Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Law
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 320 254
Rank change year-on-year +42 -66 +67
Contract jobs citing Law 847 758 1013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.77% 0.96%
As % of the General category 2.27% 2.12% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 454 617
England median daily rate £425 £405 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -1.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £185
90th Percentile £588 £606 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 36
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.12% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £23.58 £19.50 £19.50
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.81% +12.12% -

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 37271 35824 41577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.70% 36.50% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24988 24110 27133
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £635
UK median daily rate £467 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 812 881 1120
England median hourly rate £25.31 £24.50 £24.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -0.16% +13.98%
10th Percentile £12.07 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.72
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +5 589 £425 +1.19% 131
North of England +43 75 £313 -16.67% 28
East of England +18 63 £535 +30.76% 1
South East -14 60 £479 +36.79% 14
North West +57 54 £325 -36.59% 22
South West +47 46 £425 +21.43% 6
Yorkshire -20 21 £300 -20.00% 3
Midlands +24 14 £400 -5.88% 8
West Midlands +34 11 £400 +8.47% 6
East Midlands +4 1 £400 -36.00% 2
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 253 (29.87%) Legal
2 212 (25.03%) Finance
3 176 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (14.64%) Microsoft
5 114 (13.46%) Windows
6 109 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
7 103 (12.16%) Project Management
8 98 (11.57%) C#
9 85 (10.04%) .NET
9 85 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 74 (8.74%) Risk Management
10 74 (8.74%) Active Directory
11 73 (8.62%) Programme Delivery
12 72 (8.50%) Data Centre
12 72 (8.50%) Information Security
13 68 (8.03%) SQL Server
13 68 (8.03%) Security Cleared
14 66 (7.79%) TDD
15 62 (7.32%) Data Protection
16 60 (7.08%) SQL
16 60 (7.08%) Document Management
17 58 (6.85%) Scrum
17 58 (6.85%) HTML
17 58 (6.85%) ITIL
18 55 (6.49%) JavaScript
18 55 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
19 54 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
20 52 (6.14%) Banking
21 51 (6.02%) GDPR
22 50 (5.90%) Migration

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 32 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.89%) CMS
4 8 (0.94%) JBoss
4 8 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (0.83%) Confluence
5 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.24%) IIS
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.24%) Site Server
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 109 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (3.07%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.59%) Relativity
3 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.24%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) assyst
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.31%) Office 365
3 23 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.13%) SaaS
5 13 (1.53%) PaaS
6 7 (0.83%) IaaS
7 5 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.35%) Akamai
9 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.24%) GitHub
11 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.12%) Trello
11 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.95%) Firewall
1 25 (2.95%) WAN
2 23 (2.72%) LAN
3 20 (2.36%) HTTP
4 17 (2.01%) Network Security
5 15 (1.77%) Skype
6 14 (1.65%) DHCP
6 14 (1.65%) DNS
7 13 (1.53%) Internet
8 10 (1.18%) MPLS
8 10 (1.18%) SAN
8 10 (1.18%) SNMP
9 9 (1.06%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.06%) WLAN
10 8 (0.94%) BGP
10 8 (0.94%) EIGRP
10 8 (0.94%) IPv6
10 8 (0.94%) OSPF
10 8 (0.94%) TACACS
10 8 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.13%) NoSQL
3 19 (2.24%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (1.53%) Power BI
7 13 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.18%) Big Data
9 9 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.83%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.71%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.71%) Blockchain
11 6 (0.71%) NewSQL
11 6 (0.71%) PowerPivot
11 6 (0.71%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.59%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.59%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.47%) HBase
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (3.66%) JIRA
2 20 (2.36%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.77%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.30%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.18%) Maven
7 9 (1.06%) Selenium
8 8 (0.94%) MSTest
8 8 (0.94%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.83%) Moq
9 7 (0.83%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.59%) Mockito
10 5 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.47%) dotCover
11 4 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.47%) NDepend
General
1 253 (29.87%) Legal
2 212 (25.03%) Finance
3 52 (6.14%) Banking
4 42 (4.96%) Retail
5 23 (2.72%) Marketing
6 22 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.42%) Military
8 11 (1.30%) Digital Economy
8 11 (1.30%) Publishing
9 8 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.71%) Billing
11 6 (0.71%) Local Government
11 6 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.59%) Electronics
13 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.24%) Front Office
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 172 (20.31%) Analyst
2 125 (14.76%) Developer
3 78 (9.21%) Project Manager
4 74 (8.74%) Consultant
5 70 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 63 (7.44%) Architect
7 50 (5.90%) Security Consultant
8 35 (4.13%) Legal Analyst
9 34 (4.01%) Service Analyst
10 32 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
11 28 (3.31%) C# Developer
12 27 (3.19%) IT Manager
13 26 (3.07%) .NET Developer
14 25 (2.95%) Trainer
15 24 (2.83%) IT Trainer
16 21 (2.48%) IT Analyst
16 21 (2.48%) Support Analyst
17 20 (2.36%) IT Support
17 20 (2.36%) JavaScript Developer
18 19 (2.24%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (10.04%) .NET
2 58 (6.85%) HTML
3 43 (5.08%) CSS
4 42 (4.96%) AngularJS
5 33 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (3.66%) REST
7 29 (3.42%) XML
8 27 (3.19%) ASP.NET
9 25 (2.95%) RESTful
10 23 (2.72%) SOAP
11 22 (2.60%) jQuery
12 20 (2.36%) Web Services
13 19 (2.24%) Node.js
14 16 (1.89%) .NET Framework
14 16 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (1.77%) JSON
16 12 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (1.42%) Spring
17 11 (1.30%) HTML5
17 11 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.50%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.95%) Blackberry
5 21 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (2.01%) iPhone
8 16 (1.89%) BYOD
8 16 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.53%) e-Learning
9 13 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.42%) Freedom of Information
11 11 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.06%) Freedom of Information Act
12 9 (1.06%) Replication
13 8 (0.94%) Fintech
13 8 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.83%) PKI
14 7 (0.83%) User Experience
15 6 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 114 (13.46%) Windows
2 47 (5.55%) Windows 7
3 46 (5.43%) Windows 10
4 29 (3.42%) Linux
5 18 (2.13%) Unix
6 17 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.30%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.94%) Android
8 8 (0.94%) Solaris
8 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.59%) VMS
9 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (12.16%) Project Management
3 85 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (8.74%) Risk Management
5 73 (8.62%) Programme Delivery
6 72 (8.50%) Information Security
7 66 (7.79%) TDD
8 62 (7.32%) Data Protection
9 60 (7.08%) Document Management
10 58 (6.85%) ITIL
10 58 (6.85%) Scrum
11 50 (5.90%) Migration
12 47 (5.55%) Business Analysis
13 43 (5.08%) Microservices
14 40 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (4.72%) Practice Management
14 40 (4.72%) PRINCE2
14 40 (4.72%) Waterfall
15 35 (4.13%) BDD
15 35 (4.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (11.57%) C#
2 60 (7.08%) SQL
3 55 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 42 (4.96%) Java
5 26 (3.07%) Python
6 16 (1.89%) C
7 14 (1.65%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 7 (0.83%) Perl
10 7 (0.83%) PHP
11 6 (0.71%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.59%) Ruby
13 4 (0.47%) Scala
14 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.24%) C++
15 2 (0.24%) R
15 2 (0.24%) XPath
16 1 (0.12%) sed
16 1 (0.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 68 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 49 (5.79%) Degree
2 49 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.01%) CISSP
4 18 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.01%) PMI Certification
5 17 (2.01%) PMP
6 16 (1.89%) CISM
6 16 (1.89%) MCSE
7 15 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (1.30%) CEH
10 10 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 7 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.71%) CIPD
14 5 (0.59%) APMP
14 5 (0.59%) CISA
14 5 (0.59%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.02%) GDPR
2 33 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (3.07%) PMO
4 18 (2.13%) QA
5 15 (1.77%) SLA
6 13 (1.53%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.94%) WCAG
8 7 (0.83%) NIST 800
8 7 (0.83%) P3O
9 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.35%) FIPS 140-2
9 3 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.24%) COBIT
10 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.24%) MISRA
10 2 (0.24%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.12%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 74 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.53%) Docker
4 9 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (0.83%) XenApp
6 5 (0.59%) Firmware
6 5 (0.59%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.35%) vSphere
8 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.12%) HDFS
9 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (2.01%) SCCM
2 13 (1.53%) Terraform
3 9 (1.06%) Ansible
3 9 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.06%) Puppet
4 7 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.71%) EnCase
6 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.35%) Nessus
7 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.24%) QRadar
7 2 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.12%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.12%) FTK
8 1 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.12%) Oozie
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.12%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 124 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.37%) iManage
3 32 (3.78%) Citrix
4 27 (3.19%) VMware
5 23 (2.72%) SAP
6 18 (2.13%) Cisco
7 17 (2.01%) Apigee
8 16 (1.89%) HP
8 16 (1.89%) Oracle
9 11 (1.30%) Adobe
10 10 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.18%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.06%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.06%) Coverity
11 9 (1.06%) Reuters
11 9 (1.06%) SolarWinds
11 9 (1.06%) Symantec
12 8 (0.94%) Avaya
12 8 (0.94%) Riverbed
13 7 (0.83%) IBM