Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 155 181
Rank change year-on-year +46 +26 +7
Contract jobs citing Law 119 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.92% 0.88% 0.64%
As % of the General category 6.82% 2.55% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 14 22
North West median daily rate £375 £333 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -16.88% +23.08%
10th Percentile £152 £152 £110
90th Percentile £438 £514 £548
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
North West median hourly rate £37.50 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £15.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +174.19% -10.14% +2.99%

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 1,746 1,963 2,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.20% 34.73% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,040 1,161 1,601
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £265 £245 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £553
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 108 92
North West median hourly rate £20.22 £25.00 £26.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.12% -7.11% -14.28%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.60 £12.80
90th Percentile £43.08 £51.71 £47.87
England median hourly rate £26.93 £24.45 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.14% -2.20% +11.11%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 +20 91 £375 +15.38% 42
Cheshire +7 17 - - 6
Merseyside +25 9 £394 -1.56% 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 64 (53.78%) Legal
2 24 (20.17%) Banking
3 23 (19.33%) Investment Banking
3 23 (19.33%) C#
4 22 (18.49%) .NET
4 22 (18.49%) Risk Management
5 21 (17.65%) Project Management
5 21 (17.65%) SQL
5 21 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.81%) Case Management
7 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.13%) Windows
8 18 (15.13%) Finance
9 16 (13.45%) Workflow
10 15 (12.61%) Management Information System
10 15 (12.61%) Wealth Management
10 15 (12.61%) DevOps
11 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
11 13 (10.92%) JavaScript
12 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
12 12 (10.08%) GDPR
13 11 (9.24%) .NET Framework
13 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (9.24%) ITIL
14 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (8.40%) React
15 9 (7.56%) SDLC
15 9 (7.56%) Citrix
15 9 (7.56%) Blackberry

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 6 (5.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (4.20%) CMS
3 3 (2.52%) Confluence
3 3 (2.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.68%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.84%) JBoss
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Elite 3E
2 2 (1.68%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) SaaS
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.84%) Office 365
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Skype
2 2 (1.68%) Extranet
3 1 (0.84%) LAN
3 1 (0.84%) PBX
3 1 (0.84%) SMS
3 1 (0.84%) VPN
3 1 (0.84%) WAN
3 1 (0.84%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) OLTP
2 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.04%) JIRA
3 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.36%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.52%) SonarQube
5 3 (2.52%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.68%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.84%) Gradle
7 1 (0.84%) ReSharper
General
1 64 (53.78%) Legal
2 24 (20.17%) Banking
3 23 (19.33%) Investment Banking
4 18 (15.13%) Finance
5 2 (1.68%) Automotive
5 2 (1.68%) Games
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Billing
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 37 (31.09%) Analyst
2 24 (20.17%) Business Analyst
2 24 (20.17%) Developer
3 13 (10.92%) .NET Developer
4 12 (10.08%) Service Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) Service Desk Support
5 9 (7.56%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (6.72%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.88%) React Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Legal Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.20%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) .NET
2 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
3 11 (9.24%) .NET Framework
4 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (8.40%) React
5 7 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.04%) Web Services
7 5 (4.20%) COM
7 5 (4.20%) Spring
8 4 (3.36%) JSON
8 4 (3.36%) Middleware
8 4 (3.36%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.36%) XML
9 3 (2.52%) Express
9 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.52%) LINQ
9 3 (2.52%) Ninject
9 3 (2.52%) REST
9 3 (2.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.56%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.36%) iPhone
5 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.68%) PMI
6 2 (1.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Fintech
7 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.52%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.68%) Android
5 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.84%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.49%) Risk Management
2 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 21 (17.65%) Project Management
3 20 (16.81%) Case Management
4 16 (13.45%) Workflow
5 15 (12.61%) DevOps
5 15 (12.61%) Wealth Management
6 11 (9.24%) ITIL
6 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.56%) Data Protection
7 9 (7.56%) SDLC
8 8 (6.72%) Document Management
8 8 (6.72%) MVC
8 8 (6.72%) Test Management
8 8 (6.72%) Waterfall
9 7 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.88%) Information Management
9 7 (5.88%) Migration
10 6 (5.04%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.33%) C#
2 21 (17.65%) SQL
3 13 (10.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.72%) C++
5 6 (5.04%) C
5 6 (5.04%) Java
6 4 (3.36%) Groovy
6 4 (3.36%) Python
6 4 (3.36%) VC++
7 3 (2.52%) Go
7 3 (2.52%) Java 8
7 3 (2.52%) Ruby
7 3 (2.52%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.68%) VB
8 2 (1.68%) VBScript
9 1 (0.84%) Perl
9 1 (0.84%) Tcl
9 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.36%) MOS
3 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) GDPR
2 3 (2.52%) COBIT
2 3 (2.52%) COSO
2 3 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) QEMU
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Docker
3 1 (0.84%) Firmware
3 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.84%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Citrix
3 6 (5.04%) Ivanti
4 4 (3.36%) iManage
5 3 (2.52%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.52%) VMware
6 2 (1.68%) Aderant
6 2 (1.68%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.84%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.84%) EMC
7 1 (0.84%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) Intapp
7 1 (0.84%) NetApp
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle
7 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.84%) Snow
7 1 (0.84%) Splunk
7 1 (0.84%) Sybase
7 1 (0.84%) webMethods