Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 137 120
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 +40
Contract jobs citing Law 76 121 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 1.77% 2.05%
As % of the General category 3.47% 3.33% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 97 125
City of London median daily rate £425 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +14.71% +41.67%
10th Percentile £158 £207 £200
90th Percentile £650 £625 £608
Central London median daily rate £445 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -8.72% +14.71% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 - £13.75

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 2,191 3,633 4,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.29% 53.19% 56.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,642 2,761 3,205
City of London median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £309 £290 £325
90th Percentile £700 £688 £700
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 49
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -10.95% -3.45%
10th Percentile £12.45 £13.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.09 £34.05
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £21.23
% change year-on-year +12.30% -11.90% -2.41%

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 January 2020.

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 January 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Law
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (27.63%) Legal
2 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 17 (22.37%) Windows
3 16 (21.05%) Azure
4 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.16%) SQL
7 9 (11.84%) Python
7 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.84%) AWS
8 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.53%) Project Management
8 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (10.53%) DevOps
8 8 (10.53%) Microservices
8 8 (10.53%) Windows 10
9 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.21%) QA
9 7 (9.21%) SCCM
10 6 (7.89%) Banking
10 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
10 6 (7.89%) Machine Learning
10 6 (7.89%) Java
10 6 (7.89%) GCP
10 6 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (6.58%) Data Science
11 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure as Code
11 5 (6.58%) Public Sector

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 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.32%) CMS
1 1 (1.32%) IIS
1 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.32%) Relativity
2 1 (1.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Azure
2 9 (11.84%) AWS
3 6 (7.89%) GCP
4 4 (5.26%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.95%) GitHub
5 3 (3.95%) Office 365
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.32%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
1 2 (2.63%) LAN
1 2 (2.63%) Network Security
1 2 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) IPsec
2 1 (1.32%) MPLS
2 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.32%) VLAN
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.26%) Power BI
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.32%) MS Access
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (5.26%) Selenium
3 3 (3.95%) MSTest
3 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) Moq
4 2 (2.63%) Postman
4 2 (2.63%) Ranorex
4 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (27.63%) Legal
2 17 (22.37%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.95%) Retail
6 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Police
7 1 (1.32%) Publishing
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Active Directory Support
4 5 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (6.58%) IT Support
4 5 (6.58%) Legal Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Data Scientist
5 4 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
1 4 (5.26%) CSS
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) jQuery
2 3 (3.95%) React
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.63%) Express
3 2 (2.63%) Fluent NHibernate
3 2 (2.63%) NHibernate
3 2 (2.63%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) Redux
3 2 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.32%) CSS3
4 1 (1.32%) Laravel
4 1 (1.32%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.32%) REST
4 1 (1.32%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.63%) iPhone
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
3 2 (2.63%) W3C
4 1 (1.32%) Blog
4 1 (1.32%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.32%) iSeries
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.58%) Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Unix
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.53%) DevOps
3 8 (10.53%) Microservices
3 8 (10.53%) Project Management
3 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.89%) Machine Learning
6 5 (6.58%) Data Protection
6 5 (6.58%) Data Science
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (5.26%) Change Management
7 4 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Automation
7 4 (5.26%) Project Delivery
7 4 (5.26%) SDLC
8 3 (3.95%) Information Security Management
8 3 (3.95%) ITSM
8 3 (3.95%) MVC
8 3 (3.95%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) Python
3 6 (7.89%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) C#
5 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.63%) Go
7 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) R
7 2 (2.63%) VBA
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) APMP
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) CCNP
4 1 (1.32%) CCSA
4 1 (1.32%) CCSE
4 1 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (1.32%) CIPD
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) IIBA
4 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) GDPR
2 2 (2.63%) PMO
2 2 (2.63%) WCAG
3 1 (1.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) Docker
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) Ansible
2 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.58%) Puppet
3 4 (5.26%) Terraform
4 1 (1.32%) EnCase
4 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) iManage
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco
4 3 (3.95%) Intapp
4 3 (3.95%) Sony
5 2 (2.63%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.63%) Mitel
5 2 (2.63%) Reuters
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Wyse
6 1 (1.32%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.32%) NetApp
6 1 (1.32%) Tableau
6 1 (1.32%) Zend