Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Legal
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 175 178
Rank change year-on-year +23 +3 -40
Contract jobs citing Legal 50 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 0.52% 0.71%
As % of the General category 2.62% 1.72% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 37
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £176 £276 £215
90th Percentile £580 £630 £539
England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South West median hourly rate - £22.50 £9.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +143.77% -43.20%
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% +40.00% -22.08%

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 1906 1741 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.67% 29.94% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1250 1393
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £263
90th Percentile £573 £563 £532
England median daily rate £475 £450 £432
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 92 122
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -13.13% +40.35%
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.00 £15.58
90th Percentile £57.63 £49.70 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.44 £24.23
% change year-on-year +3.56% +0.87% +12.70%

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 17 November 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 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 17 November 2017. 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 29 £400 +14.29% 10
Wiltshire +6 10 £545 -5.22% 1
Devon -2 4 £375 -31.82% 1
Cornwall - 2 £200 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Gloucestershire +18 1 - - 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Project Management
3 13 (26.00%) Law
4 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
5 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (18.00%) ITIL
7 8 (16.00%) Windows
7 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.00%) Degree
8 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (12.00%) PMI Certification
8 6 (12.00%) Change Management
9 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
9 5 (10.00%) Banking
9 5 (10.00%) Time Management
9 5 (10.00%) Contract Management
10 4 (8.00%) Project Governance
10 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
10 4 (8.00%) Automotive
10 4 (8.00%) Information Security
10 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
10 4 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Basecamp
1 2 (4.00%) Trello
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (4.00%) Big Data
1 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.00%) HBase
1 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Ant
1 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.00%) JBehave
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.00%) JUnit
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
1 1 (2.00%) Selenium
1 1 (2.00%) Subversion
1 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Law
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Automotive
4 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.00%) Publishing
5 3 (6.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Billing
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Military
6 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Designer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) CSS
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.00%) iPhone
3 3 (6.00%) PMI
4 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) iPad
4 2 (4.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Project Management
2 11 (22.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
5 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.00%) Change Management
7 5 (10.00%) Contract Management
7 5 (10.00%) Time Management
8 4 (8.00%) Information Security
8 4 (8.00%) Project Governance
8 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.00%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.00%) Organisational Learning
9 3 (6.00%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.00%) IT Strategy
10 2 (4.00%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
1 6 (12.00%) PMI Certification
1 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) PMP
3 2 (4.00%) CISSP
3 2 (4.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.00%) CISM
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISACA
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) PSD2
3 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) GDPR
4 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (4.00%) HP
2 2 (4.00%) MapR
2 2 (4.00%) Nuix
2 2 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.00%) VMware