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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Law
UK / England
Rank 274 246 282
Rank change year-on-year -28 +36  
Contract jobs citing Law 331 483 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.99% 0.73%
As % of the General category 2.13% 2.62% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 333 225
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.03% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 10
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £16.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £22.65 £21.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

Law is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15543 18436 18568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 37.91% 37.90% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10212 12185 11692
Median daily rate £465 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 468 445
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.93 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Law as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in England

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 257 £450 +8.43% 234
South East +26 30 £450 +38.46% 39
Yorkshire -2 15 £425 +18.05% 7
North West +16 10 £340 +13.33% 12
East of England -17 8 £370 -29.52% 7
West Midlands +15 6 £438 +12.90% 6
South West -6 4 £400 +35.02% 1
East Midlands -6 1 - - 3
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Law.

1 252 (36.31%) Legal
2 197 (28.39%) Finance
3 173 (24.93%) Windows
4 135 (19.45%) Microsoft
5 114 (16.43%) MS Office
6 112 (16.14%) Data Centre
7 104 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (14.41%) Security Cleared
9 92 (13.26%) SC Cleared
10 83 (11.96%) Active Directory
11 81 (11.67%) Project Management
12 80 (11.53%) ITIL
12 80 (11.53%) MS Excel
13 70 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 70 (10.09%) Linux
14 68 (9.80%) SQL
15 60 (8.65%) VMware
16 55 (7.93%) PRINCE2
17 54 (7.78%) Java
17 54 (7.78%) Windows 7
18 52 (7.49%) Banking
19 51 (7.35%) Windows Server
20 50 (7.20%) Degree
21 49 (7.06%) Migration
22 48 (6.92%) Cisco
23 45 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (6.05%) Practice Management
24 42 (6.05%) Change Management
25 38 (5.48%) Blackberry
26 36 (5.19%) Unix

