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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
UK / England
Rank 134 130 159
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29  
Contract jobs citing Legal 781 881 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.89% 1.80% 1.47%
As % of the General category 4.97% 4.75% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 577 471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £585 £617
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £398
% change year-on-year +3.22% -2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 £25.08 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.14% +25.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.30 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £45.50 £25.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.51% +95.00%  

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 15710 18547 18858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.08% 37.81% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10325 12251 11867
Median daily rate £465 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 467 448
Median hourly rate £26.65 £26.93 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.02% +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +7 481 £450 - 133
South East +24 123 £425 +13.33% 36
Yorkshire +19 38 £403 +3.87% 18
North West +8 38 £375 +7.14% 15
East of England -19 30 £350 -17.64% 11
West Midlands -11 22 £394 -1.56% 14
North East -8 20 £338 +18.42% 2
South West +1 11 £425 +14.78% 3
East Midlands -20 11 £475 +18.75% 6
Midlands +8 2 - -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 563 (38.12%) Finance
2 283 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (16.99%) Law
4 246 (16.66%) Project Management
5 226 (15.30%) Microsoft
6 183 (12.39%) Windows
6 183 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 177 (11.98%) Banking
8 174 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
9 157 (10.63%) Degree
10 156 (10.56%) MS Office
11 154 (10.43%) MS Excel
12 129 (8.73%) Security Cleared
13 125 (8.46%) Management Information System
14 124 (8.40%) Change Management
15 123 (8.33%) SQL
16 118 (7.99%) Active Directory
17 110 (7.45%) Information Security
18 109 (7.38%) ITIL
19 96 (6.50%) Analytics
20 95 (6.43%) PRINCE2
20 95 (6.43%) Marketing
21 93 (6.30%) Risk Management
22 92 (6.23%) Data Protection
23 91 (6.16%) SC Cleared
24 89 (6.03%) SharePoint
25 87 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
25 87 (5.89%) User Experience
26 84 (5.69%) Migration
27 79 (5.35%) Service Delivery

Legal
Top Related 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 89 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 27 (1.83%) Confluence
4 22 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 21 (1.42%) Skype for Business
6 18 (1.22%) CMS
7 14 (0.95%) IIS
8 13 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 11 (0.74%) SAS
10 10 (0.68%) Mule
11 9 (0.61%) Mule ESB
12 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.41%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.41%) WordPress
13 5 (0.34%) Apache
13 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.27%) Documentum
14 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 156 (10.56%) MS Office
2 154 (10.43%) MS Excel
3 64 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 64 (4.33%) MS Project
4 45 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.068%) InVision
8 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.068%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.81%) SAP GTS
4 10 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.47%) Eloqua
6 7 (0.47%) FastStats
7 6 (0.41%) Relativity
7 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.34%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.27%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.20%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.20%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.14%) Orchestrade
11 2 (0.14%) Ringtail
11 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.14%) Summit
11 2 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.03%) Office 365
3 22 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.22%) SaaS
5 14 (0.95%) IaaS
6 9 (0.61%) OneDrive
6 9 (0.61%) Yammer
7 7 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.47%) PaaS
8 6 (0.41%) GitHub
8 6 (0.41%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.27%) SmartFocus
11 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.068%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.068%) G Suite
12 1 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.11%) Firewall
2 34 (2.30%) SAN
3 30 (2.03%) WAN
4 29 (1.96%) NAS
5 28 (1.90%) Internet
6 24 (1.62%) LAN
6 24 (1.62%) Network Security
7 19 (1.29%) Skype
8 18 (1.22%) DNS
9 16 (1.08%) HTTP
9 16 (1.08%) TCP/IP
9 16 (1.08%) VPN
10 15 (1.02%) VoIP
10 15 (1.02%) Wireless
11 14 (0.95%) Intranet
11 14 (0.95%) SMS
12 13 (0.88%) Extranet
13 10 (0.68%) Unified Communications
14 9 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 36 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (2.10%) Big Data
6 26 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 23 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.08%) Power BI
9 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 13 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (0.81%) Apache Hive
11 12 (0.81%) DB2
11 12 (0.81%) HBase
11 12 (0.81%) MySQL
11 12 (0.81%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.74%) Neo4j
12 11 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 55 (3.72%) JIRA
2 41 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.68%) Selenium
6 8 (0.54%) JUnit
6 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.47%) Gradle
7 7 (0.47%) Maven
8 6 (0.41%) Ant
8 6 (0.41%) ERwin
9 4 (0.27%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.27%) Hudson
9 4 (0.27%) Subversion
10 3 (0.20%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.20%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.20%) Grunt
10 3 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.14%) AccuRev
11 2 (0.14%) Metasploit
General
1 563 (38.12%) Finance
2 251 (16.99%) Law
3 177 (11.98%) Banking
4 95 (6.43%) Marketing
5 75 (5.08%) Retail
6 60 (4.06%) Publishing
7 49 (3.32%) Investment Banking
