Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 87 79
Rank change year-on-year -47 -8 +11
Contract jobs citing Legal 136 201 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.95% 2.96% 3.04%
As % of the General category 3.80% 5.34% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 163 173
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +8.02%
10th Percentile £233 £285 £250
90th Percentile £598 £663 £648
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
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 3,579 3,763 3,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.21% 55.45% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,768 3,001 3,013
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £308
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 23
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.21% +4.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £33.25 £50.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.21% +4.14% -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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 56 (41.18%) Finance
2 43 (31.62%) Law
3 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (19.12%) Windows
5 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 19 (13.97%) Project Management
6 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (12.50%) Change Management
8 15 (11.03%) Windows 10
9 14 (10.29%) Active Directory
9 14 (10.29%) Migration
9 14 (10.29%) Information Security
9 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (9.56%) ITIL
11 12 (8.82%) Banking
11 12 (8.82%) Degree
11 12 (8.82%) iManage
12 11 (8.09%) Java
13 10 (7.35%) SQL
13 10 (7.35%) Asset Management
13 10 (7.35%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.35%) Front Office
13 10 (7.35%) Data Protection
13 10 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (6.62%) GDPR
14 9 (6.62%) Windows Server
14 9 (6.62%) Windows 7
14 9 (6.62%) Scrum
14 9 (6.62%) CISSP

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 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.94%) CMS
3 4 (2.94%) JBoss
3 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Luigi
5 1 (0.74%) nginx
5 1 (0.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.47%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (2.21%) Elite 3E
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Office 365
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.21%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.74%) G Suite
5 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) Firewall
2 5 (3.68%) DNS
3 4 (2.94%) DHCP
3 4 (2.94%) Network Security
3 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.21%) Internet
4 3 (2.21%) LAN
4 3 (2.21%) Skype
4 3 (2.21%) VPN
4 3 (2.21%) WAN
5 2 (1.47%) FTP
5 2 (1.47%) NAS
5 2 (1.47%) SMS
5 2 (1.47%) SSH
6 1 (0.74%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.74%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.74%) VLAN
6 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.21%) MySQL
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.47%) Big Data
5 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.47%) HBase
5 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.47%) Redis
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.74%) Impala
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) OLTP
6 1 (0.74%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (0.74%) Power BI
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.21%) JIRA
2 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 56 (41.18%) Finance
2 43 (31.62%) Law
3 12 (8.82%) Banking
4 10 (7.35%) Front Office
5 8 (5.88%) Retail
6 7 (5.15%) Back Office
6 7 (5.15%) Marketing
7 5 (3.68%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.21%) French Language
9 2 (1.47%) Advertising
9 2 (1.47%) Billing
9 2 (1.47%) Danish Language
9 2 (1.47%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.47%) German Language
9 2 (1.47%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.47%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.47%) Swedish Language
9 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (38.97%) Analyst
2 22 (16.18%) Business Analyst
3 15 (11.03%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.35%) Developer
5 9 (6.62%) IT Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.88%) Consultant
6 8 (5.88%) Legal Analyst
7 7 (5.15%) Change Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Software Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.41%) Architect
8 6 (4.41%) IT Trainer
8 6 (4.41%) Trainer
9 5 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) IT Support
9 5 (3.68%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) Spring
2 6 (4.41%) HTML
2 6 (4.41%) JSON
2 6 (4.41%) REST
2 6 (4.41%) XML
3 5 (3.68%) SOAP
4 4 (2.94%) CSS
4 4 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.94%) J2EE
4 4 (2.94%) Java EE
4 4 (2.94%) Web Services
5 3 (2.21%) jQuery
5 3 (2.21%) RESTful
6 2 (1.47%) .NET
6 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.47%) JSP
6 2 (1.47%) Node.js
6 2 (1.47%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.68%) e-Learning
3 5 (3.68%) Equities
3 5 (3.68%) Fintech
3 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.21%) Derivative
5 3 (2.21%) PMI
5 3 (2.21%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.47%) Handset
6 2 (1.47%) iPhone
6 2 (1.47%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Robotics
7 1 (0.74%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.12%) Windows
2 15 (11.03%) Windows 10
3 9 (6.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (6.62%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.68%) Unix
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.21%) Android
6 3 (2.21%) Linux
7 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.47%) CentOS
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.47%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.97%) Project Management
2 19 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (12.50%) Change Management
4 14 (10.29%) Information Security
4 14 (10.29%) Migration
5 13 (9.56%) ITIL
6 10 (7.35%) Asset Management
6 10 (7.35%) Business Analysis
6 10 (7.35%) Data Protection
6 10 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.62%) Scrum
8 8 (5.88%) Document Management
9 7 (5.15%) CRM
9 7 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (5.15%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.15%) Investment Management
10 6 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.09%) Java
2 10 (7.35%) SQL
3 8 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.94%) ANSI SQL
4 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.21%) C
5 3 (2.21%) C#
6 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.47%) Java 8
6 2 (1.47%) PHP
6 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) VBA
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 9 (6.62%) CISSP
3 7 (5.15%) CISA
4 5 (3.68%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.94%) CISM
5 4 (2.94%) MBA
5 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (2.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (2.21%) IIBA
6 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.21%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (1.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (1.47%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.74%) CCSP
8 1 (0.74%) MCSE
8 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) GDPR
2 6 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.68%) PMO
4 4 (2.94%) MiFID
5 3 (2.21%) QA
6 2 (1.47%) EMIR
6 2 (1.47%) IFRS
6 2 (1.47%) SLA
7 1 (0.74%) COBIT
7 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.74%) FATCA
7 1 (0.74%) GAAP
7 1 (0.74%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.74%) PSD2
7 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.74%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.47%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.47%) Docker
3 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.74%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.74%) Nessus
2 1 (0.74%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.82%) iManage
3 6 (4.41%) Citrix
4 5 (3.68%) Intapp
5 4 (2.94%) Aderant
5 4 (2.94%) VMware
6 3 (2.21%) Apple
6 3 (2.21%) Ivanti
6 3 (2.21%) Mitel
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe
7 2 (1.47%) hybris
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) BT
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco
8 1 (0.74%) Dell
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.74%) Symantec
8 1 (0.74%) Teradata
8 1 (0.74%) TOWER Software