Period
to 18 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 18 February 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 76 91
Rank change year-on-year -47 +15 +76
Contract jobs citing Law 68 99 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.41% 2.68% 1.96%
As % of the General category 3.29% 8.06% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 14
Scotland median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - -22.71%
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.90 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,069 1,229 2,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.83% 33.26% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,089 678 1,238
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £280 £261 £260
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 33
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +7.09%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.17 £45.85
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +21.20%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Edinburgh -65 33 £338 -15.63% 4
Glasgow -11 21 - - 3
Dundee - 4 £313 - 1
Fife - 2 - - 2
Renfrewshire - 2 - - 1
Stirling +3 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Law.

1 33 (48.53%) Finance
2 21 (30.88%) Linux
3 20 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
6 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (20.59%) Programme Delivery
7 13 (19.12%) DevOps
7 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (16.18%) Public Cloud
9 10 (14.71%) Ansible
9 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
9 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
10 9 (13.24%) TeamCity
11 8 (11.76%) Web Services
11 8 (11.76%) Windows
11 8 (11.76%) DNS
11 8 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (10.29%) Nagios
12 7 (10.29%) Python
12 7 (10.29%) Java
12 7 (10.29%) Splunk
12 7 (10.29%) CentOS
13 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
13 6 (8.82%) Puppet
13 6 (8.82%) Network Security
13 6 (8.82%) JIRA
13 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 3 (4.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) iTunes
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (8.82%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) Network Security
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (4.41%) OSPF
3 3 (4.41%) tcpdump
3 3 (4.41%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.47%) MQTT
5 1 (1.47%) VPLS
5 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) DB2
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) IDOL
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.24%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.82%) JIRA
4 5 (7.35%) Subversion
5 4 (5.88%) GoCD
6 3 (4.41%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.47%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.47%) Selenium
8 1 (1.47%) Trac
General
1 33 (48.53%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Games
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Consultant
2 9 (13.24%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Developer
3 6 (8.82%) Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Security Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) Administrator
4 4 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (4.41%) Architect
5 3 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Junior
6 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) Web Services
2 6 (8.82%) SOAP
3 4 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (5.88%) XML
4 3 (4.41%) DHTML
4 3 (4.41%) EJB
4 3 (4.41%) HTML
4 3 (4.41%) J2EE
4 3 (4.41%) JMS
4 3 (4.41%) JSP
4 3 (4.41%) Middleware
4 3 (4.41%) REST
5 2 (2.94%) ISPF
5 2 (2.94%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.94%) WebGL
6 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.47%) Flash
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.18%) Public Cloud
3 8 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.88%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.41%) iPad
6 3 (4.41%) iPhone
6 3 (4.41%) Xbox
7 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.94%) Replication
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.47%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.47%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Windows
4 7 (10.29%) CentOS
5 4 (5.88%) Unix
6 3 (4.41%) Android
6 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.94%) AIX
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.47%) Tru64
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Software Testing
2 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) Programme Delivery
3 13 (19.12%) DevOps
4 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
5 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.35%) Functional Testing
5 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.41%) Change Management
7 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.41%) Data Security
7 3 (4.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) Java
1 7 (10.29%) Python
2 6 (8.82%) SQL
3 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.41%) Perl
3 3 (4.41%) Ruby
4 2 (2.94%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.94%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.94%) C#
4 2 (2.94%) C++
4 2 (2.94%) JCL
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.41%) CCNP
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) CEH
3 2 (2.94%) CISM
3 2 (2.94%) CISSP
3 2 (2.94%) CLAS
3 2 (2.94%) SANS
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) MCSA
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.94%) Docker
3 2 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) Ansible
2 7 (10.29%) Nagios
3 6 (8.82%) Puppet
4 4 (5.88%) Graphite
4 4 (5.88%) HAProxy
4 4 (5.88%) Icinga
5 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.41%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.47%) Control-M
7 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Splunk
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) IBM
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.41%) CyberArk
5 3 (4.41%) EMC
5 3 (4.41%) F5
5 3 (4.41%) Intapp
5 3 (4.41%) Symantec
5 3 (4.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.94%) Progress
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) Brocade
7 1 (1.47%) iManage
7 1 (1.47%) Lotus
7 1 (1.47%) RedGate