Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 141 100
Rank change year-on-year +44 -41 +54
Contract jobs citing Law 32 56 116
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.14% 2.07%
As % of the General category 4.02% 3.89% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 46 43
Median daily rate £413 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £325 £258 £313
90th Percentile £463 £530 £535
England median daily rate £440 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £45.50 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -2.00% +258.17%
10th Percentile £42.05 £24.78 £16.13
90th Percentile £54.15 £49.73 £48.85
England median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +125.00%

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 797 1,439 1,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.58% 29.18% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 900 1,127
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £200 £225 £254
90th Percentile £600 £600 £594
England median daily rate £500 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 91 146
Median hourly rate £17.90 £19.50 £21.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -10.39% +8.80%
10th Percentile £13.66 £13.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £46.35 £50.00 £42.88
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -1.21% -4.73%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Law as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Law in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Law in the North West

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Law in the North West.

Hourly rate trend 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 21 January 2021. 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 +28 25 £419 +4.56% 25
Law
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Project Delivery
3 8 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
4 7 (21.88%) Network Virtualisation
4 7 (21.88%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Python
5 6 (18.75%) VMware
5 6 (18.75%) Calico
5 6 (18.75%) VMware NSX
5 6 (18.75%) Istio
5 6 (18.75%) Private Cloud
5 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
5 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (18.75%) F5
6 5 (15.63%) AWS
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) JIRA
7 4 (12.50%) ClearQuest
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.50%) ClearCase
7 4 (12.50%) Unix
7 4 (12.50%) C
7 4 (12.50%) C++
7 4 (12.50%) Maven
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery

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 2 (6.25%) Mendix
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
2 5 (15.63%) AWS
3 3 (9.38%) GCP
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (6.25%) Serverless
5 1 (3.13%) Azure
5 1 (3.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Calico
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) Tableau
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) Power BI
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 4 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 4 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
2 4 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Process Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Private Cloud
2 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Delivery
2 7 (21.88%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 4 (12.50%) Observability
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (9.38%) Process Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) C
3 4 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (18.75%) VMware NSX
2 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Istio
1 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) F5
1 6 (18.75%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy