The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 120 133 134
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Law 55 75 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.59% 1.38% 1.25%
As % of the General category 3.01% 2.57% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 27
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
Law
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1826 2914 2997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.76% 53.58% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 2254 2223
Median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 30
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.13 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.07 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Law as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Law
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Law across the City of London region.

Law Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law across the City of London region.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Law.

1 51 (43.97%) Legal
2 36 (31.03%) Finance
3 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.52%) Windows
6 15 (12.93%) SQL
7 14 (12.07%) Project Management
8 13 (11.21%) Citrix
8 13 (11.21%) Java
8 13 (11.21%) Scrum
9 11 (9.48%) e-Learning
9 11 (9.48%) TDD
9 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.62%) MS Office
10 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.62%) REST
11 9 (7.76%) ITIL
11 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
11 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.90%) Network Design
12 8 (6.90%) .NET
12 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
12 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
12 8 (6.90%) Cisco
13 7 (6.03%) CSS
13 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
13 7 (6.03%) T-SQL
13 7 (6.03%) HTML

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
3 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.59%) Mule
3 3 (2.59%) Mule ESB
3 3 (2.59%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.72%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.72%) WordPress
5 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.86%) Confluence
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Office
2 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.72%) Unica
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.45%) Office 365
3 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.59%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.72%) PaaS
4 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) WAN
1 6 (5.17%) WebEx
2 5 (4.31%) Firewall
2 5 (4.31%) Unified Communications
2 5 (4.31%) VPN
3 4 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.59%) DNS
4 3 (2.59%) MPLS
4 3 (2.59%) NAS
5 2 (1.72%) Internet
5 2 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (0.86%) DHCP
6 1 (0.86%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.86%) Extranet
6 1 (0.86%) HSRP
6 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.86%) Intranet
6 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.86%) SMTP
6 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
1 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.59%) QlikView
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.72%) MySQL
7 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.86%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (6.03%) TeamCity
2 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (4.31%) Subversion
4 3 (2.59%) GitLab
4 3 (2.59%) Gradle
4 3 (2.59%) IntelliJ
4 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.59%) JIRA
4 3 (2.59%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) Grunt
General
1 51 (43.97%) Legal
2 36 (31.03%) Finance
3 6 (5.17%) Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Marketing
4 5 (4.31%) Publishing
5 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Billing
6 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.72%) French Language
6 2 (1.72%) German Language
6 2 (1.72%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.72%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Analyst
1 20 (17.24%) Developer
2 16 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.07%) Trainer
4 13 (11.21%) Architect
5 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Network Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) IT Trainer
9 5 (4.31%) Legal Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.45%) SSAS Developer
10 4 (3.45%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) REST
2 8 (6.90%) .NET
3 7 (6.03%) CSS
3 7 (6.03%) HTML
4 6 (5.17%) SOAP
4 6 (5.17%) Spring
5 5 (4.31%) jQuery
5 5 (4.31%) JSON
5 5 (4.31%) XML
6 3 (2.59%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.59%) Apache Axis
6 3 (2.59%) Apache Camel
6 3 (2.59%) Apache CXF
6 3 (2.59%) Guice
6 3 (2.59%) JMS
6 3 (2.59%) JPA
6 3 (2.59%) Kafka
6 3 (2.59%) MDX
6 3 (2.59%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.59%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) e-Learning
2 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.59%) Life Science
4 3 (2.59%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.72%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.72%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.72%) W3C
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.86%) iPhone
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) Statistics
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Windows
2 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.31%) Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Unix
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.86%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.07%) Project Management
3 13 (11.21%) Scrum
4 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (9.48%) TDD
5 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce
5 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.76%) ITIL
7 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.90%) Network Design
8 7 (6.03%) DevOps
9 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.17%) Workflow
10 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.31%) ERP
10 5 (4.31%) ETL
10 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.31%) Practice Management
10 5 (4.31%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.93%) SQL
2 13 (11.21%) Java
3 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.03%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.72%) C#
6 2 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) CCNA
3 3 (2.59%) CCNP
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) APMP
4 2 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.72%) PMP
5 1 (0.86%) CIPD
5 1 (0.86%) ISEB
5 1 (0.86%) MOS
5 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.59%) XenApp
3 2 (1.72%) Docker
4 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Ansible
1 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) Citrix
3 8 (6.90%) Cisco
4 5 (4.31%) hybris
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle
6 3 (2.59%) ATG
6 3 (2.59%) Demandware
6 3 (2.59%) Google
6 3 (2.59%) IBM
6 3 (2.59%) Intershop
6 3 (2.59%) Tableau
6 3 (2.59%) VMware
7 2 (1.72%) Adobe
7 2 (1.72%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.72%) IronPort
7 2 (1.72%) NetApp
7 2 (1.72%) Postini
7 2 (1.72%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.72%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com