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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 267 277 273
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Law 435 462 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.83% 0.81%
As % of the General category 2.43% 2.14% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 238 287
Median daily rate £340 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £520 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 19
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -

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
17872 21623 21799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.85% 39.01% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11859 13669 13880
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £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 418 584 506
Median hourly rate £23.88 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.18% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £48.23 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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 7 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Law Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 +3 376 £325 -18.75% 387
London -19 257 £300 -27.27% 317
Scotland +27 55 £400 +45.45%
South East +50 46 £340 -9.33% 16
City of London -3 44 £275 -34.13% 85
Edinburgh +27 36 £400 -
Yorkshire +22 30 £325 -10.34% 6
Berkshire +33 27 £300 -20.00% 2
Reading +20 22 - -
West Yorkshire +25 21 £375 - 5
Leeds +19 19 £375 - 3
Glasgow +7 14 £410 +49.09%
East of England +5 13 £400 +23.07% 5
Manchester -1 12 £275 +84.87% 19
North West -3 12 £275 +15.78% 23
Hampshire +21 8 £286 -21.30% 8
South West +15 8 £400 +10.34% 4
North Yorkshire - 8 £300 -
York - 8 £300 -
Basingstoke +6 6 £283 +2.26%
West Midlands -29 6 £300 -45.45% 6
Welwyn - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
Bristol +9 5 £350 -3.44% 1
Kent - 5 £500 -
Surrey - 5 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £500 -
Essex -6 3 £400 +23.07% 1
Birmingham -19 3 £200 -63.63% 3
Inverclyde - 3 - -

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 351 (39.26%) Finance
2 245 (27.40%) Legal
3 210 (23.49%) Data Centre
4 207 (23.15%) Windows
5 150 (16.78%) Microsoft
6 134 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
7 131 (14.65%) MS Office
8 108 (12.08%) SQL
9 107 (11.97%) ITIL
9 107 (11.97%) Active Directory
10 94 (10.51%) MS Excel
11 84 (9.40%) Project Management
12 76 (8.50%) Unix
12 76 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 73 (8.17%) Banking
14 68 (7.61%) Windows 7
15 66 (7.38%) Security Cleared
15 66 (7.38%) Cisco
16 62 (6.94%) Document Management
17 61 (6.82%) SQL Server
18 58 (6.49%) VMware
18 58 (6.49%) SC Cleared
19 57 (6.38%) PRINCE2
19 57 (6.38%) Linux
20 54 (6.04%) .NET
20 54 (6.04%) Citrix
21 50 (5.59%) Migration
22 47 (5.26%) Practice Management
22 47 (5.26%) Blackberry
23 44 (4.92%) Oracle

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 37 (4.14%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (2.57%) Skype for Business
5 18 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.89%) CMS
9 8 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.78%) IIS
10 7 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.45%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.45%) JBoss
12 4 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 131 (14.65%) MS Office
2 94 (10.51%) MS Excel
3 37 (4.14%) MS Project
4 25 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.45%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.34%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.78%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (0.78%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.34%) Primavera
4 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.11%) Faxination
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.68%) Office 365
2 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.89%) SaaS
5 4 (0.45%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.03%) Firewall
1 36 (4.03%) SAN
2 34 (3.80%) Internet
3 31 (3.47%) DNS
4 21 (2.35%) Network Security
5 19 (2.13%) Intranet
5 19 (2.13%) WAN
6 18 (2.01%) Extranet
7 17 (1.90%) Unified Communications
8 11 (1.23%) BIG-IP
8 11 (1.23%) DHCP
8 11 (1.23%) LAN
9 10 (1.12%) FTP
9 10 (1.12%) Skype
10 9 (1.01%) HTTP
10 9 (1.01%) SSL
10 9 (1.01%) TCP/IP
10 9 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.01%) DB2
7 9 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (1.01%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.89%) Big Data
8 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (2.24%) JIRA
2 19 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.23%) Subversion
4 8 (0.89%) ClearCase
4 8 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.78%) Rational Application Developer
6 6 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.34%) GitLab
8 3 (0.34%) Gradle
9 2 (0.22%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.22%) JUnit
9 2 (0.22%) Maven
9 2 (0.22%) Mockito
9 2 (0.22%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.11%) MSI
General
1 351 (39.26%) Finance
2 245 (27.40%) Legal
3 73 (8.17%) Banking
4 41 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 40 (4.47%) Retail
6 19 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 18 (2.01%) Billing
7 18 (2.01%) Marketing
8 6 (0.67%) Advertising
8 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.34%) Electronics
11 3 (0.34%) Local Government
12 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Front Office
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 232 (25.95%) Analyst
2 94 (10.51%) Project Manager
3 79 (8.84%) Consultant
3 79 (8.84%) Developer
4 54 (6.04%) Architect
5 50 (5.59%) Service Analyst
6 44 (4.92%) Security Consultant
6 44 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
7 40 (4.47%) Administrator
8 39 (4.36%) Business Analyst
9 33 (3.69%) IT Manager
10 32 (3.58%) Trainer
11 29 (3.24%) IT Analyst
11 29 (3.24%) Legal Analyst
12 28 (3.13%) Support Analyst
13 26 (2.91%) Help Desk Analyst
14 25 (2.80%) Systems Analyst
15 24 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
16 19 (2.13%) IT Trainer
16 19 (2.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.04%) .NET
2 19 (2.13%) HTML
3 17 (1.90%) XML
4 14 (1.57%) SOAP
5 12 (1.34%) ASP.NET
5 12 (1.34%) J2EE
5 12 (1.34%) Spring
5 12 (1.34%) Web Services
6 11 (1.23%) CSS
7 10 (1.12%) jQuery
8 9 (1.01%) REST
8 9 (1.01%) RESTful
9 8 (0.89%) ISPF
9 8 (0.89%) JavaBeans
9 8 (0.89%) JSP
9 8 (0.89%) Node.js
10 7 (0.78%) AngularJS
10 7 (0.78%) Struts
11 6 (0.67%) JSON
11 6 (0.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 210 (23.49%) Data Centre
2 47 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 44 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 22 (2.46%) e-Learning
7 17 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (1.68%) IBM Mainframe
9 14 (1.57%) Clustering
9 14 (1.57%) iPad
10 12 (1.34%) EMC VMAX
10 12 (1.34%) EMC VNX
11 11 (1.23%) Smartphone
12 10 (1.12%) iPhone
13 9 (1.01%) NHS
13 9 (1.01%) Replication
14 8 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.89%) iSeries
14 8 (0.89%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 207 (23.15%) Windows
2 76 (8.50%) Unix
3 68 (7.61%) Windows 7
4 57 (6.38%) Linux
5 41 (4.59%) Windows Server
6 39 (4.36%) AIX
7 31 (3.47%) Windows 10
8 27 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (2.13%) Solaris
11 15 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.45%) Android
13 10 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.78%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.34%) Tru64
16 3 (0.34%) zOS
17 2 (0.22%) VMS
18 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (11.97%) ITIL
3 84 (9.40%) Project Management
4 76 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (6.94%) Document Management
6 57 (6.38%) PRINCE2
7 50 (5.59%) Migration
8 47 (5.26%) Practice Management
9 44 (4.92%) Change Management
10 43 (4.81%) Service Management
11 37 (4.14%) Risk Management
12 36 (4.03%) Business Analysis
13 35 (3.91%) Scrum
13 35 (3.91%) Service Delivery
14 34 (3.80%) Waterfall
15 29 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (3.24%) CRM
16 28 (3.13%) Data Analysis
17 27 (3.02%) Data Modelling
17 27 (3.02%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 108 (12.08%) SQL
2 38 (4.25%) Java
3 32 (3.58%) Shell Script
4 31 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 30 (3.36%) C#
6 28 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.46%) Perl
8 19 (2.13%) Python
9 18 (2.01%) T-SQL
10 17 (1.90%) C
11 12 (1.34%) PHP
11 12 (1.34%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.89%) JCL
13 5 (0.56%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.45%) C++
14 4 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.45%) ES6
15 3 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.34%) VBScript
16 2 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 58 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 42 (4.70%) Degree
4 13 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.12%) ISEB
7 9 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.89%) MCSE
9 7 (0.78%) MCP
9 7 (0.78%) MOS
10 6 (0.67%) CIPD
10 6 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.56%) CCIE
11 5 (0.56%) CCNP
11 5 (0.56%) CISSP
12 4 (0.45%) CCDP
12 4 (0.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.57%) SLA
2 19 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (2.01%) QA
4 9 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.56%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 107 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 40 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.45%) XenApp
4 9 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.89%) RHEV
5 8 (0.89%) Time Sharing Option
6 6 (0.67%) Docker
6 6 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.34%) Firmware
9 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.34%) vSphere
10 1 (0.11%) HDFS
10 1 (0.11%) LXC
10 1 (0.11%) RACF
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (3.69%) SCCM
2 21 (2.35%) Tivoli
3 18 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (1.45%) Puppet
6 11 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 11 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 8 (0.89%) Control-M
7 8 (0.89%) SCOM
8 7 (0.78%) WSUS
9 6 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.45%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (0.45%) NetVault Backup
10 4 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.34%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.34%) DBAmp
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 150 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 66 (7.38%) Cisco
3 58 (6.49%) VMware
4 54 (6.04%) Citrix
5 44 (4.92%) iManage
5 44 (4.92%) Oracle
6 32 (3.58%) IBM
7 30 (3.36%) NetApp
8 26 (2.91%) EMC
9 23 (2.57%) Symantec
10 18 (2.01%) NetIQ
11 17 (1.90%) F5
12 15 (1.68%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.68%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.45%) HP
14 12 (1.34%) Altiris
15 10 (1.12%) Cyber-Ark
15 10 (1.12%) Qualys
16 9 (1.01%) Dell
16 9 (1.01%) SAP
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Talent Point
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day + 12 - 24 months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day + 12-24 months
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
First Point
Rate: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, plus more
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Uniqlo France
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Durham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Chelmsford
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton-London, SM2 5AS
Reed Business Information
Posted: 22 days ago
Rochdale
Pro-Quest
Rate: Negotiable + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Which?
Posted: 9 days ago