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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 88 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Legal 119 153 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.21% 2.59% 2.48%
As % of the General category 4.16% 5.12% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 104 124
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% -1.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
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
2858 2991 4292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.08% 50.57% 58.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2215 3190
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 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 66
Average hourly rate £18.49 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.02 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 98 (38.89%) Finance
2 62 (24.60%) Law
3 54 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 43 (17.06%) Windows
5 39 (15.48%) Banking
6 37 (14.68%) SQL Server
7 32 (12.70%) .NET
7 32 (12.70%) MS Excel
7 32 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (12.30%) SQL
9 29 (11.51%) Windows 7
10 28 (11.11%) Degree
11 27 (10.71%) ITIL
12 26 (10.32%) JavaScript
12 26 (10.32%) HTML
13 25 (9.92%) C#
13 25 (9.92%) MS Office
14 24 (9.52%) Marketing
15 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (8.33%) Project Management
17 20 (7.94%) CSS
17 20 (7.94%) PRINCE2
18 19 (7.54%) Active Directory
19 17 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (6.75%) Change Management
19 17 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (6.75%) Retail
19 17 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 16 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (5.56%) CMS
2 13 (5.16%) WorkSite
3 11 (4.37%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.78%) IIS
4 7 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (2.38%) TYPO3
5 6 (2.38%) Lync
6 5 (1.98%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.59%) Kentico
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.79%) Node.js
9 2 (0.79%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.79%) SAS
9 2 (0.79%) JBoss
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 32 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.92%) MS Office
3 16 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 16 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (5.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
5 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.19%) thinkFolio
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.79%) Algo Collateral
2 2 (0.79%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.79%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.40%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Heroku
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) Intranet
2 7 (2.78%) Internet
3 6 (2.38%) Extranet
3 6 (2.38%) SAN
4 4 (1.59%) Firewall
4 4 (1.59%) VPN
4 4 (1.59%) VoIP
5 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.19%) SSL
5 3 (1.19%) Wireless
5 3 (1.19%) NAS
6 2 (0.79%) Skype
6 2 (0.79%) WebEx
6 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.79%) Network Security
6 2 (0.79%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.79%) OSPF
6 2 (0.79%) HTTP
6 2 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.17%) OLAP
6 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.98%) MySQL
7 4 (1.59%) QlikView
7 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.59%) IDOL
8 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.19%) CloverETL
8 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.98%) Maven
3 4 (1.59%) Subversion
4 3 (1.19%) JIRA
4 3 (1.19%) Selenium
4 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.19%) MSI
5 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.79%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.40%) gulp
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.40%) Grunt
6 1 (0.40%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.40%) RSpec
6 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 98 (38.89%) Finance
2 62 (24.60%) Law
3 39 (15.48%) Banking
4 24 (9.52%) Marketing
5 17 (6.75%) Retail
6 15 (5.95%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.57%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.17%) Front Office
9 4 (1.59%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.19%) Advertising
11 2 (0.79%) Publishing
11 2 (0.79%) Games
11 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.79%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) German Language
12 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (25.00%) Analyst
2 46 (18.25%) Developer
3 31 (12.30%) Project Manager
4 27 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.35%) Architect
6 15 (5.95%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.95%) Service Analyst
6 15 (5.95%) .NET Developer
6 15 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (5.16%) Senior Manager
8 8 (3.17%) Help Desk Analyst
8 8 (3.17%) Trainer
9 7 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 7 (2.78%) IT Trainer
9 7 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (2.38%) Consultant
10 6 (2.38%) Web Manager
11 5 (1.98%) Business Manager
11 5 (1.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.70%) .NET
2 26 (10.32%) HTML
3 20 (7.94%) CSS
4 16 (6.35%) AngularJS
5 13 (5.16%) jQuery
6 11 (4.37%) HTML5
7 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.17%) Web Services
8 7 (2.78%) Middleware
8 7 (2.78%) Spring
8 7 (2.78%) CSS3
9 5 (1.98%) XSLT
9 5 (1.98%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.98%) MDX
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.19%) RESTful
11 3 (1.19%) JSON
11 3 (1.19%) WCF
11 3 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.37%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.57%) User Experience
4 7 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.98%) Derivative
6 5 (1.98%) Clustering
6 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.59%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.59%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.19%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.19%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.79%) Equities
9 2 (0.79%) EPoS
9 2 (0.79%) NHS
9 2 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.06%) Windows
2 29 (11.51%) Windows 7
3 14 (5.56%) Linux
4 8 (3.17%) UNIX
5 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.98%) Android
7 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.40%) CentOS
10 1 (0.40%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.71%) ITIL
4 21 (8.33%) Project Management
5 20 (7.94%) PRINCE2
6 17 (6.75%) Change Management
6 17 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (6.35%) MVC
8 15 (5.95%) ETL
9 14 (5.56%) Workflow
9 14 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 14 (5.56%) Analytics
10 12 (4.76%) Problem Management
11 11 (4.37%) Information Security
11 11 (4.37%) Content Management
11 11 (4.37%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.97%) SOA
12 10 (3.97%) Service Delivery
12 10 (3.97%) Migration
13 9 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.30%) SQL
2 26 (10.32%) JavaScript
3 25 (9.92%) C#
4 15 (5.95%) Java
5 8 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.59%) Perl
6 4 (1.59%) VBA
7 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.19%) C
8 2 (0.79%) C++
8 2 (0.79%) Python
8 2 (0.79%) Ruby
8 2 (0.79%) XPath
9 1 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (11.11%) Degree
2 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.38%) MOS
4 5 (1.98%) ISEB
4 5 (1.98%) CISSP
4 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) MCITP
6 2 (0.79%) MCSE
6 2 (0.79%) MCSA
6 2 (0.79%) PMP
6 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.79%) ACCA
6 2 (0.79%) CISM
6 2 (0.79%) MBA
7 1 (0.40%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.19%) COBIT
3 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) COSO
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) Basel II
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) P3O
4 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.40%) COREP
System Software
1 19 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) SCCM
2 3 (1.19%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.79%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) OpenView
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.40%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.40%) Jitterbit
4 1 (0.40%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 54 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.76%) Oracle
3 11 (4.37%) Citrix
4 9 (3.57%) HP
5 6 (2.38%) Cisco
5 6 (2.38%) Google
6 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.98%) Symantec
7 4 (1.59%) Cognos
8 3 (1.19%) Avaya
8 3 (1.19%) Adobe
8 3 (1.19%) AppSense
8 3 (1.19%) CommVault
8 3 (1.19%) NetApp
8 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.19%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.19%) Tableau
9 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.79%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Superb
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 23 days ago