Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 118 165
Rank change year-on-year -12 +47 -45
Contract jobs citing Law 167 199 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.88% 2.21% 1.23%
As % of the General category 3.94% 4.22% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 170 77
Central London median daily rate £450 £434 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +28.52% -20.59%
10th Percentile £214 £213 £163
90th Percentile £671 £588 £601
London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Central London median hourly rate - £13.75 -
London median hourly rate £46.50 £19.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +144.74% +40.74% -25.00%

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 4,235 4,716 3,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 47.72% 52.43% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,095 3,693 2,778
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £301 £325 £314
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 21
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% -3.45% -5.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.15 £12.37
90th Percentile £34.28 £52.50 £56.87
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.41
% change year-on-year - -7.82% +8.49%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -35 114 £473 +11.18% 82
Southwark -36 5 £650 +57.58%
West End of London -38 5 £505 +2.02%
City of Westminster -8 3 £550 +10.00%
Camden -4 1 £350 +5.66%
Law
London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 62 (37.13%) Legal
2 36 (21.56%) Windows
3 32 (19.16%) Microsoft
3 32 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (17.96%) Finance
4 30 (17.96%) Microservices
5 29 (17.37%) iManage
6 25 (14.97%) Active Directory
7 21 (12.57%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.98%) Information Security
9 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (10.78%) Kubernetes
10 18 (10.78%) Docker
10 18 (10.78%) DevOps
11 17 (10.18%) Windows 10
11 17 (10.18%) ITIL
11 17 (10.18%) Project Management
12 16 (9.58%) Sony
13 15 (8.98%) SQL
13 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (8.38%) Change Management
15 13 (7.78%) Migration
15 13 (7.78%) Office 365
16 12 (7.19%) VMware
16 12 (7.19%) Document Management
16 12 (7.19%) .NET
17 11 (6.59%) C#
17 11 (6.59%) Java
17 11 (6.59%) Firewall

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 9 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.99%) CMS
4 5 (2.99%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Elite 3E
2 4 (2.40%) Carpe Diem
2 4 (2.40%) Eikon
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.78%) Office 365
4 11 (6.59%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (6.59%) Serverless
5 5 (2.99%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.40%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.60%) GitHub
8 1 (0.60%) npm
8 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) Firewall
2 10 (5.99%) LAN
3 9 (5.39%) DNS
4 7 (4.19%) WAN
5 5 (2.99%) DHCP
5 5 (2.99%) Skype
5 5 (2.99%) Wireless
6 4 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.40%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (2.40%) VPN
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (1.20%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.20%) Extranet
7 2 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.20%) Network Security
7 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.60%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.99%) Power BI
2 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.40%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.80%) Big Data
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Selenium
2 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.80%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.20%) Gradle
5 2 (1.20%) Maven
5 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.60%) Babel
6 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.60%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.60%) git-flow
6 1 (0.60%) JIRA
6 1 (0.60%) Mockito
6 1 (0.60%) webpack
6 1 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 62 (37.13%) Legal
2 30 (17.96%) Finance
3 9 (5.39%) Retail
4 7 (4.19%) Banking
4 7 (4.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.40%) Front Office
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (26.35%) Analyst
2 26 (15.57%) Developer
3 15 (8.98%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.19%) Service Analyst
5 11 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.99%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Trainer
7 9 (5.39%) IT Manager
7 9 (5.39%) IT Trainer
8 8 (4.79%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.19%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Legal Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) IT Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (3.59%) IT Support
10 6 (3.59%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) .NET
2 11 (6.59%) REST
3 9 (5.39%) Web Services
4 7 (4.19%) .NET Core
4 7 (4.19%) RESTful
5 6 (3.59%) Node.js
5 6 (3.59%) Spring
6 5 (2.99%) React
6 5 (2.99%) SOAP
6 5 (2.99%) Spring Boot
6 5 (2.99%) XML
7 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.40%) Spring Security
8 3 (1.80%) GraphQL
8 3 (1.80%) Spring Batch
8 3 (1.80%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.20%) Apollo GraphQL
9 2 (1.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.60%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (0.60%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (5.39%) User Experience
2 6 (3.59%) e-Learning
3 5 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.99%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.20%) BYOD
6 2 (1.20%) Clustering
6 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.20%) Social Media
6 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.60%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) Tandem
7 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.56%) Windows
2 17 (10.18%) Windows 10
3 8 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.19%) Linux
4 7 (4.19%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.59%) Android
6 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.60%) Unix
9 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.96%) Microservices
3 21 (12.57%) E-Commerce
4 20 (11.98%) Information Security
5 18 (10.78%) DevOps
6 17 (10.18%) ITIL
6 17 (10.18%) Project Management
7 14 (8.38%) Change Management
8 13 (7.78%) Migration
9 12 (7.19%) Document Management
10 11 (6.59%) Scrum
11 10 (5.99%) Information Security Management
11 10 (5.99%) ISMS
11 10 (5.99%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.99%) Security Management
11 10 (5.99%) TDD
12 9 (5.39%) Machine Learning
12 9 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.98%) SQL
2 11 (6.59%) C#
2 11 (6.59%) Java
3 6 (3.59%) Java 8
3 6 (3.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.59%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.59%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.40%) Python
5 3 (1.80%) Ruby
6 2 (1.20%) C
7 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.60%) Haskell
7 1 (0.60%) OCaml
7 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.99%) CCNP
4 4 (2.40%) Degree
5 3 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.20%) CCIE
6 2 (1.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (1.20%) CISSP
6 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CCNA
7 1 (0.60%) CISM
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PMP
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 4 (2.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.80%) PMO
4 2 (1.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.60%) Basel II
5 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.78%) Docker
3 8 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (2.99%) vSphere
5 3 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.20%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) Kubernetes
2 11 (6.59%) Ansible
3 8 (4.79%) SCCM
4 7 (4.19%) Terraform
5 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.40%) Puppet
5 4 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.20%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.60%) Salt
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.37%) iManage
3 16 (9.58%) Sony
4 12 (7.19%) VMware
5 10 (5.99%) Aderant
5 10 (5.99%) Intapp
6 9 (5.39%) Cisco
7 5 (2.99%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.99%) Citrix
8 4 (2.40%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.40%) FactSet
8 4 (2.40%) Reuters
8 4 (2.40%) Speakerbus
8 4 (2.40%) Wallstreet Suite
9 3 (1.80%) Escenic
9 3 (1.80%) NetApp
9 3 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.20%) Adobe
10 2 (1.20%) Apple
10 2 (1.20%) Symantec