Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 151 185
Rank change year-on-year -22 +34 -6
Contract jobs citing Legal 50 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 0.89% 0.49%
As % of the General category 2.56% 2.64% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 18
South West median daily rate £375 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £306 £178 £271
90th Percentile £505 £578 £633
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +40.00%

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 1,956 1,895 1,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.04% 33.62% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,270 1,274 1,244
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £292 £256 £238
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 65 91
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.57% - -13.58%
10th Percentile £16.50 £13.35 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.25 £49.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.12 £24.41
% change year-on-year -4.46% +2.91% +0.74%

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 15 November 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
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 15 November 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 -16 20 £375 - 86
Wiltshire -19 16 £350 -35.78% 44
Cornwall 0 7 £450 +125.00% 20
Gloucestershire -6 3 £365 - 40
Somerset +1 2 £488 - 73
Dorset - 1 £375 - 44
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Manufacturing
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) Automotive
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.00%) GDPR
7 6 (12.00%) Degree
7 6 (12.00%) Data Privacy
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Information Security
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.00%) Marketing
8 5 (10.00%) Law
8 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.00%) DB2
9 4 (8.00%) COBOL
9 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.00%) SAP
9 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
9 4 (8.00%) CICS
9 4 (8.00%) zOS
9 4 (8.00%) Logistics
9 4 (8.00%) TDD
9 4 (8.00%) Retail
9 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Analysis

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 (8.00%) CICS
2 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.00%) nginx
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Elite 3E
1 2 (4.00%) Visualfiles
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) Extranet
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Skype
1 1 (2.00%) SSH
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
1 1 (2.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) Power BI
4 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.00%) Liquibase
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (16.00%) Automotive
4 5 (10.00%) Law
4 5 (10.00%) Marketing
5 4 (8.00%) Retail
6 3 (6.00%) Banking
7 2 (4.00%) Billing
7 2 (4.00%) Electronics
7 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (2.00%) Publishing
8 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Backend Developer
4 4 (8.00%) COBOL Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Compliance Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Programmer
4 4 (8.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Junior
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) GraphQL
1 4 (8.00%) Node.js
1 4 (8.00%) Vue.js
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) zOS
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
1 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (16.00%) Project Management
2 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.00%) Data Privacy
4 6 (12.00%) Information Security
5 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (8.00%) Internal Audit
5 4 (8.00%) Logistics
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) TDD
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) People Management
6 3 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) COBOL
2 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) R
4 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) CISSP
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) CISA
3 2 (4.00%) CISM
3 2 (4.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) CITP
4 1 (2.00%) MCDST
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) GDPR
2 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.00%) IFRS
4 1 (2.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.00%) SEPA
4 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Intapp
2 4 (8.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) iManage
4 1 (2.00%) Aderant
4 1 (2.00%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.00%) OpenText
4 1 (2.00%) Pega
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec