Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 306 306
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 +29
Contract jobs citing Law 80 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.34% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.52% 0.95% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 44
South East median daily rate £438 £500 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +39.86% -0.69%
10th Percentile £265 £325 £218
90th Percentile £610 £786 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
South East median hourly rate £44.25 £26.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.57% +16.67% +47.54%
10th Percentile £38.43 £22.13 £21.25
90th Percentile £49.48 £29.38 £23.75
England median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +87.50% +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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,254 5,876 5,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.32% 36.11% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,012 3,250 3,219
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 206 218
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £21.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.14% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.10 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £46.48
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% -

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Law as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Law in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in the South East

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in the South East

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 23 September 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
Thames Valley +19 44 £438 -7.89% 11
Buckinghamshire +38 27 £438 - 5
Berkshire -11 15 £330 -30.53% 4
Surrey -22 13 £550 +9.45% 5
Kent +17 10 £638 -1.92% 1
Hampshire -10 6 £450 +291.30% 8
Oxfordshire +7 2 £425 -24.44% 2
East Sussex -1 2 - - 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Law.

1 25 (31.25%) Windows
2 21 (26.25%) Sony
3 20 (25.00%) Java
4 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (16.25%) Office 365
8 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
9 11 (13.75%) Firewall
10 10 (12.50%) Finance
10 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
11 9 (11.25%) Change Management
11 9 (11.25%) VMware
11 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
11 9 (11.25%) LAN
11 9 (11.25%) WAN
11 9 (11.25%) SAN
11 9 (11.25%) NetApp
11 9 (11.25%) McAfee
11 9 (11.25%) SQL
11 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (11.25%) NAS
11 9 (11.25%) vSphere
11 9 (11.25%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (10.00%) SCCM
12 8 (10.00%) HTML
12 8 (10.00%) OO

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 5 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) WordPress
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Firewall
2 9 (11.25%) LAN
2 9 (11.25%) NAS
2 9 (11.25%) SAN
2 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.25%) WAN
3 6 (7.50%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) 4G
4 1 (1.25%) 5G
4 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.25%) RS-232
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) Power BI
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Maven
2 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) JIRA
3 3 (3.75%) Selenium
4 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.50%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.25%) git-flow
5 1 (1.25%) GitLab
5 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Project Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Technical Security Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Tester
7 3 (3.75%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) HTML
2 7 (8.75%) CSS
3 6 (7.50%) DHTML
3 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.50%) J2EE
3 6 (7.50%) JSF
3 6 (7.50%) JSP
3 6 (7.50%) Spring
3 6 (7.50%) Struts
3 6 (7.50%) Struts2
3 6 (7.50%) Web Services
3 6 (7.50%) XML
4 5 (6.25%) Apache Camel
5 4 (5.00%) .NET
5 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.25%) CSS3
6 1 (1.25%) HTML5
6 1 (1.25%) React
6 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (3.75%) NHS
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.50%) iPad
3 2 (2.50%) iPhone
3 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) STB
4 1 (1.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.75%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.25%) VMS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (11.25%) Change Management
4 8 (10.00%) OO
5 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.75%) Use Case
6 6 (7.50%) Analytics
6 6 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (7.50%) Data Protection
6 6 (7.50%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (7.50%) Project Management
6 6 (7.50%) Records Management
6 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.50%) UML
6 6 (7.50%) Workflow
7 5 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.25%) ETL
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) Java
2 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.25%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) Python
5 5 (6.25%) C++
5 5 (6.25%) Perl
5 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.25%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.00%) C
7 3 (3.75%) C#
7 3 (3.75%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.25%) Go
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) CIPD
4 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) GDPR
2 3 (3.75%) PMO
2 3 (3.75%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.25%) DO-254
4 1 (1.25%) NEBOSH
4 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Docker
3 1 (1.25%) Firmware
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (10.00%) SCCM
3 7 (8.75%) SCOM
3 7 (8.75%) WSUS
4 4 (5.00%) Mesos
4 4 (5.00%) Nagios
5 2 (2.50%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.50%) Puppet
6 1 (1.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Sony
2 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) McAfee
3 9 (11.25%) NetApp
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 7 (8.75%) Adobe
4 7 (8.75%) Oracle
4 7 (8.75%) Splunk
5 4 (5.00%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco
6 2 (2.50%) IPFX
6 2 (2.50%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.50%) Symantec
6 2 (2.50%) Xilinx
7 1 (1.25%) Actel
7 1 (1.25%) Cadence
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (1.25%) SAP
7 1 (1.25%) Tableau