The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 291 244 309
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +65
Contract jobs citing Law 429 578 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 1.00% 0.68%
As % of the General category 2.27% 2.50% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 335 199
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £393 £445
% change year-on-year
-0.63% -11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18886 23141 22391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.70% 39.91% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12603 14649 13570
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 651 532
Median hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Law as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Law
Daily Rate Trend

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Law
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Law
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Law
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -68 361 £425 - 330
London -78 259 £425 - 254
Scotland +59 66 £400 +14.28% 9
Edinburgh +41 47 £400 - 6
City of London -17 47 £438 +2.94% 123
South East +28 43 £400 -13.51% 18
Berkshire +26 23 £315 -37.00% 5
Yorkshire +8 21 £406 +29.76% 4
West Yorkshire +4 20 £455 +42.74% 2
Glasgow +25 17 £375 +7.14% 2
Croydon -2 12 £425 - 1
West Midlands -27 10 £363 +9.84% 17
North West +4 9 £600 +52.38% 16
East of England +15 8 £409 +12.75% 2
Kent +9 8 £475 +71.94% 2
Hampshire +5 8 £388 +40.27% 6
Manchester -8 8 £600 +50.00% 13
Reading +20 6 £255 - 3
Leeds -12 6 £460 +41.53% 2
North East -18 6 £325 -23.52% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £325 - 9
Tyne and Wear - 6 £325 - 9
Winchester +9 5 £475 +5.55%
Essex +2 5 £380 +4.82% 1
Birmingham -14 5 £425 +34.92% 14
Colchester 0 4 - - 1
Bracknell - 4 - -
South West +14 3 £350 -6.66% 5
Halifax +5 3 £356 -
Surrey +15 2 £288 -28.12% 2

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Law.

1 416 (42.75%) Finance
2 223 (22.92%) Legal
3 219 (22.51%) Windows
4 210 (21.58%) Data Centre
5 161 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (13.36%) Microsoft
7 128 (13.16%) MS Office
8 119 (12.23%) Active Directory
9 115 (11.82%) SQL
10 113 (11.61%) Document Management
11 104 (10.69%) Citrix
12 103 (10.59%) MS Excel
13 101 (10.38%) Project Management
14 100 (10.28%) SQL Server
15 91 (9.35%) Windows 7
16 89 (9.15%) .NET
16 89 (9.15%) Unix
17 85 (8.74%) Banking
17 85 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
18 82 (8.43%) ITIL
19 72 (7.40%) Migration
20 71 (7.30%) PRINCE2
21 69 (7.09%) Security Cleared
22 68 (6.99%) Blackberry
23 61 (6.27%) Incident Management
24 60 (6.17%) SC Cleared
25 58 (5.96%) Service Management
25 58 (5.96%) Oracle
26 55 (5.65%) iManage
27 54 (5.55%) C#

