Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 108 62
Rank change year-on-year -37 -46 +84
Contract jobs citing Law 55 80 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.02% 1.65% 3.35%
As % of the General category 2.52% 3.80% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 27
Scotland median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £285 £335
90th Percentile £506 £383 £443
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% +21.21% -

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 2,181 2,106 2,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.52% 43.49% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,027 1,083 1,113
Scotland median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £260 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 24
Scotland median hourly rate £24.75 £28.80 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +38.80% -30.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.40 £9.56
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.38 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £23.34 £26.50 £23.72
% change year-on-year -11.92% +11.74% -0.15%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -4 43 £350 - 2
Glasgow -27 8 £375 - 7
Stirling 0 2 £175 - 1
Dundee -10 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 17 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.00%) Java
4 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 11 (20.00%) DevOps
5 9 (16.36%) Firewall
6 8 (14.55%) Finance
6 8 (14.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (14.55%) Terraform
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) Puppet
6 8 (14.55%) Programme Delivery
7 7 (12.73%) Ansible
7 7 (12.73%) Linux
7 7 (12.73%) Unix
7 7 (12.73%) LDAP
8 6 (10.91%) Windows
8 6 (10.91%) J2EE
8 6 (10.91%) OO
8 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.91%) Docker
8 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
9 5 (9.09%) Kanban
9 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.09%) PaaS
9 5 (9.09%) IaaS
9 5 (9.09%) Change Control

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 8 (14.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) IaaS
3 5 (9.09%) PaaS
4 3 (5.45%) Heroku
5 2 (3.64%) iTunes
6 1 (1.82%) Datadog
6 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) ADSL
2 2 (3.64%) Broadband
2 2 (3.64%) Extranet
2 2 (3.64%) Intranet
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.82%) Power BI
1 1 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (1.82%) QlikView
1 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.82%) Ant
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Games
2 3 (5.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) French Language
3 2 (3.64%) German Language
3 2 (3.64%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.64%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) DevOps Consultant
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Backend Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) IT Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Junior
6 2 (3.64%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Scrum Master
6 2 (3.64%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) LDAP
2 6 (10.91%) J2EE
3 5 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (5.45%) Node.js
4 3 (5.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.64%) Django
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.64%) RESTful
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (3.64%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 2 (3.64%) WebGL
5 2 (3.64%) XML
6 1 (1.82%) DHTML
6 1 (1.82%) EJB
6 1 (1.82%) JMS
6 1 (1.82%) JSP
6 1 (1.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) iPad
3 3 (5.45%) iPhone
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Handset
5 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
1 7 (12.73%) Unix
2 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) AIX
5 1 (1.82%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (1.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) DevOps
3 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (14.55%) Programme Delivery
4 6 (10.91%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
5 5 (9.09%) Change Control
5 5 (9.09%) Kanban
5 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Service Management
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.45%) Mobile Development
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum
7 3 (5.45%) SIEM
7 3 (5.45%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) C#
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) C++
3 4 (7.27%) Scala
4 3 (5.45%) Apple Swift
4 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
4 3 (5.45%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) GLSL
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.82%) Lua
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Puppet
1 8 (14.55%) Terraform
2 7 (12.73%) Ansible
3 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.82%) Nagios
4 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) iManage
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.82%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.82%) Cognos
3 1 (1.82%) Dell
3 1 (1.82%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) Micro Focus
3 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.82%) Minitab
3 1 (1.82%) New Relic
3 1 (1.82%) Splunk
3 1 (1.82%) Sun
3 1 (1.82%) Tableau