Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 221 223
Rank change year-on-year +47 +2 -72
Contract jobs citing Law 769 558 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.67% 1.24% 1.19%
As % of the General category 3.73% 2.67% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 342 393
London median daily rate £475 £439 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +0.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £200
90th Percentile £625 £611 £700
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.49% - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +93.75% +21.21% -

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 20,628 20,883 19,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.67% 46.47% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,739 15,122 13,891
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £324 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 178 203
London median hourly rate £20.75 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.74% +11.25% -7.92%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.17 £10.80
90th Percentile £56.63 £47.50 £56.74
England median hourly rate £23.58 £26.47 £23.59
% change year-on-year -10.94% +12.21% +3.33%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -23 183 £475 +12.43% 105
West London -1 22 £450 +12.50% 63
South London -22 12 £550 +12.82% 21
North London -2 4 £475 -22.76% 1
East London -31 3 £190 -57.30% 22
Law
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 172 (22.37%) Legal
2 164 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (20.68%) Windows
4 144 (18.73%) Finance
5 127 (16.51%) Sony
6 112 (14.56%) Microsoft
6 112 (14.56%) Active Directory
7 93 (12.09%) Project Management
8 84 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 83 (10.79%) Microsoft Office
10 78 (10.14%) .NET
10 78 (10.14%) Security Cleared
11 73 (9.49%) Microservices
12 72 (9.36%) TDD
13 70 (9.10%) C#
13 70 (9.10%) SC Cleared
14 68 (8.84%) SQL
15 65 (8.45%) E-Commerce
15 65 (8.45%) Migration
16 62 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
17 60 (7.80%) Citrix
18 58 (7.54%) Windows 10
19 56 (7.28%) Service Management
20 55 (7.15%) Office 365
21 53 (6.89%) DevOps
22 52 (6.76%) Scrum
23 50 (6.50%) JavaScript
24 48 (6.24%) Microsoft Excel
24 48 (6.24%) Data Protection
24 48 (6.24%) GDPR

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 28 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 26 (3.38%) CMS
2 26 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.47%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.56%) Confluence
5 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.78%) IIS
6 6 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.78%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.39%) Gunicorn
9 3 (0.39%) nginx
10 2 (0.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (10.79%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (6.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 14 (1.82%) Elite 3E
2 11 (1.43%) Eikon
3 10 (1.30%) Carpe Diem
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.26%) Relativity
7 2 (0.26%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.13%) Concordance
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.13%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (7.15%) Office 365
4 20 (2.60%) Serverless
5 19 (2.47%) SaaS
6 17 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (2.21%) PaaS
7 16 (2.08%) IaaS
8 11 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.91%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.52%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.39%) NuGet
11 3 (0.39%) Route 53
12 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.81%) Firewall
2 35 (4.55%) VPN
3 31 (4.03%) Internet
4 28 (3.64%) DNS
5 22 (2.86%) WAN
6 19 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 18 (2.34%) LAN
8 13 (1.69%) Network Security
9 12 (1.56%) SAN
10 11 (1.43%) VoIP
11 10 (1.30%) MPLS
12 8 (1.04%) Skype
13 6 (0.78%) NAS
14 5 (0.65%) H.323
14 5 (0.65%) OSPF
15 4 (0.52%) HTTP
15 4 (0.52%) PBX
15 4 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (0.52%) VLAN
15 4 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.47%) Cosmos DB
3 16 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.78%) Big Data
8 6 (0.78%) QlikView
8 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.65%) Adabas
9 5 (0.65%) Power BI
10 4 (0.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (2.73%) JIRA
2 18 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.17%) Bitbucket
4 9 (1.17%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.78%) Babel
6 6 (0.78%) Selenium
7 5 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.52%) git-flow
8 4 (0.52%) Mocha
8 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.52%) Xcode
9 3 (0.39%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.39%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.26%) RSpec
10 2 (0.26%) webpack
11 1 (0.13%) Capybara
11 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 172 (22.37%) Legal
2 144 (18.73%) Finance
3 41 (5.33%) Banking
4 26 (3.38%) Retail
5 16 (2.08%) Marketing
6 12 (1.56%) Back Office
6 12 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.30%) Billing
8 8 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.78%) Electronics
10 6 (0.78%) Front Office