Law
Top Related 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 24 (3.46%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.74%) Skype for Business
3 16 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (1.30%) IIS
7 6 (0.86%) CMS
8 5 (0.72%) Apache
8 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
8 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.58%) Mule
10 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.29%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 114 (16.43%) MS Office
2 80 (11.53%) MS Excel
3 31 (4.47%) MS Project
4 25 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.59%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.58%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.15%) Office 365
4 7 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.86%) IaaS
6 5 (0.72%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.43%) SaaS
8 2 (0.29%) PaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Slack
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.89%) SAN
2 24 (3.46%) Firewall
3 23 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.59%) DNS
4 18 (2.59%) Network Security
5 17 (2.45%) Internet
6 16 (2.31%) Unified Communications
7 14 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (2.02%) Skype
8 12 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (1.59%) Extranet
10 10 (1.44%) HTTP
10 10 (1.44%) VoIP
11 9 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.15%) BIG-IP
12 8 (1.15%) DHCP
13 6 (0.86%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.86%) VPN
14 5 (0.72%) FTP
14 5 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.59%) Power BI
7 10 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.86%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.58%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.58%) Big Data
12 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.43%) HBase
13 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.29%) DTS
14 2 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (3.89%) JIRA
2 18 (2.59%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.44%) Rational Application Developer
5 8 (1.15%) Maven
6 6 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.58%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.43%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.29%) AnthillPro
9 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.29%) Babel
9 2 (0.29%) Hudson
9 2 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.29%) Mockito
9 2 (0.29%) Selenium
9 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.29%) Subversion
9 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.29%) Toad
9 2 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 252 (36.31%) Legal
2 197 (28.39%) Finance
3 52 (7.49%) Banking
4 23 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.31%) Retail
6 13 (1.87%) Marketing
6 13 (1.87%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.15%) Billing
8 4 (0.58%) Electronics
8 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.43%) Advertising
9 3 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.43%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) French Language
10 2 (0.29%) Front Office
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 168 (24.21%) Analyst
2 80 (11.53%) Project Manager
3 76 (10.95%) Developer
4 48 (6.92%) Architect
5 45 (6.48%) Service Analyst
6 41 (5.91%) Service Desk Analyst
7 39 (5.62%) Business Analyst
7 39 (5.62%) Consultant
8 33 (4.76%) Trainer
9 30 (4.32%) Administrator
10 26 (3.75%) Commercial Manager
11 25 (3.60%) Legal Analyst
12 24 (3.46%) Help Desk Analyst
12 24 (3.46%) Support Analyst
13 23 (3.31%) Java Developer
14 22 (3.17%) Help Desk Support
14 22 (3.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
15 21 (3.03%) IT Manager
16 20 (2.88%) IT Trainer
17 17 (2.45%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.03%) XML
2 25 (3.60%) HTML
3 20 (2.88%) CSS
4 17 (2.45%) .NET
4 17 (2.45%) Spring
5 16 (2.31%) JSON
6 14 (2.02%) REST
6 14 (2.02%) SOAP
7 12 (1.73%) J2EE
7 12 (1.73%) JSP
7 12 (1.73%) Spring Boot
8 11 (1.59%) JavaBeans
8 11 (1.59%) MDX
8 11 (1.59%) RSS
8 11 (1.59%) Struts
8 11 (1.59%) Web Services
8 11 (1.59%) XSLT
9 8 (1.15%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.15%) PostGIS
9 8 (1.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 112 (16.14%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.48%) Blackberry
3 34 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (2.45%) iPad
7 15 (2.16%) e-Learning
7 15 (2.16%) Mainframe
8 14 (2.02%) Clustering
9 13 (1.87%) Smartphone
10 12 (1.73%) EMC VMAX
10 12 (1.73%) EMC VNX
10 12 (1.73%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (1.73%) iPhone
11 11 (1.59%) Web 2.0
12 10 (1.44%) NHS
13 9 (1.30%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.30%) Cybercrime
13 9 (1.30%) Replication
14 6 (0.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 173 (24.93%) Windows
2 70 (10.09%) Linux
3 54 (7.78%) Windows 7
4 51 (7.35%) Windows Server
5 36 (5.19%) Unix
6 34 (4.90%) Windows 10
7 30 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (2.74%) Windows 8
10 18 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.45%) CentOS
12 16 (2.31%) AIX
13 14 (2.02%) Android
13 14 (2.02%) Ubuntu
14 12 (1.73%) Solaris
15 7 (1.01%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.86%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.58%) OpenVMS
18 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (11.67%) Project Management
3 80 (11.53%) ITIL
4 70 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (7.93%) PRINCE2
6 49 (7.06%) Migration
7 42 (6.05%) Change Management
7 42 (6.05%) Practice Management
8 33 (4.76%) Document Management
8 33 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 32 (4.61%) Service Management
10 31 (4.47%) Information Management
11 30 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (3.60%) CRM
13 24 (3.46%) Service Delivery
14 22 (3.17%) Microservices
15 21 (3.03%) Risk Management
15 21 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 20 (2.88%) Business Analysis
16 20 (2.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (9.80%) SQL
2 54 (7.78%) Java
3 35 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 32 (4.61%) Python
5 29 (4.18%) C
6 25 (3.60%) C#
7 24 (3.46%) PHP
8 13 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 9 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.15%) Perl
12 6 (0.86%) Scala
13 5 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.58%) C++
15 3 (0.43%) ES6
16 2 (0.29%) JCL
17 1 (0.14%) PHP 5
17 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 92 (13.26%) SC Cleared
3 50 (7.20%) Degree
4 18 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.44%) PMP
7 9 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.01%) ISEB
8 7 (1.01%) MCP
8 7 (1.01%) MOS
8 7 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.58%) CIPD
11 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.43%) MBA
11 3 (0.43%) MCSE
12 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.17%) SLA
2 16 (2.31%) PMO
3 12 (1.73%) QA
4 8 (1.15%) GDPR
5 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.29%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) P3O
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 45 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.73%) Docker
4 8 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.72%) RHEV
6 5 (0.72%) XenApp
7 4 (0.58%) RACF
7 4 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.29%) HDFS
8 2 (0.29%) KVM
8 2 (0.29%) LXC
8 2 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) vSphere
9 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (2.74%) SCCM
2 17 (2.45%) Tivoli
3 13 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (1.73%) Puppet
5 11 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
5 11 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 11 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.86%) PowerCLI
9 6 (0.86%) Terraform
10 5 (0.72%) WSUS
11 4 (0.58%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.58%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.58%) Control-M
11 4 (0.58%) NetVault Backup
11 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.43%) Ansible
12 3 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 135 (19.45%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.65%) VMware
3 48 (6.92%) Cisco
4 31 (4.47%) Citrix
5 30 (4.32%) Red Hat
6 24 (3.46%) HP
7 22 (3.17%) IBM
8 21 (3.03%) Symantec
9 19 (2.74%) iManage
9 19 (2.74%) Oracle
10 18 (2.59%) NetApp
10 18 (2.59%) NetIQ
11 15 (2.16%) EMC
12 13 (1.87%) Lumension
13 10 (1.44%) SAP
14 9 (1.30%) Dell
14 9 (1.30%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.15%) F5
15 8 (1.15%) Splunk
16 7 (1.01%) Altiris
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £420 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day To £550 p / day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
First Point
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 20 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 20 days ago
Suffolk
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago