Period
to

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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 201 232 187
Rank change year-on-year +31 -45 +55
Contract jobs citing Law 1,000 616 532
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.39% 1.18% 1.45%
As % of the General category 2.41% 2.21% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 263 295
10th Percentile £288 £250 £307
25th Percentile £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £427 £450
Median % change year-on-year +22.95% -5.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £638 £538 £574
90th Percentile £738 £638 £654
UK median daily rate £525 £426 £450
% change year-on-year +23.24% -5.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 41
10th Percentile £10.80 £24.65 £12.75
25th Percentile £15.00 £36.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -61.11% - -
75th Percentile £25.00 £48.75 £48.75
90th Percentile £45.55 £59.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -60.00% -2.78% -

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 41,556 27,871 18,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 57.68% 53.32% 51.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,240 18,821 12,666
10th Percentile £325 £306 £271
25th Percentile £445 £405 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £662 £619 £600
90th Percentile £771 £706 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,285 1,063 719
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.64 £12.41
25th Percentile £15.25 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £47.50 £41.63 £39.64
90th Percentile £60.90 £55.67 £52.60
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.00% +2.56%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London +41 509 £525 +10.53% 121
Midlands +66 205 £525 +20.00% 51
West Midlands +69 193 £525 +20.00% 37
North of England -36 95 £444 +3.92% 44
South East -23 70 £440 +9.88% 30
South West -11 47 £522 +9.79% 28
Yorkshire -16 45 £431 +1.47% 13
North West -50 35 £438 -2.78% 24
East of England -30 31 £545 +14.74% 11
North East +4 15 £519 +25.76% 7
East Midlands -14 11 £588 +46.88% 14
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 241 (24.10%) Agile
2 207 (20.70%) Social Skills
3 175 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 170 (17.00%) Azure
5 147 (14.70%) Finance
6 127 (12.70%) Microsoft
7 116 (11.60%) Project Management
8 115 (11.50%) Security Cleared
9 111 (11.10%) DevOps
10 103 (10.30%) Windows
11 99 (9.90%) SC Cleared
12 94 (9.40%) SQL
12 94 (9.40%) Legal
13 75 (7.50%) AWS
14 74 (7.40%) Migration
15 68 (6.80%) Python
16 67 (6.70%) Scrum
17 66 (6.60%) JavaScript
18 64 (6.40%) Active Directory
19 62 (6.20%) CI/CD
20 57 (5.70%) Microsoft 365
21 54 (5.40%) Risk Management
22 53 (5.30%) Java
23 51 (5.10%) ITIL
23 51 (5.10%) React
23 51 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
24 49 (4.90%) Azure DevOps
24 49 (4.90%) SAP
24 49 (4.90%) Analytics
25 47 (4.70%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.00%) Apache Spark
3 9 (0.90%) Confluence
4 8 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.60%) Apache
5 6 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.40%) CMS
7 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.20%) IIS
8 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.10%) CICS
9 1 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.10%) Mattermost
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 42 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.30%) Simulink
7 2 (0.20%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.20%) InVision
7 2 (0.20%) Sketch
8 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.10%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.10%) Snagit
8 1 (0.10%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (1.30%) Elite 3E
3 9 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.70%) Carpe Diem
4 7 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (0.30%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.20%) Exstream
7 2 (0.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
7 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.20%) Workfront
8 1 (0.10%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 170 (17.00%) Azure
2 75 (7.50%) AWS
3 57 (5.70%) Microsoft 365
4 49 (4.90%) Azure DevOps
5 40 (4.00%) Power Platform
6 26 (2.60%) SaaS
7 20 (2.00%) Serverless
8 18 (1.80%) PaaS
9 16 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (1.30%) GitHub
11 12 (1.20%) IaaS
11 12 (1.20%) Snowflake
12 10 (1.00%) Amazon S3
12 10 (1.00%) PowerApps
13 9 (0.90%) AWS Fargate
13 9 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.90%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.00%) WAN
2 19 (1.90%) LAN
3 17 (1.70%) Firewall
3 17 (1.70%) VPN
4 15 (1.50%) Network Security
5 14 (1.40%) DNS
6 11 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.90%) Internet
8 7 (0.70%) Broadband
8 7 (0.70%) HTTP
8 7 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.60%) DHCP
10 5 (0.50%) Intranet
10 5 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.50%) Skype
10 5 (0.50%) Wireless
11 4 (0.40%) SAN
11 4 (0.40%) VLAN
11 4 (0.40%) WebEx
12 3 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.00%) Power BI
2 29 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 17 (1.70%) Big Data
4 14 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.30%) DynamoDB
5 13 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.00%) Metadata
8 10 (1.00%) MySQL
8 10 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.80%) Data Lake
10 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 38 (3.80%) JIRA
2 23 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 21 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.20%) GitLab
5 11 (1.10%) Selenium
6 7 (0.70%) Cypress.io
7 6 (0.60%) Maven
8 5 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.40%) Locust
9 4 (0.40%) Mockito
9 4 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.30%) Gradle
10 3 (0.30%) JMeter
10 3 (0.30%) NUnit
10 3 (0.30%) REST Assured
10 3 (0.30%) Storybook
10 3 (0.30%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.30%) webpack
11 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 207 (20.70%) Social Skills
