Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 107 73
Rank change year-on-year -24 -34 +61
Contract jobs citing Law 70 83 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.34% 1.66% 2.93%
As % of the General category 3.35% 3.84% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 21
Scotland median daily rate £413 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £185 £301 £313
90th Percentile £575 £350 £438
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +105.00% +8.11% +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 2,090 2,163 1,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.97% 43.38% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,025 1,113 802
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.54%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 23
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £29.40 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -8.13% +4.92%
10th Percentile £12.17 £12.25 £11.84
90th Percentile £44.27 £45.50 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% -2.49%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in Scotland over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 11 December 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 +18 61 £275 -18.52% 1
Glasgow -44 5 £550 - 6
Stirling +2 1 £175 -
Dundee -3 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 31 (44.29%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.00%) Terraform
5 19 (27.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 19 (27.14%) Firewall
6 16 (22.86%) Unix
6 16 (22.86%) IaaS
6 16 (22.86%) Waterfall
6 16 (22.86%) Change Control
6 16 (22.86%) Kanban
6 16 (22.86%) PaaS
7 14 (20.00%) Linux
7 14 (20.00%) DevOps
8 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (14.29%) Puppet
9 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (12.86%) Ansible
10 9 (12.86%) Docker
10 9 (12.86%) Windows
10 9 (12.86%) Solaris
10 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.43%) Finance
11 8 (11.43%) Java
11 8 (11.43%) Kubernetes
12 7 (10.00%) .NET
12 7 (10.00%) AIX
12 7 (10.00%) IBM
12 7 (10.00%) HP
12 7 (10.00%) Dell

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 19 (27.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 31 (44.29%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (22.86%) IaaS
3 16 (22.86%) PaaS
4 3 (4.29%) Datadog
4 3 (4.29%) Heroku
4 3 (4.29%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.29%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) iTunes
5 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.43%) Power BI
1 1 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (1.43%) QlikView
1 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.71%) Artifactory
2 4 (5.71%) Bitbucket
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) IBM UrbanCode
2 4 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.29%) Selenium
3 3 (4.29%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.43%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Games
2 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Consultant
2 10 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 8 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Backend Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Cyber Intelligence Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) LDAP
3 4 (5.71%) J2EE
4 3 (4.29%) Node.js
4 3 (4.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.86%) Django
5 2 (2.86%) Middleware
5 2 (2.86%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (2.86%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) WebGL
6 1 (1.43%) DHTML
6 1 (1.43%) EJB
6 1 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) JMS
6 1 (1.43%) JSP
6 1 (1.43%) SOAP
6 1 (1.43%) Swing
6 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) iPad
2 3 (4.29%) iPhone
2 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.29%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.43%) Handset
4 1 (1.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Unix
2 14 (20.00%) Linux
3 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.86%) Solaris
4 9 (12.86%) Windows
5 7 (10.00%) AIX
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.29%) Android
7 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.43%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.86%) Change Control
2 16 (22.86%) Kanban
2 16 (22.86%) Waterfall
3 14 (20.00%) DevOps
4 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.57%) OO
8 4 (5.71%) Analytics
8 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.29%) Android Development
9 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.29%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.29%) Mobile Development
9 3 (4.29%) Scrum
9 3 (4.29%) SIEM
9 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.43%) Java
2 4 (5.71%) C#
2 4 (5.71%) C++
2 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.29%) Apple Swift
3 3 (4.29%) Objective-C
3 3 (4.29%) Python
3 3 (4.29%) Ruby
3 3 (4.29%) Scala
4 2 (2.86%) GLSL
4 2 (2.86%) PHP
4 2 (2.86%) SQL
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.43%) Lua
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (30.00%) Terraform
2 10 (14.29%) Puppet
3 9 (12.86%) Ansible
4 8 (11.43%) Kubernetes
5 7 (10.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.29%) Nagios
7 2 (2.86%) SCCM
8 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Dell
1 7 (10.00%) HP
1 7 (10.00%) IBM
1 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (10.00%) Sun
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) AppDynamics
3 3 (4.29%) Micro Focus
3 3 (4.29%) New Relic
3 3 (4.29%) Splunk
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Sony
5 1 (1.43%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.43%) Minitab
5 1 (1.43%) Tableau