The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 144 169 149
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing Legal 958 795 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.42% 1.49%
As % of the General category 4.61% 3.68% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 536 503
Median daily rate £415 £398 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 27
Median hourly rate £22.75 £19.25 £17.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +9.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £29.00 £41.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £15.25 £17.61
% change year-on-year
+155.73% -13.40%

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20771 21586 21508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.68% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13700 13327 13391
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 541 583
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.43 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.51 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £43.34 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -5.76%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Legal
Daily Rate Trend

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Legal
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Legal
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
England +15 878 £425 +6.25% 236
London +3 496 £450 +12.50% 132
South East +10 139 £350 - 23
City of London -1 88 £450 +12.50% 38
Berkshire +12 48 £345 -1.42% 2
Scotland +10 48 £361 -9.75% 9
North West +4 47 £350 +7.69% 19
West Midlands +24 46 £380 -1.29% 18
Yorkshire -3 41 £388 +6.16% 18
East of England -1 39 £400 -13.51% 6
Manchester +11 36 £350 +7.69% 12
West Yorkshire -1 32 £375 +2.04% 12
Hampshire +21 30 £380 -5.00% 2
Leeds -6 28 £356 +1.06% 9
Wales +19 27 £375 -3.22% 2
East Midlands +16 27 £395 -3.65% 11
North East -16 27 £250 -41.17% 1
Edinburgh +13 26 £500 +33.33% 4
South Wales +14 25 £375 -3.22% 2
Cardiff 0 24 £375 - 2
Tyne and Wear -16 23 £225 -47.05% 1
Birmingham +16 22 £300 -18.36% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 22 £225 -47.05%
Reading +4 18 £218 -65.20%
Nottinghamshire +7 16 £450 -2.70% 2
Surrey -14 16 £326 +9.66% 6
Cambridgeshire +16 15 £345 -19.76%
West Sussex -8 15 £230 -40.64%
Worthing - 14 £230 -
Cambridge +7 13 £345 -19.76%

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 with a requirement for Legal.

1 715 (39.81%) Finance
2 323 (17.98%) Law
3 307 (17.09%) Project Management
4 292 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
5 231 (12.86%) Microsoft
6 221 (12.31%) Windows
7 201 (11.19%) Banking
8 193 (10.75%) MS Office
9 172 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 165 (9.19%) Degree
11 162 (9.02%) SQL
12 152 (8.46%) ITIL
13 145 (8.07%) PRINCE2
14 141 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
15 132 (7.35%) Active Directory
16 131 (7.29%) Java
17 130 (7.24%) Risk Management
18 129 (7.18%) Information Security
19 128 (7.13%) MS Excel
20 117 (6.51%) Business Analysis
21 116 (6.46%) Windows 7
22 110 (6.12%) Security Cleared
23 109 (6.07%) Management Information System
24 108 (6.01%) Change Management
25 101 (5.62%) SQL Server
26 96 (5.35%) Telecoms
27 94 (5.23%) Migration
28 90 (5.01%) Unix
29 89 (4.96%) JavaScript
29 89 (4.96%) jQuery

