Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 199 223
Rank change year-on-year +29 +24 -60
Contract jobs citing Law 787 671 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.67% 1.41% 1.17%
As % of the General category 3.82% 3.06% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 409 366
London median daily rate £475 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.98% -0.91%
10th Percentile £226 £203 £193
90th Percentile £625 £588 £601
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.30% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +112.50% +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 20,628 21,893 19,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.80% 46.10% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,745 15,792 13,686
London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 189 197
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +13.44% -7.84%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.15 £11.29
90th Percentile £66.23 £47.57 £52.75
England median hourly rate £23.83 £26.44 £24.44
% change year-on-year -9.89% +8.18% -2.24%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -19 187 £488 +15.38% 110
South London -21 30 £513 +10.81% 15
West London +9 21 £475 +95.88% 49
East London -47 6 £322 -27.73% 12
North London -7 3 £475 -22.76% 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 186 (23.63%) Windows
2 162 (20.58%) Legal
3 155 (19.70%) Finance
4 147 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 138 (17.53%) Sony
6 120 (15.25%) Active Directory
7 116 (14.74%) Microsoft
8 94 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
8 94 (11.94%) Security Cleared
9 87 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 86 (10.93%) SC Cleared
11 80 (10.17%) Project Management
12 79 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
13 72 (9.15%) .NET
14 71 (9.02%) Citrix
15 68 (8.64%) Service Management
16 65 (8.26%) Migration
16 65 (8.26%) TDD
16 65 (8.26%) Data Protection
17 64 (8.13%) Microservices
18 63 (8.01%) C#
19 60 (7.62%) ITIL
20 57 (7.24%) GDPR
21 55 (6.99%) VMware
22 54 (6.86%) SQL
23 52 (6.61%) E-Commerce
23 52 (6.61%) Office 365
24 51 (6.48%) iManage
24 51 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
25 49 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management

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 32 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 27 (3.43%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.92%) Confluence
4 19 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.29%) CMS
6 15 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.02%) IIS
7 8 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
7 8 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.25%) Drupal
10 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.25%) JBoss
10 2 (0.25%) WordPress
11 1 (0.13%) Apache
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 94 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Maya
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.54%) Elite 3E
2 14 (1.78%) Eikon
3 9 (1.14%) Carpe Diem
4 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.51%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.25%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.25%) Shopify
7 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 87 (11.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (6.61%) Office 365
4 24 (3.05%) SaaS
5 23 (2.92%) PaaS
6 22 (2.80%) Serverless
7 21 (2.67%) IaaS
8 19 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (1.52%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.51%) Datadog
11 4 (0.51%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.51%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.25%) GitHub
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.13%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.72%) Internet
2 39 (4.96%) Firewall
3 38 (4.83%) VPN
4 34 (4.32%) DNS
5 24 (3.05%) WAN
6 23 (2.92%) LAN
7 21 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.65%) SAN
9 10 (1.27%) MPLS
9 10 (1.27%) Network Security
10 9 (1.14%) Skype
10 9 (1.14%) VoIP
11 8 (1.02%) HTTP
11 8 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.76%) DHCP
13 5 (0.64%) H.323
13 5 (0.64%) NAS
13 5 (0.64%) OSPF
13 5 (0.64%) VLAN
13 5 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (2.16%) Cosmos DB
4 11 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.02%) Power BI
6 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.51%) Big Data
9 4 (0.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (0.51%) QlikView
9 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.25%) Adabas
11 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (4.07%) JIRA
2 14 (1.78%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.52%) Bitbucket
5 11 (1.40%) Selenium
6 7 (0.89%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.76%) Babel
8 5 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.51%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.51%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.51%) webpack
9 4 (0.51%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.38%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.38%) Gradle
10 3 (0.38%) Mocha
10 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.25%) RSpec
General
1 162 (20.58%) Legal
2 155 (19.70%) Finance
3 39 (4.96%) Banking
4 20 (2.54%) Retail
5 14 (1.78%) Marketing
6 13 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.27%) Back Office
8 9 (1.14%) Billing
8 9 (1.14%) Front Office
9 8 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.89%) Electronics
11 6 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.38%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.25%) Advertising
13 2 (0.25%) Military
13 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 179 (22.74%) Analyst
2 120 (15.25%) Developer
3 67 (8.51%) Project Manager
4 58 (7.37%) Service Analyst
5 57 (7.24%) Service Desk Analyst
6 44 (5.59%) Support Analyst
7 41 (5.21%) Business Analyst
8 35 (4.45%) Architect
9 29 (3.68%) Trainer
10 28 (3.56%) Consultant
10 28 (3.56%) React Developer
11 25 (3.18%) Support Engineer
12 21 (2.67%) .NET Developer
12 21 (2.67%) IT Trainer
13 19 (2.41%) IT Manager
14 18 (2.29%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (2.29%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.29%) Service Manager
15 17 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (2.03%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.15%) .NET
2 37 (4.70%) React
3 31 (3.94%) .NET Core
4 26 (3.30%) HTML
5 24 (3.05%) Node.js
6 23 (2.92%) AngularJS
7 20 (2.54%) CSS
7 20 (2.54%) Web Services
8 18 (2.29%) REST
8 18 (2.29%) RESTful
9 16 (2.03%) Redux
10 14 (1.78%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (1.65%) Spring
12 12 (1.52%) Spring Boot
13 9 (1.14%) Middleware
13 9 (1.14%) XML
14 8 (1.02%) GraphQL
15 6 (0.76%) Enzyme
15 6 (0.76%) SOAP
15 6 (0.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (4.32%) Blackberry
3 29 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.05%) User Experience
5 19 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.78%) e-Learning
7 14 (1.78%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.14%) HP StoreVirtual
9 8 (1.02%) Fintech
9 8 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.76%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (0.64%) iPhone
11 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.64%) NHS
12 4 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (0.51%) Oculus Rift
12 4 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 186 (23.63%) Windows
2 49 (6.23%) Windows 10
3 47 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 43 (5.46%) Windows 7
5 33 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.92%) Linux
7 15 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.65%) Unix
9 10 (1.27%) Android
10 9 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (10.17%) Project Management
3 68 (8.64%) Service Management
4 65 (8.26%) Data Protection
4 65 (8.26%) Migration
4 65 (8.26%) TDD
5 64 (8.13%) Microservices
6 60 (7.62%) ITIL
7 52 (6.61%) E-Commerce
8 49 (6.23%) Information Security
8 49 (6.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 49 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (6.10%) DevOps
10 43 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (5.34%) PRINCE2
11 42 (5.34%) Scrum
12 34 (4.32%) Service Delivery
13 30 (3.81%) Change Control
13 30 (3.81%) Time Management
14 29 (3.68%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (8.01%) C#
2 54 (6.86%) SQL
3 44 (5.59%) JavaScript
4 30 (3.81%) Java
5 18 (2.29%) Ruby
6 14 (1.78%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.52%) Java 8
8 11 (1.40%) ES6
8 11 (1.40%) Python
9 8 (1.02%) ES7
10 7 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (0.76%) C++
11 6 (0.76%) PHP
11 6 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.51%) C
12 4 (0.51%) Java 9
12 4 (0.51%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.25%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.25%) R
13 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 86 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.45%) Degree
4 21 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.02%) ISEB
7 8 (1.02%) MCSE
8 6 (0.76%) CCNP
9 5 (0.64%) CCNA
10 4 (0.51%) IIBA
11 3 (0.38%) APMG
11 3 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.25%) CCSE
12 2 (0.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.24%) GDPR
2 37 (4.70%) SLA
3 29 (3.68%) QA
4 16 (2.03%) PMO
5 7 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
8 4 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.25%) IASME
9 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) P3O
10 1 (0.13%) PSD2
10 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 120 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (3.94%) Docker
4 29 (3.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 23 (2.92%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.91%) vSphere
7 12 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.40%) XenServer
9 6 (0.76%) XenApp
10 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 33 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.80%) Terraform
3 18 (2.29%) SCCM
4 16 (2.03%) Ansible
5 14 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (1.52%) Puppet
7 8 (1.02%) Nagios
7 8 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.38%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.38%) CASB
10 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.25%) Salt
12 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.13%) Kibana
12 1 (0.13%) logstash
12 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 138 (17.53%) Sony
2 116 (14.74%) Microsoft
3 71 (9.02%) Citrix
4 55 (6.99%) VMware
5 51 (6.48%) iManage
6 23 (2.92%) Intapp
7 22 (2.80%) Aderant
8 21 (2.67%) SAP
9 19 (2.41%) Cisco
10 18 (2.29%) CheckPoint
11 17 (2.16%) Oracle
12 14 (1.78%) Bloomberg
12 14 (1.78%) FactSet
12 14 (1.78%) Reuters
12 14 (1.78%) Speakerbus
12 14 (1.78%) Wallstreet Suite
13 13 (1.65%) HP
14 10 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.27%) ServiceNow
14 10 (1.27%) Symantec