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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 47 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -8
Contract jobs citing Legal 115 107 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.73% 2.11% 2.54%
As % of the General category 6.68% 4.06% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 87 109
Average daily rate £450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £25.49 £18.50 £19.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.79% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £18.50 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £18.50 £109.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+143.58% +27.86%
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
1721 2635 3244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 55.80% 51.94% 54.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 2053 2414
Average daily rate £525 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 50
Average hourly rate £39.75 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.50% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.99 £13.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

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 13 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the City of London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 85 (37.44%) Finance
2 59 (25.99%) Law
3 37 (16.30%) Windows
4 36 (15.86%) Project Management
5 35 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (14.98%) Microsoft
7 27 (11.89%) MS Excel
7 27 (11.89%) MS Office
8 26 (11.45%) ITIL
9 22 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (9.69%) SQL
9 22 (9.69%) Banking
10 21 (9.25%) Degree
11 20 (8.81%) Change Management
12 19 (8.37%) JavaScript
12 19 (8.37%) SQL Server
13 18 (7.93%) HTML
14 17 (7.49%) PRINCE2
15 15 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.61%) Risk Management
15 15 (6.61%) MS PowerPoint
15 15 (6.61%) Windows 7
16 14 (6.17%) Document Management
16 14 (6.17%) Java
16 14 (6.17%) CSS
17 13 (5.73%) Data Modelling
17 13 (5.73%) Cisco
17 13 (5.73%) Workflow
17 13 (5.73%) Scrum
17 13 (5.73%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (3.52%) Node.js
2 6 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.76%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.76%) IIS
4 4 (1.76%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.32%) Apache
5 3 (1.32%) CMS
6 2 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.44%) JBoss
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.44%) TYPO3
7 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (11.89%) MS Excel
1 27 (11.89%) MS Office
2 15 (6.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (4.85%) MS Project
4 9 (3.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.88%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.88%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) LatentZero
1 4 (1.76%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Hi Portfolio
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.44%) Heroku
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.08%) DHCP
1 7 (3.08%) DNS
2 6 (2.64%) Firewall
2 6 (2.64%) OSPF
3 5 (2.20%) BGP
4 4 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.76%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.76%) Intranet
4 4 (1.76%) Network Security
4 4 (1.76%) SAN
4 4 (1.76%) VoIP
5 3 (1.32%) HSRP
5 3 (1.32%) LAN
5 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.32%) VPN
5 3 (1.32%) WAN
6 2 (0.88%) IPsec
6 2 (0.88%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.88%) SNMP
6 2 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.20%) MySQL
6 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.76%) GIS
7 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.88%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.88%) QlikView
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.76%) Maven
3 3 (1.32%) Grunt
3 3 (1.32%) gulp
3 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.32%) JIRA
3 3 (1.32%) Protractor
4 2 (0.88%) JUnit
4 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.88%) MSI
4 2 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.44%) Ant
5 1 (0.44%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.44%) Flyway
5 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.44%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.44%) Selenium
5 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (37.44%) Finance
2 59 (25.99%) Law
3 22 (9.69%) Banking
4 11 (4.85%) Front Office
5 9 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.76%) Electronics
7 4 (1.76%) Publishing
8 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Retail
9 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Marketing
10 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (33.48%) Analyst
2 50 (22.03%) Business Analyst
3 34 (14.98%) Project Manager
4 24 (10.57%) Developer
5 14 (6.17%) Service Analyst
6 11 (4.85%) Financial Analyst
6 11 (4.85%) Legal Analyst
6 11 (4.85%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 10 (4.41%) Finance Business Analyst
7 10 (4.41%) Financial Business Analyst
7 10 (4.41%) IT Manager
7 10 (4.41%) Trainer
8 9 (3.96%) IT Analyst
9 8 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 7 (3.08%) Data Business Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (3.08%) IT Trainer
11 6 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.93%) HTML
2 14 (6.17%) CSS
3 13 (5.73%) jQuery
4 10 (4.41%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.52%) HTML5
6 7 (3.08%) .NET
7 6 (2.64%) XML
8 5 (2.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.20%) Spring
8 5 (2.20%) Web Services
9 4 (1.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.76%) JSON
10 3 (1.32%) JMS
10 3 (1.32%) MDX
10 3 (1.32%) RESTful
11 2 (0.88%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.88%) JDBC
11 2 (0.88%) LAMP
11 2 (0.88%) SAML
11 2 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.52%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.52%) User Experience
3 7 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.20%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.76%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.76%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.76%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.76%) Physics
7 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.88%) Clustering
8 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.88%) iPad
8 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.30%) Windows
2 15 (6.61%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.85%) Linux
4 7 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 5 (2.20%) Android
5 5 (2.20%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.88%) Unix
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.86%) Project Management
2 35 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.45%) ITIL
4 22 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.81%) Change Management
6 17 (7.49%) PRINCE2
7 15 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.61%) Risk Management
8 14 (6.17%) Document Management
9 13 (5.73%) Business Analysis
9 13 (5.73%) Data Modelling
9 13 (5.73%) Scrum
9 13 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (5.73%) Waterfall
9 13 (5.73%) Workflow
10 12 (5.29%) Information Security
11 10 (4.41%) Data Management
11 10 (4.41%) Programme Management
12 9 (3.96%) DevOps
12 9 (3.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.69%) SQL
2 19 (8.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.17%) Java
4 7 (3.08%) C#
5 6 (2.64%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.20%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.20%) Python
7 4 (1.76%) VBScript
8 3 (1.32%) PHP
8 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.32%) VBA
9 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.88%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) C
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (9.25%) Degree
2 5 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.76%) ISEB
3 4 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) CISSP
4 3 (1.32%) MOS
4 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.88%) CCIE
5 2 (0.88%) CCNA
5 2 (0.88%) CCNP
5 2 (0.88%) CISM
5 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.88%) JNCIE
5 2 (0.88%) JNCIP
5 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.88%) PMP
5 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.44%) APMP
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.29%) MiFID
2 5 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.76%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) COSO
5 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.88%) Docker
3 2 (0.88%) Firmware
3 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.88%) NFS
3 2 (0.88%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.88%) vSphere
3 2 (0.88%) XenApp
3 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.44%) vCloud
4 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.08%) SCCM
2 4 (1.76%) Puppet
3 3 (1.32%) EnCase
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) FTK
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (14.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.73%) Cisco
3 12 (5.29%) Citrix
4 8 (3.52%) iManage
4 8 (3.52%) Oracle
5 6 (2.64%) F5
6 5 (2.20%) VMware
7 4 (1.76%) Fidessa
7 4 (1.76%) Google
7 4 (1.76%) Juniper
7 4 (1.76%) Lotus
7 4 (1.76%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.32%) Adobe
8 3 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.32%) Tableau
9 2 (0.88%) Avaya
9 2 (0.88%) CA
9 2 (0.88%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £225 - £325 per day
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Streamline Connections
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: £200 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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