Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 132 131
Rank change year-on-year +49 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing Law 33 102 138
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.86% 1.66% 1.98%
As % of the General category 3.59% 3.42% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 74 118
Median daily rate £506 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -7.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £207 £263
90th Percentile £693 £659 £600
Central London median daily rate £506 £445 £475
% change year-on-year +13.76% -6.32% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £24.25 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.48% -4.55% -
Central London median hourly rate £24.25 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +15.48% -4.55% -71.05%

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 919 2,985 3,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.69% 48.66% 52.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 2,257 2,844
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £338 £319
90th Percentile £700 £688 £694
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 68
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.92 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.34% +8.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £15.50 £11.25 £13.18
90th Percentile £61.65 £39.88 £37.09
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.83 £19.25
% change year-on-year +68.03% +8.21% +2.94%

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 28 September 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 28 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Law in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Validation
3 6 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) Public Sector
3 6 (18.18%) Business Case
4 5 (15.15%) Analytics
4 5 (15.15%) AWS
5 4 (12.12%) Open Source
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Information Management
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps
5 4 (12.12%) Decision-Making
6 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) Windows
6 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 3 (9.09%) Asset Management

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 (6.06%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) AWS
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) Azure
3 2 (6.06%) GCP
3 2 (6.06%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.06%) Power BI
2 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.03%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Gradle
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (18.18%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (9.09%) Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (6.06%) Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.06%) Forensic Investigator
3 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Programme Director
3 2 (6.06%) Risk Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow Developer
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.06%) Kafka
2 2 (6.06%) React
2 2 (6.06%) Redux
2 2 (6.06%) Sass
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
3 1 (3.03%) Anaconda
3 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.03%) GraphQL
3 1 (3.03%) Jest
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) PyTorch
3 1 (3.03%) TensorFlow
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.03%) Vert.x
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Blog
2 2 (6.06%) Taxonomies
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Equities
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Business Case
2 6 (18.18%) Validation
3 5 (15.15%) Analytics
4 4 (12.12%) Decision-Making
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps
4 4 (12.12%) Information Management
4 4 (12.12%) Open Source
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 3 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (6.06%) E-Discovery
6 2 (6.06%) Microservices
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) ES6
5 1 (3.03%) Java 8
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) R
5 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.06%) EnCE
5 1 (3.03%) APMP
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 17025
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.06%) EnCase
2 2 (6.06%) FTK
2 2 (6.06%) Terraform
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Grafana
3 1 (3.03%) Kibana
3 1 (3.03%) logstash
3 1 (3.03%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe
2 2 (6.06%) Cellebrite
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) Nuix
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.03%) Databricks
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Rapid7
3 1 (3.03%) Workday