Period
to 27 June 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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 209 288
Rank change year-on-year -13 +79 -16
Contract jobs citing Law 1,049 1,221 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.32% 0.85%
As % of the General category 3.52% 3.52% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 598 406
England median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £227 £218 £250
90th Percentile £625 £638 £636
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 20 4
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +158.06% -6.06%
10th Percentile £21.00 £21.48 £12.83
90th Percentile £51.50 £88.00 £104.85
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +141.94% -6.06%

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 29,828 34,639 33,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.83% 37.53% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,504 22,859 21,909
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £311 £300 £281
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 659 807 808
England median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.45 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.42 £50.85 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% - -5.66%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -18 574 £475 +1.60% 70
North of England +24 132 £388 +3.33% 49
East of England -6 115 £425 -8.11% 4
North West +4 101 £388 +3.33% 35
South East +41 96 £325 -24.64% 11
Midlands +23 66 £394 +21.15% 18
South West -38 66 £425 +21.43% 20
West Midlands -10 34 £411 +40.00% 13
East Midlands +35 32 £375 -16.67% 5
Yorkshire +25 31 £400 -11.11% 11
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 243 (23.16%) Legal
2 192 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (16.59%) Windows
4 164 (15.63%) Finance
5 148 (14.11%) Microsoft
6 141 (13.44%) Information Security
7 128 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 128 (12.20%) .NET
8 127 (12.11%) Active Directory
8 127 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 119 (11.34%) C#
10 113 (10.77%) SQL
11 96 (9.15%) Security Management
12 95 (9.06%) DevOps
13 94 (8.96%) Sony
14 91 (8.67%) ISMS
15 90 (8.58%) Office 365
15 90 (8.58%) Cybersecurity
15 90 (8.58%) Information Security Management
16 86 (8.20%) Analytics
17 85 (8.10%) Security Cleared
17 85 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
17 85 (8.10%) Project Management
18 79 (7.53%) SQL Server
18 79 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
19 78 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 77 (7.34%) AngularJS
21 76 (7.24%) Software Engineering
22 75 (7.15%) ITIL
23 74 (7.05%) SC Cleared

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 35 (3.34%) MS Exchange
2 22 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.72%) Skype for Business
4 16 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (1.33%) Confluence
5 14 (1.33%) IIS
6 13 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.14%) Apache
8 11 (1.05%) CMS
9 10 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.76%) WordPress
11 7 (0.67%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.29%) Drupal
13 3 (0.29%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.19%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.19%) Kentico
14 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.48%) Simulink
5 4 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.38%) Camtasia
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.29%) Maya
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.095%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Carpe Diem
2 7 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.38%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.19%) Primavera
5 2 (0.19%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.095%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.095%) Magento
6 1 (0.095%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.095%) Ringtail
6 1 (0.095%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.095%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.095%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.095%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.095%) Shopify
6 1 (0.095%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 127 (12.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (8.58%) Office 365
3 85 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.38%) SaaS
5 21 (2.00%) Serverless
6 16 (1.53%) Power Platform
7 14 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (1.24%) PaaS
9 12 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (1.05%) GitHub
11 9 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.86%) Mimecast
12 7 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.57%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.57%) Apigee
13 6 (0.57%) IaaS
14 4 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.48%) Internet
2 43 (4.10%) Firewall
3 33 (3.15%) VPN
4 29 (2.76%) TCP/IP
5 22 (2.10%) WAN
6 21 (2.00%) DNS
7 20 (1.91%) Skype
8 18 (1.72%) SAN
9 16 (1.53%) LAN
10 15 (1.43%) DHCP
11 12 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 12 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (1.14%) Network Security
12 11 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.95%) Ethernet
14 8 (0.76%) 5G
14 8 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (0.76%) RS-232
15 7 (0.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.10%) MySQL
3 17 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.53%) Power BI
4 16 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 15 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (0.86%) Big Data
9 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (0.76%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.67%) Blockchain
11 7 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (0.57%) IDOL
13 4 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.29%) Redis
14 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (3.43%) JIRA
2 33 (3.15%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (1.91%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.62%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.86%) Bitbucket
7 9 (0.86%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.86%) Selenium
8 8 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.67%) Burp Suite
9 7 (0.67%) Metasploit
10 5 (0.48%) eggPlant
11 4 (0.38%) Maven
11 4 (0.38%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.38%) Subversion
11 4 (0.38%) webpack
11 4 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 243 (23.16%) Legal
2 164 (15.63%) Finance
3 58 (5.53%) Banking
4 24 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.72%) Electronics
6 16 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (1.43%) Marketing
8 13 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.14%) Retail
10 10 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.86%) Publishing
12 8 (0.76%) Games
13 7 (0.67%) Automotive
14 6 (0.57%) Advertising
14 6 (0.57%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.48%) Billing
15 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.38%) Digital Economy
17 1 (0.095%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.095%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 241 (22.97%) Developer
2 193 (18.40%) Analyst
3 72 (6.86%) .NET Developer
4 63 (6.01%) Project Manager
5 61 (5.82%) Consultant
6 56 (5.34%) Service Analyst
7 55 (5.24%) C# Developer
8 54 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
9 49 (4.67%) Software Engineer
10 47 (4.48%) Architect
10 47 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (4.39%) Business Analyst
12 44 (4.19%) Support Analyst
13 36 (3.43%) Embedded Engineer
14 34 (3.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 30 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
15 30 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
16 29 (2.76%) Senior Developer
17 25 (2.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 24 (2.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (12.20%) .NET
2 77 (7.34%) AngularJS
3 71 (6.77%) HTML
4 65 (6.20%) CSS
5 47 (4.48%) React
6 45 (4.29%) Node.js
7 42 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 42 (4.00%) REST
8 37 (3.53%) .NET Core
9 35 (3.34%) RESTful
10 34 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (3.15%) Web Services
12 26 (2.48%) .NET Framework
12 26 (2.48%) JSON
13 23 (2.19%) HTML5
14 20 (1.91%) jQuery
15 19 (1.81%) OAuth
16 18 (1.72%) SOAP
17 17 (1.62%) Entity Framework
17 17 (1.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.43%) Management Information System
2 40 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 21 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.81%) User Experience
7 18 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.33%) Smartphone
9 13 (1.24%) e-Learning
10 12 (1.14%) iPhone
11 10 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (0.86%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.86%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.76%) PKI
13 8 (0.76%) Social Media
13 8 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.67%) NHS
15 6 (0.57%) Blackberry
15 6 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 174 (16.59%) Windows
2 69 (6.58%) Windows 10
3 67 (6.39%) Linux
4 49 (4.67%) Windows 7
5 38 (3.62%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.53%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.24%) Android
9 13 (1.24%) Unix
10 9 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.38%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (13.44%) Information Security
3 96 (9.15%) Security Management
4 95 (9.06%) DevOps
5 91 (8.67%) ISMS
6 90 (8.58%) Cybersecurity
6 90 (8.58%) Information Security Management
7 86 (8.20%) Analytics
8 85 (8.10%) Project Management
9 78 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 76 (7.24%) Software Engineering
11 75 (7.15%) ITIL
12 71 (6.77%) Microservices
13 70 (6.67%) Data Protection
14 64 (6.10%) Migration
15 62 (5.91%) Scrum
16 61 (5.82%) Data Security
17 58 (5.53%) Threat Management
18 44 (4.19%) Change Management
19 43 (4.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 128 (12.20%) JavaScript
2 119 (11.34%) C#
3 113 (10.77%) SQL
4 54 (5.15%) Python
5 50 (4.77%) C
6 45 (4.29%) C++
7 42 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 39 (3.72%) Embedded C
9 38 (3.62%) Java
10 23 (2.19%) PHP
11 20 (1.91%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.81%) Embedded C++
13 13 (1.24%) TypeScript
14 10 (0.95%) MATLAB
15 9 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.76%) Go
16 8 (0.76%) VBA
17 7 (0.67%) Ruby
18 6 (0.57%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 85 (8.10%) Security Cleared
2 74 (7.05%) SC Cleared
3 54 (5.15%) Degree
4 36 (3.43%) CISSP
5 21 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.00%) SANS
6 18 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.24%) CCNA
9 11 (1.05%) OSCP
9 11 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.86%) CEH
10 9 (0.86%) GCIH
11 8 (0.76%) CISMP
12 7 (0.67%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.67%) GPEN
12 7 (0.67%) GWAPT
12 7 (0.67%) GXPN
12 7 (0.67%) IISP
12 7 (0.67%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.86%) GDPR
2 23 (2.19%) QA
3 20 (1.91%) SLA
4 14 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.05%) PMO
6 9 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.76%) NIST
8 4 (0.38%) COBIT
8 4 (0.38%) COSO
8 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.29%) Basel II
9 3 (0.29%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.29%) MISRA
9 3 (0.29%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.095%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.095%) AQAP
10 1 (0.095%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.095%) RMADS
System Software
1 127 (12.11%) Active Directory
2 55 (5.24%) Docker
3 25 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.33%) Firmware
5 13 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.86%) Shibboleth
7 9 (0.86%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.67%) ProxySG
9 6 (0.57%) vSphere
10 5 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.095%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 44 (4.19%) SCCM
3 37 (3.53%) Terraform
4 30 (2.86%) Ansible
5 24 (2.29%) Puppet
5 24 (2.29%) Single Sign-On
6 17 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.24%) CASB
7 13 (1.24%) WSUS
8 11 (1.05%) Nessus
8 11 (1.05%) Nmap
9 7 (0.67%) Istio
10 6 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 5 (0.48%) CSIRT
12 4 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.38%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.38%) SCOM
12 4 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 148 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 94 (8.96%) Sony
3 49 (4.67%) iManage
4 46 (4.39%) VMware
5 36 (3.43%) Cisco
6 31 (2.96%) Citrix
7 19 (1.81%) Oracle
7 19 (1.81%) SAP
8 17 (1.62%) Splunk
9 16 (1.53%) Adobe
10 14 (1.33%) Aderant
10 14 (1.33%) F5
11 12 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.05%) IBM
12 11 (1.05%) Intapp
12 11 (1.05%) NetApp
12 11 (1.05%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.05%) Symantec
13 10 (0.95%) Clearswift
14 8 (0.76%) Blue Coat