Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 142 120
Rank change year-on-year +26 -22 +22
Contract jobs citing Law 87 160 202
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.66% 1.78% 2.19%
As % of the General category 3.68% 3.63% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 105 174
Median daily rate £463 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +1.12% +0.85%
10th Percentile £266 £216 £291
90th Percentile £650 £675 £625
London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.73% -
10th Percentile £14.20 £21.00 £12.63
90th Percentile £29.40 £21.00 £15.08
London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £32.16
% change year-on-year -48.57% +8.83% +138.22%

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 2,367 4,402 4,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 45.15% 48.95% 53.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,646 3,206 3,808
Median daily rate £510 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
90th Percentile £694 £675 £700
London median daily rate £525 £525 £501
% change year-on-year - +4.90% +0.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 61
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.50% -5.77% +3.44%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £42.20 £48.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year +30.00% +6.95% +1.63%

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 6 April 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 +25 65 £450 -1.15% 36
City of Westminster +26 11 £625 +13.64%
West End of London +37 2 £525 -16.00%
Law
London

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 23 (26.44%) Legal
2 22 (25.29%) SQL
3 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.54%) Finance
5 13 (14.94%) Project Management
5 13 (14.94%) Oracle
6 12 (13.79%) Java
7 11 (12.64%) Windows
7 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
7 11 (12.64%) Data Protection
8 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (11.49%) Python
9 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
9 9 (10.34%) iManage
10 8 (9.20%) GDPR
10 8 (9.20%) Public Sector
10 8 (9.20%) Azure
10 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
11 7 (8.05%) HTML
11 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
11 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) QA
11 7 (8.05%) Power Platform
11 7 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (8.05%) Power BI

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 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) Drupal
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.15%) Relativity
2 1 (1.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Azure
2 7 (8.05%) Power Platform
3 4 (4.60%) AWS
4 3 (3.45%) GitHub
5 2 (2.30%) GCP
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.15%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (1.15%) npm
6 1 (1.15%) Office 365
6 1 (1.15%) PaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Firewall
1 3 (3.45%) FTP
1 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.30%) Network Security
2 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.30%) WAN
3 1 (1.15%) DHCP
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) LAN
3 1 (1.15%) MPLS
3 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.15%) SAN
3 1 (1.15%) Skype
3 1 (1.15%) VLAN
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
3 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.05%) Power BI
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.45%) Adabas
5 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (1.15%) Big Data
7 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.15%) Lumira
7 1 (1.15%) MS Access
7 1 (1.15%) MySQL
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.15%) Babel
3 1 (1.15%) gulp
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Moq
3 1 (1.15%) MSTest
3 1 (1.15%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.15%) webpack
General
1 23 (26.44%) Legal
2 17 (19.54%) Finance
3 8 (9.20%) Public Sector
4 5 (5.75%) Marketing
5 4 (4.60%) Police
6 3 (3.45%) Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Electronics
6 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.30%) Advertising
8 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) Analyst
3 7 (8.05%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
4 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
4 4 (4.60%) Consultant
4 4 (4.60%) Data Scientist
4 4 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (3.45%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (3.45%) Architect
5 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 3 (3.45%) Intapp Developer
5 3 (3.45%) IT Support
5 3 (3.45%) Product Owner
6 2 (2.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (2.30%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (2.30%) Active Directory Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) HTML
2 6 (6.90%) CSS
2 6 (6.90%) SOAP
3 5 (5.75%) .NET
3 5 (5.75%) REST
4 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.60%) jQuery
4 4 (4.60%) XML
5 3 (3.45%) CSS3
5 3 (3.45%) HTML5
5 3 (3.45%) Node.js
5 3 (3.45%) React
5 3 (3.45%) Web Services
6 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.30%) JSON
6 2 (2.30%) RESTful
6 2 (2.30%) Sass
6 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.90%) User Experience
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.94%) Project Management
3 11 (12.64%) Data Protection
4 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.90%) Document Management
6 6 (6.90%) ETL
6 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.75%) Line Management
7 5 (5.75%) Machine Learning
7 5 (5.75%) Migration
8 4 (4.60%) Analytics
8 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.60%) Data Science
8 4 (4.60%) Front End Development
8 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.60%) Project Delivery
8 4 (4.60%) SDLC
8 4 (4.60%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) Java
3 10 (11.49%) Python
4 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.75%) C#
7 3 (3.45%) JCL
7 3 (3.45%) Natural
8 2 (2.30%) Perl
8 2 (2.30%) R
8 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) Java 8
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) Scala
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) DV Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) CCNA
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.15%) CCNP
5 1 (1.15%) CIPD
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) GDPR
2 7 (8.05%) QA
3 2 (2.30%) PMO
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.15%) vSphere
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) SCCM
2 2 (2.30%) EnCase
3 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Oracle
2 9 (10.34%) iManage
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Intapp
4 3 (3.45%) Aderant
4 3 (3.45%) Remedy
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) Software AG
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Mitel
5 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.15%) Recommind
6 1 (1.15%) Tableau
6 1 (1.15%) Workday
6 1 (1.15%) Zscaler