Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 122 150
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28 +11
Contract jobs citing Law 140 133 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.00% 1.94% 1.52%
As % of the General category 3.90% 3.44% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 113 88
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +7.26% -3.94%
10th Percentile £249 £208 £200
90th Percentile £583 £588 £597
Central London median daily rate £475 £423 £438
% change year-on-year +12.43% -3.43% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 3,592 3,862 3,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.30% 56.31% 52.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,780 3,116 2,857
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £475
% change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 25
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +4.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.57 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.65 £33.25 £56.12
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -5.88%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 45 (32.14%) Legal
2 37 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.14%) TDD
4 23 (16.43%) Finance
4 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (15.00%) Windows
5 21 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 20 (14.29%) Microservices
7 19 (13.57%) Project Management
8 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
8 18 (12.86%) .NET
9 16 (11.43%) C#
9 16 (11.43%) iManage
9 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (10.00%) Scrum
11 14 (10.00%) Windows 10
12 13 (9.29%) .NET Core
13 12 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (8.57%) Retail
13 12 (8.57%) Document Management
13 12 (8.57%) CMS
14 11 (7.86%) SQL
14 11 (7.86%) Kubernetes
15 10 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (7.14%) BDD
15 10 (7.14%) Java
15 10 (7.14%) ITIL
15 10 (7.14%) Active Directory
16 9 (6.43%) Business Intelligence

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 12 (8.57%) CMS
2 5 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.14%) IIS
3 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.43%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (2.14%) Elite 3E
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.29%) Office 365
3 6 (4.29%) Serverless
4 5 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.43%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.43%) NuGet
6 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Firewall
2 5 (3.57%) LAN
2 5 (3.57%) WAN
3 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.14%) WebEx
3 3 (2.14%) Wireless
4 2 (1.43%) DHCP
4 2 (1.43%) DNS
4 2 (1.43%) Internet
4 2 (1.43%) VoIP
5 1 (0.71%) DSL
5 1 (0.71%) Extranet
5 1 (0.71%) FTP
5 1 (0.71%) H.323
5 1 (0.71%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) SMS
5 1 (0.71%) SMTP
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
2 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.86%) Big Data
5 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) Power BI
6 1 (0.71%) QlikView
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.86%) Selenium
3 3 (2.14%) JIRA
3 3 (2.14%) Xcode
4 2 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.71%) JUnit
5 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (32.14%) Legal
2 23 (16.43%) Finance
3 12 (8.57%) Retail
4 9 (6.43%) Banking
5 6 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.43%) Billing
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (29.29%) Analyst
2 25 (17.86%) Developer
3 15 (10.71%) Business Analyst
3 15 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.43%) Legal Analyst
4 9 (6.43%) Senior Developer
5 8 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 8 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 8 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.71%) Trainer
6 6 (4.29%) IT Trainer
6 6 (4.29%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (3.57%) AWS Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Azure Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (3.57%) React Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Service Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.86%) .NET
2 13 (9.29%) .NET Core
3 7 (5.00%) REST
3 7 (5.00%) Web Services
4 6 (4.29%) Node.js
4 6 (4.29%) React
4 6 (4.29%) Spring
4 6 (4.29%) Spring Batch
4 6 (4.29%) Spring Boot
4 6 (4.29%) Spring MVC
4 6 (4.29%) Spring Security
5 5 (3.57%) RESTful
6 4 (2.86%) HTML
7 2 (1.43%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.43%) CSS
7 2 (1.43%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.43%) Laravel
8 1 (0.71%) HTML5
8 1 (0.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.71%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.00%) e-Learning
3 6 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.43%) iPhone
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.71%) CESG
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Windows
2 14 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (6.43%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.86%) Android
5 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.43%) Linux
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.14%) TDD
3 21 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 20 (14.29%) Microservices
5 19 (13.57%) Project Management
6 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.00%) Scrum
8 12 (8.57%) Document Management
9 10 (7.14%) BDD
9 10 (7.14%) ITIL
10 9 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.00%) Change Management
11 7 (5.00%) DevOps
11 7 (5.00%) MVC
11 7 (5.00%) Project Planning
11 7 (5.00%) SDLC
11 7 (5.00%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.29%) Migration
13 5 (3.57%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) C#
2 11 (7.86%) SQL
3 10 (7.14%) Java
4 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.29%) Java 8
6 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.86%) VB
7 3 (2.14%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.14%) PHP
7 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.14%) VBA
8 1 (0.71%) ES6
8 1 (0.71%) Python
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) CCNP
3 3 (2.14%) IIBA
4 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.71%) CCIE
5 1 (0.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (0.71%) CCNA
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
5 1 (0.71%) MOS
5 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) QA
2 7 (5.00%) PMO
3 3 (2.14%) GDPR
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.00%) Docker
3 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) vSphere
5 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.57%) SCCM
3 3 (2.14%) Terraform
4 2 (1.43%) Ansible
4 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.71%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.71%) Kibana
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.43%) iManage
3 8 (5.71%) Citrix
4 6 (4.29%) Escenic
4 6 (4.29%) Oracle
4 6 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.57%) Cisco
5 5 (3.57%) Intapp
5 5 (3.57%) VMware
6 4 (2.86%) Aderant
7 3 (2.14%) Mitel
8 2 (1.43%) Adobe
8 2 (1.43%) Apple
8 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.43%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.71%) Dell
9 1 (0.71%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) Nortel
9 1 (0.71%) Sophos
9 1 (0.71%) TOWER Software