Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 85 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 +24
Contract jobs citing Legal 224 171 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.17% 2.80% 3.16%
As % of the General category 5.74% 5.35% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 124 188
City of London median daily rate £460 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% -3.06% +12.50%
10th Percentile £272 £208 £221
90th Percentile £680 £625 £616
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £49.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £49.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +292.00% - -

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 3,905 3,195 3,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.21% 52.24% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,128 2,547 3,020
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £290
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £476
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.99% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 14 35
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -3.33% +21.62%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.63 £53.98 £53.40
Central London median hourly rate £21.13 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.87% -3.33% +23.29%

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, 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 74 (33.04%) Finance
2 69 (30.80%) Law
3 56 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (19.64%) Document Management
5 36 (16.07%) SQL
5 36 (16.07%) SQL Server
6 34 (15.18%) .NET
6 34 (15.18%) C#
6 34 (15.18%) Project Management
7 33 (14.73%) Microsoft
7 33 (14.73%) GDPR
8 30 (13.39%) JavaScript
8 30 (13.39%) XML
8 30 (13.39%) TDD
9 29 (12.95%) Java
9 29 (12.95%) AngularJS
10 28 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (12.50%) JSON
10 28 (12.50%) SOAP
10 28 (12.50%) Information Security
11 27 (12.05%) RabbitMQ
11 27 (12.05%) Node.js
11 27 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (12.05%) Apigee
11 27 (12.05%) API Development
12 25 (11.16%) Test Scripting
12 25 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (10.71%) Scrum
14 23 (10.27%) Active Directory
15 21 (9.38%) Banking

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 6 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.79%) IIS
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.89%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.45%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.89%) Office 365
1 2 (0.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.70%) HTTP
2 7 (3.13%) LAN
2 7 (3.13%) WAN
3 6 (2.68%) Firewall
4 5 (2.23%) Internet
5 4 (1.79%) SSL
6 3 (1.34%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.34%) Network Security
6 3 (1.34%) Skype
6 3 (1.34%) SSH
7 2 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.89%) SAN
7 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.45%) BGP
8 1 (0.45%) DWDM
8 1 (0.45%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.45%) IGRP
8 1 (0.45%) MPLS
8 1 (0.45%) OSPF
8 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.34%) Big Data
4 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.34%) MS Access
4 3 (1.34%) Power BI
4 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.45%) ProC
General
1 74 (33.04%) Finance
2 69 (30.80%) Law
3 21 (9.38%) Banking
4 10 (4.46%) Marketing
5 9 (4.02%) Front Office
6 7 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.34%) Retail
8 2 (0.89%) Billing
8 2 (0.89%) French Language
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (32.14%) Analyst
2 44 (19.64%) Developer
3 33 (14.73%) Business Analyst
4 32 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.38%) Legal Analyst
6 16 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (6.70%) Agile Developer
8 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
9 12 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (4.91%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.46%) Consultant
12 9 (4.02%) Security Analyst
13 7 (3.13%) Architect
13 7 (3.13%) GDPR Project Manager
13 7 (3.13%) Support Analyst
14 6 (2.68%) IT Manager
14 6 (2.68%) Market Analyst
14 6 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
15 5 (2.23%) IT Support
15 5 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.18%) .NET
2 30 (13.39%) XML
3 29 (12.95%) AngularJS
4 28 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (12.50%) JSON
4 28 (12.50%) SOAP
5 27 (12.05%) Node.js
5 27 (12.05%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (8.04%) REST
7 15 (6.70%) HTML
8 13 (5.80%) RESTful
8 13 (5.80%) WCF
8 13 (5.80%) Web Services
9 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.34%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.34%) OAuth
11 2 (0.89%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.89%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (0.89%) OpenNLP
11 2 (0.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 8 (3.57%) Derivative
3 7 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.68%) Equities
4 6 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.23%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.23%) BYOD
5 5 (2.23%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.79%) Fintech
6 4 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.34%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.34%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.34%) Social Media
7 3 (1.34%) User Experience
8 2 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.89%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.59%) Windows
2 5 (2.23%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.34%) Linux
3 3 (1.34%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.89%) Unix
4 2 (0.89%) VMS
4 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (19.64%) Document Management
3 34 (15.18%) Project Management
4 30 (13.39%) TDD
5 28 (12.50%) Information Security
6 27 (12.05%) API Development
7 25 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (11.16%) Test Scripting
8 24 (10.71%) Scrum
9 21 (9.38%) User Stories
10 18 (8.04%) Data Protection
11 16 (7.14%) Migration
11 16 (7.14%) OOD
11 16 (7.14%) PRINCE2
12 15 (6.70%) API Integration
13 14 (6.25%) Agile Testing
13 14 (6.25%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.80%) OOP
14 13 (5.80%) Project Planning
15 12 (5.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.07%) SQL
2 34 (15.18%) C#
3 30 (13.39%) JavaScript
4 29 (12.95%) Java
5 7 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.34%) C
7 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.89%) Python
7 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.89%) VBA
8 1 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.45%) R
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.46%) PMP
2 9 (4.02%) CISSP
3 8 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.68%) Degree
5 5 (2.23%) CISM
5 5 (2.23%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.79%) CISA
6 4 (1.79%) ISEB
6 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.34%) CEH
7 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.34%) SANS
8 2 (0.89%) CBAP
8 2 (0.89%) GCIA
8 2 (0.89%) GCIH
8 2 (0.89%) GIAC
8 2 (0.89%) IIBA
8 2 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.89%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.73%) GDPR
2 9 (4.02%) QA
3 7 (3.13%) PMO
4 5 (2.23%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.23%) MiFID
5 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.89%) P3O
7 1 (0.45%) EMIR
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.45%) SLA
7 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Ansible
1 2 (0.89%) CSIRT
1 2 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
2 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.05%) Apigee
3 14 (6.25%) iManage
4 5 (2.23%) OpenText
5 4 (1.79%) Cisco
5 4 (1.79%) Reuters
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle
6 3 (1.34%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.34%) Tableau
7 2 (0.89%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.89%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.89%) IBM
7 2 (0.89%) Sun
7 2 (0.89%) VMware
8 1 (0.45%) Capita
8 1 (0.45%) F5
8 1 (0.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.45%) Pega
8 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.45%) WatchGuard