Period
to 8 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 8 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 136 119
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +13
Contract jobs citing Law 64 111 156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.55% 1.63% 2.20%
As % of the General category 3.46% 3.08% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 85 136
Median daily rate £456 £451 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.28% +4.46% -3.63%
10th Percentile £259 £215 £306
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £463 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +2.78% +1.12% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 -
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year - +52.73% -89.81%

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,848 3,601 3,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.72% 52.72% 55.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,333 2,724 3,094
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £305 £313 £325
90th Percentile £694 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 52
Median hourly rate £27.09 £21.00 £21.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.99% -0.53% +2.89%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.46 £11.87
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.41 £38.50
Median hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.23
% change year-on-year +45.00% -5.77% +3.33%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Law as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the City of London

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Law in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Law in the City of London

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Law in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Law in the City of London

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Law in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Law in the City of London

Law
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Law in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Law in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 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 City of London region with a requirement for Law.

1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Legal
2 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.06%) Project Management
3 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (12.50%) Windows
4 8 (12.50%) Python
4 8 (12.50%) Azure
5 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle
5 7 (10.94%) Java
5 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (9.38%) ETL
6 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
6 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
7 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.81%) SCCM
7 5 (7.81%) QA
7 5 (7.81%) Machine Learning
7 5 (7.81%) Line Management
7 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.81%) HTML
8 4 (6.25%) Migration

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Drupal
2 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.56%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.56%) Relativity
2 1 (1.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Power Platform
3 3 (4.69%) AWS
4 2 (3.13%) GCP
4 2 (3.13%) GitHub
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.56%) AWS Step Functions
5 1 (1.56%) npm
5 1 (1.56%) Office 365
5 1 (1.56%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Firewall
1 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 2 (3.13%) Network Security
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Skype
3 1 (1.56%) VLAN
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.25%) Power BI
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) Adabas
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.56%) Lumira
5 1 (1.56%) MS Access
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) ClearQuest
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Babel
2 1 (1.56%) gulp
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
1 13 (20.31%) Legal
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Police
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.25%) Consultant
4 4 (6.25%) Data Scientist
4 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (4.69%) IT Support
5 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Product Owner
6 2 (3.13%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.13%) Legal Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) HTML
2 4 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (4.69%) CSS3
3 3 (4.69%) HTML5
3 3 (4.69%) jQuery
4 2 (3.13%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) Ajax
4 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.13%) JSON
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) React
4 2 (3.13%) REST
4 2 (3.13%) Sass
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) Spring
5 1 (1.56%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.56%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.06%) Project Management
3 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.38%) ETL
5 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.81%) Line Management
5 5 (7.81%) Machine Learning
6 4 (6.25%) Data Science
6 4 (6.25%) Front End Development
6 4 (6.25%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) SDLC
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.69%) Analytics
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.69%) Project Delivery
8 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.13%) MODAF
8 2 (3.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) Python
3 7 (10.94%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) JCL
6 2 (3.13%) Natural
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) R
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Java 8
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Scala
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) CCNA
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) CIPD
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) EnCase
3 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco
2 2 (3.13%) iManage
2 2 (3.13%) Mitel
2 2 (3.13%) Remedy
2 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.13%) Software AG
2 2 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.56%) Apple
3 1 (1.56%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.56%) Intapp
3 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.56%) Minitab
3 1 (1.56%) Recommind
3 1 (1.56%) Tableau
3 1 (1.56%) Workday
3 1 (1.56%) Zscaler