Legal
Top Related IT Skills 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 54 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 35 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 29 (1.61%) CMS
5 19 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (0.89%) Node.js
7 10 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.50%) Apache
9 8 (0.45%) JBoss
9 8 (0.45%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.39%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.33%) Confluence
11 6 (0.33%) IIS
11 6 (0.33%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 193 (10.75%) MS Office
2 128 (7.13%) MS Excel
3 58 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.78%) MS Project
6 8 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 8 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (0.67%) SAP CO
1 12 (0.67%) SAP FI
1 12 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.39%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
4 6 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.33%) Relativity
4 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.33%) SAP SRM
4 6 (0.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 5 (0.28%) Magento
5 5 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.22%) HFM
6 4 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.89%) SaaS
4 14 (0.78%) PaaS
5 12 (0.67%) Mimecast
6 10 (0.56%) Office 365
7 9 (0.50%) IaaS
8 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.11%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.11%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.056%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.056%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.28%) WAN
2 38 (2.12%) LAN
2 38 (2.12%) VPN
3 34 (1.89%) Firewall
4 28 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.45%) Internet
6 24 (1.34%) Network Security
7 20 (1.11%) Wireless
8 15 (0.84%) DHCP
8 15 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (0.72%) Intranet
9 13 (0.72%) VoIP
10 12 (0.67%) DNS
10 12 (0.67%) SAN
11 10 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.50%) Extranet
13 8 (0.45%) IP Telephony
14 7 (0.39%) WebEx
15 6 (0.33%) HTTP
15 6 (0.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (1.73%) MongoDB
4 31 (1.73%) NoSQL
5 27 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.45%) Redis
7 23 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 19 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (0.67%) SAP BW
12 11 (0.61%) Big Data
12 11 (0.61%) DB2
13 10 (0.56%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (0.50%) MySQL
14 9 (0.50%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 55 (3.06%) Selenium
2 52 (2.90%) Cucumber
3 22 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.00%) JIRA
5 17 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.89%) Maven
7 12 (0.67%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.56%) MSBuild
8 10 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.45%) Ant
10 8 (0.45%) Subversion
11 7 (0.39%) Axure RP
11 7 (0.39%) JUnit
11 7 (0.39%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.33%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.28%) MSI
14 4 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 4 (0.22%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 715 (39.81%) Finance
2 323 (17.98%) Law
3 201 (11.19%) Banking
4 96 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 75 (4.18%) Marketing
6 60 (3.34%) Retail
7 58 (3.23%) Publishing
8 47 (2.62%) Investment Banking
9 34 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.84%) Front Office
11 24 (1.34%) Back Office
12 20 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.78%) Automotive
14 14 (0.78%) Billing
15 13 (0.72%) Advertising
16 10 (0.56%) Games
16 10 (0.56%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.45%) French Language
18 6 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 500 (27.84%) Analyst
2 243 (13.53%) Project Manager
3 210 (11.69%) Business Analyst
4 158 (8.80%) Developer
5 118 (6.57%) Architect
6 80 (4.45%) Consultant
7 77 (4.29%) Service Analyst
8 63 (3.51%) IT Analyst
9 59 (3.29%) Service Desk Analyst
9 59 (3.29%) Support Analyst
10 58 (3.23%) Legal Analyst
11 54 (3.01%) Designer
12 50 (2.78%) IT Manager
13 46 (2.56%) Security Analyst
14 44 (2.45%) IT Support
15 41 (2.28%) Content Designer
16 39 (2.17%) Senior Manager
17 36 (2.00%) Security Architect
18 33 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
19 31 (1.73%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (4.96%) jQuery
2 73 (4.06%) CSS
3 62 (3.45%) HTML
4 59 (3.29%) .NET
5 50 (2.78%) Web Services
6 36 (2.00%) XML
7 31 (1.73%) RESTful
8 29 (1.61%) HTML5
9 26 (1.45%) Kafka
10 24 (1.34%) Mojolicious
11 21 (1.17%) AngularJS
12 20 (1.11%) .NET Framework
12 20 (1.11%) REST
13 19 (1.06%) OAuth2
14 17 (0.95%) ASP.NET
15 16 (0.89%) SOAP
16 15 (0.84%) Ajax
17 14 (0.78%) Spring
18 12 (0.67%) CSS3
18 12 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 83 (4.62%) User Experience
4 63 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 44 (2.45%) Data Centre
6 29 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.34%) NHS
8 23 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.28%) e-Learning
9 22 (1.22%) Social Media
10 21 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
11 20 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
12 19 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.00%) PMI
14 17 (0.95%) Derivative
15 16 (0.89%) iPad
15 16 (0.89%) Replication
