The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal 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 Legal over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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.

Legal
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 77 80
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Legal 94 93 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.85% 2.75% 2.21%
As % of the General category 5.27% 5.13% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 82 108
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £658 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year +6.23% -5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +6.66% +5.26%  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1785 1812 3011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 54.03% 53.50% 52.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1520 2357
Median daily rate £538 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 41
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £38.90 £38.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
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 Legal in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the City of London

Legal
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 Legal in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 60 (32.79%) Finance
2 56 (30.60%) Law
3 36 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (17.49%) Project Management
5 28 (15.30%) Microsoft
6 22 (12.02%) PRINCE2
6 22 (12.02%) Windows
7 21 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (11.48%) Degree
8 18 (9.84%) SQL
9 17 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (8.74%) Banking
11 15 (8.20%) Information Security
11 15 (8.20%) Change Management
11 15 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (7.65%) Data Modelling
13 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
13 13 (7.10%) Data Analysis
13 13 (7.10%) Investment Banking
13 13 (7.10%) User Experience
13 13 (7.10%) Data Protection
14 12 (6.56%) Network Design
14 12 (6.56%) Document Management
14 12 (6.56%) ITIL
14 12 (6.56%) PMP
14 12 (6.56%) Management Information System
15 11 (6.01%) Practice Management
15 11 (6.01%) PMI Certification
15 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Project

Legal
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 5 (2.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.64%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.55%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.09%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (2.19%) Office 365
3 3 (1.64%) SaaS
4 2 (1.09%) IaaS
4 2 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.28%) Unified Communications
2 5 (2.73%) WAN
3 3 (1.64%) Firewall
3 3 (1.64%) Internet
3 3 (1.64%) Skype
3 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.09%) Network Security
4 2 (1.09%) SAN
5 1 (0.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.55%) Intranet
5 1 (0.55%) LAN
5 1 (0.55%) NAS
5 1 (0.55%) VLAN
5 1 (0.55%) VoIP
5 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.73%) Big Data
4 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.19%) Power BI
5 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.09%) PowerPivot
7 2 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.09%) QlikView
7 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.55%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) ERwin
1 2 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) GitLab
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.55%) Selenium
2 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 60 (32.79%) Finance
2 56 (30.60%) Law
3 16 (8.74%) Banking
4 13 (7.10%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Front Office
5 4 (2.19%) Marketing
5 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.64%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Advertising
7 2 (1.09%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.55%) French Language
8 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (24.59%) Analyst
2 30 (16.39%) Project Manager
3 24 (13.11%) Architect
4 18 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 17 (9.29%) Developer
6 9 (4.92%) Legal Analyst
7 8 (4.37%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Programme Manager
8 7 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Trainer
9 6 (3.28%) Applications Manager
9 6 (3.28%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.28%) Security Analyst
10 5 (2.73%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.73%) KYC Analyst
10 5 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.19%) Change Manager
11 4 (2.19%) Consultant
11 4 (2.19%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.19%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.73%) REST
2 4 (2.19%) MDX
3 3 (1.64%) Spring
3 3 (1.64%) XMPP
4 2 (1.09%) .NET
4 2 (1.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.09%) COM
4 2 (1.09%) HTML
4 2 (1.09%) SOAP
4 2 (1.09%) WCF
4 2 (1.09%) Web Services
5 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.55%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.55%) jQuery
5 1 (0.55%) JSON
5 1 (0.55%) LINQ
5 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.10%) User Experience
3 12 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.19%) Equities
7 3 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.64%) Derivative
7 3 (1.64%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.64%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (1.64%) Replication
8 2 (1.09%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.09%) PMI
8 2 (1.09%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.55%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.02%) Windows
2 10 (5.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.19%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.09%) Unix
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (17.49%) Project Management
3 22 (12.02%) PRINCE2
4 21 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.20%) Change Management
6 15 (8.20%) Information Security
7 14 (7.65%) Data Modelling
8 13 (7.10%) Data Analysis
8 13 (7.10%) Data Protection
9 12 (6.56%) Document Management
9 12 (6.56%) ITIL
9 12 (6.56%) Network Design
10 11 (6.01%) Business Analysis
10 11 (6.01%) Practice Management
11 10 (5.46%) CRM
12 9 (4.92%) Project Planning
13 8 (4.37%) Content Management
13 8 (4.37%) Migration
14 7 (3.83%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.84%) SQL
2 4 (2.19%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 3 (1.64%) Java
3 3 (1.64%) Python
4 2 (1.09%) C
4 2 (1.09%) C#
5 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (11.48%) Degree
2 12 (6.56%) PMP
3 11 (6.01%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.19%) CISSP
5 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.64%) CISM
6 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.09%) CITP
7 2 (1.09%) CNA
7 2 (1.09%) GCIA
7 2 (1.09%) GCIH
7 2 (1.09%) GIAC
7 2 (1.09%) ISEB
7 2 (1.09%) MBCS
7 2 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.09%) Novell Certification
7 2 (1.09%) SANS
8 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.01%) GDPR
2 9 (4.92%) MiFID
3 8 (4.37%) PMO
4 3 (1.64%) QA
4 3 (1.64%) SLA
5 2 (1.09%) P3O
5 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.55%) FATCA
6 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.09%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.92%) Citrix
3 7 (3.83%) iManage
3 7 (3.83%) Oracle
3 7 (3.83%) SAP
4 6 (3.28%) Cisco
5 5 (2.73%) HP
5 5 (2.73%) Reuters
6 4 (2.19%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.19%) Splunk
7 3 (1.64%) Symantec
7 3 (1.64%) VMware
8 2 (1.09%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.09%) CA
8 2 (1.09%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) Informatica
8 2 (1.09%) Talend
9 1 (0.55%) Cloudera
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