Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 124 130
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 +60
Contract jobs citing Law 181 143 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.94% 1.88% 1.86%
As % of the General category 3.90% 3.70% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 119 134
Central London median daily rate £456 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +5.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £290 £259 £200
90th Percentile £638 £637 £638
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £76.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.05% +237.78% +66.67%
London median hourly rate £44.50 £17.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +161.76% -16.05% +30.65%

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 4,639 3,860 4,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.84% 50.72% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,563 3,004 3,456
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £325 £314 £306
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 33
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.69 £37.82 £47.45
London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.30 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -2 145 £450 -5.26% 135
City of Westminster -5 5 £575 +27.78% 5
West End of London -23 2 £575 +39.39% 17
Law
London

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 61 (33.70%) Legal
2 43 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.89%) Windows
4 33 (18.23%) Document Management
5 30 (16.57%) Microsoft
6 28 (15.47%) SQL
6 28 (15.47%) Finance
7 26 (14.36%) iManage
8 25 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (13.26%) .NET
9 24 (13.26%) SQL Server
9 24 (13.26%) Microservices
10 22 (12.15%) Windows 10
11 21 (11.60%) C#
11 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Office
12 20 (11.05%) Active Directory
13 18 (9.94%) Kubernetes
14 16 (8.84%) Banking
15 15 (8.29%) TDD
15 15 (8.29%) Project Management
15 15 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (7.73%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (7.73%) Docker
16 14 (7.73%) GCP
16 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Excel
16 14 (7.73%) JavaScript
17 13 (7.18%) Citrix
17 13 (7.18%) Office 365
18 12 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (6.08%) Scrum

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 8 (4.42%) IIS
2 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.55%) CMS
3 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) Chatbot
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Elite 3E
2 5 (2.76%) Carpe Diem
2 5 (2.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (1.10%) Relativity
3 2 (1.10%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.55%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.55%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (7.18%) Office 365
5 2 (1.10%) NuGet
6 1 (0.55%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.55%) SaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.31%) Firewall
2 5 (2.76%) HTTP
3 3 (1.66%) Network Security
3 3 (1.66%) VPN
3 3 (1.66%) WebEx
4 2 (1.10%) Internet
4 2 (1.10%) LAN
4 2 (1.10%) SAN
4 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.10%) VoIP
4 2 (1.10%) WAN
4 2 (1.10%) Wireless
5 1 (0.55%) DHCP
5 1 (0.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.55%) H.323
5 1 (0.55%) NAS
5 1 (0.55%) Skype
5 1 (0.55%) SMS
5 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.42%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.87%) Blockchain
3 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.21%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.10%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.55%) IDOL
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) Power BI
7 1 (0.55%) QlikView
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.31%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.21%) PeopleTools
4 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.10%) JIRA
5 2 (1.10%) Xcode
6 1 (0.55%) Appium
6 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.55%) Calabash
6 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.55%) JUnit
6 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.55%) MSI
6 1 (0.55%) Robotium
6 1 (0.55%) Selenium
6 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (33.70%) Legal
2 28 (15.47%) Finance
3 16 (8.84%) Banking
4 5 (2.76%) Back Office
4 5 (2.76%) Retail
5 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.10%) Billing
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (30.39%) Analyst
2 38 (20.99%) Developer
3 25 (13.81%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.29%) Architect
4 15 (8.29%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.63%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.52%) C# Developer
7 9 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (4.97%) Legal Analyst
7 9 (4.97%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.97%) Trainer
8 7 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.87%) IT Analyst
8 7 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.31%) Consultant
9 6 (3.31%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.31%) IT Trainer
10 5 (2.76%) Agile Developer
10 5 (2.76%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.26%) .NET
2 11 (6.08%) XML
3 10 (5.52%) HTML
4 9 (4.97%) REST
4 9 (4.97%) SOAP
4 9 (4.97%) Web Services
5 8 (4.42%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.87%) CSS
7 6 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (3.31%) Node.js
8 5 (2.76%) .NET Core
8 5 (2.76%) JSON
8 5 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (2.21%) React
10 3 (1.66%) Laravel
11 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.10%) Redux
11 2 (1.10%) XSLT
12 1 (0.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.76%) e-Learning
3 5 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.66%) iPhone
6 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.10%) Fintech
6 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.55%) Bitcoin
7 1 (0.55%) CESG
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.55%) IPTV
7 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.89%) Windows
2 22 (12.15%) Windows 10
3 10 (5.52%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.21%) Android
6 4 (2.21%) Linux
6 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.55%) Unix
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.23%) Document Management
3 24 (13.26%) Microservices
4 15 (8.29%) Project Management
4 15 (8.29%) TDD
5 12 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (6.08%) Asset Management
6 11 (6.08%) Business Analysis
6 11 (6.08%) DevOps
6 11 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (6.08%) Scrum
7 10 (5.52%) E-Commerce
7 10 (5.52%) ITIL
7 10 (5.52%) User Stories
8 9 (4.97%) Migration
8 9 (4.97%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.42%) Data Protection
9 8 (4.42%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.47%) SQL
2 21 (11.60%) C#
3 14 (7.73%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.97%) Java
5 7 (3.87%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.31%) Go
7 5 (2.76%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.21%) PHP
8 4 (2.21%) VB
8 4 (2.21%) XPath
9 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.66%) VBA
10 2 (1.10%) C
10 2 (1.10%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.55%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.66%) Degree
4 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) CCNA
5 1 (0.55%) CCNP
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) MCSE
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.73%) GCP
2 7 (3.87%) GDPR
3 6 (3.31%) PMO
3 6 (3.31%) QA
4 4 (2.21%) SLA
5 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 20 (11.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.73%) Docker
3 6 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.10%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (9.94%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.42%) Terraform
3 4 (2.21%) Ansible
3 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.21%) Puppet
3 4 (2.21%) SCCM
4 3 (1.66%) CASB
5 2 (1.10%) Salt
5 2 (1.10%) WSUS
6 1 (0.55%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.55%) Kibana
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.36%) iManage
3 13 (7.18%) Citrix
4 11 (6.08%) Intapp
5 10 (5.52%) Sony
6 8 (4.42%) VMware
7 6 (3.31%) Cognos
7 6 (3.31%) Google
8 5 (2.76%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (2.21%) Cisco
9 4 (2.21%) Oracle
10 3 (1.66%) Apigee
10 3 (1.66%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.66%) SAP
11 2 (1.10%) Aderant
11 2 (1.10%) Apple
11 2 (1.10%) Hummingbird
11 2 (1.10%) InterSystems
11 2 (1.10%) Qualys
11 2 (1.10%) Zscaler