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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 263 239
Rank change year-on-year 0 -24  
Contract jobs citing Law 378 449 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.91% 0.96%
As % of the General category 2.27% 2.50% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 278 315
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £706 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year - +6.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 30 19
Median hourly rate £76.00 £17.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +328.16% +7.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £16.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.20 £19.00 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.45 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +5.72%  

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 16622 17963 19919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 39.14% 36.38% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11010 12219 13079
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 436 492
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 -10 252 £474 +5.33% 253
East of England +1 38 £413 - 2
South East +26 35 £575 +91.66% 37
North West +33 33 £325 -35.80% 27
Yorkshire -16 11 £300 -27.71% 5
South West +3 4 £275 -21.42% 10
East Midlands -6 3 £313 -40.47%
North East +66 1 £168 -58.12% 6
West Midlands +20 1 - - 7
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 238 (33.29%) Legal
2 171 (23.92%) Finance
3 130 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (15.94%) Windows
5 111 (15.52%) Project Management
6 110 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 88 (12.31%) Security Cleared
8 86 (12.03%) Data Centre
9 84 (11.75%) SQL
10 79 (11.05%) SC Cleared
11 73 (10.21%) Programme Delivery
12 65 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 65 (9.09%) ITIL
13 59 (8.25%) PRINCE2
14 56 (7.83%) Degree
15 55 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
16 53 (7.41%) Active Directory
17 52 (7.27%) Migration
18 50 (6.99%) SQL Server
19 47 (6.57%) Business Analysis
20 44 (6.15%) VMware
20 44 (6.15%) Java
20 44 (6.15%) Service Management
21 43 (6.01%) Banking
22 42 (5.87%) Risk Management
23 41 (5.73%) JavaScript
23 41 (5.73%) Waterfall
23 41 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
24 39 (5.45%) Linux
25 38 (5.31%) C#

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 19 (2.66%) Skype for Business
2 18 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (1.26%) CMS
5 9 (1.26%) IIS
6 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.70%) Apache
7 5 (0.70%) JBoss
7 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.56%) Confluence
8 4 (0.56%) Mule
9 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.28%) nginx
10 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.82%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.42%) Relativity
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (1.68%) IaaS
4 12 (1.68%) Office 365
5 11 (1.54%) PaaS
6 7 (0.98%) SaaS
7 6 (0.84%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.28%) Slack
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.52%) Firewall
3 16 (2.24%) Unified Communications
4 15 (2.10%) Skype
5 14 (1.96%) VPN
6 13 (1.82%) Network Security
7 11 (1.54%) Internet
7 11 (1.54%) SAN
7 11 (1.54%) WAN
8 10 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (1.40%) HTTP
9 9 (1.26%) VoIP
10 8 (1.12%) DNS
11 7 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.84%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.84%) Extranet
13 5 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.70%) LAN
14 4 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (1.68%) Power BI
6 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.98%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.98%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.84%) Big Data
12 6 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.56%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.82%) JIRA
3 10 (1.40%) Maven
4 9 (1.26%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.84%) IDA Disassembler
6 6 (0.84%) Metasploit
6 6 (0.84%) OllyDbg
6 6 (0.84%) Selenium
7 4 (0.56%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.42%) Rational Application Developer
8 3 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.42%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.28%) Babel
9 2 (0.28%) Hudson
9 2 (0.28%) IBM UrbanCode
9 2 (0.28%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.28%) webpack
General
1 238 (33.29%) Legal
2 171 (23.92%) Finance
3 43 (6.01%) Banking
4 22 (3.08%) Marketing
5 17 (2.38%) Retail
6 16 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.54%) Billing
8 10 (1.40%) Publishing
8 10 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.98%) Electronics
11 6 (0.84%) Digital Economy
12 4 (0.56%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.56%) Local Government
13 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 142 (19.86%) Analyst
2 87 (12.17%) Developer
3 78 (10.91%) Consultant
3 78 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 69 (9.65%) Architect
5 55 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 37 (5.17%) Security Consultant
7 27 (3.78%) Trainer
8 25 (3.50%) Service Analyst
9 24 (3.36%) Support Analyst
10 23 (3.22%) Java Developer
11 22 (3.08%) IT Manager
12 21 (2.94%) Legal Analyst
13 20 (2.80%) Service Desk Analyst
