Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 19 January 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.

Law
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 222 157
Rank change year-on-year +42 -65 +46
Contract jobs citing Law 705 477 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.52% 1.14% 1.57%
As % of the General category 3.33% 2.63% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 312 471
London median daily rate £436 £383 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.05% -7.27% +3.13%
10th Percentile £203 £181 £185
90th Percentile £609 £600 £550
England median daily rate £425 £388 £405
% change year-on-year +9.68% -4.32% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
London median hourly rate £16.00 - £19.50
10th Percentile £12.50 - £17.00
90th Percentile £42.90 - £22.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% +12.12% -

Law 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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 21,169 18,110 20,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.56% 43.23% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,344 12,978 14,448
London median daily rate £503 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 187 219
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £23.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -1.46% +22.84%
10th Percentile £14.40 £11.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £59.12 £55.00
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.64%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Law in London

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in London

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in London

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law in London

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Law in London

Law
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the London region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Central London +52 191 £425 +41.67% 194
South London -12 34 £475 +11.76% 21
East London +10 20 £445 - 3
West London -13 13 £375 -9.09% 41
North London - 6 £615 - 2
Law
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Law 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 London region with a requirement for Law.

1 233 (33.05%) Legal
2 141 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (19.86%) Finance
4 113 (16.03%) Microsoft
5 102 (14.47%) Project Management
6 99 (14.04%) Security Cleared
7 98 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
8 95 (13.48%) Windows
9 83 (11.77%) Document Management
10 79 (11.21%) C#
11 77 (10.92%) JavaScript
12 75 (10.64%) SQL
13 74 (10.50%) .NET
14 70 (9.93%) SC Cleared
15 69 (9.79%) Active Directory
16 68 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 61 (8.65%) Java
18 59 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
19 57 (8.09%) SQL Server
20 54 (7.66%) TDD
21 53 (7.52%) iManage
22 51 (7.23%) HTML
22 51 (7.23%) Migration
23 49 (6.95%) User Stories
24 48 (6.81%) PRINCE2
25 47 (6.67%) Degree
26 45 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
27 44 (6.24%) Windows 10
28 42 (5.96%) Microservices
29 40 (5.67%) Analytical Skills

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 19 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 19 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.41%) CMS
3 7 (0.99%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.85%) Apache Spark
4 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.71%) IIS
5 5 (0.71%) SAS
6 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.28%) WordPress
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.14%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 98 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
3 23 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Relativity
2 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.28%) Magento
2 2 (0.28%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.14%) assyst
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.26%) Office 365
4 11 (1.56%) SaaS
5 10 (1.42%) IaaS
6 7 (0.99%) PaaS
7 5 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.57%) Akamai
8 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.43%) Taleo
10 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.28%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.28%) GitHub
11 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.14%) Firebase
11 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.70%) HTTP
2 12 (1.70%) Skype
3 11 (1.56%) LAN
4 10 (1.42%) Firewall
4 10 (1.42%) Intranet
4 10 (1.42%) WAN
5 9 (1.28%) Internet
5 9 (1.28%) VPN
6 7 (0.99%) Wireless
7 6 (0.85%) DNS
7 6 (0.85%) SAN
8 5 (0.71%) DHCP
9 4 (0.57%) Broadband
9 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.57%) VLAN
10 3 (0.43%) Network Security
10 3 (0.43%) WLAN
11 2 (0.28%) FTP
12 1 (0.14%) PPP
12 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 18 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.13%) Redis
6 14 (1.99%) Big Data
7 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.99%) Power BI
10 6 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
11 5 (0.71%) MySQL
11 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.57%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.57%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.57%) Impala
Development Applications
1 23 (3.26%) JIRA
2 17 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.70%) Selenium
4 11 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.99%) Moq
7 7 (0.99%) MSTest
8 6 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.85%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.71%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.57%) dotCover
10 4 (0.57%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.57%) NDepend
10 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.43%) Maven
11 3 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.28%) Codeship
General
1 233 (33.05%) Legal
2 140 (19.86%) Finance
3 26 (3.69%) Banking
4 23 (3.26%) Marketing
4 23 (3.26%) Retail
5 12 (1.70%) Military
6 11 (1.56%) Publishing
7 9 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.13%) Billing
9 6 (0.85%) Electronics
9 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Front Office
11 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Games
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 141 (20.00%) Analyst
2 124 (17.59%) Developer
3 85 (12.06%) Project Manager
4 63 (8.94%) Business Analyst
5 40 (5.67%) Architect
6 35 (4.96%) Legal Analyst
7 33 (4.68%) Trainer
8 31 (4.40%) IT Trainer
9 28 (3.97%) Consultant
9 28 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
10 24 (3.40%) Desktop Support
11 23 (3.26%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.26%) Senior Developer
12 21 (2.98%) Data Analyst
13 20 (2.84%) Service Analyst
14 19 (2.70%) IT Support
14 19 (2.70%) Service Desk Analyst
15 18 (2.55%) .NET Developer
16 16 (2.27%) IT Analyst
16 16 (2.27%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (10.50%) .NET
2 51 (7.23%) HTML
3 40 (5.67%) AngularJS
4 38 (5.39%) CSS
4 38 (5.39%) Node.js
5 37 (5.25%) REST
6 33 (4.68%) XML
7 32 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (4.40%) SOAP
9 26 (3.69%) Spring
10 22 (3.12%) Spring Boot
11 19 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (2.55%) RESTful
13 17 (2.41%) JSON
14 16 (2.27%) Redux
15 15 (2.13%) jQuery
16 14 (1.99%) ASP.NET
17 13 (1.84%) React
17 13 (1.84%) Web Services
18 12 (1.70%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.12%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.41%) BYOD
5 15 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 15 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.99%) iPhone
7 13 (1.84%) e-Learning
7 13 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.70%) User Experience
9 10 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.13%) Replication
11 7 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
11 7 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.85%) NHS
12 6 (0.85%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.85%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.71%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.71%) Podcast
13 5 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 95 (13.48%) Windows
2 44 (6.24%) Windows 10
3 40 (5.67%) Windows 7
4 21 (2.98%) Linux
5 10 (1.42%) Windows 8
5 10 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.28%) Android
7 6 (0.85%) Unix
7 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (14.47%) Project Management
3 83 (11.77%) Document Management
4 68 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (7.66%) TDD
6 51 (7.23%) Migration
7 49 (6.95%) User Stories
8 48 (6.81%) PRINCE2
9 45 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (5.96%) Microservices
11 40 (5.67%) Business Analysis
12 39 (5.53%) Scrum
13 36 (5.11%) Practice Management
14 35 (4.96%) Test Automation
15 32 (4.54%) ITIL
16 31 (4.40%) Analytics
16 31 (4.40%) Change Management
16 31 (4.40%) Data Protection
16 31 (4.40%) Risk Management
17 30 (4.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 79 (11.21%) C#
2 77 (10.92%) JavaScript
3 75 (10.64%) SQL
4 61 (8.65%) Java
5 15 (2.13%) Python
6 11 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 11 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.42%) C
7 10 (1.42%) PHP
8 7 (0.99%) MUMPS
8 7 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.85%) Ruby
9 6 (0.85%) Scala
10 5 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.57%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.43%) C++
12 3 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.28%) Go
13 2 (0.28%) Perl
13 2 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 70 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 47 (6.67%) Degree
4 18 (2.55%) PMP
5 17 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.41%) PMI Certification
5 17 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
7 13 (1.84%) CISSP
8 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.42%) MCSE
10 8 (1.13%) APMP
10 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 7 (0.99%) CEH
12 6 (0.85%) CISM
12 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.57%) ISEB
13 4 (0.57%) MOS
13 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.97%) GDPR
2 26 (3.69%) QA
3 19 (2.70%) PMO
4 15 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.56%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.99%) P3O
7 6 (0.85%) WCAG
8 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.43%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.43%) SLA
10 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.14%) Basel II
11 1 (0.14%) Basel III
11 1 (0.14%) EMIR
11 1 (0.14%) MiFID
11 1 (0.14%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 69 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.99%) Docker
3 9 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.99%) XenApp
5 6 (0.85%) Firmware
5 6 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (2.84%) SCCM
2 10 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.42%) Puppet
2 10 (1.42%) Terraform
3 9 (1.28%) Ansible
4 3 (0.43%) EnCase
5 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.28%) QRadar
6 1 (0.14%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.14%) FTK
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) Oozie
6 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 113 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.52%) iManage
3 29 (4.11%) Citrix
4 19 (2.70%) Apigee
5 11 (1.56%) SAP
5 11 (1.56%) VMware
6 10 (1.42%) Adobe
7 9 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.99%) Reuters
9 6 (0.85%) Cisco
9 6 (0.85%) Ivanti
9 6 (0.85%) Symantec
10 5 (0.71%) OpenText
10 5 (0.71%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.57%) ArcSight
11 4 (0.57%) Avaya
11 4 (0.57%) Google
11 4 (0.57%) IBM
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle
12 3 (0.43%) Tableau