The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 78 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing Legal 147 166 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.49% 2.34% 1.69%
As % of the General category 4.89% 4.01% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 118 72
Average daily rate
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£381 £425 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £239 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 11
Average hourly rate £28.25 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.87% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £22.40 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+78.12% -5.88%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3004 4139 4685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.93% 58.25% 59.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2259 3113 3556
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 78 61
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £48.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Legal
London

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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.

1 110 (35.60%) Finance
2 68 (22.01%) Windows
3 64 (20.71%) Banking
4 61 (19.74%) Law
5 55 (17.80%) MS Office
6 49 (15.86%) Project Management
7 48 (15.53%) Microsoft
7 48 (15.53%) Investment Banking
8 46 (14.89%) SQL
9 44 (14.24%) Degree
10 40 (12.94%) Document Management
11 39 (12.62%) MS Excel
12 37 (11.97%) Windows 7
13 33 (10.68%) ITIL
14 31 (10.03%) Data Modelling
14 31 (10.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (8.74%) PRINCE2
16 26 (8.41%) Windows XP
16 26 (8.41%) Citrix
17 23 (7.44%) Active Directory
18 22 (7.12%) UML
18 22 (7.12%) HTML
19 21 (6.80%) SQL Server
19 21 (6.80%) Blackberry
19 21 (6.80%) Credit Risk
20 20 (6.47%) Release Management
20 20 (6.47%) BPR
20 20 (6.47%) Change Control
21 19 (6.15%) Systems Analysis
22 18 (5.83%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 14 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.24%) WorkSite
3 9 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.94%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.62%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.62%) CMS
5 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.32%) Node.js
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.32%) Kentico
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (17.80%) MS Office
2 39 (12.62%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.24%) MS Project
5 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.97%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.97%) SAP PM
1 3 (0.97%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.65%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.65%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.32%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.32%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.32%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.65%) SaaS
2 2 (0.65%) PaaS
2 2 (0.65%) IaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) Intranet
2 4 (1.29%) SAN
2 4 (1.29%) Firewall
2 4 (1.29%) LAN
3 3 (0.97%) VPN
4 2 (0.65%) WAN
4 2 (0.65%) CTI
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.32%) NAS
5 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.29%) MS Access
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.97%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.65%) QlikView
11 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.32%) SSDT
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.62%) Selenium
3 4 (1.29%) FitNesse
3 4 (1.29%) Xcode
3 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.29%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.97%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.97%) PhoneGap
5 2 (0.65%) JIRA
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.32%) QUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
General
1 110 (35.60%) Finance
2 64 (20.71%) Banking
3 61 (19.74%) Law
4 48 (15.53%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.53%) Front Office
6 12 (3.88%) Marketing
7 9 (2.91%) Back Office
8 6 (1.94%) Retail
8 6 (1.94%) French Language
9 4 (1.29%) Billing
9 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.29%) Advertising
9 4 (1.29%) Publishing
10 3 (0.97%) Games
10 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.65%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (39.16%) Analyst
2 54 (17.48%) Developer
3 48 (15.53%) Business Analyst
4 29 (9.39%) Service Analyst
4 29 (9.39%) Legal Analyst
5 28 (9.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 25 (8.09%) Project Manager
7 20 (6.47%) IT Business Analyst
8 19 (6.15%) Risk Analyst
9 18 (5.83%) Credit Analyst
9 18 (5.83%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 18 (5.83%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 14 (4.53%) Support Analyst
11 13 (4.21%) Trainer
12 12 (3.88%) IT Trainer
13 9 (2.91%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.91%) Help Desk Analyst
13 9 (2.91%) Consultant
13 9 (2.91%) iOS Developer
14 8 (2.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.12%) HTML
2 18 (5.83%) .NET
3 16 (5.18%) CSS
3 16 (5.18%) jQuery
4 10 (3.24%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.91%) Cocoa
6 7 (2.27%) iOS SDK
7 6 (1.94%) HTML5
7 6 (1.94%) Ajax
7 6 (1.94%) Web Services
7 6 (1.94%) Android SDK
8 5 (1.62%) Backbone.js
8 5 (1.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.29%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.97%) BAPI
10 3 (0.97%) XML
10 3 (0.97%) REST
10 3 (0.97%) CSS3
11 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.80%) Blackberry
1 21 (6.80%) Credit Risk
2 16 (5.18%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.56%) Derivative
5 10 (3.24%) E-Learning
5 10 (3.24%) Equities
6 9 (2.91%) Handset
7 7 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.27%) iPhone
7 7 (2.27%) iPad
8 6 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.29%) Social Media
9 4 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.97%) CMDB
10 3 (0.97%) Copywriting
10 3 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.97%) PMI
10 3 (0.97%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.01%) Windows
2 37 (11.97%) Windows 7
3 26 (8.41%) Windows XP
4 13 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.56%) Android
6 10 (3.24%) UNIX
7 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.27%) Linux
9 6 (1.94%) Solaris
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.86%) Project Management
2 40 (12.94%) Document Management
3 33 (10.68%) ITIL
4 31 (10.03%) Data Modelling
4 31 (10.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (8.74%) PRINCE2
6 22 (7.12%) UML
7 20 (6.47%) BPR
7 20 (6.47%) Release Management
7 20 (6.47%) Change Control
8 19 (6.15%) Systems Analysis
9 16 (5.18%) Migration
10 15 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.21%) Business Analysis
12 12 (3.88%) Scrum
12 12 (3.88%) Change Management
13 11 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (3.56%) Data Management
13 11 (3.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.89%) SQL
2 17 (5.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.53%) C#
3 14 (4.53%) Java
4 10 (3.24%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.91%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.29%) C
6 4 (1.29%) C++
7 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.65%) Scala
8 2 (0.65%) Perl
8 2 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) C-shell
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (14.24%) Degree
2 12 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.24%) PMP
4 10 (3.24%) PMI Certification
4 10 (3.24%) MOS
5 7 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.97%) CISSP
7 3 (0.97%) MCSE
7 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.65%) MCITP
9 1 (0.32%) CIPD
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.32%) ACCA
9 1 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.21%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) SLA
3 4 (1.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.97%) EMIR
5 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) GAAP
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.62%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.97%) XenApp
3 3 (0.97%) vSphere
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.32%) XenServer
5 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 48 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.41%) Citrix
3 12 (3.88%) HP
4 11 (3.56%) Oracle
5 10 (3.24%) VMware
6 7 (2.27%) SAP
7 6 (1.94%) Lotus
8 4 (1.29%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.97%) Murex
9 3 (0.97%) EMC
9 3 (0.97%) Cisco
9 3 (0.97%) NetApp
9 3 (0.97%) Remedy
10 2 (0.65%) Charles River
10 2 (0.65%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.65%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.65%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.65%) Symantec
10 2 (0.65%) IBM
10 2 (0.65%) Adobe
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £150 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
JS3 Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £31 - £42 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago