Period
to 12 May 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 12 May 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
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 242 198 191
Rank change year-on-year -44 -7 -23
Contract jobs citing Law 249 267 616
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.27% 1.51%
As % of the General category 1.85% 2.28% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 162 372
10th Percentile £300 £301 £210
25th Percentile £397 £413 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £513 £475
Median % change year-on-year -7.32% +7.89% +5.56%
75th Percentile £550 £625 £571
90th Percentile £648 £674 £649
England median daily rate £438 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -2.78% +1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £15.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +90.00% -28.57% -34.70%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +3.26% +25.17%

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 13,446 11,689 23,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.06% 55.52% 56.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,545 8,278 16,363
10th Percentile £350 £305 £319
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £650 £625 £625
90th Percentile £725 £713 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 200 287
10th Percentile £14.60 £13.62 £11.25
25th Percentile £20.00 £17.78 £15.00
Median hourly rate £28.02 £23.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.83% +15.00% -6.98%
75th Percentile £47.38 £38.75 £34.51
90th Percentile £64.00 £53.75 £49.18
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.28% +1.08%

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 12 May 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 12 May 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 12 May 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 -5 32 £450 -12.20% 46
West London +18 4 £253 - 3
East London +18 2 £310 - 4
South London +22 1 £500 +1.01% 1
North London - 1 - - 2
Law
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 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 74 (29.72%) Security Cleared
2 66 (26.51%) SC Cleared
3 64 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (22.49%) Public Sector
5 44 (17.67%) Legal
6 43 (17.27%) Finance
7 42 (16.87%) Azure
7 42 (16.87%) Social Skills
8 40 (16.06%) Microsoft
9 28 (11.24%) Project Management
9 28 (11.24%) Change Management
10 26 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (9.64%) Power Platform
12 23 (9.24%) User Experience
12 23 (9.24%) Migration
13 22 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (8.43%) Decision-Making
15 20 (8.03%) Project Delivery
16 19 (7.63%) Active Directory
16 19 (7.63%) Windows
17 17 (6.83%) PowerApps
17 17 (6.83%) Azure Logic Apps
18 16 (6.43%) DevOps
19 15 (6.02%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
19 15 (6.02%) GDPR
19 15 (6.02%) AWS
20 14 (5.62%) Data Protection
20 14 (5.62%) ITIL
20 14 (5.62%) Management Information System
20 14 (5.62%) Risk 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 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.61%) WordPress
2 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.20%) SAS
3 2 (0.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.40%) FileNet
4 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.40%) nginx
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.20%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) NetSuite
1 3 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (1.20%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.80%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.80%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.40%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.87%) Azure
2 24 (9.64%) Power Platform
3 17 (6.83%) Azure Logic Apps
3 17 (6.83%) PowerApps
4 15 (6.02%) AWS
5 10 (4.02%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (3.61%) PaaS
7 8 (3.21%) GCP
8 7 (2.81%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (2.81%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.01%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (1.61%) AWS Step Functions
11 4 (1.61%) GitHub
11 4 (1.61%) IaaS
11 4 (1.61%) SaaS
12 2 (0.80%) Amazon Cognito
12 2 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.02%) Network Security
2 6 (2.41%) Firewall
3 5 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.61%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.20%) Calico
5 3 (1.20%) VPN
6 2 (0.80%) DHCP
6 2 (0.80%) DNS
7 1 (0.40%) Broadband
7 1 (0.40%) DMVPN
7 1 (0.40%) FTP
7 1 (0.40%) HTTP
7 1 (0.40%) Internet
7 1 (0.40%) IPsec
7 1 (0.40%) MQTT
7 1 (0.40%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.40%) SNMP
7 1 (0.40%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) WebEx
7 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.61%) Power BI
2 8 (3.21%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.01%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.20%) Big Data
5 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.20%) MySQL
5 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.20%) Tableau
6 2 (0.80%) Adabas
6 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.40%) QlikView
7 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.40%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) JIRA
2 3 (1.20%) Selenium
2 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.80%) GitLab
3 2 (0.80%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.40%) gulp
4 1 (0.40%) JUnit
4 1 (0.40%) Postman
4 1 (0.40%) RSpec
4 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (22.49%) Public Sector
2 44 (17.67%) Legal
