The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 89 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 135 144 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.29% 2.46% 2.31%
As % of the General category 4.34% 4.83% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 103 116
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £190 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £28.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.75% +44.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £21.65 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £34.85 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £28.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +78.12%
Legal
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
3110 2982 4143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.64% 50.97% 58.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2424 2242 3111
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 77
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Legal
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 Legal across the City of London region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Legal
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 Legal across the City of London region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Legal.

1 102 (38.35%) Finance
2 62 (23.31%) Law
3 57 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (20.68%) Microsoft
5 43 (16.17%) Windows
6 41 (15.41%) Banking
7 37 (13.91%) .NET
7 37 (13.91%) SQL Server
8 36 (13.53%) SQL
9 33 (12.41%) Degree
10 31 (11.65%) MS Excel
11 30 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (10.15%) Windows 7
13 27 (10.15%) ITIL
14 26 (9.77%) C#
15 25 (9.40%) Project Management
16 24 (9.02%) Marketing
17 23 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (8.65%) MS Office
18 22 (8.27%) JavaScript
18 22 (8.27%) PRINCE2
19 20 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (7.52%) Active Directory
20 19 (7.14%) HTML
20 19 (7.14%) Retail
21 18 (6.77%) Investment Banking
22 17 (6.39%) Linux
22 17 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 16 (6.02%) MS Visio

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.51%) WorkSite
3 10 (3.76%) CMS
4 8 (3.01%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.63%) IIS
6 6 (2.26%) Lync
7 5 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.50%) TYPO3
8 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.13%) Kentico
10 2 (0.75%) Node.js
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.75%) SAS
11 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.38%) JBoss
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.65%) MS Office
3 16 (6.02%) MS Visio
4 14 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (4.89%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) SPSS
6 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.13%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.75%) Algo Collateral
3 2 (0.75%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.75%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.38%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.38%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.01%) Intranet
2 7 (2.63%) SAN
3 5 (1.88%) Extranet
4 4 (1.50%) VoIP
4 4 (1.50%) Internet
5 3 (1.13%) Firewall
5 3 (1.13%) NAS
5 3 (1.13%) VPN
6 2 (0.75%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) DHCP
6 2 (0.75%) HTTP
6 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.75%) PBX
6 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.75%) Wireless
6 2 (0.75%) SSL
6 2 (0.75%) Network Security
6 2 (0.75%) Skype
6 2 (0.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.38%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.01%) OLAP
9 7 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.26%) QlikView
10 6 (2.26%) MySQL
11 5 (1.88%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.50%) IDOL
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.88%) JIRA
1 5 (1.88%) Subversion
2 4 (1.50%) Selenium
3 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.13%) MSI
3 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.75%) Maven
4 2 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (0.75%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.38%) Ant
5 1 (0.38%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.38%) JMeter
5 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.38%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 102 (38.35%) Finance
2 62 (23.31%) Law
3 41 (15.41%) Banking
4 24 (9.02%) Marketing
5 19 (7.14%) Retail
6 18 (6.77%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.76%) Front Office
7 10 (3.76%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.63%) Advertising
9 4 (1.50%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.75%) Publishing
11 2 (0.75%) French Language
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Local Government
12 1 (0.38%) Games
12 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (28.20%) Analyst
2 45 (16.92%) Developer
3 34 (12.78%) Business Analyst
4 33 (12.41%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.77%) Support Analyst
6 16 (6.02%) Architect
6 16 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 13 (4.89%) Senior Manager
8 12 (4.51%) Service Analyst
8 12 (4.51%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (3.01%) Help Desk Analyst
9 8 (3.01%) Consultant
10 7 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.63%) Desktop Support
10 7 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (2.26%) Business Manager
11 6 (2.26%) Trainer
11 6 (2.26%) IT Trainer
11 6 (2.26%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (2.26%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.91%) .NET
2 19 (7.14%) HTML
3 15 (5.64%) CSS
4 12 (4.51%) AngularJS
5 10 (3.76%) jQuery
5 10 (3.76%) HTML5
6 9 (3.38%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.38%) Middleware
7 7 (2.63%) Web Services
8 6 (2.26%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.26%) MDX
8 6 (2.26%) CSS3
9 5 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.88%) XML
10 4 (1.50%) Spring
10 4 (1.50%) WCF
11 3 (1.13%) JSON
11 3 (1.13%) XSLT
11 3 (1.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.76%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.63%) Derivative
5 7 (2.63%) User Experience
6 5 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.88%) Clustering
7 4 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.50%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.50%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.50%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.13%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.13%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.13%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.13%) Equities
9 2 (0.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.17%) Windows
2 27 (10.15%) Windows 7
3 17 (6.39%) Linux
4 9 (3.38%) Windows XP
4 9 (3.38%) UNIX
5 8 (3.01%) Android
6 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.88%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.38%) AIX
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.15%) ITIL
4 25 (9.40%) Project Management
5 23 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (8.27%) PRINCE2
7 16 (6.02%) Change Management
8 15 (5.64%) MVC
8 15 (5.64%) Analytics
9 14 (5.26%) Business Analysis
10 13 (4.89%) Workflow
10 13 (4.89%) ETL
11 12 (4.51%) SOA
11 12 (4.51%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.14%) Document Management
12 11 (4.14%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.76%) Migration
13 10 (3.76%) Risk Management
13 10 (3.76%) E-Commerce
14 9 (3.38%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.53%) SQL
2 26 (9.77%) C#
3 22 (8.27%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.89%) Java
5 6 (2.26%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.88%) Perl
7 4 (1.50%) C
7 4 (1.50%) VBA
8 3 (1.13%) Python
8 3 (1.13%) C++
9 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.75%) XMLA
9 2 (0.75%) XPath
9 2 (0.75%) R
10 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.38%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (12.41%) Degree
2 11 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.26%) MOS
5 5 (1.88%) ISEB
6 4 (1.50%) CISSP
6 4 (1.50%) MCSE
6 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.50%) MCITP
6 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.13%) CISM
7 3 (1.13%) PMP
7 3 (1.13%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.75%) ACCA
8 2 (0.75%) MCSA
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.75%) MBA
9 1 (0.38%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.63%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) COBIT
2 3 (1.13%) COSO
2 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) Basel II
4 1 (0.38%) P3O
4 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.38%) COREP
System Software
1 20 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.38%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) SCCM
2 5 (1.88%) Puppet
3 4 (1.50%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.75%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.38%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.38%) Oozie
6 1 (0.38%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.38%) Ambari
6 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.38%) OpenView
6 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (20.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.89%) Oracle
3 10 (3.76%) Citrix
4 9 (3.38%) HP
5 6 (2.26%) Cisco
6 5 (1.88%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.88%) Symantec
6 5 (1.88%) Google
7 4 (1.50%) Tableau
7 4 (1.50%) NetApp
7 4 (1.50%) Cognos
8 3 (1.13%) CommVault
8 3 (1.13%) Avaya
8 3 (1.13%) Sybase
8 3 (1.13%) AppSense
8 3 (1.13%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.75%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.75%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.75%) Ektron
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago