The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 97 110 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Legal 505 444 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.16% 1.94% 2.13%
As % of the General category 4.66% 4.32% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 299 343
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £576 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £29.02 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-34.06% +42.18%
Legal
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10835 10277 12052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.44% 44.85% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7797 7188 8456
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 134 176
Average hourly rate £22.18 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £37.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in London

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the London region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in London

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in London

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the London region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in London

Legal
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Legal
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 124 £400 +4.91% 58
Feltham - 8 £390 -
Teddington - 2 - -
Southwark +2 1 - -
Docklands, London -8 1 £320 -28.88%
Westminster - 1 £195 -
Croydon - 1 £388 -
Twickenham - 1 £338 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £328 - 1
Lewisham - 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 394 (42.18%) Finance
2 217 (23.23%) Law
2 217 (23.23%) Banking
3 162 (17.34%) Microsoft
4 134 (14.35%) Project Management
5 132 (14.13%) Windows
6 129 (13.81%) MS Excel
7 120 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
8 113 (12.10%) SQL
9 109 (11.67%) MS Office
10 103 (11.03%) Degree
11 96 (10.28%) ITIL
12 95 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 93 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
14 92 (9.85%) PRINCE2
14 92 (9.85%) Investment Banking
15 89 (9.53%) SQL Server
16 86 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
17 79 (8.46%) .NET
18 78 (8.35%) Business Analysis
19 76 (8.14%) Windows 7
20 71 (7.60%) MS PowerPoint
21 63 (6.75%) Active Directory
22 57 (6.10%) JavaScript
23 56 (6.00%) Change Management
23 56 (6.00%) Marketing
24 54 (5.78%) MS Visio
25 52 (5.57%) SharePoint
26 51 (5.46%) Analytics
27 50 (5.35%) HTML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 52 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.53%) WorkSite
3 23 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.36%) Lync
5 14 (1.50%) Drupal
5 14 (1.50%) CMS
6 9 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (0.96%) IIS
6 9 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.75%) JBoss
7 7 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.64%) Kentico
9 5 (0.54%) Node.js
9 5 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.43%) Apache
10 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.43%) Confluence
10 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 129 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 109 (11.67%) MS Office
3 71 (7.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (5.78%) MS Visio
5 31 (3.32%) MS Project
6 9 (0.96%) Adobe Captivate
7 8 (0.86%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.21%) InDesign
9 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.11%) SPSS
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) SAP FI
1 8 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (0.86%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.43%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.32%) SAP WM
3 3 (0.32%) HFM
4 2 (0.21%) Summit
4 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.21%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.21%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.21%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.11%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.32%) PaaS
3 3 (0.32%) Office 365
4 2 (0.21%) GitHub
4 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.21%) SaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Force.com
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.10%) Internet
2 18 (1.93%) VPN
3 17 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.61%) Firewall
5 13 (1.39%) SAN
5 13 (1.39%) DNS
6 12 (1.28%) WAN
7 11 (1.18%) LAN
7 11 (1.18%) Intranet
8 10 (1.07%) DHCP
9 9 (0.96%) Skype
10 8 (0.86%) VoIP
11 7 (0.75%) HTTP
11 7 (0.75%) SSL
12 6 (0.64%) Wireless
12 6 (0.64%) NAS
13 5 (0.54%) WebEx
13 5 (0.54%) Network Security
14 4 (0.43%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (9.53%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.03%) QlikView
7 17 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.28%) IDOL
9 12 (1.28%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.07%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.07%) MySQL
11 10 (1.07%) Spotfire
12 7 (0.75%) OLAP
12 7 (0.75%) Big Data
13 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (2.14%) Subversion
1 20 (2.14%) JIRA
2 10 (1.07%) TeamCity
3 8 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.75%) Selenium
4 7 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.64%) Maven
6 5 (0.54%) MSI
6 5 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.32%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (0.32%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.21%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.21%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.21%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 394 (42.18%) Finance
2 217 (23.23%) Law
2 217 (23.23%) Banking
3 92 (9.85%) Investment Banking
4 56 (6.00%) Marketing
5 45 (4.82%) Front Office
6 43 (4.60%) Retail
7 26 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.71%) Back Office
9 15 (1.61%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.50%) Publishing
11 13 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.86%) Local Government
14 7 (0.75%) Advertising
15 6 (0.64%) Billing
15 6 (0.64%) French Language
16 5 (0.54%) Games
17 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 297 (31.80%) Analyst
2 131 (14.03%) Project Manager
3 130 (13.92%) Developer
4 125 (13.38%) Business Analyst
5 48 (5.14%) Support Analyst
6 38 (4.07%) Architect
6 38 (4.07%) .NET Developer
7 33 (3.53%) Trainer
8 32 (3.43%) Service Analyst
9 31 (3.32%) Senior Manager
10 30 (3.21%) IT Trainer
11 29 (3.10%) Service Desk Analyst
12 26 (2.78%) Data Analyst
12 26 (2.78%) Consultant
13 24 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (2.36%) Web Developer
14 22 (2.36%) Senior Project Manager
15 20 (2.14%) Coordinator
16 19 (2.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 18 (1.93%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (8.46%) .NET
2 50 (5.35%) HTML
3 31 (3.32%) ASP.NET
4 30 (3.21%) .NET Framework
5 28 (3.00%) CSS
6 24 (2.57%) jQuery
7 23 (2.46%) AngularJS
7 23 (2.46%) XML
8 20 (2.14%) HTML5
9 16 (1.71%) WCF
9 16 (1.71%) Web Services
10 13 (1.39%) JSON
10 13 (1.39%) Entity Framework
11 11 (1.18%) REST
11 11 (1.18%) Middleware
12 9 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (0.96%) LINQ
13 8 (0.86%) CSS3
13 8 (0.86%) XSLT
13 8 (0.86%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.96%) User Experience
4 33 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 28 (3.00%) Visualisation
6 22 (2.36%) Fixed Income
7 20 (2.14%) E-Learning
8 16 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.61%) Derivative
10 14 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.50%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.18%) Market Risk
11 11 (1.18%) Social Media
11 11 (1.18%) PMI
12 10 (1.07%) Statistics
12 10 (1.07%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.07%) RIA
12 10 (1.07%) BYOD
13 9 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 132 (14.13%) Windows
2 76 (8.14%) Windows 7
3 35 (3.75%) Linux
4 27 (2.89%) Android
4 27 (2.89%) UNIX
5 26 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.25%) Windows XP
7 17 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.96%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (14.35%) Project Management
2 120 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (10.28%) ITIL
4 95 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
6 92 (9.85%) PRINCE2
7 78 (8.35%) Business Analysis
8 56 (6.00%) Change Management
9 51 (5.46%) Analytics
10 50 (5.35%) Risk Management
11 38 (4.07%) Data Analysis
12 37 (3.96%) Migration
13 36 (3.85%) Scrum
13 36 (3.85%) Workflow
14 34 (3.64%) Content Management
14 34 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 33 (3.53%) Document Management
16 31 (3.32%) Asset Management
16 31 (3.32%) Service Management
17 30 (3.21%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 113 (12.10%) SQL
2 57 (6.10%) JavaScript
3 45 (4.82%) C#
4 42 (4.50%) Java
5 13 (1.39%) VBA
6 11 (1.18%) Perl
6 11 (1.18%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.07%) Python
8 9 (0.96%) C
8 9 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.86%) VB
10 6 (0.64%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.64%) R
11 5 (0.54%) XPath
11 5 (0.54%) C++
11 5 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.43%) XAML
12 4 (0.43%) XMLA
13 3 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 103 (11.03%) Degree
2 30 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.03%) PMI Certification
5 18 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.82%) CISSP
6 17 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (1.71%) PMP
7 16 (1.71%) ISEB
7 16 (1.71%) CISM
8 14 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.07%) MOS
10 9 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.86%) MCSE
12 7 (0.75%) CISA
12 7 (0.75%) APMP
12 7 (0.75%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.64%) CRISC
13 6 (0.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.68%) QA
2 11 (1.18%) SLA
3 9 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.86%) COBIT
5 7 (0.75%) EMIR
6 6 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.64%) P3O
7 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.43%) MiFID
8 4 (0.43%) FATCA
8 4 (0.43%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.21%) COSO
10 2 (0.21%) Basel II
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.11%) Basel III
11 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.11%) COREP
System Software
1 63 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.64%) vSphere
3 6 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.43%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.43%) XenApp
6 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.21%) NFS
7 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.11%) Docker
8 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.61%) SCCM
2 12 (1.28%) Control-M
3 10 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.75%) Puppet
5 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.43%) OpenView
7 3 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.32%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.21%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.21%) Netcool
8 2 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.11%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.11%) Ambari
9 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.11%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.11%) MOM
9 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.11%) Legato
Vendors
1 162 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.07%) Citrix
3 33 (3.53%) Oracle
4 32 (3.43%) HP
5 30 (3.21%) SAP
6 20 (2.14%) Adobe
7 18 (1.93%) VMware
8 17 (1.82%) Apple
9 14 (1.50%) Cisco
9 14 (1.50%) Remedy
10 13 (1.39%) TIBCO
10 13 (1.39%) Tableau
11 10 (1.07%) Symantec
12 8 (0.86%) Business Objects
13 7 (0.75%) NetApp
13 7 (0.75%) Google
13 7 (0.75%) MobileIron
14 6 (0.64%) Websense
14 6 (0.64%) AppSense
14 6 (0.64%) OpenText
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
City Test Limited
Rate: £600 per day This rate is negotiable for excellent skills match
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £70k - 80k per year + v good bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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Streamline Connections
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London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
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