Period
to 17 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 17 February 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 145 198
Rank change year-on-year +45 +53 +14
Contract jobs citing Law 121 59 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.13% 1.11% 0.35%
As % of the General category 7.79% 3.69% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 5
North West median daily rate £400 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -0.74% -15.00%
10th Percentile £303 £146 £268
90th Percentile £578 £455 £570
England median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £60.24 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.74% +119.04% +139.13%
10th Percentile £16.13 £19.92 £23.75
90th Percentile £48.85 £104.55 £31.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £20.90 £18.50
% change year-on-year +115.36% +12.95% +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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,553 1,597 1,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.38% 30.10% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 997 1,107
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £269 £256 £237
90th Percentile £581 £609 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 91 92
North West median hourly rate £30.28 £21.70 £22.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.53% -5.13% -16.83%
10th Percentile £13.48 £13.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £44.93 £55.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the North West

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Law in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in the North West

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in the North West

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law in the North West

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Law in the North West

Law
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Manchester +16 68 £400 +23.08% 25
Cheshire +32 40 £249 - 5
Merseyside -4 10 £500 +11.11% 7
Lancashire -19 1 - - 5
Cumbria - 1 - -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Law.

1 41 (33.88%) Risk Management
2 38 (31.40%) Banking
3 37 (30.58%) Investment Banking
4 36 (29.75%) Wealth Management
5 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (22.31%) Finance
7 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
8 20 (16.53%) Legal
8 20 (16.53%) Degree
9 19 (15.70%) .NET
10 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (14.05%) C#
11 17 (14.05%) ITIL
11 17 (14.05%) Windows
12 12 (9.92%) Service Management
13 11 (9.09%) CISM
13 11 (9.09%) CISSP
13 11 (9.09%) Scrum
13 11 (9.09%) DevOps
13 11 (9.09%) User Experience
14 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.26%) AngularJS
14 10 (8.26%) Java
14 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
14 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
15 9 (7.44%) Web Services
15 9 (7.44%) Network Design
15 9 (7.44%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (7.44%) Data Protection
15 9 (7.44%) Compliance Audit

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (4.13%) CMS
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) Confluence
3 3 (2.48%) JBoss
3 3 (2.48%) Jetty
3 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.65%) SAS
4 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.83%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.61%) Office 365
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.13%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.31%) Amazon Glacier
4 4 (3.31%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) Firewall
1 7 (5.79%) Internet
1 7 (5.79%) LAN
1 7 (5.79%) WAN
2 5 (4.13%) VPN
3 4 (3.31%) BIG-IP
3 4 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (3.31%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (3.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (3.31%) Multicast
3 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.48%) Intranet
5 2 (1.65%) Extranet
5 2 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.65%) Wireless
6 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.83%) Network Security
6 1 (0.83%) Skype
6 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) GIS
1 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
1 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon Athena
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (1.65%) MySQL
3 2 (1.65%) Power BI
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) OLTP
4 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) JIRA
1 5 (4.13%) Maven
1 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.48%) eggPlant
2 3 (2.48%) Gradle
2 3 (2.48%) IntelliJ
2 3 (2.48%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.83%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (31.40%) Banking
2 37 (30.58%) Investment Banking
3 27 (22.31%) Finance
4 20 (16.53%) Legal
5 5 (4.13%) Billing
6 4 (3.31%) Automotive
6 4 (3.31%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.65%) Electronics
7 2 (1.65%) Games
7 2 (1.65%) Marketing
7 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) Developer
2 11 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 9 (7.44%) Analyst
3 9 (7.44%) Consultant
4 8 (6.61%) Architect
4 8 (6.61%) Service Manager
5 7 (5.79%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.79%) Security Consultant
6 6 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (4.96%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (4.96%) Network Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Transition Manager
7 5 (4.13%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) React Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Supplier Manager
7 5 (4.13%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) AngularJS
3 9 (7.44%) Web Services
4 8 (6.61%) XML
5 7 (5.79%) React
6 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.13%) Middleware
6 5 (4.13%) REST
7 4 (3.31%) .NET Core
7 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.31%) JSON
8 3 (2.48%) HTML
8 3 (2.48%) Java EE
8 3 (2.48%) JMS
8 3 (2.48%) JSP
8 3 (2.48%) SOAP
9 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.65%) React Native
9 2 (1.65%) Redux
9 2 (1.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) User Experience
2 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.31%) Fintech
5 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.65%) Tandem
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) CMDB
8 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
8 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.05%) Windows
2 6 (4.96%) Linux
2 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.83%) AIX
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
6 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Risk Management
2 36 (29.75%) Wealth Management
3 29 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (14.05%) ITIL
6 12 (9.92%) Service Management
7 11 (9.09%) DevOps
7 11 (9.09%) Scrum
8 9 (7.44%) Compliance Audit
8 9 (7.44%) Data Protection
8 9 (7.44%) Network Design
8 9 (7.44%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.44%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (7.44%) Software Audit
9 8 (6.61%) CRM
9 8 (6.61%) Information Security
9 8 (6.61%) Service Design
9 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 8 (6.61%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.05%) C#
2 10 (8.26%) Java
2 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.61%) SQL
4 6 (4.96%) C
4 6 (4.96%) Python
5 5 (4.13%) C++
6 3 (2.48%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.65%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.65%) PHP
7 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.65%) R
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) VC++
8 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) Degree
2 11 (9.09%) CISM
2 11 (9.09%) CISSP
3 6 (4.96%) CCIE
3 6 (4.96%) CCNP
3 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) CEH
6 1 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.83%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) GIAC
6 1 (0.83%) MOS
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) GDPR
2 7 (5.79%) QA
3 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (4.13%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.83%) PMO
6 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) Docker
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.48%) HP ALM
2 3 (2.48%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.65%) Ansible
3 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.83%) Terraform
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.13%) Sony
3 4 (3.31%) Cisco
3 4 (3.31%) F5
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle
4 3 (2.48%) iManage
4 3 (2.48%) Reuters
4 3 (2.48%) VMware
5 2 (1.65%) Intapp
5 2 (1.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix
6 1 (0.83%) FactSet
6 1 (0.83%) Meraki
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) Speakerbus
6 1 (0.83%) Wallstreet Suite