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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 228 340 292
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -48
Contract jobs citing Law 567 298 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.54% 0.62%
As % of the General category 2.48% 1.41% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 165 182
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £182 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £445 £280
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +58.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £21.59 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
22893 21142 22003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.13% 38.66% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14668 13052 13464
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 631
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £41.98 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +96 534 £388 +6.89% 287
London +87 412 £375 +7.14% 208
City of London +12 72 £375 +15.38% 44
Scotland +27 29 £350 -6.66% 7
South East -17 28 £275 -38.88% 30
North West +6 27 £425 -10.52% 20
Edinburgh - 22 - - 4
West Yorkshire -5 20 £365 -25.12% 2
Yorkshire -10 20 £365 -12.83% 4
East of England -7 17 £389 -13.61% 5
Leeds -13 17 £365 -25.12% 2
Essex -8 16 £400 -15.78% 1
Colchester +2 14 £400 -15.34% 1
West Midlands +7 13 £425 +17.24% 4
Berkshire +8 12 - - 14
South West +4 12 £488 +236.20% 7
Manchester - 9 £425 - 11
Reading +1 7 - - 4
Birmingham +8 6 £431 +18.96% 1
Bristol +1 6 £450 - 6
Kent - 6 £325 - 1
Halifax - 5 - -
Livingston 0 4 - -
West Lothian -3 4 - -
East Midlands -4 4 £650 - 8
Surrey -9 4 £188 +10.29% 6
Nottinghamshire - 4 £650 -
Renfrewshire - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 365 (35.93%) Finance
2 323 (31.79%) Legal
3 244 (24.02%) Windows
4 199 (19.59%) Microsoft
5 170 (16.73%) Data Centre
6 143 (14.07%) MS Excel
7 141 (13.88%) MS Office
8 131 (12.89%) Windows 7
9 130 (12.80%) Project Management
10 125 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
11 120 (11.81%) ITIL
12 116 (11.42%) Active Directory
13 109 (10.73%) Banking
14 105 (10.33%) PRINCE2
15 102 (10.04%) SQL
16 98 (9.65%) Migration
17 97 (9.55%) Citrix
18 92 (9.06%) .NET
19 90 (8.86%) SQL Server
19 90 (8.86%) Degree
20 75 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
21 66 (6.50%) Document Management
21 66 (6.50%) Blackberry
22 58 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 54 (5.31%) Security Cleared
24 53 (5.22%) .NET Framework
24 53 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
25 50 (4.92%) SharePoint
25 50 (4.92%) Change Management
25 50 (4.92%) Analytical Skills

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 50 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.33%) WorkSite
3 36 (3.54%) Lync
4 35 (3.44%) IIS
5 26 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 19 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (1.87%) CMS
7 14 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.79%) Node.js
11 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.49%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.20%) SAS
15 2 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 143 (14.07%) MS Excel
2 141 (13.88%) MS Office
3 48 (4.72%) MS Project
4 37 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (3.54%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.098%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.20%) Unica
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.098%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.098%) Agresso
5 1 (0.098%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.098%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (0.89%) Office 365
2 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.59%) SaaS
4 5 (0.49%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.098%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.098%) PaaS
5 1 (0.098%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.35%) Intranet
2 33 (3.25%) VPN
3 25 (2.46%) Internet
4 16 (1.57%) Extranet
4 16 (1.57%) WAN
4 16 (1.57%) Skype
5 14 (1.38%) LAN
5 14 (1.38%) DNS
6 11 (1.08%) SAN
6 11 (1.08%) Firewall
7 9 (0.89%) DHCP
8 8 (0.79%) Wireless
8 8 (0.79%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.69%) MPLS
10 5 (0.49%) NAS
10 5 (0.49%) VoIP
11 4 (0.39%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.39%) WebEx
12 3 (0.30%) Network Security
12 3 (0.30%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 41 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 19 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.79%) Spotfire
8 8 (0.79%) QlikView
9 7 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.39%) DB2
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.39%) Big Data
12 3 (0.30%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.30%) OLAP
12 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.20%) IDOL
13 2 (0.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (1.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.69%) MSI
4 5 (0.49%) NUnit
5 4 (0.39%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.30%) JIRA
6 3 (0.30%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.30%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.20%) Mocha
7 2 (0.20%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.098%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.098%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.098%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.098%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.098%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.098%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.098%) Selenium
8 1 (0.098%) Git (software)
General
1 365 (35.93%) Finance
2 323 (31.79%) Legal
3 109 (10.73%) Banking
4 45 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 38 (3.74%) Retail
6 22 (2.17%) Billing
7 19 (1.87%) Marketing
8 10 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.69%) Back Office
11 4 (0.39%) Games
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.30%) Advertising
12 3 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.20%) Front Office
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.20%) Local Government
14 1 (0.098%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.098%) Military
Job Titles
1 263 (25.89%) Analyst
2 137 (13.48%) Project Manager
3 103 (10.14%) Developer
4 83 (8.17%) Business Analyst
5 74 (7.28%) Service Analyst
