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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 171 150
Rank change year-on-year +22 -21  
Contract jobs citing Legal 734 735 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.70% 1.49% 1.61%
As % of the General category 4.32% 4.08% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 503 562
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 17
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.30 £42.52 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +6.66% +5.26%  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16974 18019 19637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 39.26% 36.44% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11203 12251 12926
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 443 488
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.10 £47.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 494 £475 +5.55% 114
South East +5 98 £450 +17.64% 24
North West +32 38 £325 -10.34% 28
West Midlands +16 27 £388 +17.42% 9
East of England -6 20 £363 -17.14% 11
Yorkshire -11 17 £313 -14.50% 18
East Midlands -8 14 £383 -15.00% 6
South West +1 10 £275 -26.66% 10
Midlands - 7 £550 - 15
North East +51 4 £320 +28.00% 6
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 547 (36.01%) Finance
2 259 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (16.59%) Project Management
4 236 (15.54%) Law
5 204 (13.43%) Microsoft
6 200 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 183 (12.05%) Banking
8 163 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
9 160 (10.53%) Degree
10 157 (10.34%) Windows
11 143 (9.41%) SQL
12 126 (8.29%) Microsoft Office
13 118 (7.77%) Information Security
14 110 (7.24%) Management Information System
14 110 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
15 108 (7.11%) Change Management
16 106 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
17 103 (6.78%) ITIL
17 103 (6.78%) PRINCE2
17 103 (6.78%) User Experience
18 102 (6.71%) Analytics
19 100 (6.58%) Data Protection
20 94 (6.19%) Marketing
21 93 (6.12%) Migration
22 90 (5.92%) Data Modelling
23 88 (5.79%) Security Cleared
24 86 (5.66%) Business Analysis
25 85 (5.60%) Active Directory
26 82 (5.40%) SharePoint
27 76 (5.00%) Retail

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 82 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.84%) CMS
3 22 (1.45%) Skype for Business
4 16 (1.05%) IIS
4 16 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 15 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (0.86%) SAS
7 12 (0.79%) Confluence
8 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (0.66%) Documentum
10 8 (0.53%) Apache
11 7 (0.46%) Drupal
11 7 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.26%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.26%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.26%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 126 (8.29%) Microsoft Office
2 110 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (3.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 46 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
5 44 (2.90%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.066%) InVision
9 1 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.066%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 26 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.12%) SAP GTS
3 11 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.53%) Eloqua
4 8 (0.53%) FastStats
5 6 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.20%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.20%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.13%) Pega PRPC
9 2 (0.13%) Relativity
9 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (2.50%) Office 365
3 24 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.05%) SaaS
5 13 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (0.86%) IaaS
6 12 (0.79%) OneDrive
7 10 (0.66%) PaaS
8 9 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.59%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.26%) GitHub
10 4 (0.26%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.20%) AdWords
11 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.13%) SmartFocus
13 1 (0.066%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.17%) SAN
2 28 (1.84%) WAN
3 26 (1.71%) NAS
4 25 (1.65%) Firewall
5 20 (1.32%) Skype
6 19 (1.25%) Internet
7 18 (1.18%) LAN
8 17 (1.12%) Network Security
9 11 (0.72%) Extranet
10 10 (0.66%) DNS
10 10 (0.66%) HTTP
10 10 (0.66%) Intranet
10 10 (0.66%) Unified Communications
11 9 (0.59%) VoIP
12 8 (0.53%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.53%) VPN
12 8 (0.53%) Wireless
13 7 (0.46%) LDAP
13 7 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 38 (2.50%) Big Data
5 35 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 28 (1.84%) MongoDB
8 26 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (1.51%) Power BI
10 21 (1.38%) Apache Hive
11 18 (1.18%) HBase
11 18 (1.18%) Neo4j
12 14 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.72%) NoSQL
16 10 (0.66%) QlikView
17 9 (0.59%) MySQL
18 8 (0.53%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 31 (2.04%) JIRA
2 25 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.72%) Selenium
5 8 (0.53%) Maven
5 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.39%) Ant
6 6 (0.39%) ERwin
6 6 (0.39%) Gradle
7 5 (0.33%) JUnit
7 5 (0.33%) MSI
8 4 (0.26%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.26%) Hudson
8 4 (0.26%) Subversion
8 4 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.20%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.13%) Appium
10 2 (0.13%) GitLab
General
1 547 (36.01%) Finance
2 236 (15.54%) Law
3 183 (12.05%) Banking
4 94 (6.19%) Marketing
5 76 (5.00%) Retail
6 71 (4.67%) Publishing
7 63 (4.15%) Investment Banking
8 40 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.45%) Front Office
10 17 (1.12%) Billing
11 16 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.99%) Back Office
13 13 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.72%) Advertising
14 11 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.72%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.46%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.39%) Automotive
16 6 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 360 (23.70%) Analyst
2 180 (11.85%) Project Manager
3 143 (9.41%) Business Analyst
