Period
to 25 June 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 235 179 235
Rank change year-on-year -56 +56 -21
Contract jobs citing Law 593 537 1,044
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.45% 1.25%
As % of the General category 2.19% 2.81% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 299 565
10th Percentile £244 £304 £225
25th Percentile £350 £372 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
75th Percentile £538 £563 £538
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £439
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 54
10th Percentile £25.50 £12.75 £21.00
25th Percentile £36.69 £25.00 £38.69
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
75th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £48.75
90th Percentile £58.13 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%

Law is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 27,073 19,090 43,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.21% 51.57% 52.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,245 12,697 28,625
10th Percentile £306 £263 £287
25th Percentile £405 £385 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £485 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +2.15%
75th Percentile £619 £600 £581
90th Percentile £703 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,026 730 1,279
10th Percentile £11.57 £12.13 £10.90
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.67 £14.00
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.25% - +8.09%
75th Percentile £42.23 £39.99 £40.00
90th Percentile £55.42 £53.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.25% +2.56% +10.11%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Law as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Law in England

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Law in England.

Daily rate trend for Law in England

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Law in England over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Law in England

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Law in England.

Hourly rate trend for Law in England

Law
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Law in England over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Law in England

Law
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the England region over the 6 months to 25 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -69 263 £475 -5.00% 78
North of England +1 76 £425 +6.25% 85
South East 0 64 £400 -1.60% 27
Midlands -24 50 £438 +11.11% 36
North West +8 48 £450 +14.29% 62
South West -9 38 £448 +2.29% 29
East of England -2 37 £475 +15.15% 14
West Midlands -6 35 £438 +9.38% 15
Yorkshire -6 24 £219 -51.39% 20
East Midlands -19 15 £400 +6.67% 20
North East - 4 £413 - 3
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Law.

1 114 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (18.55%) Social Skills
3 86 (14.50%) Security Cleared
3 86 (14.50%) Azure
4 84 (14.17%) Finance
5 83 (14.00%) Microsoft
6 75 (12.65%) Software Engineering
7 74 (12.48%) SC Cleared
8 69 (11.64%) Legal
9 59 (9.95%) JavaScript
10 57 (9.61%) Public Sector
11 55 (9.27%) HTML
12 53 (8.94%) Migration
13 52 (8.77%) Project Management
14 51 (8.60%) Windows
15 47 (7.93%) C++
15 47 (7.93%) SQL
16 45 (7.59%) CSS
17 43 (7.25%) C
18 42 (7.08%) AWS
19 41 (6.91%) Python
19 41 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
20 40 (6.75%) Problem-Solving
21 38 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
22 34 (5.73%) Power Platform
23 33 (5.56%) Change Management
23 33 (5.56%) Management Information System
23 33 (5.56%) .NET
23 33 (5.56%) Information Security
24 32 (5.40%) C#

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.52%) Jadu
3 7 (1.18%) CMS
4 6 (1.01%) WordPress
5 3 (0.51%) Confluence
5 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.51%) SAS
6 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.34%) FileNet
6 2 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.34%) nginx
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.17%) Drupal
7 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.69%) Chatbot
5 8 (1.35%) Simulink
6 4 (0.67%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.51%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.17%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.17%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.01%) Relativity
2 5 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 86 (14.50%) Azure
2 42 (7.08%) AWS
3 34 (5.73%) Power Platform
4 18 (3.04%) SaaS
5 15 (2.53%) Microsoft 365
6 12 (2.02%) GCP
7 11 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
7 11 (1.85%) PaaS
7 11 (1.85%) PowerApps
8 9 (1.52%) Azure Logic Apps
9 8 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (1.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 6 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (1.01%) IaaS
12 5 (0.84%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.84%) GitHub
13 4 (0.67%) Amazon Cognito
13 4 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.67%) AWS Step Functions
13 4 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.71%) Firewall
2 16 (2.70%) Network Security
3 11 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.84%) RS-485
5 5 (0.84%) SNMP
6 4 (0.67%) DMARC
6 4 (0.67%) DNS
6 4 (0.67%) Intranet
6 4 (0.67%) Modbus
7 3 (0.51%) DHCP
7 3 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.51%) RS-232
7 3 (0.51%) RS-422
7 3 (0.51%) VPN
7 3 (0.51%) Wireless
7 3 (0.51%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.34%) 4G
8 2 (0.34%) HTTP
8 2 (0.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.05%) Power BI
3 12 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.84%) Data Lake
7 5 (0.84%) MySQL
8 4 (0.67%) Big Data
8 4 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.67%) Tableau
9 3 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.51%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.34%) Adabas
10 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.34%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (3.88%) JIRA
2 15 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
4 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.84%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.67%) GitLab
6 4 (0.67%) Selenium
6 4 (0.67%) Subversion
7 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.51%) webpack
8 2 (0.34%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (0.34%) gulp
8 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.34%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 110 (18.55%) Social Skills
2 84 (14.17%) Finance
3 69 (11.64%) Legal
4 57 (9.61%) Public Sector
5 31 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.05%) Local Government
7 17 (2.87%) Aerospace
7 17 (2.87%) Electronics
8 16 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
9 15 (2.53%) Influencing Skills
10 14 (2.36%) Banking
11 12 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
12 9 (1.52%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.52%) Police
13 8 (1.35%) Billing
13 8 (1.35%) Marketing
13 8 (1.35%) Telecoms
14 7 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (1.01%) Avionics
15 6 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 97 (16.36%) Developer
2 70 (11.80%) Analyst
3 54 (9.11%) Software Engineer
4 41 (6.91%) Project Manager
5 38 (6.41%) Architect
6 35 (5.90%) Consultant
7 24 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 19 (3.20%) C++ Software Engineer
8 19 (3.20%) Embedded Engineer
9 17 (2.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 13 (2.19%) .NET Developer
10 13 (2.19%) IT Manager
10 13 (2.19%) Technical Leader
11 12 (2.02%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (1.85%) Cloud Consultant
12 11 (1.85%) Designer
12 11 (1.85%) IT Analyst
13 10 (1.69%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (1.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 10 (1.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.27%) HTML
2 45 (7.59%) CSS
3 33 (5.56%) .NET
4 27 (4.55%) HTML5
5 23 (3.88%) Web Services
6 21 (3.54%) RESTful
7 20 (3.37%) React
8 17 (2.87%) CSS3
9 15 (2.53%) Node.js
10 13 (2.19%) .NET Core
10 13 (2.19%) AngularJS
10 13 (2.19%) JSON
11 10 (1.69%) ASP.NET
12 8 (1.35%) REST
12 8 (1.35%) Twig
12 8 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (1.18%) Middleware
13 7 (1.18%) Redux
14 6 (1.01%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 22 (3.71%) User Experience
3 14 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (1.85%) NHS
5 10 (1.69%) Social Media
6 7 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (1.01%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.67%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.67%) Equities
9 4 (0.67%) FMCG
9 4 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.67%) VHDL
10 3 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.51%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.51%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.60%) Windows
2 32 (5.40%) Linux
3 20 (3.37%) Windows 10
4 13 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (1.35%) Android
7 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.84%) Unix
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.67%) FreeRTOS
10 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.51%) ThreadX
10 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (12.65%) Software Engineering
3 53 (8.94%) Migration
4 52 (8.77%) Project Management
5 41 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (6.75%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (5.56%) Change Management
8 33 (5.56%) Information Security
9 31 (5.23%) DevOps
9 31 (5.23%) Service Delivery
10 30 (5.06%) Project Delivery
11 29 (4.89%) Cybersecurity
12 26 (4.38%) Scrum
13 25 (4.22%) ITIL
14 24 (4.05%) Validation
15 23 (3.88%) Analytics
15 23 (3.88%) Data Modelling
16 22 (3.71%) Data Protection
16 22 (3.71%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.95%) JavaScript
2 47 (7.93%) C++
2 47 (7.93%) SQL
3 43 (7.25%) C
4 41 (6.91%) Python
5 32 (5.40%) C#
6 26 (4.38%) Java
7 16 (2.70%) Embedded C
7 16 (2.70%) Embedded C++
7 16 (2.70%) PHP
8 11 (1.85%) Go
8 11 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.52%) Ada
9 9 (1.52%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.52%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.18%) Scala
11 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.67%) Kotlin
11 4 (0.67%) Perl
11 4 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (14.50%) Security Cleared
2 74 (12.48%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.72%) Degree
4 21 (3.54%) CISSP
5 8 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.18%) MCSE
6 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.01%) CCNA
8 5 (0.84%) CIPD
8 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.84%) HND
8 5 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.84%) PhD
8 5 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.67%) HNC
10 3 (0.51%) CISM
10 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.51%) ISEB
10 3 (0.51%) MCIPD
11 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.23%) GDPR
2 24 (4.05%) Accessibility
3 23 (3.88%) QA
4 17 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.85%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.69%) PMO
7 8 (1.35%) SLA
8 4 (0.67%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.67%) IFRS
8 4 (0.67%) IFRS 9
8 4 (0.67%) WCAG
9 3 (0.51%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.34%) HL7
10 2 (0.34%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.34%) MISRA
10 2 (0.34%) NCSC
11 1 (0.17%) DO-254
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.17%) JTAG
11 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.04%) Docker
3 9 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.84%) XenApp
5 4 (0.67%) Firmware
5 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.34%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (2.02%) SCCM
2 10 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.01%) Puppet
3 6 (1.01%) SCOM
4 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.84%) Terraform
5 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.51%) Ansible
6 3 (0.51%) Istio
7 2 (0.34%) MIIS
7 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.17%) FlexNet
8 1 (0.17%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.17%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 83 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.40%) Oracle
3 20 (3.37%) SAP
4 17 (2.87%) Citrix
5 13 (2.19%) iManage
6 12 (2.02%) VMware
7 11 (1.85%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.52%) Adobe
8 9 (1.52%) Cisco
8 9 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.35%) IBM
10 6 (1.01%) Intapp
10 6 (1.01%) Nuix
11 5 (0.84%) Databricks
11 5 (0.84%) EMC
11 5 (0.84%) Snow
11 5 (0.84%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.67%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.51%) Google
13 3 (0.51%) QNX