Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 77 79
Rank change year-on-year -25 +2 +21
Contract jobs citing Legal 173 196 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.44% 3.04% 2.78%
As % of the General category 4.66% 5.67% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 161 163
City of London median daily rate £450 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £212
90th Percentile £638 £656 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
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 £34.36 £12.50
% change year-on-year -35.97% +174.88% -26.47%

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 3,715 3,459 3,667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.46% 53.70% 53.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,907 2,738 3,038
City of London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 28
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -17.92% -1.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.10
90th Percentile £35.77 £30.93 £37.95
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -15.00% -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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 62 (35.84%) Finance
2 56 (32.37%) Law
3 38 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.76%) Windows
5 26 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (14.45%) Document Management
7 24 (13.87%) SQL Server
7 24 (13.87%) GDPR
8 23 (13.29%) SQL
9 22 (12.72%) Microsoft
10 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
10 21 (12.14%) iManage
11 20 (11.56%) Banking
12 19 (10.98%) Project Management
12 19 (10.98%) Active Directory
13 18 (10.40%) Change Management
13 18 (10.40%) Business Analysis
14 16 (9.25%) Migration
14 16 (9.25%) Information Security
15 15 (8.67%) ITIL
15 15 (8.67%) Java
16 14 (8.09%) XML
16 14 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (8.09%) Front Office
16 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (7.51%) JavaScript
17 13 (7.51%) JSON
17 13 (7.51%) Data Protection
18 12 (6.94%) Windows 10
18 12 (6.94%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.31%) IIS
1 4 (2.31%) JBoss
1 4 (2.31%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.31%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.73%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.16%) SAS
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 3 (1.73%) Elite 3E
3 2 (1.16%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (1.16%) Relativity
3 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.58%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.58%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-AR
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-BL
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-FM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.20%) Office 365
2 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.89%) SaaS
4 3 (1.73%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (1.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.58%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.62%) Firewall
2 6 (3.47%) Network Security
3 5 (2.89%) HTTP
4 4 (2.31%) VPN
5 3 (1.73%) DHCP
5 3 (1.73%) DNS
6 2 (1.16%) FTP
6 2 (1.16%) Internet
6 2 (1.16%) IPsec
6 2 (1.16%) NAS
6 2 (1.16%) Skype
6 2 (1.16%) SMS
6 2 (1.16%) SSH
7 1 (0.58%) GoToMeeting
7 1 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.58%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.58%) VoIP
7 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.47%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.31%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.73%) Big Data
6 2 (1.16%) Power BI
6 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.58%) IDOL
7 1 (0.58%) MySQL
7 1 (0.58%) OLTP
7 1 (0.58%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.58%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) JIRA
2 3 (1.73%) PeopleTools
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 62 (35.84%) Finance
2 56 (32.37%) Law
3 20 (11.56%) Banking
4 14 (8.09%) Front Office
5 11 (6.36%) Back Office
5 11 (6.36%) Marketing
6 9 (5.20%) Retail
7 6 (3.47%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.89%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.73%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.73%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.16%) Billing
10 2 (1.16%) French Language
10 2 (1.16%) German Language
10 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.58%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.58%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (37.57%) Analyst
2 32 (18.50%) Business Analyst
3 21 (12.14%) Developer
4 17 (9.83%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.78%) Architect
5 10 (5.78%) Legal Analyst
6 9 (5.20%) Consultant
6 9 (5.20%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.62%) IT Analyst
8 7 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.47%) Change Manager
9 6 (3.47%) Contracts Manager
9 6 (3.47%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (2.89%) Agile Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Business Consultant
10 5 (2.89%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.89%) GDPR Business Analyst
10 5 (2.89%) IT Manager
10 5 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (2.89%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.09%) XML
2 13 (7.51%) JSON
3 11 (6.36%) SOAP
4 10 (5.78%) Web Services
5 9 (5.20%) .NET
5 9 (5.20%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.20%) REST
6 8 (4.62%) Node.js
7 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (4.05%) HTML
7 7 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (4.05%) Spring
8 5 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.89%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.89%) RESTful
9 4 (2.31%) J2EE
9 4 (2.31%) Java EE
10 3 (1.73%) jQuery
11 2 (1.16%) Middleware
11 2 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.62%) Fixed Income
2 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.05%) Equities
3 7 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.47%) Fintech
5 5 (2.89%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.73%) PMI
8 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.16%) Derivative
8 2 (1.16%) iPhone
8 2 (1.16%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.16%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.16%) User Experience
8 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.58%) CESG
9 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.76%) Windows
2 12 (6.94%) Windows 10
3 10 (5.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.47%) Unix
4 6 (3.47%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.31%) Linux
6 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Android
7 2 (1.16%) CentOS
7 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (14.45%) Document Management
4 19 (10.98%) Project Management
5 18 (10.40%) Business Analysis
5 18 (10.40%) Change Management
6 16 (9.25%) Information Security
6 16 (9.25%) Migration
7 15 (8.67%) ITIL
8 14 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.51%) Data Protection
10 12 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (5.78%) Analytics
11 10 (5.78%) Asset Management
11 10 (5.78%) CRM
12 9 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.20%) Test Scripting
13 8 (4.62%) Decision-Making
13 8 (4.62%) Target Operating Model
13 8 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.29%) SQL
2 15 (8.67%) Java
3 13 (7.51%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.20%) C#
5 6 (3.47%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.31%) ANSI SQL
6 4 (2.31%) C
6 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.16%) PHP
7 2 (1.16%) XPath
8 1 (0.58%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) VBA
8 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.78%) Degree
2 9 (5.20%) CISSP
3 6 (3.47%) CISA
3 6 (3.47%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.31%) ISEB
4 4 (2.31%) MBA
4 4 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (1.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (1.73%) CISM
5 3 (1.73%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.73%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.73%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 2 (1.16%) CCA
6 2 (1.16%) CEH
6 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) GSEC
7 1 (0.58%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.87%) GDPR
2 6 (3.47%) MiFID
3 5 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.73%) EMIR
5 3 (1.73%) PMO
5 3 (1.73%) QA
6 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.58%) COBIT
7 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.58%) FATCA
7 1 (0.58%) IFRS
7 1 (0.58%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.58%) PSD2
7 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.58%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.73%) XenApp
4 2 (1.16%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) CASB
1 2 (1.16%) Nessus
1 2 (1.16%) OSSEC
2 1 (0.58%) Ansible
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.14%) iManage
3 10 (5.78%) Citrix
4 6 (3.47%) Intapp
4 6 (3.47%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (2.89%) Apigee
5 5 (2.89%) VMware
6 4 (2.31%) Cognos
7 3 (1.73%) Apple
7 3 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.16%) Calypso
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco
8 2 (1.16%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.16%) hybris
8 2 (1.16%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.16%) Murex
8 2 (1.16%) OpenText
8 2 (1.16%) Qualys
8 2 (1.16%) Red Hat