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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 109 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing Legal 412 494 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.93% 2.20% 1.92%
As % of the General category 4.17% 4.75% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 336 263
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 9
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £11.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.03%
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
9872 10399 10549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.17% 46.41% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6975 7278 7569
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 202 118
Average hourly rate £19.01 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.87 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 -10 110 £410 +2.43% 41
Canary Wharf +10 9 £613 +13.95%
Docklands, London +5 2 - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 3
Harrow - - - -
Romford - - - - 3
Sidcup - - - - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 343 (39.38%) Finance
2 194 (22.27%) Law
3 192 (22.04%) Banking
4 148 (16.99%) Project Management
5 124 (14.24%) Microsoft
6 112 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
7 110 (12.63%) MS Excel
8 108 (12.40%) Windows
9 105 (12.06%) MS Office
10 97 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 96 (11.02%) Degree
12 93 (10.68%) SQL
13 83 (9.53%) PRINCE2
14 81 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
15 71 (8.15%) Investment Banking
16 70 (8.04%) ITIL
16 70 (8.04%) SQL Server
17 68 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
18 61 (7.00%) Business Analysis
19 60 (6.89%) Active Directory
20 57 (6.54%) Windows 7
21 55 (6.31%) Risk Management
22 52 (5.97%) Analytics
23 50 (5.74%) MS Visio
23 50 (5.74%) .NET
23 50 (5.74%) Marketing
24 49 (5.63%) Retail
25 48 (5.51%) Management Information System
26 44 (5.05%) Oracle
27 43 (4.94%) Migration

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.79%) WorkSite
3 28 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (1.61%) IIS
5 14 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.26%) Lync
7 9 (1.03%) CMS
8 6 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.34%) Apache
10 3 (0.34%) JBoss
10 3 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.34%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 110 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 105 (12.06%) MS Office
3 50 (5.74%) MS Visio
4 39 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (3.56%) MS Project
6 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) InDesign
7 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (1.38%) SAP BPC
2 6 (0.69%) SAP WM
2 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.69%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.34%) HFM
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.57%) Office 365
2 2 (0.23%) GitHub
2 2 (0.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.23%) Force.com
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.11%) PaaS
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.44%) Internet
2 19 (2.18%) VPN
3 16 (1.84%) Firewall
4 11 (1.26%) DNS
4 11 (1.26%) WAN
5 10 (1.15%) Intranet
6 9 (1.03%) LAN
7 8 (0.92%) DHCP
7 8 (0.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (0.80%) Network Security
9 6 (0.69%) SAN
10 5 (0.57%) HTTP
11 4 (0.46%) FTP
12 3 (0.34%) SNMP
12 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.34%) SMS
12 3 (0.34%) PBX
13 2 (0.23%) VoIP
13 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (2.18%) QlikView
8 17 (1.95%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.49%) Big Data
11 11 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.15%) Spotfire
13 9 (1.03%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.03%) MySQL
13 9 (1.03%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.80%) SAP BW
15 7 (0.80%) HBase
16 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Subversion
1 11 (1.26%) JIRA
2 9 (1.03%) Maven
3 8 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.69%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.57%) Selenium
7 4 (0.46%) Hudson
7 4 (0.46%) NUnit
7 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.34%) MSI
8 3 (0.34%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.23%) JUnit
9 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.23%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 343 (39.38%) Finance
2 194 (22.27%) Law
3 192 (22.04%) Banking
4 71 (8.15%) Investment Banking
5 50 (5.74%) Marketing
6 49 (5.63%) Retail
7 42 (4.82%) Front Office
8 27 (3.10%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.41%) Billing
10 20 (2.30%) Publishing
11 17 (1.95%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.38%) Financial Institution
13 11 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (1.15%) Back Office
14 10 (1.15%) Local Government
15 9 (1.03%) French Language
16 6 (0.69%) Advertising
17 5 (0.57%) Games
18 4 (0.46%) General Ledger
19 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 264 (30.31%) Analyst
2 135 (15.50%) Project Manager
3 108 (12.40%) Business Analyst
4 102 (11.71%) Developer
5 51 (5.86%) Consultant
6 36 (4.13%) Support Analyst
7 35 (4.02%) Architect
8 29 (3.33%) Senior Manager
8 29 (3.33%) Service Analyst
9 28 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
10 23 (2.64%) Data Analyst
10 23 (2.64%) Senior Project Manager
11 22 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
12 21 (2.41%) Coordinator
