Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 56 139
Rank change year-on-year -46 +83 +37
Contract jobs citing Law 87 152 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.72% 3.50% 0.92%
As % of the General category 3.96% 9.29% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 3
Scotland median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -26.32%
10th Percentile £271 £324 £188
90th Percentile £361 £446 £393
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.81% +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 2198 1637 3197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 43.55% 37.65% 52.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 898 1540
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 61
Scotland median hourly rate £29.40 £29.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.51% -4.10% +35.56%
10th Percentile £11.30 £9.84 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.90 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.46% - +13.64%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -62 40 £338 -15.63% 1
Glasgow -21 26 - -
Dundee - 3 £313 - 1
Stirling +5 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Law.

1 51 (58.62%) Finance
2 27 (31.03%) Linux
3 24 (27.59%) Software Testing
4 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
8 13 (14.94%) DevOps
8 13 (14.94%) Programme Delivery
9 12 (13.79%) Splunk
10 11 (12.64%) Unix
10 11 (12.64%) Public Cloud
11 10 (11.49%) CISSP
11 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
11 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
11 10 (11.49%) Ansible
11 10 (11.49%) Banking
12 9 (10.34%) TeamCity
12 9 (10.34%) IBM
12 9 (10.34%) Python
13 8 (9.20%) Windows
13 8 (9.20%) Perl
13 8 (9.20%) DNS
13 8 (9.20%) Firewall
13 8 (9.20%) Puppet
13 8 (9.20%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (8.05%) Network Security
14 7 (8.05%) CentOS
14 7 (8.05%) Mainframe

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 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.15%) JBoss
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.45%) IaaS
3 3 (3.45%) PaaS
4 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) DNS
1 8 (9.20%) Firewall
2 7 (8.05%) Network Security
3 4 (4.60%) FTP
3 4 (4.60%) SAN
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (3.45%) OSPF
4 3 (3.45%) tcpdump
4 3 (3.45%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.30%) LDAP
6 1 (1.15%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.15%) MQTT
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) VPLS
6 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
1 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.34%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.75%) JIRA
3 5 (5.75%) Subversion
4 4 (4.60%) GoCD
5 3 (3.45%) Artifactory
5 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.15%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.15%) Selenium
7 1 (1.15%) Trac
General
1 51 (58.62%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Consultant
2 16 (18.39%) Security Consultant
3 10 (11.49%) Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Security Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Technical Developer
9 3 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) CISSP Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) SOAP
1 6 (6.90%) Web Services
2 5 (5.75%) Middleware
3 4 (4.60%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.60%) ISPF
3 4 (4.60%) J2EE
3 4 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.45%) DHTML
4 3 (3.45%) EJB
4 3 (3.45%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) JMS
4 3 (3.45%) JSP
4 3 (3.45%) REST
4 3 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (1.15%) Nightwatchjs
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (1.15%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.64%) Public Cloud
3 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (8.05%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.60%) Replication
6 3 (3.45%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.15%) Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) DataPower
7 1 (1.15%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (12.64%) Unix
4 8 (9.20%) Windows
5 7 (8.05%) CentOS
6 4 (4.60%) AIX
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.30%) Tru64
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Software Testing
2 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.94%) DevOps
3 13 (14.94%) Programme Delivery
4 7 (8.05%) Scrum
5 6 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.90%) SIEM
5 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.75%) Analytical Thinking
6 5 (5.75%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.75%) Functional Testing
6 5 (5.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (5.75%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (5.75%) Runbook
6 5 (5.75%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) Python
2 8 (9.20%) Perl
3 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.75%) SQL
4 4 (4.60%) Java
4 4 (4.60%) JCL
5 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) Korn
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) CISSP
2 5 (5.75%) CISM
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 3 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (2.30%) CEH
5 2 (2.30%) CLAS
5 2 (2.30%) SANS
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) MCSA
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) COBIT
2 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.30%) Docker
4 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.15%) Firmware
5 1 (1.15%) RHEV
5 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Ansible
2 8 (9.20%) Puppet
3 7 (8.05%) Nagios
4 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.75%) Rundeck
5 4 (4.60%) Graphite
5 4 (4.60%) HAProxy
5 4 (4.60%) Icinga
6 3 (3.45%) Control-M
6 3 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Splunk
2 9 (10.34%) IBM
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.75%) Cisco
4 5 (5.75%) EMC
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle
5 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.60%) F5
5 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.45%) CyberArk
6 3 (3.45%) Symantec
6 3 (3.45%) VMware
7 2 (2.30%) Progress
8 1 (1.15%) Brocade
8 1 (1.15%) HP
8 1 (1.15%) Juniper
8 1 (1.15%) Lotus
8 1 (1.15%) RedGate