Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 84 86
Rank change year-on-year -46 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 129 219 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.83% 3.07% 3.07%
As % of the General category 3.56% 5.50% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 189 156
City of London median daily rate £400 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £237
90th Percentile £599 £663 £625
Central London median daily rate £400 £460 £425
% change year-on-year -13.04% +8.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £34.36 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.97% +174.88% -13.79%
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.68 £12.50
% change year-on-year -14.33% +105.44% -33.33%

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 3,623 3,984 3,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.30% 55.78% 53.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,814 3,210 2,875
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 37 21
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £26.30 £37.82 £47.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.38% -4.76%

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 14 November 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

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the City of London region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £375 -
Legal
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 46 (35.66%) Finance
2 44 (34.11%) Law
3 32 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (20.93%) Windows
5 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
6 21 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (16.28%) Project Management
7 18 (13.95%) Windows 10
8 17 (13.18%) Active Directory
8 17 (13.18%) Migration
9 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.85%) Change Management
10 14 (10.85%) iManage
11 13 (10.08%) Information Security
12 12 (9.30%) Citrix
12 12 (9.30%) ITIL
12 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (7.75%) SQL
13 10 (7.75%) Document Management
13 10 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (6.98%) Business Analysis
14 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (6.20%) Degree
15 8 (6.20%) Data Protection
15 8 (6.20%) Scrum
15 8 (6.20%) Asset Management
16 7 (5.43%) VMware
16 7 (5.43%) e-Learning
16 7 (5.43%) Front Office
16 7 (5.43%) Firewall

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 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.33%) CMS
3 3 (2.33%) JBoss
3 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.55%) IIS
4 2 (1.55%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.78%) Luigi
5 1 (0.78%) nginx
5 1 (0.78%) SAS
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.55%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.33%) Elite 3E
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.88%) Office 365
3 3 (2.33%) SaaS
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.55%) IaaS
4 2 (1.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) G Suite
5 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) Firewall
2 6 (4.65%) LAN
2 6 (4.65%) WAN
3 4 (3.10%) Network Security
3 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.33%) DNS
4 3 (2.33%) Skype
4 3 (2.33%) VPN
5 2 (1.55%) DHCP
5 2 (1.55%) Internet
5 2 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.55%) NAS
5 2 (1.55%) SAN
5 2 (1.55%) SMS
5 2 (1.55%) SSH
5 2 (1.55%) Wireless
6 1 (0.78%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (0.78%) IPsec
6 1 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.33%) MySQL
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.55%) Big Data
4 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.55%) HBase
4 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.55%) Power BI
4 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.55%) Redis
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.78%) Impala
5 1 (0.78%) OLTP
5 1 (0.78%) phpMyAdmin
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.33%) JIRA
2 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.78%) ERwin
3 1 (0.78%) Subversion
3 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 46 (35.66%) Finance
2 44 (34.11%) Law
3 7 (5.43%) Front Office
4 6 (4.65%) Retail
5 4 (3.10%) Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Marketing
6 3 (2.33%) Back Office
6 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.33%) French Language
6 3 (2.33%) Publishing
6 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.55%) Billing
7 2 (1.55%) Danish Language
7 2 (1.55%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.55%) German Language
7 2 (1.55%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.55%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.55%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (37.21%) Analyst
2 19 (14.73%) Business Analyst
3 16 (12.40%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.53%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.75%) Legal Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) IT Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) IT Trainer
6 9 (6.98%) Trainer
7 8 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (5.43%) Consultant
8 7 (5.43%) Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Architect
9 6 (4.65%) Software Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Change Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) HTML
1 5 (3.88%) REST
1 5 (3.88%) Spring
2 4 (3.10%) CSS
3 3 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.33%) J2EE
3 3 (2.33%) Java EE
3 3 (2.33%) JSON
3 3 (2.33%) SOAP
3 3 (2.33%) Web Services
3 3 (2.33%) XML
4 2 (1.55%) Middleware
4 2 (1.55%) RESTful
4 2 (1.55%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.78%) .NET
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.78%) Flash
5 1 (0.78%) LAMP
5 1 (0.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.43%) e-Learning
2 7 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.88%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.33%) Derivative
5 3 (2.33%) Fintech
5 3 (2.33%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.55%) Equities
6 2 (1.55%) Handset
6 2 (1.55%) iPhone
6 2 (1.55%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.55%) Social Media
6 2 (1.55%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.55%) User Experience
6 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.78%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.93%) Windows
2 18 (13.95%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.33%) Linux
5 3 (2.33%) Unix
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.55%) Android
6 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.55%) CentOS
6 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.28%) Project Management
3 17 (13.18%) Migration
4 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.85%) Change Management
6 13 (10.08%) Information Security
7 12 (9.30%) ITIL
8 10 (7.75%) Document Management
8 10 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.20%) Asset Management
10 8 (6.20%) Data Protection
10 8 (6.20%) Scrum
11 7 (5.43%) Analytics
11 7 (5.43%) Change Control
11 7 (5.43%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.65%) Data Modelling
12 6 (4.65%) Data Security
12 6 (4.65%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.75%) SQL
2 7 (5.43%) Java
3 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.33%) ANSI SQL
4 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.55%) C#
5 2 (1.55%) Java 8
5 2 (1.55%) PHP
5 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.55%) VBA
6 1 (0.78%) C++
6 1 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.78%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) CISSP
3 4 (3.10%) CISA
3 4 (3.10%) CISM
3 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) IIBA
4 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.33%) PMP
5 2 (1.55%) APMG
5 2 (1.55%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.55%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.10%) GDPR
3 4 (3.10%) QA
4 3 (2.33%) PMO
5 2 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.78%) EMIR
6 1 (0.78%) FATCA
6 1 (0.78%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.78%) GAAP
6 1 (0.78%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.78%) IFRS
6 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.78%) MiFID
6 1 (0.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (13.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.10%) XenApp
3 3 (2.33%) Docker
3 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.55%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.33%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.33%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.55%) Terraform
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) CASB
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.78%) Nessus
3 1 (0.78%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.85%) iManage
3 12 (9.30%) Citrix
4 7 (5.43%) VMware
5 5 (3.88%) Intapp
6 4 (3.10%) Aderant
7 3 (2.33%) HP
7 3 (2.33%) Mitel
7 3 (2.33%) Oracle
7 3 (2.33%) Veritas
8 2 (1.55%) Adobe
8 2 (1.55%) Apple
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco
8 2 (1.55%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.78%) Pega
9 1 (0.78%) Qualys
9 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.78%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.78%) Tableau