15 16 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 14 (0.78%) Cryptography
16 14 (0.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 221 (12.31%) Windows
2 116 (6.46%) Windows 7
3 90 (5.01%) Unix
4 61 (3.40%) Linux
5 47 (2.62%) Windows Server
6 38 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (2.12%) Windows XP
7 34 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 16 (0.89%) Android
11 13 (0.72%) Solaris
12 11 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.50%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.22%) zOS
16 3 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.11%) VMS
18 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (17.09%) Project Management
2 292 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 152 (8.46%) ITIL
5 145 (8.07%) PRINCE2
6 130 (7.24%) Risk Management
7 129 (7.18%) Information Security
8 117 (6.51%) Business Analysis
9 108 (6.01%) Change Management
10 94 (5.23%) Migration
11 86 (4.79%) Software Engineering
12 83 (4.62%) Data Protection
13 77 (4.29%) Document Management
14 71 (3.95%) TDD
15 70 (3.90%) OO
16 63 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
17 62 (3.45%) Service Management
18 60 (3.34%) Scrum
19 58 (3.23%) CRM
19 58 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 162 (9.02%) SQL
2 131 (7.29%) Java
3 89 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 74 (4.12%) Perl
5 58 (3.23%) C#
6 37 (2.06%) C++
7 35 (1.95%) C
8 34 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 31 (1.73%) PowerShell
10 26 (1.45%) Go
11 25 (1.39%) Scala
12 22 (1.22%) Python
13 20 (1.11%) Ruby
14 19 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.00%) VBA
16 15 (0.84%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.61%) Korn
18 9 (0.50%) PHP
18 9 (0.50%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 165 (9.19%) Degree
2 110 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 75 (4.18%) CISSP
4 51 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 50 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 47 (2.62%) PMP
7 32 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 29 (1.61%) CISM
8 29 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (1.56%) CLAS
10 22 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 21 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (1.11%) ISEB
13 19 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 16 (0.89%) MCP
15 13 (0.72%) DV Cleared
15 13 (0.72%) MOS
16 12 (0.67%) CCNA
16 12 (0.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.67%) QA
2 36 (2.00%) SLA
3 31 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.39%) MiFID
6 22 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 17 (0.95%) COBIT
8 15 (0.84%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (0.45%) FATCA
10 8 (0.45%) GxP
10 8 (0.45%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.33%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.28%) EMIR
12 5 (0.28%) ISO22301
12 5 (0.28%) RMADS
13 4 (0.22%) COREP
13 4 (0.22%) FINREP
System Software
1 132 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.06%) Docker
4 15 (0.84%) XenApp
5 11 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.56%) vSphere
7 6 (0.33%) Firmware
7 6 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.33%) NFS
7 6 (0.33%) XenServer
8 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.22%) LXC
10 3 (0.17%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.11%) vCloud
12 1 (0.056%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (1.61%) SCCM
2 27 (1.50%) Puppet
3 25 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.34%) Ansible
5 15 (0.84%) EnCase
6 9 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 9 (0.50%) HP SIM
6 9 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (0.39%) FTK
8 4 (0.22%) SCOM
9 3 (0.17%) Control-M
10 2 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.11%) WMI
11 1 (0.056%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.056%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.056%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.056%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.056%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 231 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 79 (4.40%) Citrix
3 62 (3.45%) Oracle
4 61 (3.40%) iManage
5 59 (3.29%) SAP
6 54 (3.01%) VMware
7 48 (2.67%) Cisco
8 30 (1.67%) HP
9 28 (1.56%) IBM
10 19 (1.06%) LANDesk
11 15 (0.84%) Adobe
11 15 (0.84%) Symantec
12 14 (0.78%) CheckPoint
13 13 (0.72%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.67%) Avaya
14 12 (0.67%) Google
14 12 (0.67%) Splunk
15 11 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.61%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.56%) Recommind
South East
Networking People
Rate: £650 - £900 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £10 to £20 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £190 - £220 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £651 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intech 7
Rate: strong salary and benefits from top employer
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive Salary, Life Assurance & Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £150 - 175 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + possible extensions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £9 - £13.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £30000 per annum + Pro rata
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £11.54 - £13.46 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago