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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 72 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Legal 137 155 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.49% 2.50% 2.64%
As % of the General category 4.74% 4.70% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 98 104
Average daily rate
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£400 £419 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £190 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.25 £30.59 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.14% +47.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £22.11 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £144.64 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +43.10%
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
2892 3297 3510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.50% 53.26% 56.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2245 2470 2673
Average daily rate £475 £476 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.10% +0.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £320
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 38 46 48
Average hourly rate £19.72 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £47.50 £40.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 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 6 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 77 (32.49%) Finance
2 55 (23.21%) Law
3 44 (18.57%) Microsoft
4 41 (17.30%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (16.88%) Banking
6 36 (15.19%) Windows
7 33 (13.92%) Project Management
8 32 (13.50%) SQL Server
9 30 (12.66%) SQL
9 30 (12.66%) MS Excel
10 29 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (10.13%) .NET
11 24 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (10.13%) Degree
12 21 (8.86%) Windows 7
13 20 (8.44%) MS Office
14 19 (8.02%) Risk Management
15 18 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (7.59%) Business Analysis
16 16 (6.75%) MS Visio
16 16 (6.75%) Active Directory
16 16 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (6.75%) Investment Banking
17 15 (6.33%) Linux
17 15 (6.33%) ITIL
18 14 (5.91%) JavaScript
18 14 (5.91%) C#
18 14 (5.91%) Asset Management
19 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (5.49%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.95%) IIS
3 7 (2.95%) WorkSite
4 5 (2.11%) Lync
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.84%) CMS
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) TYPO3
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.44%) MS Office
3 16 (6.75%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.95%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) SPSS
6 1 (0.42%) InDesign
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Sentinel
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.27%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Force.com
2 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.42%) PaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) SAN
2 3 (1.27%) Internet
2 3 (1.27%) WebEx
3 2 (0.84%) Network Security
3 2 (0.84%) Intranet
3 2 (0.84%) VPN
3 2 (0.84%) DNS
3 2 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) SMS
4 1 (0.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.42%) Extranet
4 1 (0.42%) 3G
4 1 (0.42%) MPLS
4 1 (0.42%) SS7
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.42%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (4.64%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.22%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.95%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.95%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.53%) MySQL
8 4 (1.69%) OLAP
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.69%) QlikView
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.69%) Big Data
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.69%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.11%) JIRA
1 5 (2.11%) Subversion
2 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.27%) Selenium
3 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.27%) MSI
3 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.42%) Ant
5 1 (0.42%) Maven
5 1 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.42%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.42%) JMeter
5 1 (0.42%) NUnit
5 1 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.42%) WebLOAD
5 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (32.49%) Finance
2 55 (23.21%) Law
3 40 (16.88%) Banking
4 16 (6.75%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.06%) Marketing
6 11 (4.64%) Retail
7 10 (4.22%) Front Office
8 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.53%) Advertising
10 4 (1.69%) Back Office
11 3 (1.27%) Publishing
12 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.84%) French Language
12 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.42%) German Language
13 1 (0.42%) Automotive
13 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (34.60%) Analyst
2 42 (17.72%) Business Analyst
3 36 (15.19%) Developer
4 23 (9.70%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.17%) Support Analyst
6 11 (4.64%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.22%) Architect
8 8 (3.38%) Coordinator
8 8 (3.38%) Desktop Support
9 7 (2.95%) DBA
9 7 (2.95%) Consultant
10 6 (2.53%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.53%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (2.53%) Tester
10 6 (2.53%) Trainer
10 6 (2.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (2.53%) Service Analyst
10 6 (2.53%) Administrator
10 6 (2.53%) IT Trainer
10 6 (2.53%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.13%) .NET
2 13 (5.49%) HTML
3 12 (5.06%) CSS
4 8 (3.38%) jQuery
4 8 (3.38%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.11%) SOAP
6 5 (2.11%) Web Services
6 5 (2.11%) Middleware
6 5 (2.11%) MDX
6 5 (2.11%) Visualforce
6 5 (2.11%) HTML5
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.69%) WCF
7 4 (1.69%) WPF
8 3 (1.27%) CSS3
8 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (1.27%) RESTful
8 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.80%) Derivative
3 9 (3.80%) Open Source
4 8 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.38%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.53%) User Experience
6 5 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.69%) Clustering
7 4 (1.69%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.27%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.27%) Wiki
8 3 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.84%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.84%) Copywriting
9 2 (0.84%) NHS
9 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.84%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.84%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.19%) Windows
2 21 (8.86%) Windows 7
3 15 (6.33%) Linux
4 10 (4.22%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.95%) Android
6 5 (2.11%) UNIX
7 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.30%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (13.92%) Project Management
3 24 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (8.02%) Risk Management
5 18 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (7.59%) Business Analysis
6 15 (6.33%) ITIL
7 14 (5.91%) Asset Management
8 13 (5.49%) CRM
9 12 (5.06%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.06%) Document Management
10 11 (4.64%) Migration
10 11 (4.64%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.64%) Analytics
11 10 (4.22%) MVC
11 10 (4.22%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.80%) Information Security
12 9 (3.80%) Change Management
13 8 (3.38%) Service Management
13 8 (3.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.66%) SQL
2 14 (5.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (5.91%) C#
3 9 (3.80%) Java
4 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.11%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.69%) Perl
7 3 (1.27%) VBA
8 2 (0.84%) Python
8 2 (0.84%) R
8 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.42%) VB
9 1 (0.42%) C
9 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (10.13%) Degree
2 11 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.53%) CISSP
4 5 (2.11%) CISM
4 5 (2.11%) MOS
5 4 (1.69%) ISEB
5 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.84%) MCITP
7 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.84%) MCSE
7 2 (0.84%) PMP
7 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.84%) CISA
7 2 (0.84%) CRISC
8 1 (0.42%) IIBA
8 1 (0.42%) APMP
8 1 (0.42%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) P3O
3 1 (0.42%) EMIR
3 1 (0.42%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.42%) COBIT
3 1 (0.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) Basel II
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) COSO
System Software
1 16 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.42%) HDFS
5 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) Puppet
2 5 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.69%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.69%) SCCM
4 3 (1.27%) Control-M
4 3 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.42%) Oozie
5 1 (0.42%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.42%) DBAmp
5 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
5 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.42%) Ambari
Vendors
1 44 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.64%) Oracle
3 7 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.11%) VMware
4 5 (2.11%) Citrix
4 5 (2.11%) NetApp
4 5 (2.11%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.69%) HP
5 4 (1.69%) Symantec
5 4 (1.69%) Tableau
5 4 (1.69%) MobileIron
6 3 (1.27%) LexisNexis
6 3 (1.27%) Sybase
6 3 (1.27%) Adobe
6 3 (1.27%) Cognos
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco
7 2 (0.84%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.84%) SAP
7 2 (0.84%) Apple
7 2 (0.84%) Reuters
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £175 a day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FRAGOMEN
Rate: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £20 - £21 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £17 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago