Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 121 149
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28 -14
Contract jobs citing Law 122 140 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.80% 2.00% 1.38%
As % of the General category 3.52% 3.62% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 120 75
City of London median daily rate £493 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.88% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £207 £199 £169
90th Percentile £625 £589 £601
Central London median daily rate £488 £425 £340
% change year-on-year +14.71% +25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £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 3,461 3,864 3,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.93% 55.18% 52.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,644 3,083 2,589
City of London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £325 £319
90th Percentile £695 £706 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.00 £14.90
90th Percentile £36.13 £39.50 £53.98
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.13 £21.75
% change year-on-year -11.48% -2.87% -3.33%

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 15 January 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

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 33 (27.05%) Legal
2 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.67%) Finance
3 24 (19.67%) Microservices
4 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
5 21 (17.21%) Project Management
5 21 (17.21%) TDD
6 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
7 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.48%) Windows
8 14 (11.48%) ITIL
8 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (11.48%) Kubernetes
9 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
9 13 (10.66%) Change Management
10 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (9.84%) Serverless
11 11 (9.02%) .NET Core
11 11 (9.02%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (9.02%) Retail
11 11 (9.02%) CMS
11 11 (9.02%) Scrum
11 11 (9.02%) Java
11 11 (9.02%) .NET
12 10 (8.20%) C#
12 10 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (8.20%) Docker
13 9 (7.38%) Windows 10
13 9 (7.38%) BDD

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 11 (9.02%) CMS
2 7 (5.74%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.64%) Drupal
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Elite 3E
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.82%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.84%) Serverless
3 11 (9.02%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (4.10%) Office 365
5 3 (2.46%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.64%) GitHub
7 1 (0.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) Firewall
2 5 (4.10%) LAN
2 5 (4.10%) WAN
2 5 (4.10%) Wireless
3 3 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.46%) VPN
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.64%) DHCP
4 2 (1.64%) DNS
4 2 (1.64%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.64%) Extranet
4 2 (1.64%) Skype
4 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.82%) DMZ
5 1 (0.82%) DSL
5 1 (0.82%) FTP
5 1 (0.82%) HTTP
5 1 (0.82%) SMTP
5 1 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (3.28%) Big Data
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.82%) Power BI
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.46%) JIRA
2 3 (2.46%) Selenium
3 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.64%) Xcode
4 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.82%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.82%) git-flow
4 1 (0.82%) Gradle
4 1 (0.82%) Maven
4 1 (0.82%) Mockito
4 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.82%) Travis CI
General
1 33 (27.05%) Legal
2 24 (19.67%) Finance
3 11 (9.02%) Retail
4 9 (7.38%) Banking
5 6 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Games
7 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (26.23%) Analyst
2 22 (18.03%) Developer
3 14 (11.48%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.38%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.38%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.74%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Legal Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.10%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.10%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Azure Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (4.10%) React Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) .NET
1 11 (9.02%) .NET Core
2 8 (6.56%) RESTful
2 8 (6.56%) Spring
3 7 (5.74%) Spring Boot
3 7 (5.74%) Spring Security
4 6 (4.92%) Node.js
4 6 (4.92%) REST
4 6 (4.92%) Spring Batch
4 6 (4.92%) Spring MVC
4 6 (4.92%) Web Services
5 5 (4.10%) React
6 3 (2.46%) HTML
7 2 (1.64%) Android SDK
7 2 (1.64%) GraphQL
7 2 (1.64%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.82%) Apollo GraphQL
8 1 (0.82%) Redux
8 1 (0.82%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.46%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.82%) BYOD
6 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Fintech
6 1 (0.82%) HTC Vive
6 1 (0.82%) iPhone
6 1 (0.82%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (0.82%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.56%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.92%) Android
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.28%) Linux
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) Unix
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.67%) Microservices
3 22 (18.03%) E-Commerce
4 21 (17.21%) Project Management
4 21 (17.21%) TDD
5 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (11.48%) ITIL
7 13 (10.66%) Change Management
8 11 (9.02%) Scrum
9 9 (7.38%) BDD
10 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.56%) DevOps
10 8 (6.56%) SDLC
11 7 (5.74%) Information Security
11 7 (5.74%) Migration
12 6 (4.92%) Document Management
12 6 (4.92%) MVC
12 6 (4.92%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) Java
2 10 (8.20%) C#
3 8 (6.56%) Java 8
4 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.92%) SQL
6 2 (1.64%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.82%) C
7 1 (0.82%) ES6
7 1 (0.82%) Haskell
7 1 (0.82%) OCaml
7 1 (0.82%) Python
7 1 (0.82%) Scala
7 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.10%) CCNP
2 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) Degree
4 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) IIBA
5 2 (1.64%) CCIE
5 2 (1.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) APMG
6 1 (0.82%) CBAP
6 1 (0.82%) CCNA
6 1 (0.82%) CISSP
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) PMO
2 5 (4.10%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) GDPR
4 1 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.82%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.20%) Docker
3 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.64%) vSphere
5 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (11.48%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.92%) SCCM
3 4 (3.28%) Ansible
4 2 (1.64%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.56%) iManage
2 8 (6.56%) VMware
3 6 (4.92%) Escenic
3 6 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.10%) Cisco
4 5 (4.10%) Citrix
5 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.46%) Aderant
6 3 (2.46%) Intapp
7 2 (1.64%) Adobe
7 2 (1.64%) Apple
7 2 (1.64%) Meraki
7 2 (1.64%) Mitel
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle
8 1 (0.82%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.82%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.82%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.82%) Sophos