Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 74 99
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 +10
Contract jobs citing Legal 28 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.71% 1.47% 0.22%
As % of the General category 7.39% 7.33% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 3
Wales median daily rate £364 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.22% -25.46% +4.02%
10th Percentile £175 £125 £363
90th Percentile £435 £475 £388
UK median daily rate £449 £445 £406
% change year-on-year +0.84% +9.54% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +14.58% +33.33% +22.03%

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 379 232 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.08% 20.09% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 173 223
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £164 £227
90th Percentile £588 £525 £535
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 8
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +43.75% +28.00%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.55 £10.72
90th Percentile £63.75 £59.50 £70.15
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.40 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.98% +12.34% -2.08%

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

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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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Wales

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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

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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 23 October 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 -18 22 £370 +80.67% 42
North Wales -3 3 £200 +53.85% 1
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (35.71%) Finance
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Facilities Management
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) Business Transformation
4 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) GIS
6 4 (14.29%) ESRI
6 4 (14.29%) ArcGIS
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Spatial Data
6 4 (14.29%) Decision-Making
6 4 (14.29%) Coaching
7 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) Middleware
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) RESTful
8 2 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Information Management
8 2 (7.14%) QA
8 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling

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 4 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) GIS
1 4 (14.29%) Spatial Data
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) MS Access
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Transition Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Coach
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Transition Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Transition Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) GIS Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) GIS Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) GIS Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Spatial Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
1 3 (10.71%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Facilities Management
3 6 (21.43%) Business Transformation
3 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Data Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Information Management
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PHP
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) SSCP
2 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) ESRI
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau