Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 127 124
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +28
Contract jobs citing Law 94 138 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.58% 1.96% 1.93%
As % of the General category 3.35% 3.71% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 116 114
City of London median daily rate £425 £475 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +12.09% +6.94%
10th Percentile £201 £242 £202
90th Percentile £660 £584 £588
Central London median daily rate £430 £475 £423
% change year-on-year -9.47% +12.43% -3.43%
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 £26.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +20.45% +29.41% -

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 2,807 3,722 3,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.23% 52.96% 57.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,139 2,876 3,227
City of London median daily rate £523 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.48% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
90th Percentile £700 £688 £700
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 64 37
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -6.71% +0.61%
10th Percentile £12.01 £13.00 £12.73
90th Percentile £33.25 £37.09 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.32% -1.20%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Moorgate -3 1 - -
London Bridge - 1 £345 -
Law
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 32 (34.04%) Legal
2 22 (23.40%) Windows
3 18 (19.15%) Finance
3 18 (19.15%) DevOps
3 18 (19.15%) Microservices
4 17 (18.09%) Azure
5 16 (17.02%) Test Automation
6 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.89%) Active Directory
7 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (13.83%) AWS
8 13 (13.83%) Ansible
8 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure as Code
9 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
9 12 (12.77%) Puppet
9 12 (12.77%) Windows 10
9 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
10 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
11 10 (10.64%) Terraform
11 10 (10.64%) Linux
11 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.57%) Python
12 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
12 9 (9.57%) QA
12 9 (9.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (8.51%) C#
13 8 (8.51%) iManage
14 7 (7.45%) GCP
14 7 (7.45%) React

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 4 (4.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) Azure
2 13 (13.83%) AWS
3 7 (7.45%) GCP
4 6 (6.38%) Office 365
5 3 (3.19%) GitHub
6 2 (2.13%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (2.13%) PaaS
6 2 (2.13%) SaaS
7 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.06%) IaaS
7 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Firewall
1 2 (2.13%) LAN
1 2 (2.13%) NAS
1 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (2.13%) SAN
1 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.13%) WAN
1 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.06%) DNS
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.06%) IPsec
2 1 (1.06%) Network Security
2 1 (1.06%) Skype
2 1 (1.06%) VLAN
2 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Big Data
3 2 (2.13%) DB2
3 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (7.45%) Selenium
4 3 (3.19%) MSTest
4 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.19%) Ranorex
4 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.13%) Moq
5 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (34.04%) Legal
2 18 (19.15%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Public Sector
4 6 (6.38%) Banking
5 5 (5.32%) Publishing
6 3 (3.19%) Marketing
7 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.13%) Police
8 1 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Billing
8 1 (1.06%) Electronics
8 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Analyst
2 17 (18.09%) Developer
3 11 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (7.45%) Legal Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.32%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (5.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Junior
6 5 (5.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (5.32%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (4.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
1 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
1 7 (7.45%) Node.js
1 7 (7.45%) React
2 6 (6.38%) CSS
2 6 (6.38%) HTML
3 5 (5.32%) RESTful
4 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.19%) Redux
5 3 (3.19%) REST
5 3 (3.19%) SOAP
5 3 (3.19%) Swagger
5 3 (3.19%) Web Services
6 2 (2.13%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.13%) Express
6 2 (2.13%) Fluent NHibernate
6 2 (2.13%) NHibernate
6 2 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.19%) Blog
3 3 (3.19%) e-Learning
3 3 (3.19%) Social Media
4 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.13%) CCTV
4 2 (2.13%) Clustering
4 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) iPhone
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) W3C
5 1 (1.06%) BYOD
5 1 (1.06%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Windows 10
3 10 (10.64%) Linux
4 9 (9.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.19%) Unix
6 2 (2.13%) Android
6 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.13%) Solaris
6 2 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) DevOps
1 18 (19.15%) Microservices
2 16 (17.02%) Test Automation
3 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.83%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (7.45%) Data Science
6 7 (7.45%) ITIL
7 6 (6.38%) Analytics
7 6 (6.38%) Change Management
7 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Automation
7 6 (6.38%) Migration
7 6 (6.38%) Project Management
7 6 (6.38%) SDLC
7 6 (6.38%) Workflow
8 5 (5.32%) Information Security
8 5 (5.32%) MVC
8 5 (5.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.57%) Python
3 8 (8.51%) C#
4 7 (7.45%) SQL
5 5 (5.32%) Java
6 4 (4.26%) Perl
6 4 (4.26%) VBA
7 3 (3.19%) R
7 3 (3.19%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.13%) Go
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
8 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.06%) Ruby
9 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) IIBA
4 2 (2.13%) CISSP
4 2 (2.13%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.13%) MBA
5 1 (1.06%) APMP
5 1 (1.06%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.06%) CCSA
5 1 (1.06%) CCSE
5 1 (1.06%) CEH
5 1 (1.06%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) IISP
5 1 (1.06%) OSCP
5 1 (1.06%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.06%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) PMO
3 2 (2.13%) WCAG
4 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.06%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) Docker
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Ansible
2 12 (12.77%) Puppet
3 10 (10.64%) Terraform
4 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.45%) SCCM
5 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.06%) CASB
6 1 (1.06%) Nessus
6 1 (1.06%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) iManage
3 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.26%) VMware
4 3 (3.19%) Citrix
4 3 (3.19%) EMC
4 3 (3.19%) Intapp
4 3 (3.19%) Sony
5 2 (2.13%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco
5 2 (2.13%) Google
5 2 (2.13%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) NetApp
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle
5 2 (2.13%) Reuters
5 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.13%) Sybase
5 2 (2.13%) Veritas
5 2 (2.13%) Wyse