10 6 (0.78%) Military
10 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.39%) Advertising
11 3 (0.39%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 170 (22.11%) Analyst
2 134 (17.43%) Developer
3 80 (10.40%) Project Manager
4 47 (6.11%) Service Analyst
5 46 (5.98%) Business Analyst
5 46 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 43 (5.59%) Support Analyst
7 35 (4.55%) Architect
8 34 (4.42%) React Developer
9 33 (4.29%) Support Engineer
10 30 (3.90%) Trainer
11 29 (3.77%) Consultant
12 28 (3.64%) .NET Developer
13 23 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
14 22 (2.86%) IT Trainer
15 21 (2.73%) Senior Developer
16 20 (2.60%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 20 (2.60%) Desktop Support
17 19 (2.47%) Full Stack Developer
18 18 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (10.14%) .NET
2 41 (5.33%) React
3 35 (4.55%) HTML
4 34 (4.42%) .NET Core
5 32 (4.16%) Node.js
6 29 (3.77%) CSS
7 22 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 18 (2.34%) Redux
9 16 (2.08%) RESTful
10 15 (1.95%) REST
11 14 (1.82%) Web Services
12 13 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (1.56%) Spring
14 11 (1.43%) Spring Boot
15 10 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (1.30%) Middleware
16 8 (1.04%) HTML5
17 7 (0.91%) CSS3
17 7 (0.91%) Sass
18 6 (0.78%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (4.03%) Blackberry
3 28 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.60%) User Experience
5 18 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 15 (1.95%) e-Learning
7 14 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.17%) Fintech
9 9 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.78%) CESG
10 6 (0.78%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.65%) Handset
12 4 (0.52%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.52%) NHS
12 4 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 159 (20.68%) Windows
2 58 (7.54%) Windows 10
3 45 (5.85%) Windows 7
4 41 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.60%) Linux
7 15 (1.95%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.30%) Unix
9 9 (1.17%) Android
10 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (12.09%) Project Management
3 73 (9.49%) Microservices
4 72 (9.36%) TDD
5 65 (8.45%) E-Commerce
5 65 (8.45%) Migration
6 56 (7.28%) Service Management
7 53 (6.89%) DevOps
8 52 (6.76%) Scrum
9 48 (6.24%) Data Protection
10 45 (5.85%) ITIL
11 44 (5.72%) PRINCE2
12 39 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (4.55%) Document Management
14 35 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 32 (4.16%) Information Security
16 31 (4.03%) Time Management
17 30 (3.90%) Analytics
18 29 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 70 (9.10%) C#
2 68 (8.84%) SQL
3 50 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 31 (4.03%) Java
5 16 (2.08%) PHP
6 14 (1.82%) Python
6 14 (1.82%) Ruby
6 14 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.69%) ES6
8 10 (1.30%) Java 8
9 9 (1.17%) ES7
10 8 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (0.78%) TypeScript
11 6 (0.78%) VBA
12 4 (0.52%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.52%) C++
12 4 (0.52%) Java 9
12 4 (0.52%) VB
12 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 70 (9.10%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.33%) Degree
4 22 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.04%) ISEB
7 8 (1.04%) MCSE
8 7 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.78%) CCNA
10 4 (0.52%) CCNP
10 4 (0.52%) IIBA
10 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.52%) PMP
11 3 (0.39%) APMG
11 3 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.39%) MCP
11 3 (0.39%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.24%) GDPR
2 37 (4.81%) QA
3 32 (4.16%) SLA
4 17 (2.21%) PMO
5 7 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.52%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.26%) IASME
9 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) P3O
System Software
1 112 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 25 (3.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 23 (2.99%) Docker
5 14 (1.82%) vSphere
6 10 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.30%) XenServer
7 7 (0.91%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.65%) XenApp
9 4 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (3.25%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.60%) SCCM
2 20 (2.60%) Terraform
3 11 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (1.17%) Puppet
5 7 (0.91%) Ansible
6 6 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.52%) Nagios
9 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.39%) CASB
9 3 (0.39%) Kibana
10 2 (0.26%) EnCase
10 2 (0.26%) FTK
10 2 (0.26%) Salt
11 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 127 (16.51%) Sony
2 112 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 60 (7.80%) Citrix
4 45 (5.85%) iManage
4 45 (5.85%) VMware
5 20 (2.60%) CheckPoint
6 18 (2.34%) Intapp
7 17 (2.21%) Cisco
8 16 (2.08%) Aderant
8 16 (2.08%) Oracle
9 15 (1.95%) SAP
10 11 (1.43%) Bloomberg
10 11 (1.43%) FactSet
10 11 (1.43%) Reuters
10 11 (1.43%) Speakerbus
10 11 (1.43%) Wallstreet Suite
11 10 (1.30%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.17%) Google
12 9 (1.17%) Ivanti
13 8 (1.04%) Symantec