Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 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.

Legal
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 144 85
Rank change year-on-year +25 -59 -4
Contract jobs citing Legal 102 123 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.81% 1.72% 3.02%
As % of the General category 3.96% 3.26% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 100 186
City of London median daily rate £450 £400 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -12.09% +4.00%
10th Percentile £208 £207 £220
90th Percentile £684 £588 £681
Central London median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £41.68
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 - £41.68

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 2,577 3,774 4,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.65% 52.92% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,947 2,914 3,283
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £314 £303 £320
90th Percentile £700 £688 £700
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £520
% change year-on-year -2.38% +0.96% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 58 43
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -10.00% +2.41%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.31 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.09 £34.14
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +10.53% -10.59% +4.29%

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 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019, 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 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 30 (29.41%) Law
3 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.67%) Project Management
5 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (14.71%) iManage
6 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 13 (12.75%) Windows
7 13 (12.75%) Document Management
7 13 (12.75%) Windows 10
8 12 (11.76%) Degree
9 10 (9.80%) Practice Management
9 10 (9.80%) Information Security
9 10 (9.80%) SQL
10 9 (8.82%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.82%) Banking
10 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (7.84%) Analytics
11 8 (7.84%) Investment Banking
11 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
11 8 (7.84%) QA
11 8 (7.84%) Data Protection
11 8 (7.84%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
11 8 (7.84%) ITIL
11 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
12 7 (6.86%) Data Modelling
12 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
12 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.98%) IIS
2 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Elite 3E
2 3 (2.94%) Sprinklr
3 1 (0.98%) Relativity
3 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Azure
2 3 (2.94%) PaaS
3 2 (1.96%) AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Power Platform
3 2 (1.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Apigee
4 1 (0.98%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.98%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (2.94%) VPN
2 2 (1.96%) LAN
2 2 (1.96%) Network Security
2 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.96%) VLAN
3 1 (0.98%) BGP
3 1 (0.98%) DHCP
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) HTTP
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) Intranet
3 1 (0.98%) IPsec
3 1 (0.98%) OSPF
3 1 (0.98%) TACACS
3 1 (0.98%) VRRP
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.98%) Wireless
3 1 (0.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.96%) MS Access
3 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.96%) Power BI
4 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.98%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Selenium
2 3 (2.94%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.98%) Gatling
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.98%) JMeter
General
1 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 30 (29.41%) Law
3 9 (8.82%) Banking
4 8 (7.84%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.88%) Marketing
6 3 (2.94%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.96%) Advertising
7 2 (1.96%) Billing
7 2 (1.96%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.98%) Front Office
8 1 (0.98%) Games
8 1 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Analyst
2 14 (13.73%) Project Manager
3 13 (12.75%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) Legal Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Junior
6 6 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) QA Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Consultant
8 4 (3.92%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.92%) Node.js
3 2 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) .NET
4 1 (0.98%) CSS
4 1 (0.98%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) Java EE
4 1 (0.98%) Middleware
4 1 (0.98%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.98%) OAuth
4 1 (0.98%) OpenID
4 1 (0.98%) REST
4 1 (0.98%) RESTful
4 1 (0.98%) SAML
4 1 (0.98%) Sass
4 1 (0.98%) Spring
4 1 (0.98%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.94%) Social Media
4 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.96%) Blog
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.96%) iPhone
4 2 (1.96%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) BYOD
5 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.98%) PKI
5 1 (0.98%) PMI
5 1 (0.98%) Robotics
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Windows
1 13 (12.75%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.67%) Project Management
3 13 (12.75%) Document Management
4 10 (9.80%) Information Security
4 10 (9.80%) Practice Management
5 9 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 8 (7.84%) Analytics
6 8 (7.84%) Business Analysis
6 8 (7.84%) Data Protection
6 8 (7.84%) ITIL
6 8 (7.84%) Test Automation
7 7 (6.86%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.86%) DevOps
7 7 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.86%) Project Delivery
7 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.86%) User Stories
8 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.88%) Workshop Facilitation
9 5 (4.90%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.80%) SQL
2 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.92%) TypeScript
3 2 (1.96%) C#
3 2 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (0.98%) C
4 1 (0.98%) Java
4 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) CISSP
3 3 (2.94%) CISA
3 3 (2.94%) CISM
3 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.96%) IIBA
4 2 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.96%) MBA
4 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.98%) APMP
5 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) IISP
5 1 (0.98%) PMP
5 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 7 (6.86%) GDPR
3 4 (3.92%) PMO
4 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.98%) EMIR
5 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.98%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) CASB
3 1 (0.98%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.98%) EnCase
3 1 (0.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) iManage
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.88%) LexisNexis
4 3 (2.94%) Facebook
4 3 (2.94%) Informatica
4 3 (2.94%) Instagram
4 3 (2.94%) Intapp
4 3 (2.94%) OneTrust
4 3 (2.94%) SAP
4 3 (2.94%) Twitter
4 3 (2.94%) YouTube
5 2 (1.96%) Citrix
5 2 (1.96%) Mitel
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle
5 2 (1.96%) Tableau
6 1 (0.98%) AlgoSec
6 1 (0.98%) Centrify
6 1 (0.98%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.98%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow