Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 212 214 290
Rank change year-on-year +2 +76 +29
Contract jobs citing Law 989 1,244 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.32% 0.89%
As % of the General category 3.33% 3.28% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 528 455
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £226 £250 £203
90th Percentile £621 £613 £592
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 31 7
England median hourly rate £46.50 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +87.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £22.05 £17.18 £18.80
90th Percentile £49.50 £55.00 £26.25
UK median hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.86% +75.00% +8.11%

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 29,665 37,907 40,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.38% 40.10% 43.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,326 25,065 26,825
England median daily rate £495 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £478 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 891 1,020 976
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.22% +9.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.42
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.76% -6.67% +9.42%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Law in England

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Law in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in England

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in England

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law in England

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor 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 23 October 2019. 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 -5 544 £450 -5.26% 191
North of England +30 112 £388 +3.33% 85
South East +77 111 £404 -7.71% 30
Midlands +78 89 £410 +16.98% 30
North West +24 86 £388 +3.33% 50
East of England -25 73 £410 +21.48% 8
South West -22 61 £425 +15.25% 22
West Midlands +38 45 £413 +26.92% 18
East Midlands +52 44 £400 +12.20% 12
Yorkshire +28 25 £400 -7.51% 26
North East +15 1 £388 - 9
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 192 (19.41%) Legal
2 185 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (17.29%) Microsoft
4 164 (16.58%) .NET
5 161 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 145 (14.66%) Windows
7 143 (14.46%) C#
8 138 (13.95%) Finance
9 123 (12.44%) Information Security
10 114 (11.53%) Azure
11 112 (11.32%) Active Directory
12 105 (10.62%) Security Cleared
13 102 (10.31%) SQL
14 93 (9.40%) HTML
14 93 (9.40%) SC Cleared
15 90 (9.10%) Microservices
16 87 (8.80%) Software Engineering
17 86 (8.70%) Information Security Management
17 86 (8.70%) Security Management
18 85 (8.59%) Sony
18 85 (8.59%) Office 365
18 85 (8.59%) ISMS
18 85 (8.59%) AWS
19 81 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
20 78 (7.89%) SQL Server
21 76 (7.68%) CSS
21 76 (7.68%) ITIL
22 72 (7.28%) C
22 72 (7.28%) DevOps
23 69 (6.98%) AngularJS

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 43 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 34 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (1.82%) IIS
4 16 (1.62%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (1.31%) OpenStack
8 12 (1.21%) NServiceBus
9 10 (1.01%) Confluence
10 8 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.81%) WordPress
11 7 (0.71%) CMS
12 6 (0.61%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.40%) Jupyter
14 3 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.20%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.20%) Mule
15 2 (0.20%) SAS
16 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 81 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.61%) Simulink
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.20%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.10%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.10%) Sketch
8 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.71%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.20%) Primavera
4 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.10%) assyst
5 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.10%) Ringtail
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 114 (11.53%) Azure
2 85 (8.59%) AWS
2 85 (8.59%) Office 365
3 21 (2.12%) PaaS
4 20 (2.02%) SaaS
5 19 (1.92%) GCP
6 16 (1.62%) GitHub
7 15 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (1.52%) Power Platform
8 14 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.42%) Serverless
9 12 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (0.91%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.61%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.51%) npm
14 4 (0.40%) Apigee
14 4 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.40%) Datadog
14 4 (0.40%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.94%) Firewall
2 25 (2.53%) VPN
3 24 (2.43%) Internet
4 15 (1.52%) DNS
4 15 (1.52%) VLAN
4 15 (1.52%) WAN
5 13 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (1.21%) DHCP
6 12 (1.21%) NaaS
6 12 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.11%) RS-232
8 9 (0.91%) FTP
8 9 (0.91%) LAN
8 9 (0.91%) NetScaler
9 8 (0.81%) Network Security
9 8 (0.81%) RS-485
9 8 (0.81%) Skype
9 8 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.71%) 4G
10 7 (0.71%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.24%) NoSQL
3 19 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 14 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (1.42%) Power BI
4 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.71%) MySQL
8 4 (0.40%) Big Data
8 4 (0.40%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.30%) DB2
9 3 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.20%) IDOL
10 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (2.83%) JIRA
3 26 (2.63%) MSTest
4 25 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 24 (2.43%) Visual Studio
6 23 (2.33%) Moq
7 18 (1.82%) Git (software)
8 15 (1.52%) Selenium
9 12 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.11%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.71%) Burp Suite
11 7 (0.71%) Metasploit
11 7 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (0.61%) Subversion
12 6 (0.61%) webpack
13 3 (0.30%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
13 3 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 192 (19.41%) Legal
2 138 (13.95%) Finance
3 50 (5.06%) Police
4 46 (4.65%) Public Sector
5 41 (4.15%) Banking
6 29 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.63%) Electronics
8 22 (2.22%) Marketing
9 16 (1.62%) Automotive
9 16 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.31%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (1.01%) Publishing
13 7 (0.71%) Retail
14 6 (0.61%) Advertising
15 5 (0.51%) Billing
15 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.40%) Games
16 4 (0.40%) Military
17 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (25.78%) Developer
2 204 (20.63%) Analyst
3 74 (7.48%) .NET Developer
4 63 (6.37%) Software Engineer
5 61 (6.17%) Service Analyst
6 60 (6.07%) Service Desk Analyst
7 50 (5.06%) Embedded Engineer
8 49 (4.95%) Architect
8 49 (4.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 48 (4.85%) C# Developer
10 42 (4.25%) Support Analyst
11 39 (3.94%) Business Analyst
12 38 (3.84%) Consultant
13 33 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 33 (3.34%) Project Manager
14 31 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 29 (2.93%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (2.83%) Senior Developer
17 26 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 25 (2.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (16.58%) .NET
2 93 (9.40%) HTML
3 76 (7.68%) CSS
4 69 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 60 (6.07%) React
6 55 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 53 (5.36%) Node.js
8 46 (4.65%) .NET Core
9 36 (3.64%) jQuery
10 35 (3.54%) RESTful
11 32 (3.24%) HTML5
12 30 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 28 (2.83%) .NET Framework
15 23 (2.33%) NHibernate
15 23 (2.33%) Redux
16 22 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
17 20 (2.02%) Fluent NHibernate
17 20 (2.02%) REST
18 18 (1.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 52 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (1.92%) iPhone
6 17 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 17 (1.72%) User Experience
7 15 (1.52%) W3C
8 14 (1.42%) PKI
9 11 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.11%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.81%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.81%) Social Media
11 6 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.61%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.61%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.51%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.51%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 145 (14.66%) Windows
2 56 (5.66%) Linux
3 51 (5.16%) Windows 10
4 33 (3.34%) Windows 7
5 32 (3.24%) Windows Server
6 31 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (2.02%) Android
9 19 (1.92%) Unix
10 18 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.42%) Windows XP
12 13 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (0.71%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
14 4 (0.40%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.30%) Solaris
16 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.20%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (12.44%) Information Security
3 90 (9.10%) Microservices
4 87 (8.80%) Software Engineering
5 86 (8.70%) Information Security Management
5 86 (8.70%) Security Management
6 85 (8.59%) ISMS
7 76 (7.68%) ITIL
8 72 (7.28%) DevOps
9 68 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 67 (6.77%) Project Management
11 64 (6.47%) MVC
12 60 (6.07%) Analytics
13 59 (5.97%) Front End Development
14 56 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
15 51 (5.16%) Scrum
16 49 (4.95%) Test Automation
17 48 (4.85%) TDD
18 46 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
19 41 (4.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 161 (16.28%) JavaScript
2 143 (14.46%) C#
3 102 (10.31%) SQL
4 72 (7.28%) C
5 53 (5.36%) C++
6 52 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 51 (5.16%) Java
8 49 (4.95%) Python
9 34 (3.44%) PowerShell
10 30 (3.03%) Embedded C++
11 22 (2.22%) PHP
12 19 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.72%) TypeScript
14 9 (0.91%) MATLAB
14 9 (0.91%) Ruby
15 6 (0.61%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.51%) ES6
16 5 (0.51%) Go
16 5 (0.51%) VBA
17 4 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 105 (10.62%) Security Cleared
2 93 (9.40%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.75%) Degree
4 31 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (2.43%) CISSP
6 20 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.42%) AWS Certification
8 14 (1.42%) CCNA
8 14 (1.42%) MCITP
8 14 (1.42%) MCSA
9 13 (1.31%) IISP
10 11 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.11%) OSCP
10 11 (1.11%) SANS
11 7 (0.71%) CREST Certified
11 7 (0.71%) GPEN
11 7 (0.71%) GWAPT
11 7 (0.71%) GXPN
11 7 (0.71%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.34%) GDPR
2 26 (2.63%) QA
3 20 (2.02%) WCAG
4 17 (1.72%) PMO
5 13 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.21%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.01%) SLA
8 6 (0.61%) MISRA
8 6 (0.61%) NCSC
9 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.51%) NIST
10 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.30%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.20%) GxP
12 2 (0.20%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.20%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.10%) GAMP
13 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.65%) Docker
3 16 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.52%) Firmware
5 14 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.42%) XenApp
6 13 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.11%) vSphere
8 3 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.20%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (3.84%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.24%) SCCM
3 27 (2.73%) Terraform
4 24 (2.43%) Ansible
5 16 (1.62%) Puppet
6 14 (1.42%) SCOM
7 13 (1.31%) CASB
7 13 (1.31%) WSUS
8 11 (1.11%) Nessus
8 11 (1.11%) Nmap
8 11 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.71%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.61%) Istio
12 3 (0.30%) Kibana
12 3 (0.30%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.20%) Grafana
13 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 171 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.59%) Sony
3 38 (3.84%) VMware
4 37 (3.74%) iManage
5 36 (3.64%) Citrix
6 34 (3.44%) Cisco
7 31 (3.13%) Splunk
8 27 (2.73%) SAP
9 23 (2.33%) Ivanti
10 19 (1.92%) Adobe
11 18 (1.82%) ServiceNow
12 14 (1.42%) F5
13 12 (1.21%) Google
13 12 (1.21%) Intapp
14 11 (1.11%) Ariba
14 11 (1.11%) Meraki
14 11 (1.11%) Oracle
15 6 (0.61%) Aderant
15 6 (0.61%) EMC
15 6 (0.61%) HP