Period
to 19 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 19 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 130 198
Rank change year-on-year -14 +68 +1
Contract jobs citing Law 75 74 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.19% 1.39% 0.20%
As % of the General category 4.16% 4.15% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 7
South West median daily rate £420 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £160 £100 £158
90th Percentile £606 £565 £358
England median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
South West median hourly rate £43.50 - £14.00
10th Percentile £38.50 - £13.00
90th Percentile £46.00 - £15.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +174.19% -10.14%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,802 1,784 1,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.56% 33.57% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,126 1,110 1,221
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £238
90th Percentile £639 £563 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 84 61
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.59% -
10th Percentile £17.38 £15.48 £12.79
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £31.67 £27.08 £24.49
% change year-on-year +16.96% +10.60% -2.06%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the South West

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in the South West

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the South West over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in the South West

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law in the South West

Law
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bristol +22 46 £413 +22.22% 12
Devon -5 9 £675 - 1
Wiltshire -44 6 - -
Somerset -18 4 £431 +115.63% 1
Dorset 0 3 £225 -
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region with a requirement for Law.

1 18 (24.00%) Legal
2 15 (20.00%) Windows
3 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.33%) Finance
4 13 (17.33%) C
4 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
5 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (16.00%) SQL
6 11 (14.67%) C++
6 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.33%) Information Security Management
7 10 (13.33%) Security Management
7 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.33%) Information Security
7 10 (13.33%) Sony
7 10 (13.33%) ISMS
8 9 (12.00%) Linux
9 8 (10.67%) Embedded C
9 8 (10.67%) Office 365
9 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
10 7 (9.33%) Citrix
10 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.33%) Project Management
11 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (8.00%) ITSM
11 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (8.00%) JIRA
11 6 (8.00%) Windows 10

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) Drupal
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) Kentico
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.33%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) 3G
1 4 (5.33%) 4G
1 4 (5.33%) 5G
1 4 (5.33%) LTE
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
3 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Mockito
3 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 18 (24.00%) Legal
2 13 (17.33%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Analyst
2 17 (22.67%) Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Transformation Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Business Transformation Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) HTML
2 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) CSS
3 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.00%) React
3 3 (4.00%) Redux
4 2 (2.67%) CSS3
4 2 (2.67%) GraphQL
4 2 (2.67%) HTML5
4 2 (2.67%) Laravel
4 2 (2.67%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.33%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.33%) JSP
5 1 (1.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) React Native
5 1 (1.33%) Spring
5 1 (1.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.67%) Tandem
4 1 (1.33%) Analogue Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.33%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.67%) Unix
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.33%) Information Security
3 10 (13.33%) Information Security Management
3 10 (13.33%) ISMS
3 10 (13.33%) Security Management
3 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (9.33%) Project Management
6 6 (8.00%) ITSM
7 5 (6.67%) Analytics
7 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 5 (6.67%) Case Management
7 5 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 5 (6.67%) Data Engineering
7 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.33%) Change Management
8 4 (5.33%) Data Management
8 4 (5.33%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) C
2 12 (16.00%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) C++
4 8 (10.67%) Embedded C
5 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.33%) C#
6 4 (5.33%) PHP
7 3 (4.00%) Java
7 3 (4.00%) Python
7 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.67%) VB
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) Java 8
9 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Firmware
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) vSphere
2 2 (2.67%) XenApp
2 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.33%) Kibana
2 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Sony
2 7 (9.33%) Citrix
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.00%) Ivanti
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Aderant
6 1 (1.33%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) iManage
6 1 (1.33%) Intapp
6 1 (1.33%) Mitel
6 1 (1.33%) OpenText
6 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.33%) Splunk