Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 127 103 124
Rank change year-on-year -24 +21 +25
Contract jobs citing Law 62 22 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.56% 1.06% 1.56%
As % of the General category 2.71% 1.78% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 57
10th Percentile £232 £313 £185
25th Percentile £412 £328 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -9.09%
75th Percentile £612 £513 £575
90th Percentile £680 £695 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £425 £448
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.03% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £21.50 - -
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £21.00
75th Percentile £24.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 - £21.00

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 2,287 1,235 2,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.49% 59.75% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,740 894 2,036
10th Percentile £363 £313 £263
25th Percentile £481 £413 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £510
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
75th Percentile £675 £616 £625
90th Percentile £775 £695 £694
Central London median daily rate £563 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +8.17% +4.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 33
10th Percentile £18.56 £13.50 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +70.45% +17.65% -
75th Percentile £51.75 £36.50 £21.00
90th Percentile £62.35 £46.00 £28.60
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +70.45% +15.79% +1.60%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Law as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Law in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Law in the City of London

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Law in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Law in the City of London

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Law in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Law in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (22.58%) Azure
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Legal
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Migration
3 10 (16.13%) Social Skills
4 9 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.29%) Windows
5 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (11.29%) QA
5 7 (11.29%) DevOps
5 7 (11.29%) Power Platform
6 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
6 6 (9.68%) Citrix
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.06%) Practice Management
7 5 (8.06%) Analytics
7 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
7 5 (8.06%) Degree
7 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.06%) SaaS
7 5 (8.06%) CI/CD
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (4.84%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Azure
2 7 (11.29%) Power Platform
3 5 (8.06%) SaaS
4 4 (6.45%) AWS
4 4 (6.45%) Azure Logic Apps
4 4 (6.45%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (6.45%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 3 (4.84%) Azure Functions
5 3 (4.84%) Azure Service Bus
5 3 (4.84%) PaaS
5 3 (4.84%) Serverless
6 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.23%) IaaS
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.61%) Azure Event Grid
7 1 (1.61%) Azure Storage
7 1 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (3.23%) SNMP
1 2 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) SD-WAN
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.23%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.23%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.23%) Power BI
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
1 11 (17.74%) Legal
2 10 (16.13%) Social Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.61%) Police
5 1 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 7 (11.29%) Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Change Manager
3 5 (8.06%) IT Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Release Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) IT Change Manager
6 2 (3.23%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) IT Support
6 2 (3.23%) Lead Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Operational Change Manager
6 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
1 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
1 3 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.23%) ARM Templates
2 2 (3.23%) Node.js
2 2 (3.23%) React
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) JWT
3 1 (1.61%) OAuth
3 1 (1.61%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.61%) OpenID
3 1 (1.61%) Redux
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) SAML
3 1 (1.61%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Legacy Systems
2 3 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) SCORM
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.61%) CentOS
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Migration
4 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.29%) DevOps
4 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (8.06%) Analytics
5 5 (8.06%) Change Management
5 5 (8.06%) CI/CD
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (8.06%) Practice Management
5 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.45%) Coaching
6 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Document Management
6 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.45%) Project Delivery
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) CCNA
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.84%) MCSE
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) CIPD
3 2 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.61%) IIBA
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) PMO
3 1 (1.61%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) XenApp
2 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.23%) Nagios
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
2 2 (3.23%) Terraform
3 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Citrix
3 4 (6.45%) iManage
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) Intapp
4 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe
5 2 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.23%) Sun
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.61%) EMC
6 1 (1.61%) ESRI
6 1 (1.61%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.61%) Symantec
6 1 (1.61%) Yardi