Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 184 155
Rank change year-on-year +24 -29 -14
Contract jobs citing Legal 1583 1413 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.70% 1.45% 1.62%
As % of the General category 4.28% 3.97% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 840 1145
England median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +4.52%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £200
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £445 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 37
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +40.00% -18.92%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.25 £10.18
90th Percentile £39.01 £40.50 £34.05
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +33.33% -17.81%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37003 35573 41462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.69% 36.53% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24816 23937 27037
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £634
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 809 869 1124
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.48% +0.60% +13.60%
10th Percentile £12.08 £11.40 £11.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in England

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in England

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in England

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in England

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Legal in England

Legal
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +18 972 £475 +11.76% 88
South East +18 264 £425 - 33
North of England +12 123 £353 -11.88% 35
Midlands +34 106 £375 -11.76% 8
North West +49 78 £383 +9.29% 16
West Midlands +33 70 £375 -15.49% 5
East of England -16 59 £389 +11.07% 9
South West +27 50 £425 -5.56% 14
Yorkshire -38 39 £325 -22.62% 18
East Midlands +17 36 £363 -7.05% 3
North East +58 6 £263 -33.96% 1
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 630 (39.80%) Finance
2 257 (16.23%) Project Management
3 254 (16.05%) Microsoft
4 249 (15.73%) Law
5 241 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (12.07%) Windows
7 184 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 177 (11.18%) Banking
9 163 (10.30%) Information Security
10 162 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
11 158 (9.98%) GDPR
12 145 (9.16%) Data Protection
13 142 (8.97%) SQL
13 142 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
14 139 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
14 139 (8.78%) Degree
15 125 (7.90%) Migration
16 118 (7.45%) Active Directory
17 110 (6.95%) Change Management
18 109 (6.89%) Microsoft Excel
19 102 (6.44%) Marketing
20 101 (6.38%) Management Information System
21 90 (5.69%) SQL Server
21 90 (5.69%) PRINCE2
22 88 (5.56%) Risk Management
22 88 (5.56%) Analytics
23 80 (5.05%) ITIL
24 78 (4.93%) Data Modelling
24 78 (4.93%) Business Analysis
25 75 (4.74%) Document Management

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 53 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.27%) CMS
3 34 (2.15%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 12 (0.76%) IIS
6 10 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.51%) Confluence
8 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.44%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.44%) Documentum
9 7 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.38%) SAS
10 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.38%) WordPress
11 5 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 142 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (6.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 55 (3.47%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) Simulink
8 1 (0.063%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.063%) InVision
8 1 (0.063%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.063%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.063%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.063%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 17 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.76%) FastStats
3 9 (0.57%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.38%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.32%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.32%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.25%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.25%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.19%) Algo Collateral
8 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle FAH
8 3 (0.19%) SAP CCM
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.19%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.35%) Office 365
2 27 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.45%) IaaS
4 21 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.76%) SaaS
6 9 (0.57%) OneDrive
7 8 (0.51%) GitHub
8 6 (0.38%) PaaS
9 5 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.25%) Akamai
11 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.13%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.13%) G Suite
11 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.13%) Slack
11 2 (0.13%) Trello
11 2 (0.13%) Yammer
12 1 (0.063%) BIME
12 1 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.063%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.91%) Internet
2 34 (2.15%) SAN
3 29 (1.83%) WAN
4 27 (1.71%) LAN
5 25 (1.58%) Intranet
6 24 (1.52%) NAS
7 23 (1.45%) Skype
8 21 (1.33%) DNS
8 21 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
9 20 (1.26%) VPN
10 19 (1.20%) Firewall
11 15 (0.95%) DHCP
12 14 (0.88%) SMS
12 14 (0.88%) SSL
12 14 (0.88%) TCP/IP
13 13 (0.82%) HTTP
14 12 (0.76%) Network Security
15 11 (0.69%) LDAP
16 9 (0.57%) H.323
17 8 (0.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (2.02%) Power BI
3 32 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (1.71%) Big Data
5 26 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 24 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 18 (1.14%) PowerPivot
8 17 (1.07%) Hadoop
9 14 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.76%) Apache Hive
10 12 (0.76%) MarkLogic
10 12 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (0.69%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.63%) MySQL
13 9 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.51%) QlikView
15 7 (0.44%) MS Access
15 7 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (2.59%) JIRA
2 28 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.69%) ReSharper
5 10 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.63%) NUnit
6 9 (0.57%) JUnit
7 8 (0.51%) MSBuild
8 7 (0.44%) ERwin
9 6 (0.38%) AutoIt
9 6 (0.38%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.38%) GitLab
9 6 (0.38%) Moq
9 6 (0.38%) MSI
9 6 (0.38%) Selenium
10 4 (0.25%) Subversion
10 4 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.19%) Maven
11 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 630 (39.80%) Finance
2 249 (15.73%) Law
3 177 (11.18%) Banking
4 102 (6.44%) Marketing
5 70 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 54 (3.41%) Retail
7 50 (3.16%) Publishing
8 41 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.83%) Front Office
10 19 (1.20%) Back Office
11 18 (1.14%) Billing
12 16 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.63%) Advertising
13 10 (0.63%) Automotive
13 10 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.57%) French Language
15 7 (0.44%) Digital Economy
15 7 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 386 (24.38%) Analyst
2 197 (12.44%) Project Manager
3 165 (10.42%) Business Analyst
4 140 (8.84%) Developer
5 96 (6.06%) Architect
6 94 (5.94%) Consultant
7 52 (3.28%) Legal Analyst
8 49 (3.10%) Senior Manager
9 46 (2.91%) Service Analyst
10 44 (2.78%) IT Manager
11 41 (2.59%) Designer
12 38 (2.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 37 (2.34%) Programme Manager
14 35 (2.21%) Data Analyst
14 35 (2.21%) Senior Project Manager
15 33 (2.08%) Support Analyst
16 31 (1.96%) Content Designer
17 30 (1.90%) IT Analyst
18 27 (1.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 25 (1.58%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (4.30%) .NET
2 48 (3.03%) XML
3 40 (2.53%) HTML
4 38 (2.40%) SOAP
4 38 (2.40%) Web Services
5 37 (2.34%) REST
6 34 (2.15%) AngularJS
6 34 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 31 (1.96%) JSON
8 26 (1.64%) Node.js
9 23 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (1.33%) CSS
10 21 (1.33%) WCF
11 20 (1.26%) ASP.NET
12 19 (1.20%) MDX
13 16 (1.01%) jQuery
14 14 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (0.76%) RESTful
15 12 (0.76%) XSLT
16 10 (0.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 162 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.22%) User Experience
4 30 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 28 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
6 26 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.45%) Social Media
8 21 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 21 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 21 (1.33%) Derivative
8 21 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 19 (1.20%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
12 15 (0.95%) Fixed Income
12 15 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (0.95%) Reference Data
13 14 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.88%) PMI
14 13 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 191 (12.07%) Windows
2 60 (3.79%) Windows 7
3 57 (3.60%) Linux
4 42 (2.65%) Unix
5 40 (2.53%) Windows 10
6 30 (1.90%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.77%) Solaris
8 22 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.57%) Android
13 7 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.32%) AIX
16 4 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.13%) Debian
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.063%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (16.23%) Project Management
2 241 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 163 (10.30%) Information Security
5 145 (9.16%) Data Protection
6 139 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
7 125 (7.90%) Migration
8 110 (6.95%) Change Management
9 90 (5.69%) PRINCE2
10 88 (5.56%) Analytics
10 88 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 80 (5.05%) ITIL
12 78 (4.93%) Business Analysis
12 78 (4.93%) Data Modelling
13 75 (4.74%) Document Management
14 64 (4.04%) CRM
15 59 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 58 (3.66%) Data Management
17 57 (3.60%) Data Analysis
18 56 (3.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 142 (8.97%) SQL
2 63 (3.98%) C#
3 56 (3.54%) Java
4 47 (2.97%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.15%) PowerShell
6 32 (2.02%) T-SQL
7 22 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 22 (1.39%) Python
8 21 (1.33%) C
9 10 (0.63%) VBA
10 9 (0.57%) Perl
11 8 (0.51%) PHP
11 8 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.51%) VB
11 8 (0.51%) VBScript
12 7 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.44%) XQuery
13 5 (0.32%) ABAP
14 4 (0.25%) Ruby
14 4 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 139 (8.78%) Degree
2 51 (3.22%) CISSP
2 51 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.65%) PMI Certification
4 39 (2.46%) PMP
5 37 (2.34%) SC Cleared
6 30 (1.90%) CISM
7 20 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (1.20%) CISA
8 19 (1.20%) ISEB
9 17 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 15 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.63%) MCSE
12 9 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.51%) APMP
13 8 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.51%) MOS
13 8 (0.51%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (9.98%) GDPR
2 59 (3.73%) QA
3 49 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 34 (2.15%) PMO
5 30 (1.90%) Data Quality
6 25 (1.58%) MiFID
7 22 (1.39%) SLA
8 19 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 18 (1.14%) COBIT
10 10 (0.63%) EMIR
11 9 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 7 (0.44%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.38%) P3O
13 6 (0.38%) PSD2
14 5 (0.32%) GxP
15 4 (0.25%) ISO 31000
15 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 118 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (1.33%) NFS
4 21 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 21 (1.33%) Veritas File System
5 12 (0.76%) Docker
6 9 (0.57%) XenApp
7 7 (0.44%) Firmware
7 7 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.32%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.13%) HDFS
9 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.13%) LXC
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.13%) vSphere
10 1 (0.063%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.063%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 25 (1.58%) NetBackup
2 19 (1.20%) SCCM
3 17 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (1.01%) Ansible
5 14 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.69%) Puppet
7 8 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 7 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (0.32%) FTK
10 4 (0.25%) MOM
11 3 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.19%) EnCase
11 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.13%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.13%) Galera Cluster
12 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.13%) QRadar
12 2 (0.13%) SafeCom
13 1 (0.063%) Terraform
Vendors
1 254 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 57 (3.60%) Oracle
3 55 (3.47%) Citrix
4 51 (3.22%) SAP
5 44 (2.78%) VMware
6 42 (2.65%) iManage
7 33 (2.08%) Symantec
8 28 (1.77%) Reuters
9 26 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.52%) EMC
11 23 (1.45%) Cisco
11 23 (1.45%) Veritas
12 22 (1.39%) NetApp
12 22 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (1.33%) Brocade
14 20 (1.26%) Apigee
14 20 (1.26%) Tableau
15 17 (1.07%) HP
16 15 (0.95%) CyberArk
16 15 (0.95%) Google