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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 88 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 113 159 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.18% 2.59% 2.26%
As % of the General category 4.17% 4.77% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 108 76
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £533 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £22.38 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.03%
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
2707 3334 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.19% 54.32% 57.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2101 2433 2614
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 53 33
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.80 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £48.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 85 (35.12%) Finance
2 56 (23.14%) Law
3 38 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (15.70%) Banking
4 35 (14.46%) Project Management
5 33 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 33 (13.64%) SQL
6 30 (12.40%) SQL Server
7 29 (11.98%) Windows
8 27 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (11.16%) Degree
9 24 (9.92%) MS Excel
10 23 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (8.68%) MS Office
11 21 (8.68%) Risk Management
11 21 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (8.26%) .NET
13 18 (7.44%) ITIL
14 17 (7.02%) Business Analysis
15 16 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (6.61%) Active Directory
16 15 (6.20%) PRINCE2
16 15 (6.20%) CRM
16 15 (6.20%) JavaScript
16 15 (6.20%) Windows 7
17 13 (5.37%) Asset Management
17 13 (5.37%) Investment Banking
17 13 (5.37%) HTML
17 13 (5.37%) SharePoint
17 13 (5.37%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.89%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.89%) IIS
3 4 (1.65%) Lync
3 4 (1.65%) WorkSite
4 3 (1.24%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.83%) CMS
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.83%) Drupal
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.68%) MS Office
3 12 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.31%) MS Project
5 5 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.83%) InDesign
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Sentinel
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.41%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Force.com
2 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) SAN
2 3 (1.24%) DNS
2 3 (1.24%) DHCP
2 3 (1.24%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) VPN
3 2 (0.83%) Firewall
3 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.83%) Network Security
3 2 (0.83%) LAN
3 2 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) LTE
4 1 (0.41%) NAS
4 1 (0.41%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.72%) QlikView
7 9 (3.72%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.72%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.89%) MySQL
9 6 (2.48%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.48%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.65%) Big Data
11 4 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.24%) OLAP
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (2.48%) JIRA
2 4 (1.65%) Subversion
2 4 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.24%) Selenium
3 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.83%) MSI
4 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.41%) Ant
5 1 (0.41%) Maven
5 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.41%) JMeter
5 1 (0.41%) NUnit
5 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.41%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 85 (35.12%) Finance
2 56 (23.14%) Law
3 38 (15.70%) Banking
4 13 (5.37%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.55%) Front Office
6 10 (4.13%) Marketing
7 9 (3.72%) Retail
8 7 (2.89%) Advertising
8 7 (2.89%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.83%) Publishing
10 2 (0.83%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.83%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (35.54%) Analyst
2 42 (17.36%) Business Analyst
3 38 (15.70%) Developer
4 28 (11.57%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.61%) Support Analyst
6 11 (4.55%) Architect
7 8 (3.31%) Consultant
7 8 (3.31%) .NET Developer
8 7 (2.89%) Data Analyst
8 7 (2.89%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (2.89%) Coordinator
8 7 (2.89%) Business Developer
9 6 (2.48%) Tester
9 6 (2.48%) Desktop Support
9 6 (2.48%) DBA
9 6 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (2.48%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (2.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (2.07%) UML Business Analyst
10 5 (2.07%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.26%) .NET
2 13 (5.37%) HTML
3 12 (4.96%) CSS
4 9 (3.72%) jQuery
5 6 (2.48%) Web Services
5 6 (2.48%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.48%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.07%) SOAP
6 5 (2.07%) HTML5
6 5 (2.07%) Visualforce
7 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.65%) MDX
7 4 (1.65%) Middleware
8 3 (1.24%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.24%) RESTful
8 3 (1.24%) WCF
8 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (1.24%) CSS3
9 2 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.13%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.13%) Open Source
3 8 (3.31%) Derivative
3 8 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.89%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.48%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.48%) User Experience
6 4 (1.65%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.24%) Wiki
7 3 (1.24%) Clustering
8 2 (0.83%) Equities
8 2 (0.83%) Replication
8 2 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.83%) NHS
8 2 (0.83%) SecurID
8 2 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.83%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.98%) Windows
2 15 (6.20%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.96%) Linux
4 7 (2.89%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.65%) Android
5 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.65%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.24%) UNIX
6 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (14.46%) Project Management
3 27 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (8.68%) Risk Management
5 18 (7.44%) ITIL
6 17 (7.02%) Business Analysis
7 15 (6.20%) PRINCE2
7 15 (6.20%) CRM
8 13 (5.37%) Asset Management
9 12 (4.96%) Document Management
10 11 (4.55%) Information Security
10 11 (4.55%) Migration
10 11 (4.55%) Analytics
11 10 (4.13%) ETL
11 10 (4.13%) Change Management
12 9 (3.72%) MVC
12 9 (3.72%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.31%) Scrum
13 8 (3.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.64%) SQL
2 15 (6.20%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.96%) C#
4 7 (2.89%) Java
5 6 (2.48%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.07%) Apex Code
7 4 (1.65%) C
8 2 (0.83%) C++
8 2 (0.83%) Perl
8 2 (0.83%) PHP
8 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.83%) R
8 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.83%) VBScript
8 2 (0.83%) VB
8 2 (0.83%) VBA
9 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (11.16%) Degree
2 11 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.31%) CISSP
4 6 (2.48%) CISM
5 4 (1.65%) GIAC
5 4 (1.65%) MOS
5 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.65%) MCITP
5 4 (1.65%) CISA
5 4 (1.65%) CRISC
6 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.24%) ISEB
6 3 (1.24%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.83%) PMP
7 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.83%) MCSE
7 2 (0.83%) CBAP
8 1 (0.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.83%) EMIR
2 2 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.41%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Basel II
3 1 (0.41%) GAAP
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) COSO
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.83%) vSphere
5 2 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.83%) XenApp
6 1 (0.41%) NFS
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.48%) Puppet
2 5 (2.07%) SCCM
2 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.24%) SCOM
3 3 (1.24%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.24%) Control-M
4 2 (0.83%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.41%) Ambari
5 1 (0.41%) Oozie
5 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.13%) Oracle
2 10 (4.13%) VMware
3 6 (2.48%) Citrix
3 6 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.07%) Adobe
5 4 (1.65%) NetApp
5 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.65%) MobileIron
6 3 (1.24%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.24%) SAP
6 3 (1.24%) Cognos
6 3 (1.24%) Tableau
7 2 (0.83%) Google
7 2 (0.83%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.83%) Teradata
7 2 (0.83%) Sybase
7 2 (0.83%) Ariba
7 2 (0.83%) HP
7 2 (0.83%) OpenText
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £475 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £522.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago