Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 159 152
Rank change year-on-year -17 -7 +16
Contract jobs citing Legal 1,335 1,657 1,530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.74% 1.74%
As % of the General category 4.42% 4.66% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 1,043 948
England median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £231
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £436 £450
% change year-on-year +3.15% -3.06% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 29
England median hourly rate £24.75 £26.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.81% +52.94% -10.46%
10th Percentile £12.80 £13.25 £11.10
90th Percentile £49.38 £36.00 £100.10
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -32.69% +26.83% +13.89%

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 30,228 35,527 34,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.58% 37.38% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,785 23,502 22,813
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £281
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 830 827
England median hourly rate £31.67 £26.93 £24.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.61% +10.14% -2.20%
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.50 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.78 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 -11 755 £460 -0.54% 186
South East +9 208 £450 +4.65% 205
North of England 0 181 £406 +8.33% 231
North West -9 115 £425 +13.33% 112
South West -4 85 £425 +6.25% 296
Midlands -32 75 £450 +11.80% 124
Yorkshire +32 60 £375 - 98
West Midlands -14 55 £450 +8.76% 85
East of England -30 32 £438 -7.89% 104
East Midlands -29 20 £418 +11.33% 39
North East -1 8 £450 -2.70% 21
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 380 (28.46%) Finance
2 329 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (18.13%) Law
4 203 (15.21%) SQL
5 194 (14.53%) Microsoft
6 193 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
7 176 (13.18%) Windows
8 152 (11.39%) SQL Server
9 146 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 144 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
11 139 (10.41%) Information Security
12 138 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
13 132 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 125 (9.36%) Project Management
15 122 (9.14%) ITIL
16 111 (8.31%) Risk Management
17 108 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
18 106 (7.94%) Analytics
19 105 (7.87%) Degree
20 97 (7.27%) Banking
21 95 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
22 92 (6.89%) DevOps
23 91 (6.82%) Management Information System
23 91 (6.82%) Active Directory
24 87 (6.52%) Windows 10
25 83 (6.22%) .NET
26 82 (6.14%) User Experience
27 81 (6.07%) C#
28 80 (5.99%) Java
29 79 (5.92%) Marketing

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 37 (2.77%) Apache Spark
1 37 (2.77%) Skype for Business
2 32 (2.40%) CMS
3 31 (2.32%) SharePoint
4 28 (2.10%) MS Exchange
5 27 (2.02%) Apache
6 25 (1.87%) Confluence
7 19 (1.42%) IIS
8 16 (1.20%) SAS
9 15 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
10 11 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.75%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.52%) WordPress
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.37%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.30%) JBoss
15 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 108 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.37%) Sketch
7 4 (0.30%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.30%) InVision
7 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.15%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.15%) Windchill
10 1 (0.075%) Snagit
10 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.075%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 39 (2.92%) Elite 3E
2 14 (1.05%) Visualfiles
3 10 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.67%) Carpe Diem
5 8 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 8 (0.60%) SAP FI
5 8 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.45%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.45%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.22%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.15%) TrackWise
11 1 (0.075%) PeopleSoft CRM
11 1 (0.075%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 146 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (4.64%) Office 365
4 51 (3.82%) Power Platform
5 41 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 40 (3.00%) SaaS
7 26 (1.95%) PaaS
8 13 (0.97%) IaaS
9 11 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
10 9 (0.67%) BrowserStack
10 9 (0.67%) Sauce Labs
11 8 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.52%) Apigee
12 7 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.52%) GitHub
12 7 (0.52%) Serverless
13 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.45%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.37%) Firewall
2 33 (2.47%) Skype
3 25 (1.87%) Internet
4 24 (1.80%) Network Security
4 24 (1.80%) VPN
5 22 (1.65%) Unified Communications
6 19 (1.42%) DNS
7 16 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.05%) DHCP
8 14 (1.05%) WAN
9 12 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (0.90%) LAN
9 12 (0.90%) VLAN
10 9 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
11 7 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.52%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (0.52%) IP Telephony
11 7 (0.52%) SNMP
12 6 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (3.67%) Power BI
5 44 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (3.15%) Big Data
7 38 (2.85%) Hadoop
8 36 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.87%) NoSQL
11 21 (1.57%) Apache Hive
11 21 (1.57%) MySQL
11 21 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.35%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.90%) Impala
16 11 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
17 10 (0.75%) Amazon Athena
17 10 (0.75%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 48 (3.60%) JIRA
2 26 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.12%) Selenium
5 10 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (0.75%) JMeter
6 9 (0.67%) Gatling
6 9 (0.67%) JUnit
6 9 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.45%) ER Studio
8 6 (0.45%) ERwin
8 6 (0.45%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.37%) gulp
9 5 (0.37%) PhpStorm
9 5 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.30%) Gradle
10 4 (0.30%) Jasmine
General
1 380 (28.46%) Finance
2 242 (18.13%) Law
3 97 (7.27%) Banking
4 79 (5.92%) Marketing
5 59 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.67%) Retail
7 26 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.87%) Back Office
9 24 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 21 (1.57%) Publishing
11 18 (1.35%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.97%) Games
13 12 (0.90%) Advertising
14 8 (0.60%) Billing
15 7 (0.52%) Front Office
16 6 (0.45%) German Language
16 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.45%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 265 (19.85%) Analyst
2 164 (12.28%) Developer
3 110 (8.24%) Project Manager
4 97 (7.27%) Architect
5 73 (5.47%) Consultant
6 61 (4.57%) Business Analyst
7 54 (4.04%) Support Engineer
8 52 (3.90%) Designer
9 42 (3.15%) Applications Support
10 40 (3.00%) Data Analyst
11 39 (2.92%) Applications Engineer
11 39 (2.92%) Data Engineer
12 38 (2.85%) Service Analyst
13 37 (2.77%) Applications Support Engineer
13 37 (2.77%) Support Analyst
14 34 (2.55%) .NET Developer
14 34 (2.55%) Service Desk Analyst
15 32 (2.40%) IT Manager
15 32 (2.40%) Senior Developer
16 31 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (6.22%) .NET
2 56 (4.19%) HTML
3 55 (4.12%) CSS
4 51 (3.82%) AngularJS
5 40 (3.00%) Kafka
6 39 (2.92%) REST
7 34 (2.55%) RESTful
8 33 (2.47%) .NET Framework
8 33 (2.47%) JSON
9 32 (2.40%) Web Services
10 31 (2.32%) XML
11 30 (2.25%) ASP.NET
11 30 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (2.17%) Spring
13 24 (1.80%) Entity Framework
14 23 (1.72%) .NET Core
14 23 (1.72%) jQuery
15 21 (1.57%) Node.js
16 20 (1.50%) Spring Boot
17 18 (1.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 144 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 82 (6.14%) User Experience
4 30 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (1.95%) Algorithms
7 24 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 20 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.27%) PKI
10 16 (1.20%) Equities
11 15 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (1.12%) Derivative
11 15 (1.12%) Robotics
12 12 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.90%) Tandem
13 11 (0.82%) Blog
13 11 (0.82%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.82%) e-Learning
14 9 (0.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 176 (13.18%) Windows
2 87 (6.52%) Windows 10
3 51 (3.82%) Linux
4 42 (3.15%) Unix
5 38 (2.85%) Windows Server
6 23 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.82%) Android
9 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.15%) SUSE
16 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.075%) Solaris
16 1 (0.075%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.075%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (10.41%) Information Security
4 138 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
5 132 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 125 (9.36%) Project Management
7 122 (9.14%) ITIL
8 111 (8.31%) Risk Management
9 106 (7.94%) Analytics
10 92 (6.89%) DevOps
11 77 (5.77%) Data Protection
12 76 (5.69%) Document Management
13 73 (5.47%) Data Modelling
14 70 (5.24%) Migration
15 68 (5.09%) Cybersecurity
15 68 (5.09%) Microservices
16 67 (5.02%) Data Science
17 64 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 62 (4.64%) Scrum
19 61 (4.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 203 (15.21%) SQL
2 81 (6.07%) C#
3 80 (5.99%) Java
4 77 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 65 (4.87%) Python
6 31 (2.32%) T-SQL
7 22 (1.65%) Scala
8 20 (1.50%) PowerShell
9 17 (1.27%) Java 8
9 17 (1.27%) PHP
10 13 (0.97%) R
11 11 (0.82%) C
11 11 (0.82%) TypeScript
11 11 (0.82%) VBA
12 9 (0.67%) C++
13 8 (0.60%) Ruby
13 8 (0.60%) VB
13 8 (0.60%) XAML
14 7 (0.52%) Go
14 7 (0.52%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 105 (7.87%) Degree
2 69 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 59 (4.42%) CISSP
4 54 (4.04%) SC Cleared
5 28 (2.10%) CISM
6 21 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (1.57%) CISA
7 20 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.20%) PMP
9 12 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (0.90%) ISEB
10 11 (0.82%) IISP
10 11 (0.82%) MCSE
10 11 (0.82%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.75%) AWS Certification
11 10 (0.75%) CCNA
11 10 (0.75%) CRISC
11 10 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.94%) GDPR
2 57 (4.27%) QA
3 53 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (2.47%) PMO
5 26 (1.95%) SLA
6 25 (1.87%) Data Quality
7 23 (1.72%) PCI DSS
8 16 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 16 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.67%) NIST
10 8 (0.60%) IFRS
11 7 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.45%) GxP
12 6 (0.45%) NCSC
13 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.30%) COBIT
14 4 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 4 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 91 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 77 (5.77%) Docker
3 11 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.60%) ProxySG
5 6 (0.45%) XenApp
6 5 (0.37%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.37%) vSphere
7 4 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.22%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.15%) HDFS
9 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.075%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.075%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (4.42%) Kubernetes
2 25 (1.87%) SCCM
3 17 (1.27%) Terraform
4 12 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.82%) Puppet
6 10 (0.75%) Ansible
6 10 (0.75%) CASB
7 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.45%) SafeCom
8 5 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.37%) Oozie
8 5 (0.37%) QRadar
8 5 (0.37%) SCOM
9 4 (0.30%) EnCase
9 4 (0.30%) WMI
9 4 (0.30%) WSUS
10 3 (0.22%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 2 (0.15%) Kibana
11 2 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 194 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 75 (5.62%) iManage
3 61 (4.57%) SAP
4 50 (3.75%) Oracle
5 38 (2.85%) Cisco
6 33 (2.47%) Tableau
7 32 (2.40%) LexisNexis
8 30 (2.25%) IBM
9 28 (2.10%) Citrix
10 27 (2.02%) Google
11 24 (1.80%) Intapp
12 23 (1.72%) ServiceNow
12 23 (1.72%) VMware
13 18 (1.35%) Adobe
14 15 (1.12%) F5
14 15 (1.12%) Workday
15 13 (0.97%) Ariba
15 13 (0.97%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.97%) Sony
16 11 (0.82%) Salesforce.com