3 43 (17.27%) Finance
4 42 (16.87%) Social Skills
5 14 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.02%) Banking
7 9 (3.61%) Police
8 8 (3.21%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (2.81%) Influencing Skills
9 7 (2.81%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (2.01%) Local Government
10 5 (2.01%) Marketing
10 5 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (2.01%) Retail
11 4 (1.61%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.20%) Back Office
12 3 (1.20%) Electronics
13 2 (0.80%) Billing
13 2 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (14.46%) Analyst
2 22 (8.84%) Architect
3 21 (8.43%) Developer
3 21 (8.43%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.02%) Designer
5 11 (4.42%) UX Designer
6 10 (4.02%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.02%) Consultant
7 8 (3.21%) Software Engineer
8 7 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (2.81%) IT Manager
9 6 (2.41%) Change Manager
9 6 (2.41%) Data Architect
9 6 (2.41%) Data Protection Officer
9 6 (2.41%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (2.41%) Junior
9 6 (2.41%) Product Owner
10 5 (2.01%) Business Change Manager
10 5 (2.01%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.61%) HTML
2 7 (2.81%) .NET
2 7 (2.81%) Node.js
3 6 (2.41%) Kafka
4 5 (2.01%) CSS
4 5 (2.01%) JSON
5 4 (1.61%) Ajax
5 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.61%) HTML5 Canvas
5 4 (1.61%) Lambda Expressions
5 4 (1.61%) React
5 4 (1.61%) REST
5 4 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.20%) jQuery
6 3 (1.20%) Middleware
6 3 (1.20%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (1.20%) Sass
6 3 (1.20%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (0.80%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.24%) User Experience
2 14 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.01%) Cybercrime
3 5 (2.01%) NHS
4 4 (1.61%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.61%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.61%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.20%) FMCG
5 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.80%) Equities
6 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.80%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.80%) Replication
6 2 (0.80%) SystemC
6 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.40%) CMDB
7 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.63%) Windows
2 8 (3.21%) Windows 10
3 7 (2.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.41%) Android
4 6 (2.41%) Linux
5 5 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.01%) Unix
6 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.70%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (11.24%) Change Management
2 28 (11.24%) Project Management
3 26 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (9.24%) Migration
5 22 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (8.43%) Decision-Making
7 20 (8.03%) Project Delivery
8 16 (6.43%) DevOps
9 15 (6.02%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 14 (5.62%) Data Protection
10 14 (5.62%) ITIL
10 14 (5.62%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.22%) Information Security
11 13 (5.22%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (4.82%) Prototyping
12 12 (4.82%) Sprint Planning
13 11 (4.42%) Sprint Retrospective
13 11 (4.42%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.82%) Python
2 11 (4.42%) SQL
3 10 (4.02%) C++
3 10 (4.02%) Java
4 8 (3.21%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.81%) Go
6 6 (2.41%) C
6 6 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.20%) Kotlin
8 2 (0.80%) C#
8 2 (0.80%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.80%) Natural
8 2 (0.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.40%) COBOL
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 74 (29.72%) Security Cleared
2 66 (26.51%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.42%) Degree
4 8 (3.21%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.81%) CISSP
6 4 (1.61%) MCSE
6 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.61%) PhD
7 3 (1.20%) CIPD
7 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.80%) ACCA
8 2 (0.80%) CIMA
8 2 (0.80%) CISM
8 2 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.80%) CRISC
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.02%) GDPR
2 11 (4.42%) QA
3 8 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.81%) PMO
5 6 (2.41%) Data Quality
6 5 (2.01%) SLA
6 5 (2.01%) WCAG
7 4 (1.61%) IFRS
7 4 (1.61%) IFRS 9
7 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.40%) GRC
8 1 (0.40%) HL7
8 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.40%) NIST
8 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.41%) Docker
4 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.20%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.20%) XenApp
5 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.61%) Kubernetes
1 9 (3.61%) SCCM
2 7 (2.81%) SCOM
3 6 (2.41%) Istio
4 4 (1.61%) EnCase
4 4 (1.61%) Terraform
5 3 (1.20%) Puppet
6 2 (0.80%) Ansible
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.40%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.40%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.61%) iManage
2 9 (3.61%) Oracle
2 9 (3.61%) VMware
3 8 (3.21%) SAP
4 6 (2.41%) Adobe
4 6 (2.41%) Citrix
5 4 (1.61%) Google
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco
6 3 (1.20%) F5
6 3 (1.20%) IBM
6 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.20%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.80%) Splunk
7 2 (0.80%) Veritas
8 1 (0.40%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.40%) EXASOL
8 1 (0.40%) Fujitsu