Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 125 120
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +35
Contract jobs citing Law 147 187 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.94% 2.06% 2.02%
As % of the General category 4.24% 4.02% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 138 131
Central London median daily rate £430 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +12.43% -3.43%
10th Percentile £200 £249 £189
90th Percentile £650 £592 £588
London median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Central London median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +29.41% -
London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -24.29% +79.49% -

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 3,468 4,655 4,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 45.74% 51.17% 55.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,620 3,487 3,542
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £688
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 73 47
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -7.32% -1.20%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.06 £12.73
90th Percentile £31.50 £37.09 £33.69
London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% +10.00%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 97 £425 -10.53% 58
City of Westminster +8 10 £525 -12.50% 1
West End of London +26 5 £388 -18.42% 1
Southwark +8 2 £398 -35.10%
Law
London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 46 (31.29%) Legal
2 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
3 40 (27.21%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (21.77%) Windows
5 29 (19.73%) ITIL
6 28 (19.05%) Office 365
7 25 (17.01%) Information Security
8 24 (16.33%) Finance
8 24 (16.33%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (15.65%) Information Security Management
9 23 (15.65%) Security Management
9 23 (15.65%) Sony
9 23 (15.65%) ISMS
10 22 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 21 (14.29%) Windows 10
12 20 (13.61%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
13 18 (12.24%) C#
13 18 (12.24%) iManage
13 18 (12.24%) DevOps
13 18 (12.24%) Microservices
14 17 (11.56%) Azure
14 17 (11.56%) SQL
14 17 (11.56%) .NET
14 17 (11.56%) Test Automation
15 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
16 14 (9.52%) Document Management
16 14 (9.52%) Windows 7
16 14 (9.52%) Public Sector

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 4 (2.72%) IIS
2 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (27.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.05%) Office 365
2 17 (11.56%) Azure
3 13 (8.84%) AWS
4 7 (4.76%) GCP
5 3 (2.04%) GitHub
5 3 (2.04%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.36%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (1.36%) PaaS
6 2 (1.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) G Suite
7 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.68%) IaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Firewall
1 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.36%) DNS
2 2 (1.36%) LAN
2 2 (1.36%) NAS
2 2 (1.36%) Network Security
2 2 (1.36%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.36%) SAN
2 2 (1.36%) WAN
2 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) IPsec
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) VLAN
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.04%) Big Data
3 3 (2.04%) Power BI
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.36%) DB2
4 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (4.76%) MSTest
3 7 (4.76%) Selenium
4 6 (4.08%) Moq
4 6 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.40%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.04%) Ranorex
6 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.36%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.36%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (31.29%) Legal
2 24 (16.33%) Finance
3 14 (9.52%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.76%) Banking
5 6 (4.08%) Marketing
6 5 (3.40%) Police
6 5 (3.40%) Publishing
7 4 (2.72%) Electronics
7 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Billing
9 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (32.65%) Analyst
2 29 (19.73%) Developer
3 27 (18.37%) Service Analyst
3 27 (18.37%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (6.12%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.44%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.44%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.76%) Legal Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.40%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (3.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) IT Support
9 5 (3.40%) Junior
9 5 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.56%) .NET
2 12 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.80%) CSS
3 10 (6.80%) HTML
4 9 (6.12%) RESTful
5 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.76%) Node.js
6 7 (4.76%) React
6 7 (4.76%) SOAP
7 6 (4.08%) .NET Framework
7 6 (4.08%) jQuery
7 6 (4.08%) NHibernate
7 6 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.72%) Fluent NHibernate
9 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.04%) Redux
9 3 (2.04%) REST
9 3 (2.04%) Swagger
9 3 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.72%) W3C
5 3 (2.04%) Blog
5 3 (2.04%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.04%) Social Media
6 2 (1.36%) CCTV
6 2 (1.36%) Clustering
6 2 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.36%) iPhone
6 2 (1.36%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) BYOD
7 1 (0.68%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.77%) Windows
2 21 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 14 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 10 (6.80%) Linux
5 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.04%) Unix
6 2 (1.36%) Android
6 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.36%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.36%) Solaris
6 2 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.73%) ITIL
2 25 (17.01%) Information Security
3 23 (15.65%) Information Security Management
3 23 (15.65%) ISMS
3 23 (15.65%) Security Management
4 22 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.24%) DevOps
5 18 (12.24%) Microservices
6 17 (11.56%) Test Automation
7 14 (9.52%) Document Management
8 13 (8.84%) Infrastructure as Code
9 11 (7.48%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.48%) Project Management
10 10 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.12%) MVC
11 9 (6.12%) Scrum
11 9 (6.12%) TDD
12 8 (5.44%) Analytics
12 8 (5.44%) BDD
12 8 (5.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
2 18 (12.24%) C#
3 17 (11.56%) SQL
4 9 (6.12%) Python
5 5 (3.40%) Java
5 5 (3.40%) VBA
6 4 (2.72%) Perl
6 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.04%) R
7 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.36%) Go
8 2 (1.36%) PHP
8 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) Degree
5 3 (2.04%) IIBA
5 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.36%) CISSP
6 2 (1.36%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.36%) MBA
7 1 (0.68%) APMP
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCSA
7 1 (0.68%) CCSE
7 1 (0.68%) CEH
7 1 (0.68%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) IISP
7 1 (0.68%) OSCP
7 1 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) PMO
3 4 (2.72%) WCAG
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) PMBOK
System Software
1 21 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) Docker
3 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) Ansible
2 12 (8.16%) Puppet
3 10 (6.80%) Terraform
4 8 (5.44%) SCCM
5 7 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.72%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.68%) CASB
7 1 (0.68%) Nessus
7 1 (0.68%) Nmap
Vendors
1 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.65%) Sony
3 18 (12.24%) iManage
4 7 (4.76%) Intapp
5 5 (3.40%) Citrix
6 4 (2.72%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.72%) SAP
6 4 (2.72%) VMware
7 3 (2.04%) Aderant
7 3 (2.04%) EMC
8 2 (1.36%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.36%) Google
8 2 (1.36%) NetApp
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle
8 2 (1.36%) Reuters
8 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.36%) Sybase
8 2 (1.36%) Veritas
8 2 (1.36%) Wyse