Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 119 179
Rank change year-on-year -37 +60 +20
Contract jobs citing Law 67 78 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.50% 0.25%
As % of the General category 3.45% 4.51% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 7
South West median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £238 £187 £245
90th Percentile £458 £566 £618
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £32.65 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +112.50% +8.11% +12.12%

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 1,940 1,731 1,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.55% 33.20% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,298 1,147 1,151
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £233
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 61 88
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -7.14% -15.40%
10th Percentile £22.10 £12.09 £20.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £59.50 £46.60
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.63% +4.86% -3.85%

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 15 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the South West over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 January 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 -21 28 £425 +3.03% 5
Wiltshire -26 14 £363 -34.09% 1
Somerset +4 11 £445 - 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £285 - 4
Dorset +6 2 - - 3
Devon -8 1 - - 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 11 (16.42%) PHP
1 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (16.42%) Laravel
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Legal
3 9 (13.43%) Windows
4 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.45%) HTML
5 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.45%) Practice Management
6 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.96%) CSS
6 6 (8.96%) Python
6 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
7 5 (7.46%) TDD
7 5 (7.46%) Symfony
7 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.46%) C#
7 5 (7.46%) Project Management
7 5 (7.46%) OO
7 5 (7.46%) React
7 5 (7.46%) SaaS
7 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.97%) OO PHP
8 4 (5.97%) Line Management
8 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.97%) Node.js
8 4 (5.97%) Data Protection

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 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Shopify
2 1 (1.49%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) Firebase
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.49%) Looker
2 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Selenium
2 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.49%) CMake
2 1 (1.49%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
1 10 (14.93%) Legal
2 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) PHP Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Commercial Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.48%) QA Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Splunk Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Splunk Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Packager
7 2 (2.99%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.49%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (1.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Laravel
2 7 (10.45%) HTML
3 6 (8.96%) CSS
4 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.46%) React
4 5 (7.46%) Symfony
5 4 (5.97%) Middleware
5 4 (5.97%) Node.js
6 3 (4.48%) CSS3
6 3 (4.48%) HTML5
7 2 (2.99%) .NET
7 2 (2.99%) Qt
7 2 (2.99%) SOAP
8 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.49%) J2EE
8 1 (1.49%) jQuery
8 1 (1.49%) JSON
8 1 (1.49%) Web Services
8 1 (1.49%) wxWidgets
8 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) Clustering
2 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.48%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
3 7 (10.45%) Practice Management
4 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.46%) OO
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
4 5 (7.46%) TDD
5 4 (5.97%) Contract Negotiation
5 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.97%) ERP
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (5.97%) Line Management
5 4 (5.97%) OO PHP
5 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.48%) API Integration
6 3 (4.48%) API Testing
6 3 (4.48%) BDD
6 3 (4.48%) Security Operations
6 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) PHP
2 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) Python
4 5 (7.46%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.97%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) C
6 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.99%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) HNC
3 1 (1.49%) MCDST
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) BS25999
3 1 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Firmware
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.99%) Kibana
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Sony
1 4 (5.97%) Splunk
2 3 (4.48%) Aderant
2 3 (4.48%) iManage
2 3 (4.48%) OpenText
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix
3 2 (2.99%) Ivanti
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Mitel
3 2 (2.99%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.49%) Intapp
4 1 (1.49%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.49%) Juniper
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow