Period
to 13 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Law
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 138 130
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing Law 41 157 182
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.60% 1.88% 1.99%
As % of the General category 3.18% 4.01% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 97 147
Median daily rate £450 £437 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -8.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £210 £263
90th Percentile £598 £678 £630
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Median hourly rate £24.25 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.48% -4.55% -71.05%
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -50.59% -44.08%

Law is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,289 3,918 4,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 50.16% 47.00% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 2,961 3,582
Median daily rate £513 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% -0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £319 £338 £325
90th Percentile £689 £675 £700
London median daily rate £530 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +0.95% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 65
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.70 £13.28
90th Percentile £48.23 £57.38 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +59.09% -10.20% +15.16%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Law as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Law in Central London

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Law in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Law in Central London

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Law in Central London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Law in Central London

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Law in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Law in Central London

Law
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Law in Central London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Law in Central London

Law
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 40 £450 - 17
Law
London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Law.

1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) Public Sector
4 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (12.20%) AWS
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Open Source
6 4 (9.76%) Analytics
6 4 (9.76%) Line Management
6 4 (9.76%) DevOps
6 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.76%) Python
6 4 (9.76%) Windows
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 4 (9.76%) Validation
6 4 (9.76%) Finance
6 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.76%) Information Management
7 3 (7.32%) Marketing
7 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
7 3 (7.32%) QA
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Azure
2 3 (7.32%) GCP
2 3 (7.32%) SaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) FTP
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Skype
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Adabas
1 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.88%) Power BI
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.44%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Gradle
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.07%) Public Sector
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Police
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Development Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) Kafka
3 2 (4.88%) React
3 2 (4.88%) Redux
3 2 (4.88%) Sass
4 1 (2.44%) Anaconda
4 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.44%) GraphQL
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) Jest
4 1 (2.44%) PyTorch
4 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.44%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.44%) Vert.x
4 1 (2.44%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Blog
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Analytics
4 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Information Management
4 4 (9.76%) Line Management
4 4 (9.76%) Open Source
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Validation
5 3 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (7.32%) Decision-Making
5 3 (7.32%) Defect Management
5 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
5 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
5 3 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) JCL
4 3 (7.32%) Natural
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) ES6
6 1 (2.44%) Java 8
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) R
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) APMP
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) PMP
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) EnCase
3 1 (2.44%) Grafana
3 1 (2.44%) Kibana
3 1 (2.44%) logstash
3 1 (2.44%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
2 3 (7.32%) Remedy
2 3 (7.32%) Software AG
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.44%) Databricks
4 1 (2.44%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.44%) Mitel
4 1 (2.44%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.44%) Workday