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 28 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 50 63
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Legal 6 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.97% 1.44% 1.54%
As % of the General category 5.41% 5.88% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Median daily rate £310 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +1.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £397 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.26%  

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 111 136 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.99% 24.55% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 142 222
Median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +6.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £650 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 5
Median hourly rate £17.36 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.25% +72.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.93 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.88 £33.50 £20.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 -2 6 £310 -17.33%
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) POP3
2 5 (41.67%) SMTP
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) CCA
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITSM
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) CCAA
2 5 (41.67%) Information Governance
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Presales
3 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Business Development
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) NHS
3 4 (33.33%) C
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

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 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) POP3
2 5 (41.67%) SMTP
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Presales Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Presales Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modeller
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (8.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Governance
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) ITSM
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Development
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCA
1 5 (41.67%) CCAA
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
1 2 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (8.33%) Software AG