Period
to 20 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 20 June 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 88 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 -40 +43
Contract jobs citing Legal 15 7 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.02% 0.54% 3.73%
As % of the General category 5.88% 2.58% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 39
Wales median daily rate £325 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.48% +53.33% +1.97%
10th Percentile £289 £538 £325
90th Percentile £400 £613 £400
UK median daily rate £436 £445 £415
% change year-on-year -1.97% +7.23% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £18.99
% change year-on-year +12.20% +7.98% +2.62%

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 255 271 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.36% 20.72% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 179 223
Wales median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £190 £237
90th Percentile £578 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 13
Wales median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.10% -28.81% +90.32%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.00 £12.35
90th Percentile £77.50 £58.75 £66.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.98%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Wales

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Wales over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Wales

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Wales

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
South Wales -6 15 £325 -43.48% 8
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Legal.

1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Decision-Making
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Law
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) CMS

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Coach
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 4 (26.67%) Decision-Making
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix