Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 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 West
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 168 115
Rank change year-on-year +16 -53 +76
Contract jobs citing Law 49 60 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.90% 0.94% 1.78%
As % of the General category 3.08% 2.62% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 19
South West median daily rate £450 £346 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.96% -18.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £413 £146 £159
90th Percentile £697 £450 £596
England median daily rate £425 £445 £430
% change year-on-year -4.49% +3.49% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £21.79
% change year-on-year +5.56% +106.52% +17.78%

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 1,590 2,292 1,997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.34% 35.72% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,002 1,500 1,328
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.34% +1.04%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £638 £575
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 110 69
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.85 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.88 £52.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £22.26
% change year-on-year +1.12% -0.03% +5.09%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 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
Bristol +3 23 £438 +32.58% 9
Somerset +8 12 £530 +32.50% 2
Gloucestershire +22 11 £450 - 2
Wiltshire +12 1 - - 1
Dorset -6 1 - -
Devon -7 1 - - 2
Law
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 West region with a requirement for Law.

1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Information Security
2 14 (28.57%) ISMS
2 14 (28.57%) Sony
2 14 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 14 (28.57%) Security Management
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (18.37%) JIRA
3 9 (18.37%) Azure
3 9 (18.37%) DevOps
4 8 (16.33%) C
5 6 (12.24%) Aerospace
5 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
5 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
5 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
5 6 (12.24%) Office 365
5 6 (12.24%) Business Transformation
6 5 (10.20%) DO-178B
6 5 (10.20%) Linux
6 5 (10.20%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) Validation
7 4 (8.16%) Management Information System

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 3 (6.12%) Confluence
1 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Azure
2 6 (12.24%) Office 365
3 4 (8.16%) AWS
4 2 (4.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) RS-232
2 1 (2.04%) RS-485
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) Power BI
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) JIRA
2 4 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.12%) Military
4 2 (4.08%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) Avionics
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) ERP Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Junior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
1 3 (6.12%) .NET Core
1 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.08%) CSS
2 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.08%) HTML5
2 2 (4.08%) J2EE
2 2 (4.08%) JDBC
2 2 (4.08%) JSP
3 1 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (2.04%) CSS3
3 1 (2.04%) GraphQL
3 1 (2.04%) Laravel
3 1 (2.04%) React
3 1 (2.04%) Redux
3 1 (2.04%) RESTful
3 1 (2.04%) Symfony
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.04%) VHDL
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Information Security
1 14 (28.57%) Information Security Management
1 14 (28.57%) ISMS
1 14 (28.57%) Security Management
2 9 (18.37%) DevOps
2 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.24%) Business Transformation
3 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) Validation
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
6 3 (6.12%) ITSM
6 3 (6.12%) Kanban
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 2 (4.08%) Finite Element Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.08%) Microservices
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) C
2 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.20%) C++
4 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.12%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
5 2 (4.08%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) DO-178B
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) DO-254
3 1 (2.04%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Docker
2 3 (6.12%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.12%) Ansible
2 3 (6.12%) Packer
2 3 (6.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Sony
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Snow
5 1 (2.04%) Xamarin