Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 122 119
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Law 114 142 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.77% 2.05% 1.87%
As % of the General category 3.62% 3.87% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 118 97
City of London median daily rate £451 £444 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -9.49% +13.29%
10th Percentile £263 £312 £298
90th Percentile £713 £638 £642
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £76.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% -71.05% +237.78%

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 3,147 3,666 3,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.92% 53.05% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,345 2,883 2,600
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.95% +0.05%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £320
90th Percentile £688 £712 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 34
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.38 £15.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +28.41% -20.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.98 £12.52
90th Percentile £83.50 £38.47 £29.98
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £15.98
% change year-on-year -1.18% +32.98% -23.90%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Law as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Law in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in the City of London

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in the City of London

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law in the City of London

Law
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
London Bridge - 4 £345 -
Law
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Law.

1 42 (36.84%) Legal
2 28 (24.56%) Windows
2 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
3 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.05%) Finance
5 23 (20.18%) Microservices
6 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (16.67%) DevOps
8 16 (14.04%) Kubernetes
8 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (13.16%) Windows 10
9 15 (13.16%) iManage
10 14 (12.28%) Project Management
11 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
11 13 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (10.53%) .NET
12 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 12 (10.53%) Migration
13 11 (9.65%) C#
14 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
14 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
14 10 (8.77%) Ansible
14 10 (8.77%) Machine Learning
14 10 (8.77%) Terraform
14 10 (8.77%) Data Science
14 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure as Code
15 9 (7.89%) .NET Core
15 9 (7.89%) Jenkins
15 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
15 9 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.75%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.88%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.14%) Office 365
4 6 (5.26%) SaaS
5 3 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.63%) PaaS
5 3 (2.63%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.75%) IaaS
6 2 (1.75%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (1.75%) Serverless
7 1 (0.88%) GitHub
7 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.63%) DHCP
3 3 (2.63%) DNS
3 3 (2.63%) LAN
3 3 (2.63%) Network Security
3 3 (2.63%) WAN
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.88%) DMZ
5 1 (0.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.88%) RS-422
5 1 (0.88%) Skype
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) VLAN
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Big Data
3 4 (3.51%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.63%) Power BI
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) Babel
5 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.88%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.88%) git-flow
5 1 (0.88%) Mockito
5 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 42 (36.84%) Legal
2 24 (21.05%) Finance
3 9 (7.89%) Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.51%) Publishing
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Analyst
2 16 (14.04%) Developer
3 13 (11.40%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) IT Trainer
5 9 (7.89%) Trainer
6 7 (6.14%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Legal IT Trainer
9 4 (3.51%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Security Project Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) .NET Core
3 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (7.02%) React
4 5 (4.39%) Node.js
5 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.51%) RESTful
6 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.75%) CSS
6 2 (1.75%) HTML
6 2 (1.75%) Redux
6 2 (1.75%) Web Services
7 1 (0.88%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.88%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.88%) Kafka
7 1 (0.88%) REST
7 1 (0.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.88%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.39%) e-Learning
1 5 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (4.39%) Social Media
2 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.51%) User Experience
3 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.88%) BYOD
4 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.56%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Windows 10
3 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.26%) Android
5 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.39%) Linux
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.88%) Unix
8 1 (0.88%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.18%) Microservices
3 19 (16.67%) DevOps
4 14 (12.28%) Project Management
5 12 (10.53%) Migration
6 10 (8.77%) Data Science
6 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (8.77%) Machine Learning
6 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
7 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.89%) Information Security
8 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.14%) Document Management
9 7 (6.14%) SOA
10 6 (5.26%) Practice Management
10 6 (5.26%) Scrum
10 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) C#
2 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.02%) SQL
4 5 (4.39%) Java
4 5 (4.39%) VBA
5 4 (3.51%) Python
6 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.88%) Haskell
8 1 (0.88%) Java 8
8 1 (0.88%) OCaml
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) R
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) CISSP
1 5 (4.39%) Degree
1 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.75%) CISM
3 2 (1.75%) CISMP
3 2 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) IIBA
4 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCNA
4 1 (0.88%) CCNP
4 1 (0.88%) CEH
4 1 (0.88%) IISP
4 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.88%) OSCP
4 1 (0.88%) SANS
4 1 (0.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.02%) Docker
3 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (3.51%) vSphere
5 2 (1.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (14.04%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.77%) Ansible
2 10 (8.77%) Terraform
3 8 (7.02%) Puppet
3 8 (7.02%) SCCM
4 5 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.75%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.88%) CASB
6 1 (0.88%) Nessus
6 1 (0.88%) Nmap
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) iManage
3 7 (6.14%) Cisco
4 6 (5.26%) VMware
5 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.51%) NetApp
6 3 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.63%) Sony
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) Apple
7 2 (1.75%) F5
7 2 (1.75%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.75%) Symantec
8 1 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.88%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.88%) Meraki
8 1 (0.88%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) Splunk
8 1 (0.88%) Tableau