6 72 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 54 (5.31%) Support Analyst
8 38 (3.74%) Consultant
9 37 (3.64%) Trainer
10 34 (3.35%) Architect
10 34 (3.35%) IT Trainer
11 31 (3.05%) Coordinator
12 30 (2.95%) Administrator
13 28 (2.76%) Programme Manager
14 27 (2.66%) Help Desk Analyst
15 22 (2.17%) Procurement Manager
16 21 (2.07%) Report Developer
17 18 (1.77%) Project Coordinator
17 18 (1.77%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (1.77%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (9.06%) .NET
2 53 (5.22%) .NET Framework
3 29 (2.85%) HTML
4 25 (2.46%) CSS
5 22 (2.17%) HTML5
6 20 (1.97%) ASP.NET
7 18 (1.77%) CSS3
8 17 (1.67%) XML
9 16 (1.57%) AngularJS
10 14 (1.38%) jQuery
11 12 (1.18%) Web Services
12 11 (1.08%) XSLT
13 10 (0.98%) JSON
14 9 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (0.79%) XML Schema
16 7 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 5 (0.49%) REST
17 5 (0.49%) Backbone.js
17 5 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 4 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 170 (16.73%) Data Centre
2 66 (6.50%) Blackberry
3 50 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.36%) Clustering
6 19 (1.87%) User Experience
7 12 (1.18%) iPhone
7 12 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.18%) Statistics
8 10 (0.98%) Social Media
9 9 (0.89%) PMI
10 8 (0.79%) E-Learning
11 6 (0.59%) CESG
11 6 (0.59%) Kindle
12 5 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.39%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.39%) Replication
13 4 (0.39%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.39%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.39%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 244 (24.02%) Windows
2 131 (12.89%) Windows 7
3 47 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (4.33%) Windows XP
5 31 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.17%) Linux
8 19 (1.87%) UNIX
9 12 (1.18%) Solaris
10 11 (1.08%) Android
11 10 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.39%) AIX
15 2 (0.20%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.20%) zOS
16 1 (0.098%) Debian
16 1 (0.098%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (12.80%) Project Management
2 125 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (11.81%) ITIL
4 105 (10.33%) PRINCE2
5 98 (9.65%) Migration
6 75 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (6.50%) Document Management
8 53 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (4.92%) Change Management
10 47 (4.63%) CRM
10 47 (4.63%) Business Analysis
11 43 (4.23%) Scrum
12 41 (4.04%) Service Management
13 40 (3.94%) Practice Management
13 40 (3.94%) Incident Management
14 37 (3.64%) Information Security
14 37 (3.64%) Mentoring
15 36 (3.54%) Data Modelling
16 35 (3.44%) Data Migration
17 30 (2.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 102 (10.04%) SQL
2 45 (4.43%) C#
3 40 (3.94%) PowerShell
4 32 (3.15%) T-SQL
5 31 (3.05%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.77%) Java
7 8 (0.79%) C++
7 8 (0.79%) XPath
8 7 (0.69%) VB
9 6 (0.59%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.49%) PHP
11 4 (0.39%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.39%) Python
11 4 (0.39%) XAML
12 3 (0.30%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.30%) Ruby
12 3 (0.30%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.20%) XMLA
13 2 (0.20%) R
13 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (8.86%) Degree
2 54 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 19 (1.87%) PMP
7 18 (1.77%) MOS
8 15 (1.48%) ISEB
9 14 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.28%) DV Cleared
10 13 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (1.18%) MCDST
12 11 (1.08%) MCITP
13 8 (0.79%) CIPD
13 8 (0.79%) A+ Certification
14 7 (0.69%) MCSE
14 7 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.59%) CISSP
15 6 (0.59%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.54%) QA
2 23 (2.26%) SLA
3 11 (1.08%) COBIT
4 7 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.59%) P3O
6 4 (0.39%) BS25999
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
System Software
1 116 (11.42%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.38%) XenApp
4 12 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (1.18%) Veritas File System
4 12 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (1.08%) NFS
5 11 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (1.08%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.69%) vSphere
7 5 (0.49%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.39%) XenServer
9 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.098%) Docker
11 1 (0.098%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.098%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (2.07%) SCCM
2 5 (0.49%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.39%) SCOM
3 4 (0.39%) WSUS
4 3 (0.30%) DameWare
4 3 (0.30%) Puppet
4 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.30%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.098%) Nessus
6 1 (0.098%) WMI
6 1 (0.098%) OpenView
6 1 (0.098%) Legato
6 1 (0.098%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.098%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.098%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.098%) MIIS
6 1 (0.098%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 199 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 97 (9.55%) Citrix
3 41 (4.04%) Oracle
4 30 (2.95%) VMware
5 22 (2.17%) Cisco
6 16 (1.57%) HP
7 14 (1.38%) Veritas
7 14 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.08%) IBM
8 11 (1.08%) Amdocs
9 10 (0.98%) Interwoven
9 10 (0.98%) Symantec
10 9 (0.89%) Dell
10 9 (0.89%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.79%) Tableau
11 8 (0.79%) AppSense
11 8 (0.79%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.69%) SAP
12 7 (0.69%) Cognos
12 7 (0.69%) OpenText
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Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable.
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £75k - 90k per year + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Working/Home working
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: £185 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £385 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + 6 months + extension
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London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + extension
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