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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 91 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 542 504 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.29% 2.10% 2.28%
As % of the General category 4.90% 4.69% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 355 377
Average daily rate
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£425 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 17
Average hourly rate £18.26 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.30 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £38.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
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
11068 10738 12506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.71% 44.84% 50.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7884 7472 8821
Average daily rate £477 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 150 169
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £39.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -12 120 £413 +10.00% 39
Docklands, London -8 4 £435 -19.06%
Croydon - 4 £350 -
Twickenham 0 3 £338 -6.89% 1
Harrow - 2 - - 1
Teddington - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £180 -
Canary Wharf -9 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £510 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 445 (43.54%) Finance
2 269 (26.32%) Law
3 229 (22.41%) Banking
4 182 (17.81%) Microsoft
5 165 (16.14%) Windows
6 141 (13.80%) Project Management
7 137 (13.41%) MS Excel
8 123 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (11.64%) SQL
10 110 (10.76%) MS Office
10 110 (10.76%) ITIL
11 102 (9.98%) Degree
12 96 (9.39%) Investment Banking
13 93 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 92 (9.00%) PRINCE2
14 92 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
15 90 (8.81%) Business Analysis
15 90 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
16 85 (8.32%) SQL Server
16 85 (8.32%) Change Management
17 82 (8.02%) Windows 7
18 77 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
18 77 (7.53%) Active Directory
19 76 (7.44%) .NET
19 76 (7.44%) Risk Management
20 66 (6.46%) JavaScript
21 60 (5.87%) HTML
22 53 (5.19%) Marketing
22 53 (5.19%) Analytics
23 51 (4.99%) SharePoint

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 46 (4.50%) WorkSite
3 35 (3.42%) Lync
4 22 (2.15%) CMS
5 21 (2.05%) MS Exchange
6 16 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (1.37%) Drupal
8 9 (0.88%) IIS
8 9 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.78%) Kentico
10 7 (0.68%) TYPO3
11 6 (0.59%) JBoss
11 6 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.59%) Node.js
12 5 (0.49%) Apache
13 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 137 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 110 (10.76%) MS Office
3 77 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (4.70%) MS Visio
5 29 (2.84%) MS Project
6 9 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
7 8 (0.78%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.29%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.20%) InDesign
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.098%) SPSS
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.098%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.098%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) SAP FI
1 7 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.39%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.29%) Algo Collateral
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.20%) Summit
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.20%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.20%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.78%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.68%) PaaS
2 7 (0.68%) Office 365
3 6 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.29%) SaaS
5 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.098%) IaaS
7 1 (0.098%) Heroku
7 1 (0.098%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.03%) VPN
2 25 (2.45%) Internet
3 22 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.05%) Firewall
5 17 (1.66%) Skype
5 17 (1.66%) SAN
6 16 (1.57%) DNS
6 16 (1.57%) WAN
7 15 (1.47%) Intranet
8 14 (1.37%) VoIP
9 13 (1.27%) LAN
9 13 (1.27%) DHCP
10 11 (1.08%) Network Security
11 10 (0.98%) SSL
11 10 (0.98%) Wireless
12 7 (0.68%) NAS
13 6 (0.59%) Extranet
13 6 (0.59%) HTTP
14 5 (0.49%) OSPF
14 5 (0.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.76%) QlikView
8 17 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.17%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.08%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.98%) IDOL
12 10 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.98%) MySQL
12 10 (0.98%) OLAP
13 7 (0.68%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.68%) Big Data
14 5 (0.49%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.96%) Subversion
2 16 (1.57%) JIRA
3 11 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.88%) TeamCity
4 9 (0.88%) Maven
5 8 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.59%) Selenium
8 5 (0.49%) MSI
8 5 (0.49%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.29%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.29%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.29%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.20%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.20%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.20%) Hudson
General
1 445 (43.54%) Finance
2 269 (26.32%) Law
3 229 (22.41%) Banking
4 96 (9.39%) Investment Banking
5 53 (5.19%) Marketing
6 47 (4.60%) Retail
7 40 (3.91%) Front Office
8 21 (2.05%) Back Office
9 20 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.47%) Publishing
11 14 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.17%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.78%) Billing
15 6 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.49%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.49%) Advertising
17 4 (0.39%) Automotive
17 4 (0.39%) French Language
18 3 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 344 (33.66%) Analyst
2 139 (13.60%) Business Analyst
3 136 (13.31%) Project Manager
4 120 (11.74%) Developer
5 73 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 47 (4.60%) Service Analyst
7 45 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
8 42 (4.11%) Architect
8 42 (4.11%) Trainer
9 39 (3.82%) Senior Manager
10 38 (3.72%) IT Trainer
11 35 (3.42%) Consultant
12 34 (3.33%) .NET Developer
13 31 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
14 28 (2.74%) Data Analyst
15 26 (2.54%) Senior Project Manager
16 23 (2.25%) Desktop Support
17 21 (2.05%) Web Developer
17 21 (2.05%) Desktop Analyst
18 19 (1.86%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (7.44%) .NET
2 60 (5.87%) HTML
3 35 (3.42%) CSS
4 32 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 29 (2.84%) AngularJS
6 28 (2.74%) ASP.NET
7 26 (2.54%) jQuery
8 22 (2.15%) HTML5
9 19 (1.86%) Web Services
9 19 (1.86%) XML
10 15 (1.47%) WCF
11 13 (1.27%) Entity Framework
12 12 (1.17%) JSON
12 12 (1.17%) Middleware
13 9 (0.88%) Spring
13 9 (0.88%) XSLT
13 9 (0.88%) LINQ
13 9 (0.88%) REST
13 9 (0.88%) CSS3
14 8 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.82%) Management Information System
2 39 (3.82%) User Experience
3 35 (3.42%) Blackberry
4 21 (2.05%) Fixed Income
4 21 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 20 (1.96%) E-Learning
6 19 (1.86%) Derivative
6 19 (1.86%) Visualisation
7 15 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.37%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.17%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.08%) BYOD
11 10 (0.98%) RIA
12 9 (0.88%) Equities
13 8 (0.78%) PMI
13 8 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 165 (16.14%) Windows
2 82 (8.02%) Windows 7
3 36 (3.52%) Windows XP
4 34 (3.33%) Linux
5 27 (2.64%) Android
6 26 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.54%) UNIX
7 18 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.68%) Solaris
12 6 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.098%) VMS
14 1 (0.098%) AIX
14 1 (0.098%) CentOS
14 1 (0.098%) zOS
14 1 (0.098%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (13.80%) Project Management
2 123 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (10.76%) ITIL
4 93 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (9.00%) PRINCE2
5 92 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (8.81%) Business Analysis
7 85 (8.32%) Change Management
8 76 (7.44%) Risk Management
9 53 (5.19%) Analytics
10 44 (4.31%) Migration
11 41 (4.01%) Content Management
11 41 (4.01%) Data Analysis
12 36 (3.52%) Workflow
13 35 (3.42%) ETL
14 34 (3.33%) Document Management
14 34 (3.33%) Target Operating Model
15 33 (3.23%) MVC
15 33 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
16 32 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 119 (11.64%) SQL
2 66 (6.46%) JavaScript
3 46 (4.50%) C#
4 42 (4.11%) Java
5 21 (2.05%) T-SQL
6 20 (1.96%) VBA
7 11 (1.08%) C
8 10 (0.98%) Perl
9 7 (0.68%) VB
9 7 (0.68%) VB.NET
9 7 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.39%) XPath
10 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.39%) XAML
11 3 (0.29%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.29%) PHP
11 3 (0.29%) Python
11 3 (0.29%) C++
11 3 (0.29%) R
12 2 (0.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 102 (9.98%) Degree
2 31 (3.03%) CISSP
3 24 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.25%) CISM
5 22 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.86%) ISEB
8 18 (1.76%) CISA
9 16 (1.57%) PMI Certification
10 15 (1.47%) PMP
11 14 (1.37%) CRISC
12 12 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.88%) MOS
15 8 (0.78%) ACCA
15 8 (0.78%) MCSE
15 8 (0.78%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.68%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.62%) QA
2 16 (1.57%) COBIT
3 10 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.78%) SLA
5 8 (0.78%) EMIR
6 7 (0.68%) MiFID
6 7 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.59%) COSO
7 6 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.39%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.39%) P3O
8 4 (0.39%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.29%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.29%) FATCA
9 3 (0.29%) Basel II
10 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.20%) Basel III
11 1 (0.098%) COREP
11 1 (0.098%) AIFMD
System Software
1 77 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.88%) XenApp
4 7 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.39%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.29%) vSphere
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.20%) NFS
8 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.20%) vCloud
9 1 (0.098%) Docker
9 1 (0.098%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.098%) Firmware
9 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.27%) SCCM
1 13 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.17%) Control-M
3 4 (0.39%) OpenView
3 4 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.39%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.29%) Puppet
4 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.20%) Nagios
5 2 (0.20%) Netcool
5 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.20%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.20%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.098%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.098%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 182 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.50%) Citrix
3 37 (3.62%) HP
4 36 (3.52%) Oracle
5 27 (2.64%) SAP
6 25 (2.45%) Cisco
7 22 (2.15%) VMware
8 20 (1.96%) Apple
9 19 (1.86%) Adobe
10 14 (1.37%) Remedy
11 12 (1.17%) Symantec
11 12 (1.17%) Tableau
12 11 (1.08%) Google
13 10 (0.98%) SolarWinds
14 8 (0.78%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.68%) CheckPoint
15 7 (0.68%) TIBCO
15 7 (0.68%) IBM
15 7 (0.68%) Riverbed
16 6 (0.59%) Dell
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £160 to £180 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + D.O.E
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £375 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woodford Green, Essex
Reed Technology
Rate: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago