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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 233 258 333
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +75
Contract jobs citing Law 565 450 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.83% 0.57%
As % of the General category 2.85% 2.13% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 266 203
Median daily rate £445 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +7.57%

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
19835 21165 20614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.98% 39.05% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13263 13372 13027
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 523 564
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.44 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +5 460 £450 +28.57% 289
London +6 306 £450 +25.17% 217
Scotland +54 103 £400 - 2
Edinburgh +43 75 £375 - 2
City of London +45 61 £440 +35.38% 83
West Yorkshire +18 43 £440 +24.82% 5
Yorkshire +14 43 £440 +24.82% 8
South East -7 35 £383 +19.53% 23
East of England +27 31 - - 9
Glasgow +27 28 £400 -
Essex +21 28 - - 5
Colchester -2 28 - - 4
Leeds -2 26 £440 +24.82% 4
North West -21 23 £451 +40.78% 13
Manchester -15 14 £275 -8.33% 10
West Sussex -21 12 £440 +131.57%
South West -12 9 £258 -45.78% 7
Cheshire +1 8 £490 - 1
West Midlands -20 8 £438 +25.00% 5
Warrington - 8 £490 -
Birmingham -1 7 £550 +61.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £365 -
Berkshire -4 6 £225 -29.68%
Worthing - 6 £515 -
Bristol -6 5 £258 -48.50% 3
Reading -10 5 £225 -
Gatwick - 5 £440 -
Halifax +2 4 - - 1
Surrey -15 4 £350 +55.55% 15
East Midlands +7 3 £525 -19.23% 3

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 433 (39.40%) Finance
2 323 (29.39%) Legal
3 237 (21.57%) Windows
4 203 (18.47%) Data Centre
5 181 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (16.01%) MS Office
7 157 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 149 (13.56%) Project Management
9 135 (12.28%) Document Management
10 129 (11.74%) Microsoft
10 129 (11.74%) Windows 7
11 126 (11.46%) MS Excel
12 116 (10.56%) Citrix
13 114 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 110 (10.01%) Migration
15 106 (9.65%) Blackberry
16 104 (9.46%) Banking
17 100 (9.10%) SQL
18 98 (8.92%) Unix
18 98 (8.92%) ITIL
19 94 (8.55%) SQL Server
20 90 (8.19%) PRINCE2
21 78 (7.10%) .NET
22 72 (6.55%) iManage
23 69 (6.28%) JavaScript
24 68 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
25 65 (5.91%) Solaris
25 65 (5.91%) Security Cleared
26 64 (5.82%) Incident Management
27 63 (5.73%) Degree

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 47 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 27 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 25 (2.27%) IIS
5 15 (1.36%) CMS
6 13 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.91%) Confluence
9 9 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.64%) Apache
11 7 (0.64%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.55%) Node.js
13 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 176 (16.01%) MS Office
2 126 (11.46%) MS Excel
3 44 (4.00%) MS Project
4 26 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.45%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.091%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.091%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.45%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.18%) assyst
4 2 (0.18%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) Unica
4 2 (0.18%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.091%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.091%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.64%) SaaS
3 5 (0.45%) Office 365
4 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.82%) VPN
2 28 (2.55%) Internet
3 25 (2.27%) Firewall
4 24 (2.18%) WAN
5 20 (1.82%) LAN
6 19 (1.73%) Extranet
7 16 (1.46%) Intranet
8 11 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.00%) WebEx
9 10 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (0.91%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.82%) Network Security
10 9 (0.82%) SAN
11 8 (0.73%) DHCP
11 8 (0.73%) DMZ
11 8 (0.73%) DNS
11 8 (0.73%) NAS
12 7 (0.64%) FTP
12 7 (0.64%) IPsec
12 7 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.45%) Big Data
12 5 (0.45%) MySQL
12 5 (0.45%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.36%) DB2
13 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (1.18%) JIRA
2 10 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.45%) Subversion
5 5 (0.45%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.36%) Grunt
6 4 (0.36%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.36%) Selenium
6 4 (0.36%) SpecFlow
6 4 (0.36%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.27%) Hudson
7 3 (0.27%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.18%) JMeter
8 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 433 (39.40%) Finance
2 323 (29.39%) Legal
3 104 (9.46%) Banking
4 54 (4.91%) Retail
5 28 (2.55%) Retail Banking
6 21 (1.91%) Billing
6 21 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.64%) Marketing
8 16 (1.46%) Publishing
9 11 (1.00%) Advertising
10 10 (0.91%) French Language
11 6 (0.55%) German Language
12 5 (0.45%) Back Office
13 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.27%) Military
15 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.091%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 290 (26.39%) Analyst
2 118 (10.74%) Project Manager
3 101 (9.19%) Service Analyst
4 99 (9.01%) Developer
5 94 (8.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 87 (7.92%) Consultant
7 73 (6.64%) Business Analyst
7 73 (6.64%) Support Analyst
8 54 (4.91%) IT Analyst
9 44 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
10 42 (3.82%) Administrator
10 42 (3.82%) IT Manager
11 35 (3.18%) Architect
11 35 (3.18%) Legal Analyst
12 34 (3.09%) Trainer
13 33 (3.00%) Desktop Support
14 32 (2.91%) Service Desk Support
15 28 (2.55%) Desktop Analyst
16 27 (2.46%) IT Trainer
16 27 (2.46%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (7.10%) .NET
2 48 (4.37%) HTML
3 38 (3.46%) CSS
4 31 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 31 (2.82%) Web Services
5 29 (2.64%) HTML5
6 26 (2.37%) XML
7 23 (2.09%) CSS3
8 22 (2.00%) Sass
9 18 (1.64%) React
10 17 (1.55%) Middleware
11 14 (1.27%) jQuery
12 13 (1.18%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.18%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.09%) CAML
13 12 (1.09%) JSON
14 8 (0.73%) Backbone.js
15 7 (0.64%) REST
15 7 (0.64%) SOAP
16 5 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 203 (18.47%) Data Centre
2 106 (9.65%) Blackberry
3 68 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.46%) Clustering
5 41 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.55%) e-Learning
7 16 (1.46%) User Experience
8 15 (1.36%) NHS
9 12 (1.09%) iPad
10 10 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.64%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.64%) iPhone
13 6 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.55%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.45%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.45%) Learning Management System
15 4 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.36%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 237 (21.57%) Windows
2 129 (11.74%) Windows 7
3 98 (8.92%) Unix
4 65 (5.91%) Solaris
5 54 (4.91%) Windows Server
6 36 (3.28%) Windows XP
7 30 (2.73%) Linux
8 24 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.46%) Windows 8
11 13 (1.18%) Android
12 12 (1.09%) AIX
13 9 (0.82%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.27%) VMS
16 3 (0.27%) zOS
17 2 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (13.56%) Project Management
3 135 (12.28%) Document Management
4 114 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (10.01%) Migration
6 98 (8.92%) ITIL
7 90 (8.19%) PRINCE2
8 64 (5.82%) Incident Management
9 58 (5.28%) Data Protection
10 53 (4.82%) Waterfall
11 43 (3.91%) E-Commerce
12 42 (3.82%) Open Source
13 40 (3.64%) TDD
14 39 (3.55%) Mentoring
15 38 (3.46%) Change Management
15 38 (3.46%) Scrum
16 37 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
17 35 (3.18%) DevOps
18 34 (3.09%) Business Analysis
18 34 (3.09%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (9.10%) SQL
2 69 (6.28%) JavaScript
3 62 (5.64%) C#
4 50 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 40 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 39 (3.55%) Java
7 32 (2.91%) Python
8 20 (1.82%) C++
9 15 (1.36%) Ruby
10 14 (1.27%) VB
11 12 (1.09%) FQL
11 12 (1.09%) Perl
11 12 (1.09%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.73%) C
13 8 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.55%) VBScript
15 5 (0.45%) PHP
15 5 (0.45%) VBA
16 3 (0.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 65 (5.91%) Security Cleared
2 63 (5.73%) Degree
3 56 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 27 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (1.73%) DV Cleared
8 18 (1.64%) MCDST
8 18 (1.64%) MCP
9 15 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 13 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.09%) CCNA
11 12 (1.09%) ISEB
11 12 (1.09%) MOS
12 9 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.73%) CISM
14 7 (0.64%) APMP
14 7 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.64%) CIPD
14 7 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.37%) QA
2 12 (1.09%) SLA
3 10 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.55%) PMBOK
5 6 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.27%) GAAP
7 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.091%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.091%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.091%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.091%) MiFID
8 1 (0.091%) RMADS
8 1 (0.091%) TickIT
System Software
1 157 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 36 (3.28%) Veritas File System
2 36 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 26 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.91%) RACF
5 8 (0.73%) Docker
5 8 (0.73%) XenApp
6 7 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.55%) vSphere
8 5 (0.45%) ClearTrust
8 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.36%) NFS
10 3 (0.27%) KVM
10 3 (0.27%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.18%) RHEV
11 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.36%) SCCM
2 11 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.91%) Ansible
3 10 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.27%) Puppet
4 3 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.27%) WMI
5 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.18%) SCOM
5 2 (0.18%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.091%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.091%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.091%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.091%) DameWare
Vendors
1 129 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 116 (10.56%) Citrix
3 72 (6.55%) iManage
4 50 (4.55%) Oracle
5 49 (4.46%) Veritas
6 36 (3.28%) Cisco
6 36 (3.28%) VMware
7 31 (2.82%) ServiceNow
8 22 (2.00%) EMC
9 18 (1.64%) F5
10 17 (1.55%) SAP
11 16 (1.46%) Intel Security
12 14 (1.27%) Symantec
13 11 (1.00%) IBM
14 10 (0.91%) CA
14 10 (0.91%) Interwoven
15 9 (0.82%) CheckPoint
15 9 (0.82%) HP
15 9 (0.82%) Rackspace
16 8 (0.73%) hybris
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