Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 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.

Legal
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 90 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25 +38
Contract jobs citing Legal 218 167 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.10% 2.72% 3.18%
As % of the General category 5.77% 5.17% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 132 182
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £257 £204
90th Percentile £630 £673 £625
Central London median daily rate £445 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -1.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
City of London median hourly rate £49.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £44.50 - £19.54
90th Percentile £53.50 - £30.25
Central London median hourly rate £49.00 £135.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -63.70% +500.00% +21.62%

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 3,780 3,229 3,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.68% 52.61% 54.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,984 2,514 2,892
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £300
90th Percentile £725 £675 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 27
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -22.49% +25.47%
10th Percentile £13.60 £13.36 £15.74
90th Percentile £46.50 £29.77 £52.75
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £18.99 £22.38
% change year-on-year +11.90% -15.13% +24.31%

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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018, 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 72 (33.03%) Finance
2 64 (29.36%) Law
3 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (19.27%) Document Management
5 37 (16.97%) GDPR
6 34 (15.60%) SQL
6 34 (15.60%) SQL Server
7 31 (14.22%) iManage
8 30 (13.76%) Microsoft
8 30 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (13.30%) Project Management
10 28 (12.84%) Banking
11 25 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (11.01%) Information Security
13 23 (10.55%) JavaScript
14 22 (10.09%) Windows
14 22 (10.09%) Active Directory
15 21 (9.63%) XML
15 21 (9.63%) Java
15 21 (9.63%) .NET
15 21 (9.63%) C#
15 21 (9.63%) Data Protection
16 19 (8.72%) Business Analysis
16 19 (8.72%) JSON
16 19 (8.72%) AngularJS
16 19 (8.72%) Scrum
17 18 (8.26%) TDD
17 18 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (7.80%) RabbitMQ
18 17 (7.80%) Node.js

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 (2.29%) IIS
1 5 (2.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.38%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.46%) Confluence
4 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (7.80%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Elite 3E
1 4 (1.83%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (0.92%) Relativity
3 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.46%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI-BL
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI-FM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.13%) Office 365
2 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.29%) SaaS
4 3 (1.38%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.59%) HTTP
2 7 (3.21%) Firewall
3 4 (1.83%) LAN
3 4 (1.83%) Network Security
3 4 (1.83%) WAN
4 3 (1.38%) VPN
5 2 (0.92%) DHCP
5 2 (0.92%) DNS
5 2 (0.92%) SAN
5 2 (0.92%) Skype
6 1 (0.46%) BGP
6 1 (0.46%) DWDM
6 1 (0.46%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.46%) FTP
6 1 (0.46%) IGRP
6 1 (0.46%) Internet
6 1 (0.46%) Intranet
6 1 (0.46%) MPLS
6 1 (0.46%) OSPF
6 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.59%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.92%) Big Data
6 2 (0.92%) Power BI
7 1 (0.46%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.46%) IDOL
7 1 (0.46%) OLTP
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.75%) JIRA
2 3 (1.38%) PeopleTools
3 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.46%) ProC
General
1 72 (33.03%) Finance
2 64 (29.36%) Law
3 28 (12.84%) Banking
4 15 (6.88%) Front Office
4 15 (6.88%) Marketing
5 9 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.13%) Retail
6 8 (3.67%) Back Office
7 5 (2.29%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.38%) Billing
8 3 (1.38%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
9 1 (0.46%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (37.61%) Analyst
2 41 (18.81%) Business Analyst
3 32 (14.68%) Developer
4 25 (11.47%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.63%) Legal Analyst
6 13 (5.96%) Consultant
7 10 (4.59%) Contracts Manager
8 9 (4.13%) Agile Developer
8 9 (4.13%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (3.67%) Architect
9 8 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (3.67%) Security Analyst
9 8 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (3.67%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.21%) GDPR Business Analyst
11 6 (2.75%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (2.29%) Business Consultant
12 5 (2.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.63%) .NET
1 21 (9.63%) XML
2 19 (8.72%) AngularJS
2 19 (8.72%) JSON
3 18 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (7.80%) Node.js
4 17 (7.80%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (7.80%) SOAP
5 12 (5.50%) Web Services
6 10 (4.59%) HTML
6 10 (4.59%) REST
6 10 (4.59%) RESTful
7 8 (3.67%) WCF
8 3 (1.38%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.38%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.38%) Spring
9 2 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.92%) JSP
9 2 (0.92%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.67%) Equities
4 7 (3.21%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.83%) Derivative
6 4 (1.83%) Fintech
6 4 (1.83%) PMI
7 3 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.92%) BYOD
8 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.92%) Pricing Data
8 2 (0.92%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.92%) Social Media
8 2 (0.92%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.09%) Windows
2 8 (3.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.29%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.92%) Linux
5 2 (0.92%) Unix
5 2 (0.92%) VMS
5 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.27%) Document Management
3 30 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (13.30%) Project Management
5 24 (11.01%) Information Security
6 21 (9.63%) Data Protection
7 19 (8.72%) Business Analysis
7 19 (8.72%) Scrum
8 18 (8.26%) TDD
9 17 (7.80%) API Development
9 17 (7.80%) Change Management
10 15 (6.88%) User Stories
11 14 (6.42%) Migration
11 14 (6.42%) Test Scripting
12 13 (5.96%) ITIL
13 11 (5.05%) API Integration
13 11 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (5.05%) Time Management
14 10 (4.59%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.60%) SQL
2 23 (10.55%) JavaScript
3 21 (9.63%) C#
3 21 (9.63%) Java
4 8 (3.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.29%) C
6 2 (0.92%) VBA
6 2 (0.92%) XPath
7 1 (0.46%) C++
7 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby
7 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.46%) VB
7 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.59%) CISSP
1 10 (4.59%) Degree
2 9 (4.13%) CISA
3 7 (3.21%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.75%) ISEB
5 5 (2.29%) CISM
5 5 (2.29%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (2.29%) PMP
6 4 (1.83%) CEH
6 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.38%) MBA
7 3 (1.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 2 (0.92%) CBAP
8 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.92%) IIBA
8 2 (0.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.97%) GDPR
2 8 (3.67%) QA
3 7 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.21%) MiFID
3 7 (3.21%) PMO
4 5 (2.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.92%) EMIR
5 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.92%) SLA
6 1 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) IFRS
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.46%) P3O
6 1 (0.46%) PSD2
6 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.92%) XenApp
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) CASB
2 1 (0.46%) Nessus
2 1 (0.46%) OSSEC
2 1 (0.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) SCOM
2 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (14.22%) iManage
2 30 (13.76%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.88%) Apigee
4 7 (3.21%) Citrix
4 7 (3.21%) Intapp
4 7 (3.21%) OpenText
5 6 (2.75%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (2.75%) VMware
6 4 (1.83%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.83%) Cisco
6 4 (1.83%) Cognos
7 2 (0.92%) Calypso
7 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.92%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.92%) hybris
7 2 (0.92%) Murex
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle
7 2 (0.92%) Reuters
7 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.46%) Pega