4 130 (8.56%) Developer
5 110 (7.24%) Architect
6 92 (6.06%) Consultant
7 60 (3.95%) Designer
8 50 (3.29%) Content Designer
9 47 (3.09%) Service Analyst
10 43 (2.83%) IT Manager
10 43 (2.83%) Programme Manager
11 42 (2.76%) Legal Analyst
12 39 (2.57%) Administrator
13 38 (2.50%) Trainer
14 34 (2.24%) SAP Consultant
14 34 (2.24%) Service Desk Analyst
15 31 (2.04%) Support Analyst
16 29 (1.91%) Contracts Manager
17 28 (1.84%) Data Architect
18 27 (1.78%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.09%) HTML
2 46 (3.03%) Web Services
3 41 (2.70%) .NET
4 35 (2.30%) XML
5 34 (2.24%) CSS
6 28 (1.84%) AngularJS
7 27 (1.78%) jQuery
8 23 (1.51%) CSS3
8 23 (1.51%) HTML5
8 23 (1.51%) REST
9 16 (1.05%) MDX
10 14 (0.92%) JSON
10 14 (0.92%) Middleware
11 12 (0.79%) SOAP
12 11 (0.72%) COM
13 10 (0.66%) Node.js
13 10 (0.66%) Spring
13 10 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (0.59%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 163 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (7.24%) Management Information System
3 103 (6.78%) User Experience
4 34 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
5 33 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 32 (2.11%) Social Media
7 24 (1.58%) Derivative
8 23 (1.51%) Reference Data
9 22 (1.45%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.32%) e-Learning
10 20 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.25%) Blackberry
11 19 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 18 (1.18%) Computer Science
13 17 (1.12%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (1.05%) Equities
15 15 (0.99%) PMI
16 12 (0.79%) Clustering
16 12 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 157 (10.34%) Windows
2 53 (3.49%) Windows 7
3 41 (2.70%) Linux
4 40 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 34 (2.24%) Unix
6 28 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.25%) Solaris
8 18 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.99%) Android
11 14 (0.92%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.066%) AIX
17 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (16.59%) Project Management
3 200 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (7.77%) Information Security
5 108 (7.11%) Change Management
6 106 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 103 (6.78%) ITIL
7 103 (6.78%) PRINCE2
8 102 (6.71%) Analytics
9 100 (6.58%) Data Protection
10 93 (6.12%) Migration
11 90 (5.92%) Data Modelling
12 86 (5.66%) Business Analysis
13 72 (4.74%) Risk Management
14 68 (4.48%) Service Delivery
15 63 (4.15%) CRM
16 62 (4.08%) Data Analysis
17 53 (3.49%) SEO
18 51 (3.36%) ETL
19 49 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (9.41%) SQL
2 44 (2.90%) Java
3 40 (2.63%) C#
4 38 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 34 (2.24%) JavaScript
6 22 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 19 (1.25%) Python
8 17 (1.12%) C
9 15 (0.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 10 (0.66%) ABAP
11 9 (0.59%) ES6
11 9 (0.59%) R
12 7 (0.46%) Perl
12 7 (0.46%) Ruby
12 7 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.33%) VBA
14 4 (0.26%) PHP
14 4 (0.26%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.26%) VB
15 3 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 160 (10.53%) Degree
2 88 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 72 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 37 (2.44%) PMP
5 27 (1.78%) CISSP
6 22 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 21 (1.38%) CISM
8 19 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (0.92%) ISEB
10 12 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.66%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.59%) APMP
13 9 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.53%) CRISC
15 7 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (0.46%) MBA
16 5 (0.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.74%) GDPR
2 53 (3.49%) QA
3 45 (2.96%) MiFID
4 39 (2.57%) PMO
5 36 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (1.97%) PCI DSS
7 29 (1.91%) SLA
8 28 (1.84%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
10 14 (0.92%) EMIR
11 11 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
12 7 (0.46%) P3O
13 6 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.39%) WCAG
14 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.26%) COBIT
15 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
15 4 (0.26%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 85 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 16 (1.05%) Veritas File System
4 15 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.59%) Docker
6 8 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.33%) NFS
8 4 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.13%) Firmware
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.066%) IAG
10 1 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.066%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 25 (1.65%) NetBackup
2 11 (0.72%) SCCM
3 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.53%) Puppet
4 5 (0.33%) Ansible
4 5 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.26%) Kibana
5 4 (0.26%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.26%) logstash
5 4 (0.26%) Rsyslog
5 4 (0.26%) vCenter Server
5 4 (0.26%) vMotion
5 4 (0.26%) WMI
6 3 (0.20%) FTK
6 3 (0.20%) SCOM
7 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 204 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 75 (4.94%) SAP
3 46 (3.03%) Oracle
4 34 (2.24%) Citrix
5 29 (1.91%) VMware
6 27 (1.78%) iManage
7 25 (1.65%) Cisco
8 24 (1.58%) Symantec
9 21 (1.38%) Nuix
9 21 (1.38%) Splunk
10 20 (1.32%) Veritas
11 19 (1.25%) Cloudera
11 19 (1.25%) HP
12 18 (1.18%) Google
12 18 (1.18%) MapR
12 18 (1.18%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.12%) IBM
14 15 (0.99%) Reuters
15 14 (0.92%) Avaya
16 13 (0.86%) Adobe
Watford, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Rate: £15 - £23 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - £Market Rates - 6Months FTC
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
KnownFour
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £180 - £200 Per Day to £200 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red - The Global SAP Solutions Provider
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £30 to £37 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 7 days ago