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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Law
UK
Rank 263 264 272
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Law 403 441 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.88% 0.77%
As % of the General category 2.46% 2.29% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 259 249
Median daily rate £400 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 21
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
16411 19260 19263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.66% 38.60% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10763 12215 12523
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 505 447
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.12 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -2 342 £400 +3.22% 324
London -24 240 £400 +5.26% 263
Scotland +15 50 £420 +5.00% 5
South East +47 47 £400 -3.03% 11
City of London -8 40 £300 -29.41% 57
Edinburgh +3 27 - - 3
Yorkshire +12 21 £375 -7.12% 2
Glasgow +19 20 £420 +52.72% 1
West Yorkshire +13 18 £375 -10.71%
Leeds 0 18 £375 -10.71%
Berkshire +19 16 £300 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +22 13 £283 -13.07% 6
Surrey - 12 £438 - 4
Reading +17 11 - -
East of England +2 10 £443 +4.11% 6
South West +14 9 £413 +20.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 9 £450 - 1
County Antrim - 9 £450 - 1
Belfast - 9 £450 - 1
Basingstoke - 8 £283 -
Manchester +16 6 - - 21
North West +10 6 - - 27
West Midlands -11 6 £350 -36.36% 5
Bristol +6 5 £275 -26.66%
Kent - 5 £500 -
Birmingham -4 4 £350 -36.36% 3
Essex -8 4 £443 +36.15% 1
Guildford - 4 £450 - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £500 -
Staines - 4 £400 -

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 305 (37.75%) Finance
2 243 (30.07%) Legal
3 188 (23.27%) Windows
4 185 (22.90%) Data Centre
5 140 (17.33%) Microsoft
6 120 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (14.23%) MS Office
8 103 (12.75%) SQL
9 95 (11.76%) Active Directory
9 95 (11.76%) Project Management
10 91 (11.26%) ITIL
11 86 (10.64%) Security Cleared
12 83 (10.27%) MS Excel
13 79 (9.78%) SC Cleared
14 72 (8.91%) Linux
15 69 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 66 (8.17%) Banking
16 66 (8.17%) Unix
17 59 (7.30%) VMware
17 59 (7.30%) Windows 7
18 58 (7.18%) Java
19 57 (7.05%) Cisco
20 54 (6.68%) PRINCE2
21 52 (6.44%) Change Management
22 48 (5.94%) Degree
23 45 (5.57%) Migration
24 43 (5.32%) Practice Management
24 43 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
24 43 (5.32%) Windows Server
25 42 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure

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 34 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 24 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.35%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.99%) IIS
10 7 (0.87%) CMS
10 7 (0.87%) Mule
11 5 (0.62%) Apache
12 4 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.37%) JBoss
13 3 (0.37%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 115 (14.23%) MS Office
2 83 (10.27%) MS Excel
3 39 (4.83%) MS Project
4 23 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.86%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.62%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.25%) Primavera
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.61%) Office 365
3 6 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.62%) SaaS
5 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.21%) SAN
2 29 (3.59%) Firewall
3 26 (3.22%) DNS
4 22 (2.72%) Network Security
5 21 (2.60%) Internet
6 20 (2.48%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.73%) BIG-IP
8 13 (1.61%) HTTP
8 13 (1.61%) WAN
9 12 (1.49%) Unified Communications
10 11 (1.36%) Skype
11 10 (1.24%) Extranet
12 9 (1.11%) DHCP
12 9 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (1.11%) Intranet
13 8 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (0.99%) FTP
13 8 (0.99%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.34%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.23%) RDBMS
4 13 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.87%) DB2
8 7 (0.87%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.62%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.50%) Power BI
11 3 (0.37%) Big Data
11 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (2.60%) JIRA
2 19 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.24%) Subversion
5 9 (1.11%) Rational Application Developer
6 8 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.74%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.74%) Maven
7 6 (0.74%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.50%) Gradle
8 4 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.25%) GitLab
10 2 (0.25%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.25%) JUnit
10 2 (0.25%) Mockito
10 2 (0.25%) WinDbg
11 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 305 (37.75%) Finance
2 243 (30.07%) Legal
3 66 (8.17%) Banking
4 33 (4.08%) Retail
5 23 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.10%) Marketing
6 17 (2.10%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.24%) Billing
8 7 (0.87%) Advertising
9 6 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Electronics
11 3 (0.37%) Front Office
11 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 202 (25.00%) Analyst
2 90 (11.14%) Developer
3 83 (10.27%) Project Manager
4 73 (9.03%) Consultant
5 50 (6.19%) Architect
6 45 (5.57%) Service Analyst
7 42 (5.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 41 (5.07%) Security Consultant
9 37 (4.58%) Business Analyst
10 36 (4.46%) Administrator
11 29 (3.59%) Java Developer
11 29 (3.59%) Trainer
12 28 (3.47%) Support Analyst
13 27 (3.34%) Help Desk Analyst
14 26 (3.22%) Legal Analyst
15 24 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
16 23 (2.85%) Commercial Manager
16 23 (2.85%) Help Desk Support
16 23 (2.85%) Help Desk Support Analyst
17 22 (2.72%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.84%) XML
2 30 (3.71%) .NET
3 28 (3.47%) HTML
4 24 (2.97%) CSS
5 21 (2.60%) Spring
6 19 (2.35%) SOAP
7 18 (2.23%) JSON
8 15 (1.86%) REST
9 13 (1.61%) J2EE
10 12 (1.49%) Web Services
11 11 (1.36%) jQuery
11 11 (1.36%) RSS
11 11 (1.36%) Spring Boot
11 11 (1.36%) XSLT
12 10 (1.24%) JavaBeans
12 10 (1.24%) JSP
13 9 (1.11%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.11%) RESTful
13 9 (1.11%) Struts
14 8 (0.99%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 185 (22.90%) Data Centre
2 43 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.83%) Blackberry
4 38 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.97%) Mainframe
6 18 (2.23%) e-Learning
6 18 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (1.86%) IBM Mainframe
8 13 (1.61%) iPad
9 12 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
9 12 (1.49%) EMC VNX
9 12 (1.49%) iPhone
9 12 (1.49%) Replication
10 11 (1.36%) Smartphone
10 11 (1.36%) Web 2.0
11 9 (1.11%) Clustering
11 9 (1.11%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.11%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.11%) NHS
12 8 (0.99%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 188 (23.27%) Windows
2 72 (8.91%) Linux
3 66 (8.17%) Unix
4 59 (7.30%) Windows 7
5 43 (5.32%) Windows Server
6 33 (4.08%) AIX
7 26 (3.22%) Windows 10
8 25 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (2.10%) Solaris
11 15 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.36%) Android
12 11 (1.36%) CentOS
12 11 (1.36%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.36%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.87%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.37%) Tru64
15 3 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (11.76%) Project Management
3 91 (11.26%) ITIL
4 69 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (6.68%) PRINCE2
6 52 (6.44%) Change Management
7 45 (5.57%) Migration
8 43 (5.32%) Practice Management
9 41 (5.07%) Document Management
10 39 (4.83%) Service Management
11 38 (4.70%) Risk Management
12 33 (4.08%) Waterfall
13 32 (3.96%) Service Delivery
14 30 (3.71%) Software Testing
15 28 (3.47%) Business Analysis
16 26 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (3.22%) Information Management
17 25 (3.09%) Scrum
17 25 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
18 24 (2.97%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 103 (12.75%) SQL
2 58 (7.18%) Java
3 39 (4.83%) JavaScript
4 32 (3.96%) Python
5 28 (3.47%) C
6 27 (3.34%) PHP
7 25 (3.09%) C#
8 24 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 19 (2.35%) Perl
9 19 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.73%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.24%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.74%) JCL
13 5 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (0.62%) ES6
14 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.50%) C++
15 3 (0.37%) Scala
15 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.25%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 86 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 79 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 48 (5.94%) Degree
4 19 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.11%) MOS
6 8 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.87%) CIPD
8 6 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.62%) CCIE
9 5 (0.62%) CISSP
9 5 (0.62%) ISEB
10 4 (0.50%) CCDP
10 4 (0.50%) CCNP
10 4 (0.50%) CCSP
10 4 (0.50%) CISM
10 4 (0.50%) MCSE
10 4 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.97%) SLA
2 13 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (1.36%) QA
4 9 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (0.62%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.25%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 95 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 42 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.11%) Docker
3 9 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (1.11%) XenApp
4 8 (0.99%) RHEV
5 6 (0.74%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.37%) RACF
8 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.25%) Firmware
9 2 (0.25%) KVM
9 2 (0.25%) LXC
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.12%) HDFS
10 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (2.97%) SCCM
2 20 (2.48%) Tivoli
3 19 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (1.73%) Puppet
5 13 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 10 (1.24%) Oracle Identity Management
6 10 (1.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 9 (1.11%) Control-M
7 9 (1.11%) WSUS
8 8 (0.99%) SCOM
9 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.62%) Terraform
10 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (0.50%) NetVault Backup
10 4 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 140 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.30%) VMware
3 57 (7.05%) Cisco
4 37 (4.58%) Citrix
5 32 (3.96%) Oracle
6 30 (3.71%) IBM
7 29 (3.59%) iManage
8 26 (3.22%) NetApp
8 26 (3.22%) Red Hat
9 22 (2.72%) EMC
10 17 (2.10%) F5
10 17 (2.10%) NetIQ
10 17 (2.10%) Symantec
11 14 (1.73%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.36%) SAP
13 10 (1.24%) Cyber-Ark
13 10 (1.24%) HP
13 10 (1.24%) Intel Security
14 9 (1.11%) Dell
15 8 (0.99%) Interwoven
Manchester, Lancashire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Advanced
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
First Point
Rate: £225.00 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon
Talent Point
Rate: £225.00 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Resource Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
First Point
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
Acumin
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago