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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 126 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Legal 411 494 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.92% 2.11% 1.99%
As % of the General category 4.37% 4.56% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 380 309
Median daily rate £443 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -1.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.88 £14.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-30.70% -38.04%
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
9415 10845 10521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.09% 46.41% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6957 7821 7433
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 118 137
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.17 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 92 £425 +6.25% 46
Croydon -9 5 £343 -11.61%
Bromley - 4 - -
Uxbridge +4 2 - - 1
Feltham -5 2 £328 -16.02%
Hammersmith - 2 £154 - 1
Brentford - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +6 1 - -
Southwark -2 1 - -
Westminster -17 1 £625 +220.51% 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 331 (36.06%) Finance
2 236 (25.71%) Law
3 150 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (15.80%) Project Management
5 133 (14.49%) Windows
6 129 (14.05%) Banking
7 124 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 102 (11.11%) MS Office
9 96 (10.46%) SQL
9 96 (10.46%) ITIL
10 93 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 89 (9.69%) Degree
12 78 (8.50%) Active Directory
13 76 (8.28%) SQL Server
14 75 (8.17%) MS Excel
15 74 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
16 72 (7.84%) Business Analysis
17 71 (7.73%) Information Security
18 65 (7.08%) Risk Management
18 65 (7.08%) Document Management
19 64 (6.97%) PRINCE2
20 63 (6.86%) Change Management
20 63 (6.86%) Windows 7
21 62 (6.75%) Scrum
22 60 (6.54%) Citrix
23 50 (5.45%) Management Information System
24 45 (4.90%) iManage
25 43 (4.68%) Cisco
25 43 (4.68%) Data Protection
26 42 (4.58%) Marketing

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.05%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.09%) CMS
5 10 (1.09%) IIS
6 6 (0.65%) Confluence
6 6 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.44%) nginx
8 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.33%) Documentum
9 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.33%) FileNet
9 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.33%) Jetty
9 3 (0.33%) LiveLink
9 3 (0.33%) SAS
9 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 102 (11.11%) MS Office
2 75 (8.17%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.63%) MS Project
5 7 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.65%) Relativity
2 6 (0.65%) SAP CO
2 6 (0.65%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (0.65%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 4 (0.44%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.33%) SAP GTS
4 3 (0.33%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.22%) FastStats
5 2 (0.22%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.31%) Office 365
3 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.22%) IaaS
6 2 (0.22%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.22%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
7 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.59%) Firewall
2 28 (3.05%) Internet
3 27 (2.94%) WAN
4 25 (2.72%) LAN
5 21 (2.29%) VPN
6 18 (1.96%) Network Security
7 15 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (1.42%) DHCP
8 13 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.42%) VoIP
9 12 (1.31%) DNS
10 11 (1.20%) SAN
10 11 (1.20%) Wireless
11 10 (1.09%) WebEx
12 8 (0.87%) EIGRP
12 8 (0.87%) Intranet
13 7 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.65%) Extranet
14 6 (0.65%) HTTP
14 6 (0.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.98%) MySQL
9 7 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (1.74%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.53%) JIRA
3 12 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.54%) Mercurial
5 5 (0.54%) MSI
6 4 (0.44%) Subversion
7 3 (0.33%) Ant
7 3 (0.33%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.33%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.33%) JUnit
7 3 (0.33%) Maven
7 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.22%) Grunt
8 2 (0.22%) gulp
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.22%) Selenium
8 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 331 (36.06%) Finance
2 236 (25.71%) Law
3 129 (14.05%) Banking
4 42 (4.58%) Marketing
5 38 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 36 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.83%) Back Office
8 25 (2.72%) Retail
9 22 (2.40%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.85%) Publishing
11 14 (1.53%) Front Office
12 9 (0.98%) Billing
12 9 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.65%) Games
15 3 (0.33%) Advertising
15 3 (0.33%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.22%) French Language
16 2 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 266 (28.98%) Analyst
2 111 (12.09%) Project Manager
3 107 (11.66%) Business Analyst
4 62 (6.75%) Architect
5 57 (6.21%) Developer
6 45 (4.90%) Support Analyst
7 44 (4.79%) Legal Analyst
8 31 (3.38%) IT Analyst
8 31 (3.38%) Security Analyst
9 30 (3.27%) Trainer
10 29 (3.16%) Service Analyst
11 27 (2.94%) Consultant
12 26 (2.83%) IT Support
13 24 (2.61%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (2.51%) Information Analyst
15 22 (2.40%) Information Security Analyst
15 22 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
16 20 (2.18%) Desktop Support
16 20 (2.18%) IT Manager
16 20 (2.18%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.25%) .NET
2 33 (3.59%) HTML