14 19 (2.66%) Administrator
14 19 (2.66%) Commercial Manager
15 18 (2.52%) .NET Developer
16 17 (2.38%) Applications Consultant
16 17 (2.38%) C# Developer
17 16 (2.24%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.76%) HTML
2 28 (3.92%) CSS
3 27 (3.78%) .NET
4 23 (3.22%) XML
5 18 (2.52%) REST
5 18 (2.52%) Spring
5 18 (2.52%) Web Services
6 15 (2.10%) JSON
7 14 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 13 (1.82%) SOAP
9 12 (1.68%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.68%) XSLT
10 11 (1.54%) RSS
11 10 (1.40%) RESTful
12 9 (1.26%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.26%) MDX
13 8 (1.12%) J2EE
13 8 (1.12%) jQuery
13 8 (1.12%) PostGIS
14 7 (0.98%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.03%) Data Centre
2 41 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.80%) Blackberry
5 12 (1.68%) e-Learning
5 12 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (1.54%) Web 2.0
7 10 (1.40%) Clustering
7 10 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.12%) Cybercrime
9 7 (0.98%) Fintech
9 7 (0.98%) Private Cloud
9 7 (0.98%) User Experience
10 6 (0.84%) BYOD
10 6 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.70%) iPad
11 5 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 114 (15.94%) Windows
2 39 (5.45%) Linux
3 38 (5.31%) Windows Server
4 35 (4.90%) Windows 7
5 33 (4.62%) Windows 10
6 21 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.38%) CentOS
8 16 (2.24%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.54%) VMS
10 11 (1.54%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.12%) Android
11 8 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.12%) Unix
12 7 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.84%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.70%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.42%) Solaris
16 2 (0.28%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.28%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (15.52%) Project Management
3 73 (10.21%) Programme Delivery
4 65 (9.09%) ITIL
4 65 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (8.25%) PRINCE2
6 52 (7.27%) Migration
7 47 (6.57%) Business Analysis
8 44 (6.15%) Service Management
9 42 (5.87%) Risk Management
10 41 (5.73%) Waterfall
11 38 (5.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 36 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (4.90%) Information Security
14 33 (4.62%) DevOps
14 33 (4.62%) Document Management
15 31 (4.34%) Scrum
16 27 (3.78%) Practice Management
17 26 (3.64%) Microservices
18 25 (3.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (11.75%) SQL
2 44 (6.15%) Java
3 41 (5.73%) JavaScript
4 38 (5.31%) C#
5 35 (4.90%) Python
6 30 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.66%) C
8 14 (1.96%) PHP
9 12 (1.68%) Perl
10 10 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (0.84%) Scala
11 6 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.56%) ES6
12 4 (0.56%) VBA
13 3 (0.42%) C++
13 3 (0.42%) Tcl
14 2 (0.28%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.14%) Ruby
15 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 79 (11.05%) SC Cleared
3 56 (7.83%) Degree
4 22 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (2.66%) PMI Certification
7 18 (2.52%) PMP
8 16 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.40%) CISSP
10 10 (1.40%) MCSE
10 10 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.26%) CISM
11 9 (1.26%) ISEB
12 7 (0.98%) MCP
13 5 (0.70%) CCNP
13 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.52%) SLA
2 14 (1.96%) GDPR
2 14 (1.96%) QA
3 13 (1.82%) NIST 800
4 12 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.40%) PMO
6 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.42%) P3O
7 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.28%) COBIT
8 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.14%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 53 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.54%) Docker
4 11 (1.54%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.84%) XenApp
6 3 (0.42%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.42%) HDFS
6 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.42%) vSphere
6 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.28%) RACF
7 2 (0.28%) vCloud
8 1 (0.14%) RHEV
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 9 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.26%) Puppet
1 9 (1.26%) SCCM
1 9 (1.26%) Tivoli
2 7 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (0.84%) EnCase
3 6 (0.84%) PowerCLI
3 6 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.56%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.42%) Ansible
5 3 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.42%) Oozie
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.28%) Graphite
6 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 110 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.15%) VMware
3 33 (4.62%) Citrix
4 28 (3.92%) Cisco
5 21 (2.94%) HP
5 21 (2.94%) Oracle
6 20 (2.80%) iManage
7 19 (2.66%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.66%) SAP
8 17 (2.38%) Symantec
9 10 (1.40%) NetIQ
9 10 (1.40%) Splunk
10 9 (1.26%) IBM
11 8 (1.12%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.84%) Ariba
12 6 (0.84%) F5
12 6 (0.84%) Lumension
12 6 (0.84%) Reuters
12 6 (0.84%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.70%) Apple
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