Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 123 131
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +41
Contract jobs citing Law 147 130 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.09% 1.97% 1.68%
As % of the General category 4.03% 3.60% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 106 99
City of London median daily rate £475 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% -1.39% +35.85%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £213
90th Percentile £638 £648 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £444 £450
% change year-on-year +7.04% -1.39% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 - £22.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £76.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -71.05% +237.78% +66.67%

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 3,645 3,609 3,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.75% 54.62% 53.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,830 2,850 3,025
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £306
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 25
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.30% +4.24% +1.45%
10th Percentile £13.78 £13.43 £11.10
90th Percentile £29.39 £32.00 £33.15
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% -4.76%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 - 2 £275 -
Law
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 51 (34.69%) Legal
2 37 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.69%) Windows
3 26 (17.69%) Microservices
4 25 (17.01%) Finance
5 22 (14.97%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (14.97%) Document Management
5 22 (14.97%) iManage
6 21 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (13.61%) TDD
7 20 (13.61%) .NET
7 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
8 19 (12.93%) C#
9 17 (11.56%) Project Management
9 17 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (11.56%) Windows 10
9 17 (11.56%) Kubernetes
10 16 (10.88%) Banking
11 14 (9.52%) SQL
11 14 (9.52%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.16%) Docker
13 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (6.80%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (6.80%) .NET Core
14 10 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (6.80%) GCP
14 10 (6.80%) Citrix
14 10 (6.80%) Scrum
15 9 (6.12%) Retail
15 9 (6.12%) Active Directory

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 8 (5.44%) CMS
2 4 (2.72%) IIS
3 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.36%) Chatbot
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (2.04%) Elite 3E
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (4.08%) Office 365
5 2 (1.36%) NuGet
5 2 (1.36%) Serverless
6 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.68%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.68%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) Firewall
1 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.04%) LAN
2 3 (2.04%) WAN
2 3 (2.04%) WebEx
3 2 (1.36%) HTTP
3 2 (1.36%) Internet
3 2 (1.36%) SAN
3 2 (1.36%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) DHCP
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) DSL
4 1 (0.68%) H.323
4 1 (0.68%) NAS
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.68%) Skype
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (4.08%) Blockchain
4 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.04%) Big Data
6 2 (1.36%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) Power BI
7 1 (0.68%) QlikView
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.04%) Xcode
4 2 (1.36%) JIRA
4 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.68%) Appium
5 1 (0.68%) Calabash
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) JUnit
5 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.68%) MSI
5 1 (0.68%) Robotium
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (34.69%) Legal
2 25 (17.01%) Finance
3 16 (10.88%) Banking
4 9 (6.12%) Retail
5 4 (2.72%) Marketing
6 3 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.36%) Billing
7 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (29.25%) Analyst
2 27 (18.37%) Developer
3 23 (15.65%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.80%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.80%) Architect
6 9 (6.12%) Legal Analyst
7 7 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.08%) Trainer
9 5 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.72%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (2.72%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) IT Trainer
10 4 (2.72%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.61%) .NET
2 10 (6.80%) .NET Core
3 6 (4.08%) REST
3 6 (4.08%) Web Services
4 5 (3.40%) HTML
4 5 (3.40%) Node.js
4 5 (3.40%) XML
5 4 (2.72%) React
5 4 (2.72%) SOAP
6 3 (2.04%) CSS
6 3 (2.04%) Spring
6 3 (2.04%) Spring Batch
6 3 (2.04%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.04%) Spring MVC
6 3 (2.04%) Spring Security
7 2 (1.36%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.36%) Laravel
7 2 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.40%) e-Learning
3 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.04%) iPhone
5 2 (1.36%) Fintech
5 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.68%) CESG
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.69%) Windows
2 17 (11.56%) Windows 10
3 9 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.72%) Linux
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.04%) Android
6 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.69%) Microservices
3 22 (14.97%) Document Management
4 20 (13.61%) TDD
5 17 (11.56%) Project Management
5 17 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 10 (6.80%) Scrum
8 9 (6.12%) DevOps
9 8 (5.44%) Asset Management
9 8 (5.44%) ITIL
9 8 (5.44%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.76%) Data Protection
10 7 (4.76%) Information Management
10 7 (4.76%) Migration
11 6 (4.08%) BDD
11 6 (4.08%) SDLC
11 6 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.93%) C#
2 14 (9.52%) SQL
3 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.76%) Java
5 6 (4.08%) Go
6 5 (3.40%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.72%) VB
8 3 (2.04%) Java 8
8 3 (2.04%) PHP
8 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.04%) VBA
9 2 (1.36%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.36%) MUMPS
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.68%) Python
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
10 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.36%) IIBA
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) CCNA
4 1 (0.68%) CCNP
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) MCSE
4 1 (0.68%) MOS
4 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) GCP
2 8 (5.44%) QA
3 7 (4.76%) PMO
4 5 (3.40%) GDPR
5 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.36%) SLA
7 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.68%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) Docker
2 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (11.56%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.40%) Terraform
3 4 (2.72%) Ansible
3 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.72%) Puppet
4 3 (2.04%) SCCM
5 2 (1.36%) Salt
5 2 (1.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.68%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.68%) Kibana
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) iManage
2 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.80%) Citrix
4 8 (5.44%) Intapp
5 6 (4.08%) Google
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle
6 5 (3.40%) VMware
7 4 (2.72%) Aderant
7 4 (2.72%) Cisco
8 3 (2.04%) Escenic
8 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.36%) Apple
9 2 (1.36%) HP
9 2 (1.36%) InterSystems
9 2 (1.36%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.36%) Mitel
10 1 (0.68%) Dell
10 1 (0.68%) OpenText
10 1 (0.68%) SumTotal
10 1 (0.68%) TOWER Software