The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 261 299 267
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -32
Contract jobs citing Law 433 358 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.64% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.00% 1.63% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 234 193
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £204 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 13
Average hourly rate £20.84 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £10.10 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £24.76 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.84 £13.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+51.56% -20.28%

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
21659 21953 20759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.75% 38.94% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13328 13587 12480
Average daily rate £435 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 599 664
Average hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Law within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
England +19 397 £350 - 300
London +8 281 £355 +1.35% 203
City of London +7 57 £325 - 52
Scotland +27 31 - - 4
West Yorkshire +9 25 £365 +102.77% 3
Yorkshire +1 25 £365 +102.77% 4
South East -24 25 £320 -20.00% 27
North West -4 21 £275 -48.11% 24
West Midlands 0 20 £450 +35.84% 12
Leeds +2 19 £365 - 1
Edinburgh +6 15 - - 1
Manchester +2 14 £275 -48.11% 13
West Lothian - 13 - -
East of England +18 10 £425 +11.47% 2
South West +10 10 £325 -23.52% 15
Birmingham -3 10 £395 +26.40% 6
Berkshire +7 8 £325 +18.18% 5
Hertfordshire +14 7 £525 - 1
Bristol +2 6 £288 -20.68% 8
Surrey +4 4 £300 -29.41% 4
East Midlands - 4 £313 - 12
Wiltshire - 4 £363 - 2
Uxbridge +3 3 - -
Cheshire -5 3 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -6 3 - - 8
Glasgow - 3 - - 3
West Sussex - 3 £190 - 1
Woking +12 2 £300 -29.41%
Reading +4 2 - - 2
Wales -1 2 £425 +70.00% 2

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 264 (32.23%) Legal
2 245 (29.91%) Finance
3 199 (24.30%) Windows
4 143 (17.46%) MS Office
5 140 (17.09%) Microsoft
6 134 (16.36%) Project Management
7 109 (13.31%) Active Directory
8 106 (12.94%) MS Excel
9 102 (12.45%) Windows 7
10 100 (12.21%) ITIL
11 93 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (10.74%) Banking
13 81 (9.89%) PRINCE2
14 78 (9.52%) Citrix
14 78 (9.52%) Degree
15 63 (7.69%) SQL
15 63 (7.69%) Security Cleared
16 62 (7.57%) .NET
16 62 (7.57%) Blackberry
17 57 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
18 53 (6.47%) Document Management
19 52 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 50 (6.11%) Telecoms
20 50 (6.11%) SQL Server
21 48 (5.86%) Java
22 47 (5.74%) CRM
22 47 (5.74%) Migration
23 46 (5.62%) C#
24 44 (5.37%) MS Visio
24 44 (5.37%) Change Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 42 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.15%) WorkSite
3 33 (4.03%) MS Exchange
4 24 (2.93%) IIS
5 21 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.59%) Lync
9 10 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.22%) CMS
10 8 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.61%) Apache
12 5 (0.61%) Node.js
13 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.24%) Drupal
15 2 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 143 (17.46%) MS Office
2 106 (12.94%) MS Excel
3 44 (5.37%) MS Visio
4 37 (4.52%) MS Project
5 25 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.10%) SaaS
2 7 (0.85%) Office 365
3 6 (0.73%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.54%) VPN
2 27 (3.30%) Internet
3 23 (2.81%) WAN
4 21 (2.56%) LAN
5 18 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.20%) Firewall
6 17 (2.08%) DNS
7 16 (1.95%) Intranet
8 14 (1.71%) DHCP
9 12 (1.47%) SAN
10 10 (1.22%) MPLS
11 8 (0.98%) VoIP
12 7 (0.85%) WLAN
12 7 (0.85%) SMTP
12 7 (0.85%) VLAN
13 6 (0.73%) Network Security
13 6 (0.73%) LDAP
13 6 (0.73%) Extranet
13 6 (0.73%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.73%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (1.95%) Big Data
4 16 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.10%) QlikView
9 8 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.98%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.49%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.37%) DB2
12 2 (0.24%) OLAP
12 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.24%) OLTP
12 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.24%) IDOL
12 2 (0.24%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.73%) GDB
3 4 (0.49%) JIRA
3 4 (0.49%) NUnit
4 3 (0.37%) MSI
4 3 (0.37%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.24%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.12%) Subversion
6 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
General
1 264 (32.23%) Legal
2 245 (29.91%) Finance
3 88 (10.74%) Banking
4 50 (6.11%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.91%) Retail
6 20 (2.44%) Marketing
7 15 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.34%) Billing
9 10 (1.22%) Publishing
10 5 (0.61%) Advertising
11 4 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.49%) Games
11 4 (0.49%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 255 (31.14%) Analyst
2 95 (11.60%) Project Manager
3 93 (11.36%) Developer
4 76 (9.28%) Business Analyst
5 61 (7.45%) Service Analyst
6 60 (7.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 41 (5.01%) Support Analyst
8 31 (3.79%) Help Desk Analyst
9 28 (3.42%) Architect
10 27 (3.30%) Consultant
11 23 (2.81%) Coordinator
12 21 (2.56%) Programme Manager
12 21 (2.56%) Senior Developer
13 19 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (2.20%) Trainer
14 18 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
15 17 (2.08%) Procurement Manager
15 17 (2.08%) Administrator
16 16 (1.95%) Desktop Support
16 16 (1.95%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (7.57%) .NET
2 32 (3.91%) HTML
3 28 (3.42%) CSS
4 24 (2.93%) .NET Framework
5 19 (2.32%) HTML5
6 16 (1.95%) ASP.NET
6 16 (1.95%) CSS3
7 14 (1.71%) XML
8 12 (1.47%) Web Services
9 10 (1.22%) XSLT
9 10 (1.22%) jQuery
9 10 (1.22%) AngularJS
10 8 (0.98%) RESTful
11 7 (0.85%) JSON
11 7 (0.85%) SOAP
12 5 (0.61%) XML Schema
12 5 (0.61%) Stripes Framework
12 5 (0.61%) Backbone.js
12 5 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (0.61%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.57%) Blackberry
2 57 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.05%) Open Source
5 19 (2.32%) User Experience
6 11 (1.34%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.22%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.22%) Clustering
7 10 (1.22%) PMI
8 8 (0.98%) iPhone
9 7 (0.85%) Social Media
9 7 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.73%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.73%) Statistics
10 6 (0.73%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.61%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.49%) Kindle
12 4 (0.49%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.49%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 199 (24.30%) Windows
2 102 (12.45%) Windows 7
3 40 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (4.27%) Windows XP
5 33 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (3.17%) Linux
7 18 (2.20%) Windows 8
8 16 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.10%) Android
11 5 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.49%) UNIX
13 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.37%) AIX
14 2 (0.24%) Solaris
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.12%) VMS
15 1 (0.12%) zOS
15 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (16.36%) Project Management
2 100 (12.21%) ITIL
3 93 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (9.89%) PRINCE2
5 53 (6.47%) Document Management
6 52 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (5.74%) Migration
7 47 (5.74%) CRM
8 44 (5.37%) Change Management
9 43 (5.25%) Business Analysis
10 39 (4.76%) Service Management
11 35 (4.27%) Risk Management
12 33 (4.03%) Data Protection
13 31 (3.79%) Incident Management
14 27 (3.30%) Information Security
14 27 (3.30%) Six Sigma
15 24 (2.93%) Practice Management
15 24 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
16 21 (2.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (7.69%) SQL
2 48 (5.86%) Java
3 46 (5.62%) C#
4 33 (4.03%) Python
5 27 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 24 (2.93%) C++
7 17 (2.08%) VB
8 15 (1.83%) Ruby
9 14 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 14 (1.71%) VBA
10 13 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.22%) PHP
11 10 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.10%) C
13 8 (0.98%) Perl
13 8 (0.98%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.73%) VC++
16 5 (0.61%) XPath
17 3 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 78 (9.52%) Degree
2 63 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.64%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.66%) PMI Certification
5 28 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (3.17%) PMP
7 17 (2.08%) ISEB
8 15 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.83%) APMP
9 14 (1.71%) MOS
9 14 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (1.34%) MCDST
11 10 (1.22%) MCITP
11 10 (1.22%) MCSE
12 9 (1.10%) CISSP
13 7 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 5 (0.61%) MCP
14 5 (0.61%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.30%) QA
2 25 (3.05%) SLA
3 12 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.10%) COBIT
5 6 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.73%) P3O
6 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.37%) BS25999
8 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 109 (13.31%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.47%) NFS
4 7 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.85%) XenApp
4 7 (0.85%) vSphere
5 6 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.73%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.61%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (2.93%) SCCM
2 5 (0.61%) SCOM
3 4 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.37%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (0.37%) MOM
5 2 (0.24%) OpenView
5 2 (0.24%) DameWare
5 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.24%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.24%) WSUS
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.12%) WMI
6 1 (0.12%) Legato
6 1 (0.12%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 140 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 78 (9.52%) Citrix
3 33 (4.03%) VMware
4 29 (3.54%) Oracle
5 24 (2.93%) Cisco
6 18 (2.20%) HP
7 17 (2.08%) Interwoven
8 12 (1.47%) IBM
8 12 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.47%) Amdocs
8 12 (1.47%) OpenText
9 11 (1.34%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.10%) Symantec
10 9 (1.10%) EMC
11 8 (0.98%) Adobe
11 8 (0.98%) TIBCO
11 8 (0.98%) Tableau
12 7 (0.85%) MobileIron
12 7 (0.85%) Websense
12 7 (0.85%) SAP
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £800 - £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago