Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 208 230 205
Rank change year-on-year +22 -25 +92
Contract jobs citing Law 556 1,064 1,245
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.27% 1.35%
As % of the General category 3.41% 3.19% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 555 632
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £300 £221 £213
90th Percentile £650 £616 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £447
% change year-on-year +2.27% -1.62% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 50 28
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% +20.67% +141.94%
10th Percentile £14.99 £21.00 £17.28
90th Percentile £52.20 £53.75 £79.75
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% +20.00% +141.94%

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 16,327 33,380 37,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.87% 39.83% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,435 21,956 24,936
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £290 £308 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £495 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.54% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 888 1,000
Median hourly rate £26.46 £22.92 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% +1.69% +4.73%
10th Percentile £12.86 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.84 £22.65 £21.90
% change year-on-year +18.50% +3.42% -0.45%

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 -12 238 £500 +5.26% 33
North of England +28 79 £400 +3.09% 18
Midlands +87 72 £388 - 17
South East +91 67 £413 +3.13% 7
South West +28 55 £425 - 4
East Midlands +57 43 £388 +3.33% 9
East of England -9 41 £413 +1.54% 8
Yorkshire +68 40 £425 +4.62% 3
North West -9 39 £400 +3.23% 15
West Midlands +67 28 £388 -5.49% 8
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 132 (23.74%) Security Cleared
2 115 (20.68%) SC Cleared
3 96 (17.27%) Microsoft
4 83 (14.93%) Finance
5 78 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (12.95%) SQL
7 68 (12.23%) Azure
8 66 (11.87%) Windows
9 58 (10.43%) Legal
10 55 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
11 54 (9.71%) Information Management
12 53 (9.53%) Public Sector
13 49 (8.81%) Information Security
14 48 (8.63%) .NET
15 45 (8.09%) JavaScript
16 44 (7.91%) DevOps
17 43 (7.73%) Project Management
17 43 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (7.73%) C#
18 42 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
19 41 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
19 41 (7.37%) Information Security Management
19 41 (7.37%) Security Management
20 40 (7.19%) SQL Server
20 40 (7.19%) Active Directory
21 39 (7.01%) Sony
21 39 (7.01%) ISMS
22 38 (6.83%) Software Engineering
22 38 (6.83%) Decision-Making
23 37 (6.65%) HTML

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 13 (2.34%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.16%) Confluence
3 8 (1.44%) CMS
4 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.90%) WordPress
5 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.36%) Drupal
7 2 (0.36%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.36%) JBoss
7 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.98%) Simulink
6 9 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (2.16%) Elite 3E
2 8 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.90%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.72%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.36%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.36%) Magento
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.18%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.18%) Shopify
7 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 68 (12.23%) Azure
2 34 (6.12%) Power Platform
3 30 (5.40%) AWS
4 22 (3.96%) Office 365
5 13 (2.34%) SaaS
6 6 (1.08%) GCP
6 6 (1.08%) IaaS
6 6 (1.08%) PaaS
7 4 (0.72%) GitHub
8 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.18%) Akamai
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.80%) DNS
1 10 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.62%) DHCP
2 9 (1.62%) Skype
3 8 (1.44%) FTP
4 7 (1.26%) Firewall
4 7 (1.26%) Wireless
5 5 (0.90%) Internet
6 4 (0.72%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.72%) LTE
6 4 (0.72%) RS-485
6 4 (0.72%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.72%) VPN
7 3 (0.54%) 2G
7 3 (0.54%) 3G
7 3 (0.54%) 4G
7 3 (0.54%) Network Security
7 3 (0.54%) PBX
7 3 (0.54%) RS-232
7 3 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.12%) Power BI
3 32 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.62%) MySQL
7 7 (1.26%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.08%) GIS
8 6 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.72%) Adabas
9 4 (0.72%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.54%) Big Data
10 3 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.54%) Redis
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (5.40%) JIRA
2 21 (3.78%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.16%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (2.16%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.44%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.72%) ClearQuest
6 4 (0.72%) gulp
6 4 (0.72%) Subversion
7 3 (0.54%) GitLab
7 3 (0.54%) Grunt
7 3 (0.54%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.54%) ScriptRunner
8 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.36%) Gradle
8 2 (0.36%) Mocha
8 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (14.93%) Finance
2 58 (10.43%) Legal
3 53 (9.53%) Public Sector
4 21 (3.78%) Retail
5 19 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.16%) Marketing
6 12 (2.16%) Police
7 9 (1.62%) Back Office
8 8 (1.44%) Publishing
9 7 (1.26%) Banking
9 7 (1.26%) Electronics
10 6 (1.08%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.90%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.90%) Military
12 4 (0.72%) Automotive
12 4 (0.72%) Fire and Rescue
12 4 (0.72%) Local Government
13 3 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 145 (26.08%) Developer
2 91 (16.37%) Analyst
3 44 (7.91%) Architect
4 30 (5.40%) Project Manager
5 27 (4.86%) Business Analyst
5 27 (4.86%) Software Engineer
6 23 (4.14%) Consultant
6 23 (4.14%) SQL Developer
7 22 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 21 (3.78%) Information Manager
9 18 (3.24%) Service Analyst
9 18 (3.24%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (3.06%) Power BI Developer
11 16 (2.88%) .NET Developer
11 16 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 15 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.34%) Technical Architect
13 13 (2.34%) Test Analyst
14 12 (2.16%) Senior Test Analyst
14 12 (2.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.63%) .NET
2 37 (6.65%) HTML
3 33 (5.94%) CSS
4 24 (4.32%) AngularJS
5 21 (3.78%) .NET Core
6 20 (3.60%) HTML5
7 19 (3.42%) React
8 18 (3.24%) REST
8 18 (3.24%) Web Services
9 13 (2.34%) .NET Framework
9 13 (2.34%) CSS3
9 13 (2.34%) Node.js
10 12 (2.16%) Vue.js
11 11 (1.98%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.80%) XML
13 9 (1.62%) Sass
14 8 (1.44%) Entity Framework
14 8 (1.44%) JSON
15 7 (1.26%) jQuery
15 7 (1.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.16%) User Experience
5 10 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (1.80%) Taxonomies
6 9 (1.62%) VHDL
7 8 (1.44%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.08%) iPhone
9 5 (0.90%) CAN bus
9 5 (0.90%) NHS
10 4 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.72%) LPAR
10 4 (0.72%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.54%) Animation
11 3 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.54%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.87%) Windows
2 31 (5.58%) Linux
3 21 (3.78%) Windows 10
4 19 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.52%) Android
7 9 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) SafeRTOS
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Unix
11 1 (0.18%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (9.71%) Information Management
3 49 (8.81%) Information Security
4 44 (7.91%) DevOps
5 43 (7.73%) Project Management
5 43 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (7.37%) Information Security Management
7 41 (7.37%) Security Management
8 39 (7.01%) ISMS
9 38 (6.83%) Decision-Making
9 38 (6.83%) Software Engineering
10 36 (6.47%) Risk Management
11 35 (6.29%) ITIL
12 29 (5.22%) Migration
13 28 (5.04%) ETL
14 27 (4.86%) Scrum
15 25 (4.50%) Validation
16 23 (4.14%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (3.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (12.95%) SQL
2 45 (8.09%) JavaScript
3 43 (7.73%) C#
4 29 (5.22%) C++
5 27 (4.86%) C
6 26 (4.68%) Python
7 22 (3.96%) Java
8 21 (3.78%) PowerShell
8 21 (3.78%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.34%) PHP
10 11 (1.98%) MATLAB
11 10 (1.80%) Embedded C
12 7 (1.26%) Ruby
13 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.90%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.72%) JCL
15 4 (0.72%) Natural
15 4 (0.72%) Perl
15 4 (0.72%) Scala
15 4 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 132 (23.74%) Security Cleared
2 115 (20.68%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.24%) Degree
4 15 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.90%) PMP
9 4 (0.72%) CISSP
9 4 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.72%) MCP
10 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.36%) APMP
11 2 (0.36%) CCNA
11 2 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.36%) CIMA
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.36%) CISM
11 2 (0.36%) MCSE
11 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.80%) GDPR
2 8 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.26%) QA
4 5 (0.90%) PMO
4 5 (0.90%) SLA
5 3 (0.54%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.36%) MISRA
6 2 (0.36%) NIST
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 40 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.16%) Docker
2 12 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.36%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.52%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.16%) Terraform
3 10 (1.80%) SCCM
4 7 (1.26%) Ansible
5 4 (0.72%) Packer
6 3 (0.54%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.54%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.36%) Control-M
7 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.36%) Puppet
8 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.18%) Nessus
8 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.18%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 96 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.01%) Sony
3 32 (5.76%) Oracle
4 22 (3.96%) Citrix
5 18 (3.24%) VMware
6 16 (2.88%) Tableau
7 12 (2.16%) SAP
7 12 (2.16%) ServiceNow
8 10 (1.80%) Cisco
8 10 (1.80%) iManage
9 8 (1.44%) IBM
10 5 (0.90%) Ivanti
10 5 (0.90%) NetApp
10 5 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.90%) Splunk
10 5 (0.90%) Workday
11 4 (0.72%) Hitachi
11 4 (0.72%) Mitel
11 4 (0.72%) Software AG
11 4 (0.72%) Xilinx