8 45 (3.05%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.15%) Back Office
11 16 (1.08%) Front Office
12 15 (1.02%) Billing
13 11 (0.74%) Advertising
14 10 (0.68%) Automotive
15 9 (0.61%) Games
16 8 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.54%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.47%) Electronics
17 7 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 366 (24.78%) Analyst
2 177 (11.98%) Project Manager
3 118 (7.99%) Business Analyst
4 117 (7.92%) Developer
5 93 (6.30%) Architect
6 77 (5.21%) Consultant
7 70 (4.74%) Service Analyst
8 63 (4.27%) Designer
9 57 (3.86%) Service Desk Analyst
10 48 (3.25%) Administrator
11 47 (3.18%) Content Designer
12 46 (3.11%) IT Manager
13 43 (2.91%) Legal Analyst
14 41 (2.78%) Trainer
15 38 (2.57%) Support Analyst
16 33 (2.23%) Commercial Manager
16 33 (2.23%) Senior Manager
17 32 (2.17%) Programme Manager
18 31 (2.10%) Security Analyst
19 28 (1.90%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.06%) HTML
2 57 (3.86%) Web Services
3 47 (3.18%) CSS
3 47 (3.18%) XML
4 42 (2.84%) .NET
5 29 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 25 (1.69%) jQuery
7 22 (1.49%) CSS3
8 21 (1.42%) HTML5
9 17 (1.15%) JSON
9 17 (1.15%) Spring
10 13 (0.88%) ASP.NET
10 13 (0.88%) J2EE
10 13 (0.88%) REST
10 13 (0.88%) Velocity
11 12 (0.81%) MDX
12 11 (0.74%) SOAP
13 10 (0.68%) Java EE
13 10 (0.68%) Middleware
13 10 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 174 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (8.46%) Management Information System
3 87 (5.89%) User Experience
4 45 (3.05%) Blackberry
5 42 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 40 (2.71%) Virtual Team
7 34 (2.30%) Social Media
8 32 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
9 27 (1.83%) Equities
10 24 (1.62%) e-Learning
10 24 (1.62%) iPad
11 22 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (1.29%) iPhone
13 18 (1.22%) Computer Science
14 17 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (1.15%) Fixed Income
15 16 (1.08%) Smartphone
16 15 (1.02%) Derivative
16 15 (1.02%) Mobile App
16 15 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 183 (12.39%) Windows
2 74 (5.01%) Windows 7
3 49 (3.32%) Linux
4 48 (3.25%) Unix
5 39 (2.64%) Windows 10
6 36 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.83%) Android
8 25 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.62%) Windows XP
10 21 (1.42%) Solaris
11 17 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.95%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.20%) CentOS
17 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.068%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (16.66%) Project Management
3 183 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 124 (8.40%) Change Management
5 110 (7.45%) Information Security
6 109 (7.38%) ITIL
7 96 (6.50%) Analytics
8 95 (6.43%) PRINCE2
9 93 (6.30%) Risk Management
10 92 (6.23%) Data Protection
11 87 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
12 84 (5.69%) Migration
13 79 (5.35%) Service Delivery
14 72 (4.87%) Business Analysis
15 66 (4.47%) Data Modelling
16 60 (4.06%) Data Analysis
17 57 (3.86%) CRM
18 56 (3.79%) Programme Management
18 56 (3.79%) Scrum
19 53 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 123 (8.33%) SQL
2 55 (3.72%) Java
3 46 (3.11%) JavaScript
4 38 (2.57%) C#
5 30 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 20 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 18 (1.22%) C
8 17 (1.15%) Python
9 9 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.54%) R
11 7 (0.47%) ES6
11 7 (0.47%) VBA
12 6 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.34%) Ruby
13 5 (0.34%) XQuery
14 4 (0.27%) ABAP
14 4 (0.27%) Perl
15 3 (0.20%) VB
16 2 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 157 (10.63%) Degree
2 129 (8.73%) Security Cleared
3 91 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.17%) CISSP
5 28 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 24 (1.62%) PMP
7 22 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 18 (1.22%) CISM
9 18 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 16 (1.08%) ISEB
10 16 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.68%) MCSE
14 9 (0.61%) APMP
14 9 (0.61%) CIPD
14 9 (0.61%) MBA
15 8 (0.54%) CEH
16 7 (0.47%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.54%) PMO
2 44 (2.98%) QA
3 34 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.30%) MiFID
4 33 (2.23%) GDPR
5 31 (2.10%) SLA
6 23 (1.56%) Data Quality
7 20 (1.35%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.47%) EMIR
10 7 (0.47%) ISO27002
11 6 (0.41%) P3O
12 5 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.34%) FATCA
12 5 (0.34%) GAAP
12 5 (0.34%) WCAG
13 4 (0.27%) COSO
13 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 118 (7.99%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (1.15%) Veritas File System
4 12 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.61%) Docker
6 6 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.068%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.068%) HDFS
9 1 (0.068%) IAG
9 1 (0.068%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.068%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.068%) vCloud
9 1 (0.068%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (1.62%) NetBackup
2 12 (0.81%) SCCM
3 10 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (0.54%) WSUS
5 7 (0.47%) Puppet
6 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.41%) vMotion
6 6 (0.41%) WMI
7 5 (0.34%) Kibana
7 5 (0.34%) Nagios
8 4 (0.27%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.27%) logstash
8 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.27%) Rsyslog
9 3 (0.20%) Ansible
9 3 (0.20%) Control-M
9 3 (0.20%) EnCase
9 3 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 226 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 63 (4.27%) SAP
3 54 (3.66%) Oracle
4 42 (2.84%) Citrix
5 40 (2.71%) VMware
6 36 (2.44%) Cisco
7 27 (1.83%) iManage
8 25 (1.69%) Sun
9 23 (1.56%) Adobe
9 23 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.42%) Splunk
11 20 (1.35%) Symantec
11 20 (1.35%) Veritas
12 19 (1.29%) Sophos
13 17 (1.15%) Google
14 16 (1.08%) HP
15 15 (1.02%) IBM
16 14 (0.95%) Reuters
17 13 (0.88%) Dell
17 13 (0.88%) Nuix
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