2 147 (14.70%) Finance
3 94 (9.40%) Legal
4 47 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (4.40%) Public Sector
6 37 (3.70%) Banking
7 36 (3.60%) Presentation Skills
8 32 (3.20%) Marketing
9 22 (2.20%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 18 (1.80%) Retail
12 15 (1.50%) Organisational Skills
13 12 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
14 10 (1.00%) Games
14 10 (1.00%) Police
15 9 (0.90%) Back Office
15 9 (0.90%) Front Office
15 9 (0.90%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.80%) Billing
17 7 (0.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 178 (17.80%) Analyst
2 131 (13.10%) Developer
3 97 (9.70%) Architect
4 92 (9.20%) Project Manager
5 65 (6.50%) Business Analyst
6 56 (5.60%) Consultant
7 36 (3.60%) IT Analyst
8 32 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (2.80%) Support Analyst
10 24 (2.40%) IT Manager
11 23 (2.30%) AWS Engineer
12 22 (2.20%) IT Support
13 21 (2.10%) Data Analyst
14 19 (1.90%) IT Support Analyst
15 18 (1.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 18 (1.80%) Python Developer
16 17 (1.70%) Data Engineer
16 17 (1.70%) DevOps Engineer
17 16 (1.60%) Security Analyst
17 16 (1.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (5.10%) React
2 37 (3.70%) .NET
3 33 (3.30%) REST
4 27 (2.70%) HTML
5 25 (2.50%) Node.js
6 24 (2.40%) Spring
7 23 (2.30%) CSS
7 23 (2.30%) RESTful
8 15 (1.50%) AngularJS
8 15 (1.50%) Web Services
9 14 (1.40%) SOAP
9 14 (1.40%) Spring Boot
10 13 (1.30%) XML
11 12 (1.20%) Kafka
12 9 (0.90%) SAML
13 8 (0.80%) ADO
13 8 (0.80%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.80%) Hibernate
14 7 (0.70%) J2EE
14 7 (0.70%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 27 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 18 (1.80%) User Experience
3 15 (1.50%) Data Centre
4 14 (1.40%) Driving Licence
5 12 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (1.20%) Market Risk
6 11 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.80%) NHS
9 7 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.70%) Cloud Native
9 7 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (0.70%) Social Media
9 7 (0.70%) State Machine
9 7 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.60%) Blog
10 6 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (0.60%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.30%) Windows
2 38 (3.80%) Windows 10
3 28 (2.80%) Linux
4 26 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.40%) Unix
6 12 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.60%) Android
9 5 (0.50%) VMS
10 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (24.10%) Agile
2 175 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (11.60%) Project Management
4 111 (11.10%) DevOps
5 74 (7.40%) Migration
6 67 (6.70%) Scrum
7 62 (6.20%) CI/CD
8 54 (5.40%) Risk Management
9 51 (5.10%) ITIL
9 51 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (4.90%) Analytics
11 44 (4.40%) Requirements Gathering
12 43 (4.30%) PRINCE2
13 42 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (4.20%) Change Management
14 38 (3.80%) Information Security
15 37 (3.70%) Data Protection
16 36 (3.60%) Business Analysis
16 36 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (3.40%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 94 (9.40%) SQL
2 68 (6.80%) Python
3 66 (6.60%) JavaScript
4 53 (5.30%) Java
5 37 (3.70%) C#
6 36 (3.60%) TypeScript
7 29 (2.90%) PowerShell
8 15 (1.50%) C
9 13 (1.30%) Scala
10 11 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.00%) C++
11 10 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.70%) R
14 6 (0.60%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.50%) VBA
16 4 (0.40%) Go
16 4 (0.40%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.40%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 115 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 99 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.30%) Degree
4 14 (1.40%) AWS Certification
4 14 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.20%) CISSP
6 10 (1.00%) CISM
7 9 (0.90%) ISEB
8 7 (0.70%) CIPD
8 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.60%) MOS
10 5 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.50%) CEH
10 5 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.00%) QA
2 29 (2.90%) GDPR
3 19 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.80%) PMO
4 18 (1.80%) SLA
5 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.70%) GRC
6 7 (0.70%) NIST
7 5 (0.50%) Accessibility
8 4 (0.40%) COBIT
8 4 (0.40%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.30%) Cabinet Office Statement of Practice
9 3 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 3 (0.30%) RMADS
10 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.10%) BS7799
11 1 (0.10%) GxP
System Software
1 64 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.60%) Docker
3 13 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.40%) vSphere
4 4 (0.40%) XenApp
4 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.10%) Ceph
7 1 (0.10%) HDFS
7 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.10%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.10%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.10%) vCloud
7 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 28 (2.80%) Terraform
3 14 (1.40%) SCCM
4 10 (1.00%) Ansible
5 6 (0.60%) CSIRT
6 5 (0.50%) SCOM
7 4 (0.40%) CASB
7 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.20%) Argo
9 2 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.20%) Grafana
9 2 (0.20%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.20%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.20%) WSUS
10 1 (0.10%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 127 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 49 (4.90%) SAP
3 41 (4.10%) Oracle
4 28 (2.80%) VMware
5 27 (2.70%) ServiceNow
6 24 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.10%) Intapp
8 19 (1.90%) Databricks
9 18 (1.80%) Cisco
9 18 (1.80%) Citrix
10 14 (1.40%) iManage
11 11 (1.10%) Snow
12 10 (1.00%) HP
12 10 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.00%) Splunk
13 9 (0.90%) Google
14 8 (0.80%) Adobe
15 7 (0.70%) Charles River
15 7 (0.70%) IBM
16 6 (0.60%) TIBCO