Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 118 137
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 +12
Contract jobs citing Law 180 156 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.97% 1.95% 1.68%
As % of the General category 4.03% 3.72% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 122 119
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £263 £201 £213
90th Percentile £625 £624 £638
London median daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £76.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.05% - -
London median hourly rate £37.50 £76.00 -
% change year-on-year -50.66% - -

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 4,471 4,196 4,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.03% 52.33% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,361 3,289 3,343
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £313 £319 £306
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 45 28
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.54 £55.56
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -8.05%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Law in Central London

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Law in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in Central London

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in Central London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in Central London

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 21 September 2018. 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 0 143 £475 +11.76% 92
City of Westminster -2 4 £600 +33.48%
West End of London -27 4 £490 +15.29% 33
Southwark - 1 £525 -
Law
London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 59 (32.78%) Legal
2 44 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.00%) Finance
4 28 (15.56%) Microservices
5 26 (14.44%) Windows
5 26 (14.44%) TDD
6 24 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (12.22%) .NET
8 21 (11.67%) Microsoft
8 21 (11.67%) Windows 10
9 20 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 20 (11.11%) Project Management
10 19 (10.56%) Sony
10 19 (10.56%) C#
11 18 (10.00%) iManage
12 17 (9.44%) Document Management
12 17 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (9.44%) Scrum
13 15 (8.33%) Banking
14 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
14 14 (7.78%) Active Directory
14 14 (7.78%) Kubernetes
15 13 (7.22%) SQL
15 13 (7.22%) .NET Core
15 13 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (6.67%) ITIL
16 12 (6.67%) Asset Management
17 11 (6.11%) Retail
17 11 (6.11%) Docker

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 10 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (1.67%) IIS
2 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.11%) Drupal
3 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.11%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Carpe Diem
2 4 (2.22%) Elite 3E
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.11%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.56%) Office 365
4 6 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.78%) Serverless
6 4 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.11%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.11%) NuGet
7 2 (1.11%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.11%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.89%) Firewall
2 4 (2.22%) LAN
2 4 (2.22%) VPN
2 4 (2.22%) WAN
3 3 (1.67%) Network Security
3 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.67%) VoIP
3 3 (1.67%) WebEx
4 2 (1.11%) Internet
4 2 (1.11%) Wireless
5 1 (0.56%) DHCP
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) DSL
5 1 (0.56%) H.323
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) SMS
5 1 (0.56%) VLAN
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
2 7 (3.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.78%) Big Data
3 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) Power BI
7 1 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.22%) JIRA
3 4 (2.22%) Xcode
4 3 (1.67%) Selenium
4 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.56%) Appium
6 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.56%) Calabash
6 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.56%) JUnit
6 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.56%) Robotium
6 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (32.78%) Legal
2 36 (20.00%) Finance
3 15 (8.33%) Banking
4 11 (6.11%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.67%) Marketing
7 2 (1.11%) Back Office
7 2 (1.11%) Billing
7 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (27.22%) Analyst
2 29 (16.11%) Developer
3 19 (10.56%) Business Analyst
4 18 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 17 (9.44%) Trainer
6 15 (8.33%) IT Trainer
7 12 (6.67%) Architect
8 10 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) IT Analyst
10 7 (3.89%) Legal Analyst
10 7 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.33%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.33%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.78%) IT Manager
12 5 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.22%) .NET
2 13 (7.22%) .NET Core
3 7 (3.89%) Node.js
3 7 (3.89%) React
4 6 (3.33%) REST
4 6 (3.33%) Web Services
5 5 (2.78%) HTML
5 5 (2.78%) RESTful
5 5 (2.78%) Spring
5 5 (2.78%) Spring Boot
6 4 (2.22%) Spring Batch
6 4 (2.22%) Spring MVC
6 4 (2.22%) Spring Security
7 3 (1.67%) CSS
7 3 (1.67%) Laravel
8 2 (1.11%) Android SDK
8 2 (1.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.11%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.11%) SOAP
8 2 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.78%) e-Learning
4 5 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.67%) Fintech
5 3 (1.67%) iPhone
6 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.56%) CESG
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.56%) HTC Vive
7 1 (0.56%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.56%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.44%) Windows
2 21 (11.67%) Windows 10
3 11 (6.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.89%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.33%) Android
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.11%) Linux
7 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.56%) Microservices
3 26 (14.44%) TDD
4 20 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 20 (11.11%) Project Management
5 17 (9.44%) Document Management
5 17 (9.44%) Scrum
5 17 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 12 (6.67%) ITIL
7 10 (5.56%) DevOps
7 10 (5.56%) Migration
8 9 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.44%) BDD
9 8 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.44%) Data Protection
9 8 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.89%) SDLC
10 7 (3.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.56%) C#
2 13 (7.22%) SQL
3 10 (5.56%) Java
3 10 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.22%) Java 8
4 4 (2.22%) PHP
4 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.22%) VB
4 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.67%) Apple Swift
5 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.67%) VBA
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) ES6
6 1 (0.56%) Go
6 1 (0.56%) MUMPS
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) Python
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.33%) Degree
2 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.67%) IIBA
5 2 (1.11%) CCNP
5 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) MOS
6 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) QA
2 8 (4.44%) PMO
3 6 (3.33%) GCP
4 4 (2.22%) SLA
5 3 (1.67%) GDPR
6 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 14 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.11%) Docker
3 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.11%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (7.78%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.33%) Terraform
3 3 (1.67%) SCCM
4 2 (1.11%) Ansible
4 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.56%) Kibana
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.56%) Sony
3 18 (10.00%) iManage
4 8 (4.44%) Citrix
5 6 (3.33%) Oracle
6 5 (2.78%) Aderant
6 5 (2.78%) Cisco
6 5 (2.78%) Intapp
6 5 (2.78%) SAP
7 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.22%) Escenic
7 4 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.22%) VMware
8 3 (1.67%) Mitel
9 2 (1.11%) Adobe
9 2 (1.11%) Apple
9 2 (1.11%) Ariba
9 2 (1.11%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.11%) Qualys
9 2 (1.11%) Zscaler