Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 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.

Law
England > London
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 175 213
Rank change year-on-year -19 +38 -34
Contract jobs citing Law 574 746 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.61% 1.27%
As % of the General category 3.27% 3.60% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 434 338
London median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £200 £263 £262
90th Percentile £675 £650 £627
England median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 3
London median hourly rate £21.00 £44.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.81% +161.76% -16.05%
England median hourly rate £44.25 £41.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +7.27% +166.13% -6.06%

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 17,532 20,712 19,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.55% 44.66% 45.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,190 14,887 13,702
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £458
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 220 196
London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.94% +1.19%
10th Percentile £13.53 £14.48 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £55.00
England median hourly rate £31.67 £26.98 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.39% +7.92% -

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 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
Central London -6 165 £450 - 85
South London +10 15 £500 -9.09% 25
West London +7 10 £655 +74.73% 24
East London +7 10 £400 +18.08% 5
Law
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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.

1 189 (32.93%) Legal
2 118 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (19.69%) Windows
4 111 (19.34%) Finance
5 107 (18.64%) Microsoft
6 98 (17.07%) Information Security
7 86 (14.98%) Active Directory
8 79 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 68 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
10 67 (11.67%) Sony
11 66 (11.50%) Security Management
11 66 (11.50%) DevOps
12 64 (11.15%) ISMS
13 63 (10.98%) Security Cleared
13 63 (10.98%) Information Security Management
14 61 (10.63%) Office 365
14 61 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
15 60 (10.45%) Microservices
15 60 (10.45%) SQL
16 58 (10.10%) .NET
16 58 (10.10%) C#
16 58 (10.10%) Project Management
16 58 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 57 (9.93%) SC Cleared
18 54 (9.41%) SQL Server
19 53 (9.23%) Migration
20 52 (9.06%) ITIL
21 46 (8.01%) Windows 10
22 45 (7.84%) Management Information System
23 44 (7.67%) JavaScript

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 23 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.09%) IIS
3 12 (2.09%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.57%) Apache
4 9 (1.57%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.52%) CMS
7 3 (0.52%) Confluence
7 3 (0.52%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 68 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.17%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Carpe Diem
2 7 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.35%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.35%) Primavera
3 2 (0.35%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.17%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 79 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (10.63%) Office 365
3 17 (2.96%) SaaS
4 15 (2.61%) Power Platform
5 13 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (2.26%) PaaS
6 9 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (1.57%) Serverless
7 8 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.70%) Apigee
10 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.52%) GitHub
10 3 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.35%) IaaS
11 2 (0.35%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.83%) Firewall
2 21 (3.66%) VPN
3 18 (3.14%) WAN
4 17 (2.96%) DNS
4 17 (2.96%) Internet
4 17 (2.96%) SAN
5 15 (2.61%) DHCP
6 14 (2.44%) Skype
7 11 (1.92%) LAN
8 9 (1.57%) VLAN
9 8 (1.39%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.22%) Network Security
11 6 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.70%) FTP
13 4 (0.70%) HTTP
13 4 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.79%) MySQL
3 15 (2.61%) Power BI
3 15 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (1.39%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.22%) Big Data
9 7 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.05%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.87%) IDOL
12 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.52%) Redis
12 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (4.01%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (1.22%) Burp Suite
3 7 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.22%) Metasploit
3 7 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.05%) JIRA
4 6 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.05%) Selenium
5 4 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.52%) Xcode
7 2 (0.35%) Hudson
7 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.17%) Gradle
8 1 (0.17%) RSpec
8 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
General
1 189 (32.93%) Legal
2 111 (19.34%) Finance
3 34 (5.92%) Banking
4 14 (2.44%) Marketing
5 7 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.22%) Publishing
6 6 (1.05%) Games
6 6 (1.05%) Retail
6 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.87%) Billing
8 4 (0.70%) Advertising
8 4 (0.70%) Electronics
8 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (21.25%) Analyst
2 107 (18.64%) Developer
3 48 (8.36%) Project Manager
4 46 (8.01%) Service Analyst
5 45 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 30 (5.23%) Consultant
6 30 (5.23%) Support Analyst
7 27 (4.70%) .NET Developer
7 27 (4.70%) Architect
8 25 (4.36%) Business Analyst
9 24 (4.18%) C# Developer
10 23 (4.01%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.83%) Junior
12 19 (3.31%) Desktop Support
13 18 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (2.61%) 2nd Line Support
16 15 (2.61%) Product Manager
16 15 (2.61%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.10%) .NET
2 32 (5.57%) RESTful
3 30 (5.23%) AngularJS
4 27 (4.70%) REST
5 26 (4.53%) Node.js
6 24 (4.18%) .NET Core
6 24 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (4.18%) HTML
6 24 (4.18%) JSON
7 23 (4.01%) .NET Framework
8 21 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 21 (3.66%) CSS
9 18 (3.14%) SOAP
10 17 (2.96%) Entity Framework
11 16 (2.79%) Web Services
12 14 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (2.26%) WCF
14 11 (1.92%) React
15 8 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 26 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.31%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.09%) User Experience
7 10 (1.74%) e-Learning
7 10 (1.74%) PKI
8 9 (1.57%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.39%) iPhone
10 7 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.22%) Social Media
11 6 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.87%) PlayStation
12 5 (0.87%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.70%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 113 (19.69%) Windows
2 46 (8.01%) Windows 10
3 30 (5.23%) Windows 7
4 27 (4.70%) Linux
5 24 (4.18%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.26%) Unix
8 11 (1.92%) Android
8 11 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.70%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.35%) Solaris
13 2 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (17.07%) Information Security
3 66 (11.50%) DevOps
3 66 (11.50%) Security Management
4 64 (11.15%) ISMS
5 63 (10.98%) Information Security Management
6 60 (10.45%) Microservices
7 58 (10.10%) Project Management
7 58 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (9.23%) Migration
9 52 (9.06%) ITIL
10 37 (6.45%) Data Protection
11 36 (6.27%) Document Management
12 30 (5.23%) Machine Learning
12 30 (5.23%) Scrum
13 27 (4.70%) Risk Management
13 27 (4.70%) Test Automation
14 26 (4.53%) Analytics
14 26 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (10.45%) SQL
2 58 (10.10%) C#
3 44 (7.67%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.01%) Java
4 23 (4.01%) Python
5 21 (3.66%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.05%) C++
7 6 (1.05%) VBA
8 5 (0.87%) ES6
8 5 (0.87%) Java 8
8 5 (0.87%) PHP
8 5 (0.87%) Ruby
8 5 (0.87%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.70%) Apple Swift
9 4 (0.70%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.70%) C
9 4 (0.70%) Go
9 4 (0.70%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 57 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.62%) Degree
4 23 (4.01%) CISSP
5 14 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.92%) OSCP
7 11 (1.92%) SANS
8 9 (1.57%) AWS Certification
8 9 (1.57%) IISP
9 7 (1.22%) CREST Certified
9 7 (1.22%) GPEN
9 7 (1.22%) GWAPT
9 7 (1.22%) GXPN
9 7 (1.22%) OSCE
9 7 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.05%) CISMP
10 6 (1.05%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.87%) CEH
11 5 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.48%) GDPR
1 20 (3.48%) QA
2 17 (2.96%) SLA
3 8 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.22%) PMO
5 3 (0.52%) Basel II
5 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.52%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.35%) NIST
7 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 86 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.27%) Docker
3 14 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.57%) Shibboleth
5 9 (1.57%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.05%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (0.87%) vSphere
7 5 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.35%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (6.10%) Kubernetes
2 33 (5.75%) SCCM
3 19 (3.31%) Ansible
4 18 (3.14%) Terraform
5 13 (2.26%) Puppet
6 11 (1.92%) Nessus
6 11 (1.92%) Nmap
7 9 (1.57%) CASB
7 9 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (1.57%) WSUS
8 5 (0.87%) Istio
9 4 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.35%) SafeCom
10 2 (0.35%) SCOM
11 1 (0.17%) Kibana
11 1 (0.17%) logstash
11 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 107 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 67 (11.67%) Sony
3 42 (7.32%) iManage
4 32 (5.57%) VMware
5 26 (4.53%) Cisco
6 22 (3.83%) Citrix
7 13 (2.26%) Oracle
8 12 (2.09%) SAP
9 10 (1.74%) Aderant
10 9 (1.57%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.39%) Intapp
12 7 (1.22%) Ariba
12 7 (1.22%) Blue Coat
12 7 (1.22%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.05%) Adobe
13 6 (1.05%) Darktrace
13 6 (1.05%) F5
13 6 (1.05%) NetApp
13 6 (1.05%) Riverbed
13 6 (1.05%) Tableau