The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 124 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Law 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the General category 0.39% 0.30% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£518 £490 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £356
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -20.00%
Law
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1272 987 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.54% 39.91% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 479 450
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 29
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £38.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Law across the Scotland region.

Law Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Scotland region.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Law
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 3 £518 +1.97%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Law.

1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Broadband
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (20.00%) Intranet
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Broadband
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CA