Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 250 204 181
Rank change year-on-year -46 -23 -4
Contract jobs citing Law 406 173 547
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.23% 1.48%
As % of the General category 1.97% 2.07% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 109 352
10th Percentile £326 £325 £213
25th Percentile £413 £381 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £551
90th Percentile £678 £675 £665
England median daily rate £483 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +4.32% +8.82% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Median hourly rate £27.00 £31.75 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -14.96% +51.19% -47.50%
England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -6.59% +10.30%

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 20,657 8,361 20,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.58% 59.38% 54.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,685 6,013 14,329
10th Percentile £363 £322 £310
25th Percentile £463 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.40%
75th Percentile £675 £645 £614
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 85 269
10th Percentile £14.19 £15.00 £12.76
25th Percentile £18.94 £19.39 £16.36
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.89 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.37% +42.33% +11.07%
75th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £30.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £53.25 £51.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -13.64% +17.65% +3.89%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Law in London

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Law in London.

Daily rate trend for Law in London

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Law in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Law in London

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Law in London.

Hourly rate trend for Law in London

Law
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Law in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

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 21 October 2021. 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 -26 71 £500 +11.11% 52
East London - 6 £475 - 31
South London 0 5 £650 +282.35% 11
West London -20 1 - - 6
Law
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, 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 68 (16.75%) Social Skills
2 64 (15.76%) Azure
3 62 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (14.04%) Legal
5 52 (12.81%) AWS
6 51 (12.56%) Migration
7 48 (11.82%) Finance
8 46 (11.33%) SQL
9 44 (10.84%) Project Management
9 44 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (10.34%) DevOps
11 37 (9.11%) Python
12 32 (7.88%) Security Cleared
13 30 (7.39%) Analytics
14 28 (6.90%) Windows
14 28 (6.90%) Microsoft
14 28 (6.90%) SAP
15 26 (6.40%) Java
15 26 (6.40%) Change Management
15 26 (6.40%) SC Cleared
16 25 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (6.16%) Docker
16 25 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
16 25 (6.16%) Microservices
16 25 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (5.91%) Service Delivery
18 23 (5.67%) Terraform
19 22 (5.42%) Management Information System
19 22 (5.42%) Public Sector

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 8 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (1.23%) Apache
4 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.49%) CMS
5 2 (0.49%) nginx
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.25%) Mattermost
6 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.48%) Sketch
5 5 (1.23%) InVision
6 4 (0.99%) Figma
7 3 (0.74%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.25%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.25%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.48%) Relativity
3 5 (1.23%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.99%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.49%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.49%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.76%) Azure
2 52 (12.81%) AWS
3 19 (4.68%) SaaS
4 16 (3.94%) Amazon ECS
4 16 (3.94%) Power Platform
5 14 (3.45%) PaaS
5 14 (3.45%) Serverless
6 12 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (2.71%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (2.71%) Azure Data Factory
7 11 (2.71%) IaaS
7 11 (2.71%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.72%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.72%) GCP
10 6 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.48%) Network Security
2 5 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.99%) DMARC
3 4 (0.99%) Internet
4 3 (0.74%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.74%) SAN
4 3 (0.74%) VPN
5 2 (0.49%) DNS
5 2 (0.49%) Intranet
5 2 (0.49%) SNMP
5 2 (0.49%) WebEx
5 2 (0.49%) Wireless
6 1 (0.25%) BGP
6 1 (0.25%) Broadband
6 1 (0.25%) DHCP
6 1 (0.25%) DSL
6 1 (0.25%) Firewall
6 1 (0.25%) IPsec
6 1 (0.25%) OSPF
6 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.69%) Power BI
2 14 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.46%) MySQL
5 8 (1.97%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.48%) Data Lake
7 6 (1.48%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.23%) Big Data
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.99%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.74%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 9 (2.22%) JIRA
2 5 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.99%) GitLab
3 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.99%) Selenium
4 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.74%) Locust
4 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.49%) Maven
5 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.25%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.25%) Gradle
6 1 (0.25%) gulp
6 1 (0.25%) Mockito
6 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.25%) Trac
6 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 68 (16.75%) Social Skills
2 57 (14.04%) Legal
3 48 (11.82%) Finance
4 24 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.42%) Public Sector
6 14 (3.45%) Presentation Skills
7 11 (2.71%) Marketing
8 9 (2.22%) Police
9 7 (1.72%) Banking
9 7 (1.72%) Retail
10 6 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (1.23%) Influencing Skills
11 5 (1.23%) Local Government
12 4 (0.99%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.74%) Games
13 3 (0.74%) German Language
13 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.49%) Advertising
14 2 (0.49%) Billing
14 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 58 (14.29%) Analyst
2 50 (12.32%) Developer
3 39 (9.61%) Architect
4 29 (7.14%) Consultant
5 26 (6.40%) Business Analyst
6 22 (5.42%) Project Manager
7 15 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 10 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.22%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (2.22%) Data Analyst
10 9 (2.22%) Data Architect
10 9 (2.22%) Security Analyst
11 8 (1.97%) Azure Engineer
12 7 (1.72%) Data Engineer
12 7 (1.72%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (1.48%) IT Resourcer
13 6 (1.48%) Resourcer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.20%) REST
2 7 (1.72%) React
3 6 (1.48%) .NET
3 6 (1.48%) HTML
3 6 (1.48%) Kafka
3 6 (1.48%) Spring
4 4 (0.99%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.99%) CSS
4 4 (0.99%) Node.js
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.99%) Visualforce
4 4 (0.99%) Web Services
5 3 (0.74%) JNI
5 3 (0.74%) Middleware
5 3 (0.74%) Play Framework
5 3 (0.74%) PySpark
5 3 (0.74%) RESTful
5 3 (0.74%) SOAP
5 3 (0.74%) Spring Boot
5 3 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.42%) Management Information System
2 12 (2.96%) User Experience
3 10 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
4 7 (1.72%) Legacy Systems
4 7 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.23%) Cloud Native
5 5 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.99%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (0.99%) NHS
7 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.74%) Social Media
7 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.49%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.90%) Windows
2 19 (4.68%) Linux
3 11 (2.71%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.48%) Android
5 5 (1.23%) CentOS
5 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.99%) Unix
7 3 (0.74%) Debian
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (12.56%) Migration
3 44 (10.84%) Project Management
3 44 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (10.34%) DevOps
5 30 (7.39%) Analytics
6 26 (6.40%) Change Management
7 25 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (6.16%) Microservices
7 25 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (5.91%) Service Delivery
9 21 (5.17%) Data Migration
10 20 (4.93%) Project Delivery
10 20 (4.93%) Software Engineering
11 18 (4.43%) Data Modelling
11 18 (4.43%) Information Security
11 18 (4.43%) Risk Management
12 17 (4.19%) ERP
12 17 (4.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.33%) SQL
2 37 (9.11%) Python
3 26 (6.40%) Java
4 16 (3.94%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.22%) C#
5 9 (2.22%) Scala
6 8 (1.97%) C++
6 8 (1.97%) Go
7 7 (1.72%) Kotlin
8 6 (1.48%) Apex Code
8 6 (1.48%) C
9 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.99%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.74%) PHP
12 2 (0.49%) Groovy
12 2 (0.49%) Java 8
12 2 (0.49%) Perl
12 2 (0.49%) Ruby
13 1 (0.25%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 32 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.94%) CISSP
4 12 (2.96%) Degree
5 7 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.48%) CCNA
6 6 (1.48%) MCSE
6 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.99%) CISM
7 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.74%) CIPD
8 3 (0.74%) CISA
8 3 (0.74%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.74%) ISEB
8 3 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.49%) PhD
10 1 (0.25%) OCP
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.17%) QA
2 7 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.72%) GDPR
2 7 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.23%) PMO
4 4 (0.99%) NIST
5 3 (0.74%) COBIT
6 2 (0.49%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.49%) HL7
6 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.25%) FATCA
7 1 (0.25%) NCSC
7 1 (0.25%) RMADS
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (6.16%) Docker
2 14 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.74%) XenApp
4 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (5.67%) Terraform
2 20 (4.93%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.71%) Puppet
3 11 (2.71%) SCCM
4 6 (1.48%) Ansible
5 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.99%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.74%) PowerCLI
7 3 (0.74%) SCOM
8 2 (0.49%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.25%) logstash
9 1 (0.25%) Packer
9 1 (0.25%) QRadar
9 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 28 (6.90%) SAP
2 21 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (4.93%) Oracle
4 13 (3.20%) VMware
5 10 (2.46%) Intapp
6 9 (2.22%) Cisco
7 8 (1.97%) Citrix
8 7 (1.72%) Google
8 7 (1.72%) HP
8 7 (1.72%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.48%) Nuix
10 5 (1.23%) iManage
11 4 (0.99%) Databricks
11 4 (0.99%) EMC
11 4 (0.99%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.74%) IBM
12 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.74%) Snow
12 3 (0.74%) Workday