3 28 (3.05%) XML
4 26 (2.83%) CSS
5 22 (2.40%) Web Services
6 19 (2.07%) HTML5
7 18 (1.96%) jQuery
8 17 (1.85%) .NET Framework
9 14 (1.53%) ASP.NET
9 14 (1.53%) JSON
9 14 (1.53%) REST
10 13 (1.42%) SOAP
11 12 (1.31%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.20%) CSS3
13 10 (1.09%) Node.js
14 7 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (0.76%) Spring
15 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (0.65%) MDX
15 6 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 38 (4.14%) Blackberry
3 38 (4.14%) User Experience
4 19 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
4 19 (2.07%) Freedom of Information
5 17 (1.85%) e-Learning
5 17 (1.85%) Virtual Team
6 16 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.31%) Derivative
7 12 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.20%) CESG
8 11 (1.20%) Equities
8 11 (1.20%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.20%) Market Risk
9 10 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
9 10 (1.09%) NHS
10 9 (0.98%) iPad
10 9 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 133 (14.49%) Windows
2 63 (6.86%) Windows 7
3 37 (4.03%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.05%) Linux
5 25 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.63%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.42%) Android
10 12 (1.31%) Unix
11 10 (1.09%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.87%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.33%) VMS
14 1 (0.11%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (15.80%) Project Management
3 96 (10.46%) ITIL
4 93 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (7.84%) Business Analysis
6 71 (7.73%) Information Security
7 65 (7.08%) Document Management
7 65 (7.08%) Risk Management
8 64 (6.97%) PRINCE2
9 63 (6.86%) Change Management
10 62 (6.75%) Scrum
11 43 (4.68%) Data Protection
12 42 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (4.47%) Migration
14 37 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (3.92%) CRM
16 33 (3.59%) Service Management
17 32 (3.49%) Programme Management
17 32 (3.49%) Service Delivery
18 30 (3.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 96 (10.46%) SQL
2 32 (3.49%) T-SQL
3 29 (3.16%) C#
4 28 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.61%) Java
6 13 (1.42%) C
6 13 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.31%) VB.NET
8 8 (0.87%) C++
9 7 (0.76%) Ruby
9 7 (0.76%) VBScript
10 6 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.54%) VBA
12 4 (0.44%) Perl
12 4 (0.44%) PHP
13 3 (0.33%) Groovy
13 3 (0.33%) Python
13 3 (0.33%) XPath
14 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 89 (9.69%) Degree
2 39 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.70%) CISSP
4 22 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (2.07%) CISM
7 18 (1.96%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.63%) ISEB
8 15 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.53%) PMI Certification
9 14 (1.53%) PMP
10 13 (1.42%) CCNA
10 13 (1.42%) CCNP
11 10 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
12 9 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.87%) CLAS
13 8 (0.87%) CRISC
13 8 (0.87%) MCP
14 7 (0.76%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.18%) QA
2 19 (2.07%) MiFID
3 16 (1.74%) SLA
4 14 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.31%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.87%) COBIT
8 6 (0.65%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.44%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.33%) FATCA
12 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.22%) RMADS
13 1 (0.11%) BS7799
13 1 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
13 1 (0.11%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 78 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.63%) XenApp
4 12 (1.31%) vSphere
5 9 (0.98%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.76%) Docker
6 7 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.54%) XenServer
9 4 (0.44%) LXC
9 4 (0.44%) NFS
9 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.44%) vCloud
10 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.22%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.22%) Firmware
11 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (2.94%) SCCM
2 15 (1.63%) EnCase
3 14 (1.53%) Puppet
4 13 (1.42%) Ansible
4 13 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.76%) FTK
5 7 (0.76%) SCOM
6 4 (0.44%) WSUS
7 3 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.33%) WMI
8 2 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.22%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.22%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.11%) Control-M
9 1 (0.11%) DameWare
9 1 (0.11%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 124 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.54%) Citrix
3 45 (4.90%) iManage
4 43 (4.68%) Cisco
5 39 (4.25%) VMware
6 36 (3.92%) Oracle
7 28 (3.05%) SAP
8 15 (1.63%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.20%) F5
9 11 (1.20%) HP
10 10 (1.09%) Google
10 10 (1.09%) Recommind
10 10 (1.09%) Tableau
11 9 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (0.98%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.87%) Rackspace
13 7 (0.76%) Interwoven
13 7 (0.76%) Juniper
13 7 (0.76%) LANDesk
13 7 (0.76%) Nuix
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day Initial 3 Month Contract - likely extended
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £550 - £620 per day + a likelihood of extension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Which?
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London / West End
The Personal Support Unit
Rate: Up to £19,380 per annum prorated for 6 months
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
83Zero
Rate: From £200 to £210 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago