Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 179 91
Rank change year-on-year +25 -88 -43
Contract jobs citing Law 30 34 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.65% 0.61% 1.92%
As % of the General category 1.75% 1.54% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Scotland median daily rate £531 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.55% -3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £366 £231 £253
90th Percentile £734 £413 £386
UK median daily rate £438 £446 £450
% change year-on-year -1.96% -0.83% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £41.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +166.13% -11.15%

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 1,717 2,207 1,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.19% 39.35% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1,137 967
Scotland median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £300 £285 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £541
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 30
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £31.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -53.01% +45.11%
10th Percentile £13.23 £10.24 £13.48
90th Percentile £46.30 £50.00 £46.05
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +20 19 £531 +25.00%
Glasgow +4 7 £750 +141.94% 2
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Data Security
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (16.67%) Analytics
2 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (16.67%) Threat Management
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.00%) Splunk
4 3 (10.00%) SIEM
4 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.67%) Tradecraft
5 2 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science

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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Developer
1 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Dashboard Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Splunk Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Writer
3 2 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.67%) Analytics
1 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (16.67%) Data Security
1 5 (16.67%) Threat Management
2 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) SIEM
3 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CEH
3 1 (3.33%) CIPD
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.33%) GIAC
3 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) Splunk
2 2 (6.67%) Dell
2 2 (6.67%) EMC
2 2 (6.67%) Intel
2 2 (6.67%) NetApp
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) F5