Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 99 85
Rank change year-on-year -27 -14 -11
Contract jobs citing Legal 112 177 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 2.57% 2.87%
As % of the General category 3.55% 4.83% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 136 148
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% +14.71%
10th Percentile £285 £313 £317
90th Percentile £606 £625 £672
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £22.00 -
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £76.00
% change year-on-year +20.45% -71.05% +382.77%

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 3,153 3,664 3,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.94% 53.12% 53.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,348 2,882 2,606
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £338 £325 £319
90th Percentile £688 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 34
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £15.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.35% -20.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £12.52
90th Percentile £83.50 £38.47 £29.98
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £15.98
% change year-on-year -1.18% +32.98% -23.90%

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 19 June 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

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 19 June 2019. 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 -32 3 - -
Legal
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 42 (37.50%) Law
2 38 (33.93%) Finance
3 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
4 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.43%) iManage
5 23 (20.54%) Windows
6 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 19 (16.96%) Project Management
8 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
8 18 (16.07%) Windows 10
9 17 (15.18%) Document Management
10 15 (13.39%) SQL
11 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.61%) Practice Management
12 13 (11.61%) ITIL
12 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (10.71%) Banking
13 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.93%) Data Modelling
15 9 (8.04%) .NET
15 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
15 9 (8.04%) Elite 3E
16 8 (7.14%) LexisNexis
16 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (7.14%) Office 365
16 8 (7.14%) User Experience
16 8 (7.14%) Degree
16 8 (7.14%) C#
16 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel

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 (4.46%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.68%) CMS
2 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.89%) IIS
4 1 (0.89%) JBoss
4 1 (0.89%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.89%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.89%) InVision
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.89%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Elite 3E
2 4 (3.57%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.89%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.89%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.14%) Office 365
3 3 (2.68%) PaaS
3 3 (2.68%) SaaS
4 2 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.79%) IaaS
4 2 (1.79%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.79%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.89%) GitHub
5 1 (0.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) Firewall
2 3 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.68%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.68%) DHCP
2 3 (2.68%) DNS
2 3 (2.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (2.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (2.68%) LAN
2 3 (2.68%) Network Security
3 2 (1.79%) Skype
3 2 (1.79%) VPN
3 2 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (0.89%) DMZ
4 1 (0.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.68%) MS Access
3 3 (2.68%) MySQL
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.79%) Power BI
5 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.89%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.89%) JUnit
3 1 (0.89%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.89%) TestNG
3 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (37.50%) Law
2 38 (33.93%) Finance
3 12 (10.71%) Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Retail
5 4 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.68%) Back Office
6 3 (2.68%) Publishing
7 2 (1.79%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) Billing
8 1 (0.89%) Front Office
8 1 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.89%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Analyst
2 19 (16.96%) Project Manager
3 10 (8.93%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Applications Support
4 9 (8.04%) Applications Support Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) IT Trainer
4 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Trainer
5 6 (5.36%) Data Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Consultant
6 5 (4.46%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Legal IT Trainer
7 4 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) .NET
2 7 (6.25%) .NET Core
3 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.89%) CSS
6 1 (0.89%) CSS3
6 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.89%) HTML
6 1 (0.89%) JMS
6 1 (0.89%) Node.js
6 1 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.89%) REST
6 1 (0.89%) RESTEasy
6 1 (0.89%) RESTful
6 1 (0.89%) Sass
6 1 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.14%) User Experience
3 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.79%) Derivative
6 2 (1.79%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.79%) Equities
6 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.79%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.79%) Robotics
7 1 (0.89%) iPhone
7 1 (0.89%) IVR
7 1 (0.89%) PKI
7 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 18 (16.07%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.68%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.79%) Android
5 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.89%) Unix
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.96%) Project Management
3 17 (15.18%) Document Management
4 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (11.61%) ITIL
5 13 (11.61%) Practice Management
6 10 (8.93%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.25%) Data Science
9 7 (6.25%) Product Management
9 7 (6.25%) Scrum
10 6 (5.36%) Analytics
10 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.36%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.36%) DevOps
10 6 (5.36%) Information Security
10 6 (5.36%) Microservices
10 6 (5.36%) Migration
11 5 (4.46%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.39%) SQL
2 8 (7.14%) C#
3 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.57%) VBA
4 2 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (0.89%) Java 8
5 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) CISSP
3 4 (3.57%) CCA
4 3 (2.68%) CISM
5 2 (1.79%) CRISC
5 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.89%) CCNA
6 1 (0.89%) CISA
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.89%) IIBA
6 1 (0.89%) IISP
6 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.89%) PMP
6 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) GDPR
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.89%) MiFID
4 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Docker
2 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (2.68%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.68%) vSphere
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.68%) SCCM
3 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.79%) SafeCom
4 1 (0.89%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.89%) CASB
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.43%) iManage
3 8 (7.14%) LexisNexis
4 6 (5.36%) Cisco
5 5 (4.46%) Tableau
5 5 (4.46%) VMware
6 3 (2.68%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.68%) F5
6 3 (2.68%) NetApp
6 3 (2.68%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.68%) Sony
7 2 (1.79%) Apple
7 2 (1.79%) Ariba
7 2 (1.79%) SAP
7 2 (1.79%) Symantec
8 1 (0.89%) Adobe
8 1 (0.89%) Citrix
8 1 (0.89%) IBM
8 1 (0.89%) Red Hat