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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 88 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Legal 126 151 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.15% 2.56% 2.38%
As % of the General category 4.08% 5.00% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 103 118
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £586 £629
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £20.40 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £35.44 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.06% +42.18%
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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
3086 3022 3972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.76% 51.26% 57.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2418 2321 3047
Average daily rate £488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £612
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 71
Average hourly rate £20.36 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.65 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.33 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 87 (36.40%) Finance
2 56 (23.43%) Law
3 46 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (17.57%) Microsoft
4 42 (17.57%) Banking
5 40 (16.74%) Windows
6 33 (13.81%) SQL Server
7 31 (12.97%) .NET
7 31 (12.97%) SQL
8 28 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (10.88%) Degree
10 25 (10.46%) Windows 7
10 25 (10.46%) Project Management
10 25 (10.46%) MS Excel
11 24 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (8.79%) ITIL
13 21 (8.79%) JavaScript
13 21 (8.79%) C#
14 19 (7.95%) Active Directory
14 19 (7.95%) Investment Banking
15 18 (7.53%) MS Office
15 18 (7.53%) PRINCE2
16 17 (7.11%) HTML
16 17 (7.11%) Marketing
17 16 (6.69%) Linux
18 15 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (6.28%) CSS
19 14 (5.86%) Business Analysis
20 13 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.35%) WorkSite
4 7 (2.93%) IIS
5 6 (2.51%) CMS
6 5 (2.09%) Lync
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.26%) Kentico
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.84%) Node.js
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.84%) TYPO3
9 2 (0.84%) SAS
10 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.53%) MS Office
3 10 (4.18%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.93%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) SPSS
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.26%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.84%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.42%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.42%) Magento
4 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.42%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.42%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.51%) SAN
2 5 (2.09%) Intranet
3 3 (1.26%) DNS
3 3 (1.26%) VoIP
3 3 (1.26%) DHCP
3 3 (1.26%) Extranet
3 3 (1.26%) WebEx
4 2 (0.84%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.84%) VPN
4 2 (0.84%) PBX
4 2 (0.84%) Internet
4 2 (0.84%) Firewall
4 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.84%) Network Security
4 2 (0.84%) NAS
4 2 (0.84%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.42%) 4G
5 1 (0.42%) HSRP
5 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.35%) MySQL
7 8 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.09%) QlikView
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.67%) IDOL
10 4 (1.67%) OLAP
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Subversion
2 5 (2.09%) JIRA
3 4 (1.67%) Selenium
3 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.26%) MSI
4 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.84%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.42%) Ant
6 1 (0.42%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) JMeter
6 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.42%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (36.40%) Finance
2 56 (23.43%) Law
3 42 (17.57%) Banking
4 19 (7.95%) Investment Banking
5 17 (7.11%) Marketing
6 12 (5.02%) Retail
7 10 (4.18%) Front Office
7 10 (4.18%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.51%) Advertising
9 4 (1.67%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.84%) Publishing
10 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.84%) French Language
11 1 (0.42%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) Games
11 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Local Government
11 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (30.54%) Analyst
2 38 (15.90%) Developer
3 36 (15.06%) Business Analyst
4 29 (12.13%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.11%) Support Analyst
6 16 (6.69%) .NET Developer
7 11 (4.60%) Senior Manager
8 10 (4.18%) Architect
9 9 (3.77%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (2.93%) Banking Business Analyst
11 6 (2.51%) Business Manager
11 6 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (2.51%) IT Trainer
11 6 (2.51%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (2.51%) Coordinator
11 6 (2.51%) Trainer
11 6 (2.51%) Desktop Support
11 6 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.97%) .NET
2 17 (7.11%) HTML
3 15 (6.28%) CSS
4 11 (4.60%) jQuery
5 10 (4.18%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.18%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.77%) HTML5
7 6 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.51%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.09%) Middleware
8 5 (2.09%) CSS3
8 5 (2.09%) MDX
8 5 (2.09%) WCF
9 4 (1.67%) WPF
9 4 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.67%) Web Services
9 4 (1.67%) XML
9 4 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.18%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.35%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.09%) Derivative
4 5 (2.09%) Clustering
4 5 (2.09%) User Experience
5 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.67%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.67%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.26%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.26%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.26%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.84%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.84%) Wiki
7 2 (0.84%) Statistics
7 2 (0.84%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.74%) Windows
2 25 (10.46%) Windows 7
3 16 (6.69%) Linux
4 10 (4.18%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.35%) UNIX
6 7 (2.93%) Android
6 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (10.46%) Project Management
3 24 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (8.79%) ITIL
6 18 (7.53%) PRINCE2
7 14 (5.86%) Business Analysis
8 13 (5.44%) MVC
9 12 (5.02%) Analytics
10 11 (4.60%) Change Management
11 10 (4.18%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.18%) Document Management
11 10 (4.18%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.77%) Asset Management
12 9 (3.77%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (3.35%) E-Discovery
13 8 (3.35%) Migration
13 8 (3.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.97%) SQL
2 21 (8.79%) JavaScript
2 21 (8.79%) C#
3 9 (3.77%) Java
4 5 (2.09%) Perl
5 4 (1.67%) VBA
6 3 (1.26%) Python
6 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.84%) XPath
7 2 (0.84%) R
7 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.84%) XMLA
8 1 (0.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 1 (0.42%) Ruby
8 1 (0.42%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) C
8 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (10.88%) Degree
2 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.51%) MOS
3 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.26%) PMP
5 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.26%) MCSE
5 3 (1.26%) ISEB
5 3 (1.26%) CISSP
5 3 (1.26%) CISM
5 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.26%) MCITP
6 2 (0.84%) MBA
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.42%) MCSA
7 1 (0.42%) CCIE
7 1 (0.42%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.51%) QA
2 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) COBIT
3 2 (0.84%) COSO
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) Basel II
4 1 (0.42%) P3O
4 1 (0.42%) EMIR
4 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.42%) COREP
System Software
1 19 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.84%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.84%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.42%) Docker
5 1 (0.42%) HDFS
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.93%) Puppet
2 6 (2.51%) SCCM
3 5 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.67%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.84%) Control-M
7 1 (0.42%) Oozie
7 1 (0.42%) Jitterbit
7 1 (0.42%) DBAmp
7 1 (0.42%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.42%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.42%) Ambari
7 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.42%) OpenView
7 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.60%) Oracle
3 9 (3.77%) HP
4 8 (3.35%) Citrix
5 5 (2.09%) NetApp
5 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.09%) Cognos
5 5 (2.09%) Cisco
5 5 (2.09%) Symantec
6 4 (1.67%) Tableau
6 4 (1.67%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.26%) Websense
7 3 (1.26%) VMware
7 3 (1.26%) AppSense
7 3 (1.26%) Google
7 3 (1.26%) Adobe
7 3 (1.26%) Sybase
7 3 (1.26%) Avaya
8 2 (0.84%) Apple
8 2 (0.84%) Reuters
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