13 19 (2.18%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (2.07%) .NET Developer
14 18 (2.07%) SAP Consultant
14 18 (2.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 16 (1.84%) Banking Business Analyst
15 16 (1.84%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.74%) .NET
2 36 (4.13%) HTML
3 23 (2.64%) CSS
4 21 (2.41%) Web Services
5 17 (1.95%) ASP.NET
6 16 (1.84%) jQuery
7 15 (1.72%) XML
7 15 (1.72%) SOAP
8 14 (1.61%) REST
8 14 (1.61%) HTML5
9 12 (1.38%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.15%) CSS3
10 10 (1.15%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.03%) Visualforce
12 8 (0.92%) MDX
13 7 (0.80%) Middleware
13 7 (0.80%) WCF
14 6 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (0.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (0.69%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.02%) Blackberry
4 24 (2.76%) Derivative
5 21 (2.41%) User Experience
6 17 (1.95%) Visualisation
7 16 (1.84%) Open Source
8 15 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.61%) Credit Risk
10 13 (1.49%) PMI
11 11 (1.26%) Social Media
12 9 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.03%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.03%) E-Learning
12 9 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.92%) Freedom of Information Act
13 8 (0.92%) Equities
13 8 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
13 8 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.40%) Windows
2 57 (6.54%) Windows 7
3 32 (3.67%) Linux
4 26 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (2.53%) UNIX
6 19 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.84%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.38%) Android
8 12 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.46%) Solaris
11 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.23%) AIX
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (16.99%) Project Management
2 112 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (9.53%) PRINCE2
5 70 (8.04%) ITIL
6 68 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (7.00%) Business Analysis
8 55 (6.31%) Risk Management
9 52 (5.97%) Analytics
10 43 (4.94%) Migration
11 41 (4.71%) CRM
11 41 (4.71%) Change Management
12 35 (4.02%) Document Management
13 34 (3.90%) Service Delivery
14 32 (3.67%) Information Security
15 31 (3.56%) Asset Management
16 30 (3.44%) Scrum
16 30 (3.44%) Service Management
17 29 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (10.68%) SQL
2 38 (4.36%) Java
3 31 (3.56%) C#
4 29 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.61%) Python
6 13 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.15%) VB
7 10 (1.15%) VBA
8 9 (1.03%) Apex Code
9 8 (0.92%) C
10 7 (0.80%) PHP
10 7 (0.80%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.80%) C++
11 4 (0.46%) Perl
11 4 (0.46%) R
12 2 (0.23%) Scala
12 2 (0.23%) VBScript
12 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 96 (11.02%) Degree
2 28 (3.21%) PMI Certification
3 27 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.64%) CISSP
5 21 (2.41%) PMP
6 18 (2.07%) ISEB
7 14 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.61%) CISM
7 14 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.49%) APMP
8 13 (1.49%) MOS
8 13 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.03%) CEH
10 8 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.92%) MCSE
11 7 (0.80%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.69%) EnCE
12 6 (0.69%) MCITP
12 6 (0.69%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.76%) QA
2 18 (2.07%) SLA
3 16 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.15%) EMIR
5 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.69%) P3O
7 5 (0.57%) FATCA
7 5 (0.57%) GAAP
7 5 (0.57%) COBIT
8 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.34%) COSO
9 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.23%) Basel II
10 2 (0.23%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.11%) Basel III
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 60 (6.89%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.03%) XenDesktop
4 7 (0.80%) vSphere
4 7 (0.80%) Terminal Server
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.69%) XenApp
6 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.46%) NFS
8 3 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.11%) HDFS
10 1 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (2.53%) SCCM
2 6 (0.69%) Control-M
2 6 (0.69%) Puppet
3 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.57%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.34%) SCOM
4 3 (0.34%) EdgeSight
4 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.11%) OpenView
6 1 (0.11%) Legato
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 124 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.05%) Oracle
3 35 (4.02%) SAP
3 35 (4.02%) Citrix
4 27 (3.10%) VMware
5 16 (1.84%) HP
6 15 (1.72%) Interwoven
7 12 (1.38%) Tableau
8 11 (1.26%) Adobe
9 10 (1.15%) Cisco
9 10 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.15%) TIBCO
10 9 (1.03%) IBM
10 9 (1.03%) OpenText
10 9 (1.03%) MobileIron
11 8 (0.92%) AppSense
11 8 (0.92%) Hyperion
12 6 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.69%) NetApp
12 6 (0.69%) Cognos
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wembley
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £575 - £650 per month
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £522.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £27.00 - £32.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day - 3 Month Contract +
Posted: 3 days ago