 4 (12.50%) CESG
6 4 (12.50%) User Experience
6 4 (12.50%) SDLC
6 4 (12.50%) ISO27002
7 3 (9.38%) Records Management
7 3 (9.38%) Virtual Team
7 3 (9.38%) GDPR
7 3 (9.38%) Reference Data Management
7 3 (9.38%) Nuix
7 3 (9.38%) Data Enrichment
7 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification

Legal
Top Related 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.38%) HBase
1 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.38%) Neo4j
2 2 (6.25%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Law
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Military
5 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Data Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Security Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (6.25%) ETL Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Head of IT
4 2 (6.25%) Head of IT Services
4 2 (6.25%) Head of Technical Services
4 2 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Sales Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Marketing Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) CESG
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.38%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (9.38%) PMI
3 3 (9.38%) Reference Data
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Data Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Data Enrichment
5 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) Information Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Project Governance
5 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) CISSP
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (3.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) ISO27002
3 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
3 3 (9.38%) GDPR
4 1 (3.13%) PMO
4 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Cloudera
1 3 (9.38%) MapR
1 3 (9.38%) Nuix
1 3 (9.38%) Splunk
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Reuters
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) VMware