Period
to 27 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 27 September 2020 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
England > South East
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 245 296
Rank change year-on-year +118 +51 +12
Contract jobs citing Law 32 115 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 0.81% 0.50%
As % of the General category 2.64% 2.31% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 27
Median daily rate £432 £410 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -6.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £394 £236 £265
90th Percentile £564 £600 £610
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.34% +68.57%
10th Percentile £29.00 £42.08 £38.43
90th Percentile £48.60 £52.20 £49.48
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -6.59% +17.42% +93.75%

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,213 4,969 5,623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.18% 34.83% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 2,682 3,253
Median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £241 £263 £256
90th Percentile £622 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 205 176
Median hourly rate £24.30 £26.75 £25.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.16% +4.66% +27.80%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.50 £12.56
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate £31.39 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +39.51% +2.27% -2.22%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Law as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the South East

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Law in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Law in the South East

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Law in the South East over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Law in the South East

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Law in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Law in the South East

Law
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Law in the South East over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Law in the South East

Law
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 September 2020. 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
Thames Valley +89 12 £475 +19.50% 4
Surrey +66 11 £406 -20.34% 1
Berkshire +84 8 £488 -11.36% 1
Hampshire +75 4 £450 - 9
Buckinghamshire +32 4 £400 -2.44% 1
Kent +27 4 £451 +56.87%
West Sussex +45 1 - - 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Law.

1 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) LTE
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) 5G
4 4 (12.50%) Power BI
4 4 (12.50%) Power Platform
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) WiMAX
4 4 (12.50%) Information Management
4 4 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.50%) UMTS
4 4 (12.50%) C
4 4 (12.50%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Legal
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Power Platform
2 3 (9.38%) Azure
3 2 (6.25%) AWS
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) 5G
1 5 (15.63%) LTE
2 4 (12.50%) UMTS
2 4 (12.50%) WiMAX
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) 2G
5 1 (3.13%) 3G
5 1 (3.13%) 4G
5 1 (3.13%) GSM
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Power BI
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Data Lake
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) Rational Rose
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Police
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Test Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.13%) Gson
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) Retrofit
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) WSDL
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) VHDL
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.13%) VMS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.50%) Information Management
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Case Management
5 2 (6.25%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Management
5 2 (6.25%) ISMS
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Security Management
5 2 (6.25%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C
2 4 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.13%) Java 8
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Sony
3 2 (6.25%) Sparx
4 1 (3.13%) Atmel
4 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.13%) Xilinx