Law
Top Related IT Skills 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 42 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.06%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (1.85%) IIS
6 16 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.44%) CMS
8 10 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.82%) Confluence
10 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.51%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.41%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.31%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 128 (13.16%) MS Office
2 103 (10.59%) MS Excel
3 47 (4.83%) MS Project
4 13 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.62%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.31%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.72%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.62%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.41%) assyst
5 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.41%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.31%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.31%) Primavera
7 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.21%) Unica
8 1 (0.10%) Faxination
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.95%) Office 365
2 15 (1.54%) SaaS
3 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.72%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.70%) Firewall
1 36 (3.70%) Internet
2 24 (2.47%) Intranet
3 23 (2.36%) WAN
4 22 (2.26%) SAN
5 20 (2.06%) Extranet
6 19 (1.95%) DNS
7 15 (1.54%) Unified Communications
8 12 (1.23%) WebEx
9 10 (1.03%) FTP
9 10 (1.03%) NAS
9 10 (1.03%) Network Security
9 10 (1.03%) VPN
10 9 (0.92%) LAN
10 9 (0.92%) SSL
10 9 (0.92%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.72%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.72%) Skype
13 6 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (1.03%) Big Data
8 10 (1.03%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 8 (0.82%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.51%) DB2
12 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.51%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.34%) Subversion
3 12 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.13%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.92%) JIRA
6 8 (0.82%) ClearCase
6 8 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (0.72%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.62%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.51%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.41%) GitLab
10 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.31%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.21%) Gradle
12 2 (0.21%) Grunt
12 2 (0.21%) Hudson
12 2 (0.21%) JUnit
12 2 (0.21%) Maven
13 1 (0.10%) SoapUI
General
1 416 (42.75%) Finance
2 223 (22.92%) Legal
3 85 (8.74%) Banking
4 43 (4.42%) Retail
5 35 (3.60%) Billing
5 35 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.77%) Marketing
7 21 (2.16%) Retail Banking
8 15 (1.54%) Advertising
9 6 (0.62%) Publishing
10 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.41%) French Language
12 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.31%) Military
12 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) German Language
13 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 252 (25.90%) Analyst
2 104 (10.69%) Developer
3 92 (9.46%) Project Manager
4 82 (8.43%) Consultant
5 76 (7.81%) Service Analyst
6 73 (7.50%) Architect
7 66 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
8 57 (5.86%) Support Analyst
9 48 (4.93%) IT Analyst
10 42 (4.32%) Business Analyst
11 41 (4.21%) Security Consultant
12 40 (4.11%) IT Manager
13 36 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
14 33 (3.39%) Trainer
15 32 (3.29%) Administrator
16 25 (2.57%) Financial Analyst
17 23 (2.36%) Security Engineer
17 23 (2.36%) Service Desk Support
18 22 (2.26%) Technical Manager
19 21 (2.16%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (9.15%) .NET
2 34 (3.49%) HTML
3 29 (2.98%) ASP.NET
4 27 (2.77%) XML
5 23 (2.36%) CSS
6 22 (2.26%) Web Services
7 18 (1.85%) JSON
7 18 (1.85%) SOAP
8 16 (1.64%) jQuery
9 13 (1.34%) RESTful
10 12 (1.23%) CAML
10 12 (1.23%) HTML5
10 12 (1.23%) REST
11 10 (1.03%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.03%) Node.js
11 10 (1.03%) WCF
12 9 (0.92%) ISPF
12 9 (0.92%) React
12 9 (0.92%) Spring
13 7 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 210 (21.58%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.99%) Blackberry
3 48 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.67%) Clustering
6 20 (2.06%) e-Learning
7 16 (1.64%) User Experience
8 15 (1.54%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.13%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.03%) NHS
11 8 (0.82%) iSeries
11 8 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.82%) Tandem
11 8 (0.82%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.62%) Replication
13 5 (0.51%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.51%) Learning Management System
13 5 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 219 (22.51%) Windows
2 91 (9.35%) Windows 7
3 89 (9.15%) Unix
4 46 (4.73%) Windows Server
5 35 (3.60%) Linux
5 35 (3.60%) Solaris
6 34 (3.49%) AIX
7 23 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (2.16%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (1.64%) Windows 10
11 15 (1.54%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.62%) Android
15 4 (0.41%) VMS
16 3 (0.31%) HPUX
16 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.10%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (11.61%) Document Management
3 101 (10.38%) Project Management
4 85 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (8.43%) ITIL
6 72 (7.40%) Migration
7 71 (7.30%) PRINCE2
8 61 (6.27%) Incident Management
9 58 (5.96%) Service Management
10 47 (4.83%) Scrum
11 40 (4.11%) Business Analysis
12 39 (4.01%) Data Protection
13 38 (3.91%) Supplier Management
14 37 (3.80%) Risk Management
15 36 (3.70%) Waterfall
16 35 (3.60%) Information Security
17 34 (3.49%) CRM
18 32 (3.29%) Practice Management
19 31 (3.19%) Coaching
20 30 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 115 (11.82%) SQL
2 54 (5.55%) C#
3 48 (4.93%) PowerShell
4 47 (4.83%) Java
5 45 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 36 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 31 (3.19%) Perl
8 29 (2.98%) Shell Script
9 18 (1.85%) Python
10 14 (1.44%) VB
11 13 (1.34%) Ruby
12 12 (1.23%) C
12 12 (1.23%) FQL
12 12 (1.23%) PHP
12 12 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.92%) JCL
14 6 (0.62%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.41%) VBScript
16 3 (0.31%) ES6
16 3 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 60 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 41 (4.21%) Degree
4 26 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (2.06%) MCP
7 14 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.03%) ISEB
9 10 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.03%) MCSE
10 9 (0.92%) MCDST
11 8 (0.82%) CISSP
12 7 (0.72%) CISM
12 7 (0.72%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.62%) CCIE
13 6 (0.62%) CCNP
13 6 (0.62%) CIPD
14 5 (0.51%) MCSA
14 5 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (1.64%) QA
3 15 (1.54%) SLA
4 13 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.51%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.10%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 119 (12.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.64%) XenApp
3 13 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (1.13%) Veritas File System
4 11 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 9 (0.92%) Time Sharing Option
6 7 (0.72%) RHEV
6 7 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.41%) vSphere
9 3 (0.31%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.21%) Docker
10 2 (0.21%) Firmware
10 2 (0.21%) NFS
11 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (2.16%) SCCM
2 12 (1.23%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.82%) Ansible
3 8 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.72%) Puppet
5 6 (0.62%) SCOM
6 5 (0.51%) Control-M
6 5 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.51%) WMI
7 4 (0.41%) DBAmp
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 4 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.31%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 130 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 104 (10.69%) Citrix
3 58 (5.96%) Oracle
4 55 (5.65%) iManage
5 47 (4.83%) Cisco
6 33 (3.39%) VMware
7 30 (3.08%) EMC
8 18 (1.85%) IBM
8 18 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 17 (1.75%) Symantec
10 16 (1.64%) F5
10 16 (1.64%) NetApp
11 15 (1.54%) Veritas
12 14 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.23%) HP
13 12 (1.23%) Qualys
14 10 (1.03%) CheckPoint
14 10 (1.03%) NetIQ
15 9 (0.92%) Red Hat
16 8 (0.82%) Intel Security
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £575 - £610 per day
Posted: 39 minutes ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £90 to £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £120 - £170 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Ortolan Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: Up to 350/day
Posted: 25 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 25 days ago