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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 259 319 273
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -46
Contract jobs citing Law 459 301 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the General category 2.13% 1.47% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 202 169
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.45 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +6.45%

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
21551 20426 19935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.06% 38.73% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13543 12940 11957
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 552 652
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.31 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +49 429 £360 +2.71% 279
London +52 311 £361 +3.14% 204
City of London +10 61 £325 - 46
North West +2 30 £320 -39.62% 15
West Yorkshire +13 29 £353 +63.95% 2
Yorkshire +7 29 £353 +63.95% 6
Scotland - 25 - - 9
Leeds +11 22 £353 - 1
South East -22 22 £320 -14.66% 26
Manchester +6 14 £300 -43.39% 10
South West +18 13 £413 +184.48% 6
West Lothian - 12 - -
Livingston - 11 - -
West Midlands -2 10 £350 +52.17% 14
East of England -6 10 £425 -5.55% 5
Edinburgh - 10 - - 4
Dunfermline - 9 - -
Motherwell - 9 - -
Paisley - 9 - -
North Lanarkshire - 9 - -
Fife - 9 - -
Renfrewshire - 9 - -
Birmingham 0 8 £340 +47.82% 8
Wiltshire - 7 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -1 6 - - 5
Berkshire -3 6 £320 +16.36% 11
Swindon - 6 - -
Bristol +6 5 £363 +20.83% 5
Hertfordshire - 5 £525 - 3
Colchester +8 4 - -

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 278 (33.29%) Finance
2 262 (31.38%) Legal
3 209 (25.03%) Windows
4 146 (17.49%) Microsoft
5 130 (15.57%) MS Office
6 129 (15.45%) Project Management
6 129 (15.45%) Data Centre
7 117 (14.01%) MS Excel
8 105 (12.57%) Windows 7
9 103 (12.34%) ITIL
10 102 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
11 97 (11.62%) Active Directory
12 91 (10.90%) Banking
13 88 (10.54%) PRINCE2
14 81 (9.70%) Degree
15 77 (9.22%) Citrix
16 76 (9.10%) .NET
17 67 (8.02%) SQL
18 64 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
19 62 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
20 61 (7.31%) Migration
21 60 (7.19%) Security Cleared
22 59 (7.07%) SQL Server
23 58 (6.95%) Blackberry
24 52 (6.23%) Document Management
25 49 (5.87%) Telecoms
26 46 (5.51%) Change Management
27 45 (5.39%) MS Visio
28 44 (5.27%) CRM
29 43 (5.15%) Business Analysis

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 38 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.19%) WorkSite
3 30 (3.59%) IIS
4 23 (2.75%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.68%) Lync
6 12 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.96%) CMS
9 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.60%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.60%) Node.js
11 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.36%) Apache
12 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.24%) SAS
13 2 (0.24%) CICS
Applications
1 130 (15.57%) MS Office
2 117 (14.01%) MS Excel
3 45 (5.39%) MS Visio
4 42 (5.03%) MS Project
5 24 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.96%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.24%) Unica
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.12%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.96%) Office 365
2 7 (0.84%) SaaS
3 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.47%) Internet
2 18 (2.16%) WAN
2 18 (2.16%) VPN
3 16 (1.92%) Intranet
4 15 (1.80%) LAN
5 14 (1.68%) Firewall
6 13 (1.56%) DNS
7 11 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.32%) SAN
8 10 (1.20%) DHCP
9 7 (0.84%) MPLS
10 6 (0.72%) Extranet
10 6 (0.72%) Network Security
11 5 (0.60%) VLAN
11 5 (0.60%) SMTP
11 5 (0.60%) WLAN
12 4 (0.48%) WebEx
12 4 (0.48%) Wireless
13 3 (0.36%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (0.96%) Spotfire
8 8 (0.96%) QlikView
8 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.48%) Big Data
9 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.48%) DB2
9 4 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.36%) OLAP
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.24%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.72%) MSI
4 4 (0.48%) NUnit
4 4 (0.48%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.36%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.36%) JIRA
6 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.24%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.12%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.12%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.12%) Jasmine
General
1 278 (33.29%) Finance
2 262 (31.38%) Legal
3 91 (10.90%) Banking
4 49 (5.87%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.19%) Retail
6 19 (2.28%) Marketing
7 13 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.44%) Billing
9 7 (0.84%) Publishing
10 4 (0.48%) Games
10 4 (0.48%) Advertising
10 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Local Government
12 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 249 (29.82%) Analyst
2 115 (13.77%) Project Manager
3 92 (11.02%) Developer
4 80 (9.58%) Business Analyst
5 56 (6.71%) Service Analyst
6 55 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 37 (4.43%) Support Analyst
8 33 (3.95%) Consultant
9 30 (3.59%) Architect
10 25 (2.99%) Help Desk Analyst
11 24 (2.87%) Procurement Manager
12 22 (2.63%) Administrator
12 22 (2.63%) Coordinator
13 21 (2.51%) Trainer
14 18 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (2.16%) IT Trainer
15 17 (2.04%) Programme Manager
16 15 (1.80%) Senior Developer
16 15 (1.80%) Project Coordinator
16 15 (1.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.10%) .NET
2 34 (4.07%) .NET Framework
3 29 (3.47%) HTML
4 25 (2.99%) CSS
5 19 (2.28%) HTML5
6 16 (1.92%) CSS3
7 15 (1.80%) XML
8 13 (1.56%) Web Services
8 13 (1.56%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.32%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.20%) XSLT
11 8 (0.96%) JSON
11 8 (0.96%) jQuery
12 7 (0.84%) SOAP
13 5 (0.60%) XML Schema
13 5 (0.60%) RESTful
13 5 (0.60%) GWT
13 5 (0.60%) Stripes Framework
13 5 (0.60%) Backbone.js
13 5 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 129 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (6.95%) Blackberry
4 32 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.51%) User Experience
6 11 (1.32%) PMI
6 11 (1.32%) Clustering
7 10 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.20%) iPhone
7 10 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 8 (0.96%) Social Media
9 7 (0.84%) E-Learning
10 6 (0.72%) Statistics
11 5 (0.60%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.60%) BYOD
12 4 (0.48%) Kindle
12 4 (0.48%) CESG
12 4 (0.48%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 209 (25.03%) Windows
2 105 (12.57%) Windows 7
3 40 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (4.07%) Windows XP
5 30 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (2.51%) Linux
7 19 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.20%) Android
10 9 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.48%) UNIX
12 3 (0.36%) AIX
13 2 (0.24%) Solaris
13 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.24%) zOS
13 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (15.45%) Project Management
2 103 (12.34%) ITIL
3 102 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (10.54%) PRINCE2
5 64 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (7.31%) Migration
7 52 (6.23%) Document Management
8 46 (5.51%) Change Management
9 44 (5.27%) CRM
10 43 (5.15%) Business Analysis
11 37 (4.43%) Service Management
12 34 (4.07%) Risk Management
12 34 (4.07%) Incident Management
13 32 (3.83%) Information Security
14 31 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (3.35%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (3.23%) Data Migration
17 26 (3.11%) Data Protection
18 24 (2.87%) Six Sigma
18 24 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (8.02%) SQL
2 39 (4.67%) C#
3 38 (4.55%) Java
4 28 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 25 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 19 (2.28%) T-SQL
7 17 (2.04%) Python
8 14 (1.68%) Ruby
8 14 (1.68%) C++
9 7 (0.84%) VB
9 7 (0.84%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.72%) VBA
11 5 (0.60%) XPath
11 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.60%) PHP
12 4 (0.48%) XAML
13 3 (0.36%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.36%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.24%) R
14 2 (0.24%) C
Qualifications
1 81 (9.70%) Degree
2 60 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.47%) PMI Certification
5 25 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (2.99%) PMP
6 18 (2.16%) MOS
7 16 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (1.56%) ISEB
9 12 (1.44%) MCITP
9 12 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (1.44%) APMP
10 10 (1.20%) MCDST
11 9 (1.08%) MCSE
12 8 (0.96%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.60%) CISSP
13 5 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 5 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.19%) QA
2 24 (2.87%) SLA
3 10 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.08%) COBIT
5 7 (0.84%) P3O
6 6 (0.72%) BS25999
6 6 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 97 (11.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (1.08%) NFS
5 8 (0.96%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.84%) XenApp
7 6 (0.72%) vSphere
8 5 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.60%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.60%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.24%) XenServer
10 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 25 (2.99%) SCCM
2 5 (0.60%) SCOM
3 4 (0.48%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.48%) WSUS
4 2 (0.24%) DameWare
4 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.24%) OpenView
4 2 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.24%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Legato
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.12%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 146 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 77 (9.22%) Citrix
3 34 (4.07%) Oracle
4 30 (3.59%) VMware
5 22 (2.63%) Cisco
6 17 (2.04%) HP
7 13 (1.56%) Interwoven
7 13 (1.56%) IBM
8 12 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.08%) Adobe
9 9 (1.08%) Amdocs
9 9 (1.08%) OpenText
10 8 (0.96%) Websense
10 8 (0.96%) Tableau
10 8 (0.96%) TIBCO
10 8 (0.96%) EMC
11 7 (0.84%) Dell
11 7 (0.84%) AppSense
12 6 (0.72%) Cognos
12 6 (0.72%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £345 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefitsd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £160 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lewis Paige
Rate: £90.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + extension up to 24 months
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Resourcing People Ltd.
Rate: From £33,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £430 - £470 per day + 3 month rolling
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Advantage XPO
Rate: £115 - £116 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + 6 month rolling
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 13 days ago