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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 247 234 345
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +111
Contract jobs citing Law 532 564 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.99% 0.54%
As % of the General category 2.70% 2.47% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 343 167
Median daily rate £450 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £190 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £435
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -9.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 21
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
19693 22861 21188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.47% 40.05% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13061 14670 13095
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 568 546
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.18 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.19 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -53 430 £450 +15.38% 317
London -52 285 £450 +20.00% 249
Scotland +64 106 £400 +14.28% 3
Edinburgh +46 80 £350 - 1
City of London +43 63 £438 +16.66% 95
Yorkshire +24 45 £450 +23.28% 7
South East +27 44 £325 +18.18% 24
West Yorkshire +23 43 £453 +23.97% 5
Glasgow +28 25 £400 +14.28% 2
Leeds +1 23 £453 +23.97% 5
East of England +26 20 - - 7
Essex +6 19 - - 1
Colchester -5 19 - - 1
Berkshire +5 17 £255 - 4
North West -9 15 £600 +41.17% 7
Manchester +1 12 £775 +82.35% 4
Reading +7 9 £255 - 1
Halifax +1 8 - -
North East -27 8 £400 -5.88% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £400 - 9
Tyne and Wear - 8 £400 - 9
Hampshire +7 7 £350 +55.55% 15
Surrey -1 6 £288 +53.33% 2
West Midlands -40 6 £363 -14.70% 6
Kent +7 5 £475 +46.15%
Bristol -1 5 £350 -22.22% 2
South West -5 5 £350 -28.20% 3
Redhill - 4 £288 - 1
Croydon - 4 £388 - 1
Birmingham -14 3 £431 - 5

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 481 (42.60%) Finance
2 294 (26.04%) Legal
3 260 (23.03%) Windows
4 243 (21.52%) Data Centre
5 177 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
6 168 (14.88%) MS Office
7 149 (13.20%) Active Directory
8 145 (12.84%) Microsoft
9 144 (12.75%) Document Management
10 130 (11.51%) Citrix
11 126 (11.16%) MS Excel
12 125 (11.07%) Windows 7
13 110 (9.74%) SQL
13 110 (9.74%) SQL Server
14 109 (9.65%) Project Management
14 109 (9.65%) Banking
15 108 (9.57%) Migration
16 107 (9.48%) Unix
17 106 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 104 (9.21%) ITIL
18 104 (9.21%) Blackberry
19 96 (8.50%) .NET
20 78 (6.91%) PRINCE2
21 73 (6.47%) iManage
22 70 (6.20%) Incident Management
23 67 (5.93%) JavaScript
24 65 (5.76%) Oracle
24 65 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
25 63 (5.58%) Solaris
25 63 (5.58%) PowerShell

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 43 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 27 (2.39%) MS Exchange
4 23 (2.04%) IIS
5 20 (1.77%) Skype for Business
6 14 (1.24%) CMS
6 14 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.71%) Confluence
9 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.35%) Apache
11 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 168 (14.88%) MS Office
2 126 (11.16%) MS Excel
3 44 (3.90%) MS Project
4 18 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.27%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.44%) OpenText MBPM
4 5 (0.44%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.35%) assyst
5 4 (0.35%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.27%) Primavera
7 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.18%) Unica
8 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.089%) Faxination
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.089%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.089%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.089%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.59%) Office 365
2 13 (1.15%) SaaS
3 8 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.62%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.089%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.089%) PaaS
6 1 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.72%) Internet
2 35 (3.10%) Firewall
3 30 (2.66%) Extranet
4 28 (2.48%) Intranet
5 20 (1.77%) VPN
6 19 (1.68%) DNS
6 19 (1.68%) WAN
7 13 (1.15%) SAN
8 12 (1.06%) Unified Communications
9 10 (0.89%) DMZ
9 10 (0.89%) LAN
9 10 (0.89%) WebEx
10 9 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (0.80%) NAS
10 9 (0.80%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.71%) SSL
12 7 (0.62%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.53%) BIG-IP
13 6 (0.53%) DHCP
13 6 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.06%) Big Data
7 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.62%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.62%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.44%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.35%) SQLPlus
14 4 (0.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.89%) TeamCity
2 10 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.80%) JIRA
3 9 (0.80%) Subversion
4 7 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.44%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.35%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.35%) GitLab
7 4 (0.35%) Jasmine
7 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.27%) Grunt
8 3 (0.27%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.18%) Gradle
9 2 (0.18%) JMeter
9 2 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 481 (42.60%) Finance
2 294 (26.04%) Legal
3 109 (9.65%) Banking
4 54 (4.78%) Retail
5 39 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.92%) Billing
7 32 (2.83%) Retail Banking
8 21 (1.86%) Marketing
9 14 (1.24%) Advertising
10 13 (1.15%) Publishing
11 7 (0.62%) French Language
12 6 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.53%) German Language
13 5 (0.44%) Back Office
14 4 (0.35%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.27%) Military
16 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.089%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 293 (25.95%) Analyst
2 116 (10.27%) Developer
3 113 (10.01%) Project Manager
4 101 (8.95%) Service Analyst
5 91 (8.06%) Consultant
6 90 (7.97%) Service Desk Analyst
7 69 (6.11%) Support Analyst
8 66 (5.85%) Business Analyst
9 59 (5.23%) Architect
10 57 (5.05%) IT Analyst
11 53 (4.69%) IT Manager
12 45 (3.99%) Help Desk Analyst
13 43 (3.81%) Administrator
14 39 (3.45%) Security Consultant
15 31 (2.75%) Legal Analyst
15 31 (2.75%) Service Desk Support
16 26 (2.30%) Desktop Support
16 26 (2.30%) Financial Analyst
16 26 (2.30%) Trainer
17 25 (2.21%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (8.50%) .NET
2 48 (4.25%) HTML
3 38 (3.37%) CSS
4 32 (2.83%) ASP.NET
5 27 (2.39%) HTML5
5 27 (2.39%) XML
6 26 (2.30%) Web Services
7 18 (1.59%) CSS3
7 18 (1.59%) JSON
8 17 (1.51%) Sass
9 16 (1.42%) jQuery
10 15 (1.33%) React
10 15 (1.33%) SOAP
11 12 (1.06%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.06%) CAML
11 12 (1.06%) Middleware
12 11 (0.97%) REST
13 8 (0.71%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.71%) Ajax
14 7 (0.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 243 (21.52%) Data Centre
2 104 (9.21%) Blackberry
3 65 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.25%) Clustering
5 47 (4.16%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.51%) User Experience
7 12 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.06%) e-Learning
7 12 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 11 (0.97%) NHS
9 10 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.62%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.53%) iSeries
12 6 (0.53%) Tandem
13 5 (0.44%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.44%) iPad
13 5 (0.44%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 260 (23.03%) Windows
2 125 (11.07%) Windows 7
3 107 (9.48%) Unix
4 63 (5.58%) Solaris
5 58 (5.14%) Windows Server
6 28 (2.48%) Linux
6 28 (2.48%) Windows XP
7 23 (2.04%) AIX
8 22 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.77%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.42%) Windows 10
12 15 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.97%) Android
14 8 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.62%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.35%) VMS
17 2 (0.18%) HPUX
17 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (12.75%) Document Management
3 109 (9.65%) Project Management
4 108 (9.57%) Migration
5 106 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 104 (9.21%) ITIL
7 78 (6.91%) PRINCE2
8 70 (6.20%) Incident Management
9 51 (4.52%) Service Management
10 50 (4.43%) Scrum
11 45 (3.99%) Data Protection
12 43 (3.81%) Business Analysis
13 40 (3.54%) Supplier Management
13 40 (3.54%) TDD
13 40 (3.54%) Waterfall
14 37 (3.28%) CRM
14 37 (3.28%) E-Commerce
15 36 (3.19%) Practice Management
16 34 (3.01%) Service Delivery
17 32 (2.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 110 (9.74%) SQL
2 67 (5.93%) JavaScript
3 63 (5.58%) PowerShell
4 56 (4.96%) C#
5 44 (3.90%) Java
6 43 (3.81%) T-SQL
7 24 (2.13%) Python
8 22 (1.95%) Perl
9 21 (1.86%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.42%) Ruby
11 13 (1.15%) C
11 13 (1.15%) VB
12 12 (1.06%) FQL
13 10 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.80%) PHP
15 8 (0.71%) C++
16 6 (0.53%) JCL
17 5 (0.44%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.44%) VBScript
18 2 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (5.23%) Security Cleared
2 50 (4.43%) Degree
3 47 (4.16%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 22 (1.95%) MCP
7 21 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.42%) MCDST
9 12 (1.06%) MOS
10 11 (0.97%) ISEB
11 10 (0.89%) CISM
11 10 (0.89%) CISSP
11 10 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.80%) MCSE
13 8 (0.71%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.62%) MCSA
15 6 (0.53%) CCNP
15 6 (0.53%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.68%) QA
2 15 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.06%) SLA
5 8 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.089%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.089%) MiFID
8 1 (0.089%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.089%) RMADS
8 1 (0.089%) TickIT
System Software
1 149 (13.20%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 31 (2.75%) Veritas File System
2 31 (2.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 19 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (1.59%) XenApp
5 14 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.89%) RACF
7 8 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.53%) Time Sharing Option
10 5 (0.44%) Docker
10 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.35%) NFS
11 4 (0.35%) RHEV
11 4 (0.35%) vSphere
12 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.18%) Firmware
14 1 (0.089%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (1.95%) SCCM
2 11 (0.97%) Ansible
3 10 (0.89%) CA Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (0.44%) SCOM
6 5 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.44%) WMI
7 4 (0.35%) DBAmp
7 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.27%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.27%) Puppet
9 2 (0.18%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.18%) Control-M
9 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 145 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 130 (11.51%) Citrix
3 73 (6.47%) iManage
4 65 (5.76%) Oracle
5 46 (4.07%) Veritas
6 45 (3.99%) Cisco
7 30 (2.66%) VMware
8 29 (2.57%) EMC
9 24 (2.13%) ServiceNow
10 21 (1.86%) F5
11 20 (1.77%) Symantec
12 14 (1.24%) IBM
12 14 (1.24%) Intel Security
12 14 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.15%) Qualys
14 12 (1.06%) CA
14 12 (1.06%) SAP
15 11 (0.97%) HP
16 10 (0.89%) NetApp
17 9 (0.80%) CheckPoint
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 P.D
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago