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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 73 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Legal 112 128 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.18% 2.32% 2.73%
As % of the General category 6.00% 4.33% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 103 111
Median daily rate £439 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -24.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -47.11%
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
1868 2954 2931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.99% 53.47% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1524 2279 2180
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 30
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.49 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.16% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.21 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 69 (35.94%) Finance
2 51 (26.56%) Law
3 49 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (19.79%) SQL
5 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
6 32 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (16.67%) Project Management
7 28 (14.58%) Windows
8 26 (13.54%) Business Analysis
9 25 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (12.50%) Information Security
10 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (11.98%) SQL Server
12 22 (11.46%) Scrum
12 22 (11.46%) Management Information System
13 21 (10.94%) PRINCE2
14 19 (9.90%) Citrix
14 19 (9.90%) Degree
15 18 (9.38%) Waterfall
15 18 (9.38%) Tableau
16 17 (8.85%) MS Excel
16 17 (8.85%) ETL
16 17 (8.85%) Marketing
17 16 (8.33%) ITIL
17 16 (8.33%) MS Office
17 16 (8.33%) Active Directory
17 16 (8.33%) e-Learning
17 16 (8.33%) Retail
18 15 (7.81%) Banking
18 15 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing

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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 14 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.21%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.69%) IIS
4 7 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.08%) Apache
6 3 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.56%) MS Project
5 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.04%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.52%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.52%) Office 365
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) Firewall
2 10 (5.21%) WebEx
3 8 (4.17%) DNS
4 7 (3.65%) SSL
4 7 (3.65%) WAN
5 6 (3.13%) Internet
6 5 (2.60%) Network Security
6 5 (2.60%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.08%) HTTP
7 4 (2.08%) LAN
7 4 (2.08%) SMS
7 4 (2.08%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.56%) DHCP
8 3 (1.56%) FTP
8 3 (1.56%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.56%) VPN
9 2 (1.04%) 3G
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.04%) Intranet
9 2 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.69%) Big Data
3 9 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.60%) QlikView
6 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.56%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.56%) BigTable
9 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.04%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.69%) JIRA
2 7 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.04%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 69 (35.94%) Finance
2 51 (26.56%) Law
3 17 (8.85%) Marketing
4 16 (8.33%) Retail
5 15 (7.81%) Banking
6 14 (7.29%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.13%) Back Office
7 6 (3.13%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.56%) French Language
8 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.04%) Advertising
9 2 (1.04%) Billing
9 2 (1.04%) Publishing
9 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Games
10 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.52%) German Language
10 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (27.08%) Analyst
2 23 (11.98%) Project Manager
3 18 (9.38%) Developer
4 17 (8.85%) Architect
4 17 (8.85%) Trainer
5 15 (7.81%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.73%) Legal Analyst
7 7 (3.65%) Data Analyst
7 7 (3.65%) IT Analyst
7 7 (3.65%) IT Trainer
7 7 (3.65%) Scrum Master
8 6 (3.13%) Network Architect
8 6 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.13%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.13%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (2.60%) DBA
9 5 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (2.60%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.17%) Web Services
1 8 (4.17%) XML
2 7 (3.65%) .NET
2 7 (3.65%) HTML
3 6 (3.13%) Node.js
3 6 (3.13%) SOAP
4 5 (2.60%) WCF
5 4 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.08%) MDX
5 4 (2.08%) Middleware
5 4 (2.08%) RESTful
6 3 (1.56%) CSS
6 3 (1.56%) REST
7 2 (1.04%) CSS3
7 2 (1.04%) HTML5
7 2 (1.04%) jQuery
8 1 (0.52%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.52%) Handlebars
8 1 (0.52%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.46%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.33%) e-Learning
4 11 (5.73%) Equities
4 11 (5.73%) Fixed Income
5 8 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.17%) Virtual Team
6 7 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.65%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (3.65%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.13%) User Experience
8 5 (2.60%) Fintech
9 4 (2.08%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.08%) Clustering
9 4 (2.08%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.08%) Learning Management System
9 4 (2.08%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.56%) Economics
10 3 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.58%) Windows
2 13 (6.77%) Linux
2 13 (6.77%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.17%) Unix
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.08%) CentOS
7 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (16.67%) Project Management
3 26 (13.54%) Business Analysis
4 25 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (12.50%) Information Security
6 22 (11.46%) Scrum
7 21 (10.94%) PRINCE2
8 18 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 17 (8.85%) ETL
10 16 (8.33%) ITIL
11 15 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (7.29%) Analytics
13 13 (6.77%) Asset Management
14 12 (6.25%) Data Governance
14 12 (6.25%) Migration
15 10 (5.21%) Change Management
15 10 (5.21%) Data Protection
15 10 (5.21%) Programme Management
16 9 (4.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.79%) SQL
2 9 (4.69%) T-SQL
3 8 (4.17%) C#
4 6 (3.13%) Python
5 4 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.08%) VBA
6 3 (1.56%) R
6 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.04%) Java
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) Degree
2 5 (2.60%) CISA
2 5 (2.60%) CISSP
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.08%) PMP
4 3 (1.56%) CISM
4 3 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (1.56%) CRISC
4 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (1.04%) CCNA
5 2 (1.04%) CCNP
5 2 (1.04%) CGEIT
5 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.04%) ISEB
5 2 (1.04%) MBA
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.08%) MiFID
3 4 (2.08%) QA
3 4 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.04%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.08%) DFS Replication
3 4 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.08%) XenApp
4 3 (1.56%) HDFS
4 3 (1.56%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.56%) XenServer
5 2 (1.04%) Firmware
5 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.52%) vCloud
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.60%) SCCM
2 3 (1.56%) Ansible
2 3 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.56%) Puppet
2 3 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.52%) EnCase
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.90%) Citrix
3 18 (9.38%) Tableau
4 13 (6.77%) VMware
5 9 (4.69%) HP
6 8 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (3.65%) Cisco
8 6 (3.13%) Google
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle
9 4 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (1.56%) Symantec
11 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.04%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.04%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.04%) IBM
11 2 (1.04%) iManage
11 2 (1.04%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
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