Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 149 167
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 -10
Contract jobs citing Legal 1,651 1,536 1,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.75% 1.76% 1.60%
As % of the General category 4.67% 4.47% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,039 951 1,088
England median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £215
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £436 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 25
England median hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.67% -16.67% +32.35%
10th Percentile £13.33 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.70 £94.80 £42.71
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £21.70 £18.99
% change year-on-year +19.82% +14.30% +11.68%

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 35,379 34,391 37,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.42% 39.31% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,390 22,668 25,323
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 815 831 907
England median hourly rate £26.98 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.90 £50.00 £48.45
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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 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 -34 925 £463 -2.63% 200
North of England +36 234 £375 +7.14% 83
South East -38 214 £425 +3.03% 56
North West +31 151 £375 -3.23% 50
Midlands +29 143 £403 +1.90% 56
West Midlands +7 78 £414 +3.44% 41
East of England +31 71 £475 +35.71% 26
East Midlands +36 68 £375 - 15
South West +39 65 £400 +45.45% 41
Yorkshire -1 55 £375 +1.35% 30
North East +11 32 £438 +48.31% 3
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 568 (34.40%) Finance
2 318 (19.26%) Law
3 290 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 268 (16.23%) Project Management
5 240 (14.54%) Microsoft
6 235 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 228 (13.81%) GDPR
8 198 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
9 189 (11.45%) Data Protection
10 178 (10.78%) SQL
11 175 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
12 174 (10.54%) Degree
13 164 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
14 158 (9.57%) Windows
14 158 (9.57%) Information Security
15 145 (8.78%) Management Information System
16 136 (8.24%) SQL Server
17 135 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
18 127 (7.69%) Banking
19 125 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
20 122 (7.39%) Business Analysis
20 122 (7.39%) Marketing
21 109 (6.60%) Change Management
22 98 (5.94%) Migration
23 93 (5.63%) Risk Management
24 91 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
25 89 (5.39%) JavaScript
26 88 (5.33%) ITIL
27 85 (5.15%) C#
27 85 (5.15%) Analytics

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 77 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.76%) Confluence
3 27 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 26 (1.57%) IIS
5 21 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (1.21%) Skype for Business
7 16 (0.97%) CMS
8 15 (0.91%) Apache
8 15 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.55%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.55%) SAS
12 8 (0.48%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.48%) JBoss
12 8 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
12 8 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.42%) OpenEdge
14 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 135 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 125 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (1.09%) InVision
7 11 (0.67%) UserZoom
8 9 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.061%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.061%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.061%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 36 (2.18%) Elite 3E
2 13 (0.79%) Carpe Diem
3 12 (0.73%) Visualfiles
4 7 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.30%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 5 (0.30%) Relativity
6 5 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.18%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.12%) Concordance
9 2 (0.12%) FastStats
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 91 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (4.54%) Office 365
3 45 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (2.24%) SaaS
5 15 (0.91%) OneDrive
5 15 (0.91%) PaaS
6 14 (0.85%) IaaS
7 12 (0.73%) GitHub
8 9 (0.55%) Yammer
9 7 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.36%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.30%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.24%) iTunes
13 3 (0.18%) Akamai
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.36%) Firewall
2 35 (2.12%) Skype
3 28 (1.70%) Network Security
4 24 (1.45%) LAN
4 24 (1.45%) WAN
5 23 (1.39%) VPN
6 21 (1.27%) Internet
7 20 (1.21%) SAN
8 15 (0.91%) NAS
9 13 (0.79%) Intranet
10 12 (0.73%) SMS
11 10 (0.61%) DNS
12 8 (0.48%) DHCP
12 8 (0.48%) SSH
13 7 (0.42%) Unified Communications
13 7 (0.42%) VoIP
13 7 (0.42%) Wireless
14 6 (0.36%) FTP
14 6 (0.36%) PBX
14 6 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (2.24%) Power BI
6 27 (1.64%) Big Data
7 20 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (1.15%) NoSQL
9 18 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (0.97%) MySQL
11 12 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (0.67%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.67%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.67%) MS Access
13 10 (0.61%) Data Lake
13 10 (0.61%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (0.42%) OLTP
16 6 (0.36%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 57 (3.45%) JIRA
2 28 (1.70%) Git (software)
3 18 (1.09%) Axure RP
4 14 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.55%) git-flow
6 9 (0.55%) Maven
6 9 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.30%) Ant
7 5 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.30%) ERwin
7 5 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.24%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.24%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.24%) MSI
8 4 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.24%) Subversion
9 3 (0.18%) SonarQube
General
1 568 (34.40%) Finance
2 318 (19.26%) Law
3 127 (7.69%) Banking
4 122 (7.39%) Marketing
5 66 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.76%) Retail
7 52 (3.15%) Publishing
8 39 (2.36%) Investment Banking
9 31 (1.88%) Front Office
10 26 (1.57%) Billing
11 21 (1.27%) Back Office
12 18 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.79%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.67%) Advertising
16 8 (0.48%) French Language
16 8 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.36%) Games
17 6 (0.36%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 433 (26.23%) Analyst
2 221 (13.39%) Project Manager
3 203 (12.30%) Business Analyst
4 159 (9.63%) Developer
5 88 (5.33%) Architect
6 87 (5.27%) Consultant
7 71 (4.30%) Designer
8 54 (3.27%) Content Designer
9 52 (3.15%) Legal Analyst
10 48 (2.91%) IT Manager
11 42 (2.54%) Service Analyst
12 37 (2.24%) Support Analyst
13 34 (2.06%) Data Analyst
14 33 (2.00%) Service Desk Analyst
15 32 (1.94%) Data Protection Officer
16 30 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
17 29 (1.76%) .NET Developer
17 29 (1.76%) Security Manager
18 28 (1.70%) Security Analyst
19 27 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (4.42%) HTML
2 70 (4.24%) .NET
3 64 (3.88%) XML
4 54 (3.27%) CSS
5 49 (2.97%) Web Services
6 39 (2.36%) AngularJS
7 29 (1.76%) ASP.NET
7 29 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (1.76%) JSON
8 25 (1.51%) Spring
9 24 (1.45%) .NET Framework
9 24 (1.45%) HTML5
9 24 (1.45%) React
10 23 (1.39%) Middleware
10 23 (1.39%) REST
10 23 (1.39%) SOAP
11 20 (1.21%) jQuery
12 15 (0.91%) CSS3
12 15 (0.91%) Entity Framework
13 14 (0.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 198 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (8.78%) Management Information System
3 83 (5.03%) User Experience
4 46 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 45 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (2.24%) Blackberry
7 33 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 33 (2.00%) Virtual Team
8 27 (1.64%) Social Media
9 22 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 21 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
11 17 (1.03%) Fintech
12 16 (0.97%) iPhone
13 15 (0.91%) Clustering
14 14 (0.85%) Equities
15 13 (0.79%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (0.73%) NHS
17 11 (0.67%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 158 (9.57%) Windows
2 51 (3.09%) Windows 10
3 46 (2.79%) Linux
4 37 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 25 (1.51%) Unix
7 24 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.21%) Android
9 16 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.61%) CentOS
11 10 (0.61%) Solaris
12 9 (0.55%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.12%) Debian
15 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (16.23%) Project Management
3 235 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 189 (11.45%) Data Protection
5 175 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
6 164 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
7 158 (9.57%) Information Security
8 122 (7.39%) Business Analysis
9 109 (6.60%) Change Management
10 98 (5.94%) Migration
11 93 (5.63%) Risk Management
12 88 (5.33%) ITIL
13 85 (5.15%) Analytics
14 77 (4.66%) Time Management
15 76 (4.60%) Decision-Making
15 76 (4.60%) Document Management
16 74 (4.48%) PRINCE2
17 73 (4.42%) Workflow
18 71 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
19 70 (4.24%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 178 (10.78%) SQL
2 89 (5.39%) JavaScript
3 85 (5.15%) C#
4 64 (3.88%) Java
5 47 (2.85%) T-SQL
6 19 (1.15%) Python
7 17 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 15 (0.91%) C
9 14 (0.85%) VBA
10 13 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 12 (0.73%) C++
11 12 (0.73%) VBScript
12 11 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 11 (0.67%) PHP
12 11 (0.67%) VB
13 8 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.42%) Scala
15 6 (0.36%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.30%) XPath
17 4 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 174 (10.54%) Degree
2 83 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 58 (3.51%) CISSP
4 46 (2.79%) SC Cleared
5 42 (2.54%) PMI Certification
6 38 (2.30%) PMP
7 34 (2.06%) CISM
8 29 (1.76%) CISA
8 29 (1.76%) ISEB
9 19 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.79%) APMP
14 12 (0.73%) CRISC
14 12 (0.73%) MCSE
15 11 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
15 11 (0.67%) SANS
16 10 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (13.81%) GDPR
2 47 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (2.54%) SLA
4 41 (2.48%) PCI DSS
5 40 (2.42%) QA
6 36 (2.18%) PMO
7 23 (1.39%) COBIT
8 17 (1.03%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.79%) MiFID
11 10 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (0.48%) PSD2
13 6 (0.36%) COSO
14 5 (0.30%) EMIR
14 5 (0.30%) GxP
14 5 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.24%) ISO 20022
15 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 82 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.73%) Docker
4 9 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.42%) XenApp
7 5 (0.30%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.30%) HDFS
8 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.24%) vSphere
9 3 (0.18%) iptables
9 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.12%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.061%) Snort
11 1 (0.061%) Squid
11 1 (0.061%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.061%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (1.09%) SCCM
2 15 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (0.61%) HP ALM
5 8 (0.48%) Ansible
6 5 (0.30%) EnCase
6 5 (0.30%) FTK
7 4 (0.24%) Nessus
7 4 (0.24%) PingFederate
7 4 (0.24%) SnapMirror
7 4 (0.24%) SnapVault
8 3 (0.18%) CASB
8 3 (0.18%) Oozie
8 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.18%) Puppet
8 3 (0.18%) SELinux
9 2 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.12%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.12%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 240 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 78 (4.72%) SAP
3 55 (3.33%) Oracle
4 54 (3.27%) iManage
5 52 (3.15%) Citrix
6 33 (2.00%) VMware
7 27 (1.64%) Cisco
7 27 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (1.51%) IBM
8 25 (1.51%) Intapp
9 24 (1.45%) Adobe
10 22 (1.33%) Capita
11 19 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.09%) HP
13 16 (0.97%) Snow
14 15 (0.91%) hybris
15 10 (0.61%) Apple
15 10 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
15 10 (0.61%) Informatica
15 10 (0.61%) Workday