Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 210 203
Rank change year-on-year +37 -7 -39
Contract jobs citing Law 725 544 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.59% 1.27% 1.31%
As % of the General category 3.58% 2.76% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 354 462
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £240 £234 £211
90th Percentile £638 £624 £700
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 2
London median hourly rate £37.50 £76.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.66% +275.31% +30.65%
10th Percentile £32.98 £28.05 £17.48
90th Percentile £71.00 £129.95 £22.83
England median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +59.57% +42.42% -

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 20,273 19,715 19,874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.53% 46.13% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,549 14,103 14,543
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £322 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 183 202
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.16% +9.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.76 £54.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.65
% change year-on-year - +5.72% +5.10%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +1 183 £475 +5.56% 128
West London -11 18 £375 -11.76% 86
South London -26 18 £550 +22.22% 34
East London -21 3 £190 -57.30% 10
North London +1 2 £450 -22.75% 2
Law
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Law 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 London region with a requirement for Law.

1 203 (28.00%) Legal
2 142 (19.59%) Windows
3 138 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (17.10%) Finance
5 117 (16.14%) Microsoft
6 105 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 100 (13.79%) Active Directory
8 89 (12.28%) Project Management
9 74 (10.21%) Microsoft Office
10 73 (10.07%) Sony
11 69 (9.52%) .NET
11 69 (9.52%) Security Cleared
12 68 (9.38%) Microservices
13 66 (9.10%) C#
14 64 (8.83%) Windows 10
15 63 (8.69%) SQL
16 62 (8.55%) Document Management
17 61 (8.41%) SC Cleared
18 60 (8.28%) DevOps
19 57 (7.86%) iManage
20 54 (7.45%) JavaScript
20 54 (7.45%) E-Commerce
20 54 (7.45%) Citrix
21 52 (7.17%) TDD
21 52 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
21 52 (7.17%) Office 365
22 50 (6.90%) SQL Server
22 50 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
23 48 (6.62%) Banking
24 47 (6.48%) Migration

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 22 (3.03%) CMS
2 21 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.79%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.38%) IIS
7 9 (1.24%) Confluence
8 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.41%) Apache
10 3 (0.41%) Gunicorn
10 3 (0.41%) nginx
11 2 (0.28%) Drupal
11 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.28%) SAS
11 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 74 (10.21%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.14%) Maya
Business Applications
1 21 (2.90%) Elite 3E
2 15 (2.07%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.41%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.41%) Relativity
6 2 (0.28%) Concordance
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.28%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.14%) Eikon
7 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.14%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 105 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (7.17%) Office 365
3 20 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.52%) IaaS
4 11 (1.52%) PaaS
4 11 (1.52%) SaaS
5 8 (1.10%) Serverless
6 7 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.69%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
9 3 (0.41%) NuGet
9 3 (0.41%) Route 53
10 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.14%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.14%) GitHub
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.45%) VPN
2 24 (3.31%) Internet
3 22 (3.03%) Firewall
4 14 (1.93%) Skype
4 14 (1.93%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.79%) DNS
5 13 (1.79%) SAN
5 13 (1.79%) WAN
6 12 (1.66%) LAN
6 12 (1.66%) Network Security
7 7 (0.97%) NAS
8 5 (0.69%) VoIP
9 4 (0.55%) H.323
9 4 (0.55%) HTTP
9 4 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.55%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.41%) MPLS
10 3 (0.41%) OSPF
10 3 (0.41%) WebEx
10 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
3 13 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.24%) Blockchain
5 9 (1.24%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.97%) Big Data
7 5 (0.69%) QlikView
7 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.55%) MySQL
8 4 (0.55%) Power BI
8 4 (0.55%) Redis
9 3 (0.41%) Adabas
9 3 (0.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 18 (2.48%) JIRA
3 17 (2.34%) TeamCity
4 12 (1.66%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.69%) git-flow
8 4 (0.55%) Babel
8 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.55%) Mocha
8 4 (0.55%) MSI
8 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.55%) Xcode
9 3 (0.41%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.41%) Selenium
9 3 (0.41%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.28%) PeopleTools
10 2 (0.28%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 203 (28.00%) Legal
2 124 (17.10%) Finance
3 48 (6.62%) Banking
4 24 (3.31%) Retail
5 21 (2.90%) Marketing
6 14 (1.93%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.52%) Billing
7 11 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.83%) Electronics
9 6 (0.83%) Military
10 5 (0.69%) Back Office
11 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (24.41%) Analyst
2 120 (16.55%) Developer
3 69 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 64 (8.83%) Business Analyst
5 42 (5.79%) Consultant
5 42 (5.79%) Service Analyst
5 42 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 39 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 36 (4.97%) Architect
8 31 (4.28%) Desktop Support
9 27 (3.72%) Legal Analyst
10 26 (3.59%) Support Engineer
11 25 (3.45%) .NET Developer
11 25 (3.45%) React Developer
12 22 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (2.48%) Trainer
16 15 (2.07%) C# Developer
16 15 (2.07%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.52%) .NET
2 37 (5.10%) HTML
3 33 (4.55%) React
4 32 (4.41%) CSS
5 29 (4.00%) Node.js
6 21 (2.90%) .NET Core
7 19 (2.62%) Redux
8 18 (2.48%) AngularJS
9 16 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (2.21%) Web Services
10 12 (1.66%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.66%) REST
11 10 (1.38%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.38%) HTML5
11 10 (1.38%) XML
12 9 (1.24%) CSS3
12 9 (1.24%) Entity Framework
12 9 (1.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (1.24%) Spring
12 9 (1.24%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.14%) Blackberry
4 22 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.62%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.62%) Fintech
6 16 (2.21%) User Experience
7 11 (1.52%) iPhone
8 9 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.97%) e-Learning
10 7 (0.97%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.83%) CESG
12 5 (0.69%) Handset
12 5 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.55%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.55%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.55%) Oculus Rift
13 4 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 142 (19.59%) Windows
2 64 (8.83%) Windows 10
3 45 (6.21%) Windows 7
4 32 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.76%) Linux
7 9 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.24%) Unix
8 8 (1.10%) Android
9 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (12.28%) Project Management
3 68 (9.38%) Microservices
4 62 (8.55%) Document Management
5 60 (8.28%) DevOps
6 54 (7.45%) E-Commerce
7 52 (7.17%) TDD
8 50 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (6.48%) Migration
10 46 (6.34%) Data Protection
10 46 (6.34%) Scrum
11 43 (5.93%) PRINCE2
12 42 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (5.66%) ITIL
14 33 (4.55%) Service Management
15 30 (4.14%) Risk Management
15 30 (4.14%) Time Management
16 28 (3.86%) Waterfall
17 27 (3.72%) Change Management
18 26 (3.59%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (9.10%) C#
2 63 (8.69%) SQL
3 54 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.86%) Java
5 19 (2.62%) Python
6 18 (2.48%) PHP
7 13 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 12 (1.66%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.52%) ES6
10 10 (1.38%) Ruby
11 9 (1.24%) C
12 7 (0.97%) C++
12 7 (0.97%) Go
13 6 (0.83%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.83%) VBA
14 5 (0.69%) ES7
14 5 (0.69%) R
14 5 (0.69%) VB
14 5 (0.69%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.55%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 69 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 61 (8.41%) SC Cleared
3 44 (6.07%) Degree
4 18 (2.48%) DV Cleared
4 18 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.52%) ISEB
7 10 (1.38%) MCSE
8 9 (1.24%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.97%) PMP
10 6 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.69%) CCNA
11 5 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 3 (0.41%) IIBA
13 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.28%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.48%) GDPR
2 33 (4.55%) QA
3 17 (2.34%) PMO
3 17 (2.34%) SLA
4 15 (2.07%) GCP
5 7 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.83%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.14%) P3O
10 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.14%) Docker
3 25 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.52%) BitLocker
7 10 (1.38%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.10%) XenServer
9 7 (0.97%) vSphere
10 5 (0.69%) XenApp
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.14%) Firmware
12 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (4.97%) Kubernetes
2 27 (3.72%) SCCM
3 21 (2.90%) Terraform
4 19 (2.62%) Puppet
5 17 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.93%) Ansible
7 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.69%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.55%) Kibana
10 3 (0.41%) Salt
11 2 (0.28%) EnCase
11 2 (0.28%) FTK
11 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.28%) WSUS
12 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.14%) OpenView
12 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 117 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 73 (10.07%) Sony
3 57 (7.86%) iManage
4 54 (7.45%) Citrix
5 34 (4.69%) VMware
6 20 (2.76%) Google
7 19 (2.62%) Intapp
8 17 (2.34%) Ivanti
9 13 (1.79%) Aderant
9 13 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 13 (1.79%) SAP
10 12 (1.66%) Cisco
11 10 (1.38%) Oracle
11 10 (1.38%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.10%) Mitel
13 7 (0.97%) Apple
13 7 (0.97%) Hummingbird
14 6 (0.83%) OpenText
14 6 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.69%) Qualys