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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 72 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Legal 140 144 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.58% 2.41% 2.52%
As % of the General category 4.89% 4.56% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 97 106
Average daily rate
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£400 £401 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £193 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £30.40 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.83% +39.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £23.68 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £37.12 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.31 £27.48
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -33.38%
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
2861 3158 3657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.73% 52.83% 56.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2416 2793
Average daily rate £488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 67
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £47.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 84 (34.85%) Finance
2 57 (23.65%) Law
3 48 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (19.09%) Microsoft
5 43 (17.84%) Banking
6 36 (14.94%) Windows
7 32 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (12.86%) SQL Server
8 31 (12.86%) Project Management
9 28 (11.62%) MS Excel
10 27 (11.20%) .NET
10 27 (11.20%) SQL
11 26 (10.79%) Degree
12 23 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (8.71%) Windows 7
14 19 (7.88%) Risk Management
15 18 (7.47%) Business Analysis
16 17 (7.05%) Investment Banking
16 17 (7.05%) ITIL
17 16 (6.64%) PRINCE2
17 16 (6.64%) JavaScript
17 16 (6.64%) C#
17 16 (6.64%) MS Office
17 16 (6.64%) Active Directory
17 16 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (5.81%) Marketing
18 14 (5.81%) HTML
18 14 (5.81%) Linux
18 14 (5.81%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.90%) WorkSite
3 7 (2.90%) IIS
4 4 (1.66%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.66%) Lync
5 2 (0.83%) CMS
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Kentico
6 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 28 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.64%) MS Office
3 14 (5.81%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.41%) SPSS
6 1 (0.41%) InDesign
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Sentinel
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.24%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.83%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.41%) Magento
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) SAN
2 3 (1.24%) WebEx
2 3 (1.24%) DHCP
2 3 (1.24%) DNS
2 3 (1.24%) Intranet
3 2 (0.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) Extranet
3 2 (0.83%) VPN
3 2 (0.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.41%) 4G
4 1 (0.41%) HSRP
4 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.41%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.41%) Multicast
4 1 (0.41%) NAS
4 1 (0.41%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.15%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.73%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.07%) Big Data
8 5 (2.07%) MySQL
9 4 (1.66%) IDOL
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.66%) OLAP
9 4 (1.66%) QlikView
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.66%) Subversion
2 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.24%) Selenium
2 3 (1.24%) JIRA
2 3 (1.24%) MSI
3 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.41%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.41%) NUnit
4 1 (0.41%) Maven
4 1 (0.41%) Ant
4 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 84 (34.85%) Finance
2 57 (23.65%) Law
3 43 (17.84%) Banking
4 17 (7.05%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.81%) Marketing
6 12 (4.98%) Retail
7 9 (3.73%) Front Office
8 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.49%) Advertising
10 4 (1.66%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.24%) Publishing
12 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.83%) French Language
13 1 (0.41%) German Language
13 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.41%) Back Office
13 1 (0.41%) Games
13 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (33.20%) Analyst
2 41 (17.01%) Business Analyst
3 39 (16.18%) Developer
4 27 (11.20%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.05%) Support Analyst
6 13 (5.39%) .NET Developer
7 11 (4.56%) Architect
8 8 (3.32%) Desktop Support
9 7 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (2.90%) Banking Business Analyst
9 7 (2.90%) Coordinator
9 7 (2.90%) Consultant
9 7 (2.90%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (2.49%) IT Trainer
10 6 (2.49%) Trainer
10 6 (2.49%) Business Manager
10 6 (2.49%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.20%) .NET
2 14 (5.81%) HTML
3 12 (4.98%) CSS
4 8 (3.32%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.32%) jQuery
4 8 (3.32%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.49%) MDX
5 6 (2.49%) HTML5
6 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.07%) Middleware
7 4 (1.66%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.66%) WPF
7 4 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.66%) Visualforce
7 4 (1.66%) CSS3
8 3 (1.24%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (1.24%) WCF
8 3 (1.24%) SOAP
8 3 (1.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.32%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.32%) Open Source
2 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.90%) Derivative
3 7 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.07%) User Experience
4 5 (2.07%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.66%) Clustering
5 4 (1.66%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.66%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.24%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.24%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.83%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.83%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) Equities
7 2 (0.83%) NHS
7 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.94%) Windows
2 21 (8.71%) Windows 7
3 14 (5.81%) Linux
4 10 (4.15%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.90%) Android
6 6 (2.49%) UNIX
7 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (12.86%) Project Management
3 23 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (7.88%) Risk Management
5 18 (7.47%) Business Analysis
6 17 (7.05%) ITIL
7 16 (6.64%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.39%) Asset Management
9 11 (4.56%) MVC
9 11 (4.56%) Data Analysis
9 11 (4.56%) Document Management
10 10 (4.15%) Analytics
11 9 (3.73%) CRM
11 9 (3.73%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.73%) Change Management
11 9 (3.73%) Information Security
12 8 (3.32%) Migration
12 8 (3.32%) Service Management
12 8 (3.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.20%) SQL
2 16 (6.64%) JavaScript
2 16 (6.64%) C#
3 9 (3.73%) Java
4 4 (1.66%) Perl
4 4 (1.66%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.66%) Apex Code
5 3 (1.24%) VBA
6 2 (0.83%) Python
6 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.83%) R
7 1 (0.41%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) VB
7 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (10.79%) Degree
2 12 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.07%) MOS
4 5 (2.07%) CISSP
4 5 (2.07%) CISM
5 4 (1.66%) ISEB
6 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.83%) CISA
7 2 (0.83%) PMP
7 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.83%) MCSE
7 2 (0.83%) MCITP
7 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.83%) CRISC
8 1 (0.41%) APMP
8 1 (0.41%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.66%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) P3O
3 1 (0.41%) EMIR
3 1 (0.41%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.41%) COSO
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 16 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.41%) HDFS
5 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) Puppet
2 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.66%) SCCM
3 4 (1.66%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.83%) Control-M
6 1 (0.41%) Ambari
6 1 (0.41%) Oozie
6 1 (0.41%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.41%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.41%) SCOM
6 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.56%) Oracle
3 7 (2.90%) HP
4 6 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.07%) Cognos
5 5 (2.07%) NetApp
5 5 (2.07%) Citrix
5 5 (2.07%) VMware
6 4 (1.66%) Symantec
6 4 (1.66%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.66%) Cisco
6 4 (1.66%) MobileIron
6 4 (1.66%) Tableau
7 3 (1.24%) LexisNexis
7 3 (1.24%) Sybase
7 3 (1.24%) Adobe
7 3 (1.24%) Websense
8 2 (0.83%) Teradata
8 2 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.83%) Apple
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £700 - 800 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £380 - 450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
FRAGOMEN
Rate: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 24 days ago