Period
to 26 February 2020

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 6 months to 26 February 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 145 68
Rank change year-on-year +39 -77 +25
Contract jobs citing Legal 85 113 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.82% 1.65% 3.54%
As % of the General category 4.09% 3.10% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 79 213
City of London median daily rate £500 £400 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.04% +2.22%
10th Percentile £310 £204 £313
90th Percentile £679 £609 £673
Central London median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £49.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £49.00

Legal 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 2,076 3,648 3,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.35% 53.32% 55.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,525 2,782 3,136
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £305 £303 £325
90th Percentile £700 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £505 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -3.81% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 53
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +1.20%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.95 £11.81
90th Percentile £38.72 £45.66 £38.25
Central London median hourly rate £22.33 £18.85 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.46% -10.24% +1.20%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 32 (37.65%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Project Management
2 19 (22.35%) Law
2 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.94%) SQL
4 10 (11.76%) Banking
4 10 (11.76%) Project Delivery
5 9 (10.59%) CRM
6 8 (9.41%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.41%) Degree
6 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.24%) Azure
7 7 (8.24%) Data Protection
7 7 (8.24%) QA
7 7 (8.24%) Investment Banking
7 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
7 7 (8.24%) Programme Management
7 7 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.24%) DevOps
7 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (8.24%) GDPR
8 6 (7.06%) Aderant
8 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.06%) Information Security
8 6 (7.06%) OpenText
8 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.06%) Windows
8 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
8 6 (7.06%) Marketing
9 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis

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 2 (2.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Confluence
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Sprinklr
2 1 (1.18%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.18%) Relativity
2 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.18%) Lucidchart
3 1 (1.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.18%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (2.35%) Network Security
2 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) BGP
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) Intranet
3 1 (1.18%) IPsec
3 1 (1.18%) OSPF
3 1 (1.18%) TACACS
3 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.18%) VLAN
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) VRRP
3 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.35%) MS Access
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.35%) Power BI
3 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.18%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.35%) Ranorex
2 2 (2.35%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (37.65%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Law
3 10 (11.76%) Banking
4 7 (8.24%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.06%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Front Office
6 2 (2.35%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Games
7 1 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.18%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Analyst
2 14 (16.47%) Project Manager
3 11 (12.94%) Legal Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Consultant
6 5 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Junior
7 4 (4.71%) QA Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Data Governance Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Data Governance Manager
8 3 (3.53%) E-Discovery Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Pensions Project Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Project Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.18%) CSS
2 1 (1.18%) HTML5
2 1 (1.18%) Java EE
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
2 1 (1.18%) OAuth
2 1 (1.18%) OpenID
2 1 (1.18%) RESTful
2 1 (1.18%) SAML
2 1 (1.18%) Sass
2 1 (1.18%) Spring
2 1 (1.18%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.53%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (3.53%) Social Media
3 2 (2.35%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.35%) iPhone
3 2 (2.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Blog
4 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.18%) Derivative
4 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.18%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) PMI
4 1 (1.18%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (22.35%) Project Management
2 10 (11.76%) Project Delivery
3 9 (10.59%) CRM
4 8 (9.41%) Risk Management
4 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
5 7 (8.24%) Data Protection
5 7 (8.24%) DevOps
5 7 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.24%) Programme Management
6 6 (7.06%) Information Security
6 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.88%) ITIL
7 5 (5.88%) Security Management
7 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.88%) User Stories
8 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.71%) Copywriting
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.35%) C#
3 2 (2.35%) Python
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) CISSP
3 3 (3.53%) CISA
3 3 (3.53%) CISM
3 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.35%) PMP
4 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.18%) APMP
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) GDPR
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) EMIR
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.18%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.35%) Terraform
3 1 (1.18%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.18%) EnCase
3 1 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Aderant
1 6 (7.06%) OpenText
2 5 (5.88%) iManage
2 5 (5.88%) RightFax
3 3 (3.53%) Facebook
3 3 (3.53%) Informatica
3 3 (3.53%) Instagram
3 3 (3.53%) Intapp
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) OneTrust
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) Twitter
3 3 (3.53%) YouTube
4 2 (2.35%) Mitel
5 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.18%) VMware