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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
UK / Wales
Rank 60 41 61
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20  
Contract jobs citing Legal 6 38 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.86% 5.53% 0.15%
As % of the General category 3.68% 21.23% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 31 1
Median daily rate - £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.22% +0.64%  
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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 163 179 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.35% 26.06% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 127 98
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.20% +31.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.78 £66.50 £35.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
South Wales -12 5 - - 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for Legal.

1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (70.00%) Presales
2 7 (70.00%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (60.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) Marketing
3 6 (60.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) CMDB
5 1 (10.00%) Velocity
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Confluence
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) BDD

Legal
Top Related 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Presales Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Presales Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Customer Requirements
1 7 (70.00%) Presales
2 6 (60.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central