Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 211 175
Rank change year-on-year +51 -36 +19
Contract jobs citing Law 798 512 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.73% 1.27% 1.46%
As % of the General category 3.85% 2.83% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 325 499
London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £234 £200 £187
90th Percentile £638 £625 £602
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 4
London median hourly rate £32.83 £74.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.78% +271.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.60 £24.23 £16.65
90th Percentile £69.98 £129.68 £23.03
England median hourly rate £36.00 £14.73 £16.75
% change year-on-year +144.40% -12.06% +1.52%

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 20,729 18,073 20,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.87% 44.69% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,839 12,851 14,424
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £670
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 184 205
London median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.12% +2.22% +17.82%
10th Percentile £14.33 £11.32 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.03 £64.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.86% -4.76% +16.67%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +25 197 £450 - 170
South London -3 48 £500 +11.11% 15
West London -22 20 £400 -3.03% 71
East London -4 10 £445 -25.83% 11
North London - 2 £650 -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 269 (33.71%) Legal
2 149 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 129 (16.17%) Windows
5 122 (15.29%) Finance
6 121 (15.16%) Project Management
7 114 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 101 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 101 (12.66%) JavaScript
9 95 (11.90%) Document Management
10 91 (11.40%) SQL
10 91 (11.40%) iManage
11 87 (10.90%) SC Cleared
12 86 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
13 83 (10.40%) Active Directory
14 82 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 72 (9.02%) .NET
16 68 (8.52%) C#
17 67 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
18 66 (8.27%) Migration
19 63 (7.89%) Java
20 61 (7.64%) SQL Server
21 58 (7.27%) Windows 10
22 55 (6.89%) ITIL
22 55 (6.89%) PRINCE2
23 54 (6.77%) HTML
24 51 (6.39%) DevOps
25 50 (6.27%) CSS
26 49 (6.14%) Node.js
27 48 (6.02%) Problem-Solving

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 24 (3.01%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.88%) IIS
3 14 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.25%) CMS
7 8 (1.00%) SAS
8 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.50%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.38%) Apache
10 3 (0.38%) Drupal
10 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.38%) Gunicorn
10 3 (0.38%) nginx
10 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (2.51%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (5.76%) Elite 3E
2 14 (1.75%) Carpe Diem
3 7 (0.88%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 6 (0.75%) Relativity
5 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.50%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.38%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.25%) Concordance
7 2 (0.25%) Magento
7 2 (0.25%) Workfront
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.13%) Primavera
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.13%) Shopify
8 1 (0.13%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 101 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (4.89%) Office 365
4 16 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.25%) SaaS
6 9 (1.13%) IaaS
7 8 (1.00%) PaaS
8 7 (0.88%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.63%) Serverless
10 4 (0.50%) Akamai
10 4 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.50%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.38%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.38%) Route 53
11 3 (0.38%) Taleo
12 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.75%) Skype
1 14 (1.75%) VPN
2 13 (1.63%) HTTP
3 9 (1.13%) LAN
4 8 (1.00%) WAN
5 5 (0.63%) Firewall
5 5 (0.63%) Intranet
5 5 (0.63%) SAN
6 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.50%) Wireless
7 3 (0.38%) Softphone
7 3 (0.38%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.38%) VLAN
8 2 (0.25%) DNS
8 2 (0.25%) Internet
8 2 (0.25%) WLAN
9 1 (0.13%) DHCP
9 1 (0.13%) Telnet
9 1 (0.13%) VoIP
9 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (2.76%) Redis
4 16 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 13 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.38%) Big Data
8 10 (1.25%) Blockchain
9 8 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
9 8 (1.00%) MySQL
9 8 (1.00%) Power BI
10 7 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.75%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.38%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.88%) TeamCity
3 12 (1.50%) JIRA
3 12 (1.50%) Selenium
4 8 (1.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (0.88%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.75%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.63%) PeopleTools
8 4 (0.50%) MSI
8 4 (0.50%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.38%) Babel
9 3 (0.38%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.38%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.38%) Mocha
9 3 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 269 (33.71%) Legal
2 122 (15.29%) Finance
3 28 (3.51%) Banking
4 26 (3.26%) Marketing
5 14 (1.75%) Retail
6 11 (1.38%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.25%) Billing
8 9 (1.13%) Military
8 9 (1.13%) Publishing
9 7 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.75%) Back Office
11 5 (0.63%) Electronics
11 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.50%) Advertising
12 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 161 (20.18%) Analyst
2 156 (19.55%) Developer
3 72 (9.02%) Project Manager
4 66 (8.27%) Business Analyst
5 64 (8.02%) Architect
6 39 (4.89%) Consultant
7 38 (4.76%) Legal Analyst
8 33 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 32 (4.01%) Desktop Support
10 30 (3.76%) Service Analyst
11 29 (3.63%) Service Desk Analyst
12 28 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 26 (3.26%) .NET Developer
14 25 (3.13%) React Developer
15 24 (3.01%) Data Analyst
15 24 (3.01%) Senior Developer
16 22 (2.76%) Support Analyst
16 22 (2.76%) Trainer
17 20 (2.51%) IT Trainer
17 20 (2.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.02%) .NET
2 54 (6.77%) HTML
3 50 (6.27%) CSS
4 49 (6.14%) Node.js
5 37 (4.64%) AngularJS
6 36 (4.51%) Redux
7 30 (3.76%) XML
8 28 (3.51%) REST
9 27 (3.38%) React
10 26 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (3.13%) Spring
11 25 (3.13%) Spring Boot
12 24 (3.01%) SOAP
13 21 (2.63%) Web Services
14 17 (2.13%) Apache Camel
15 16 (2.01%) ASP.NET
15 16 (2.01%) HTML5
16 12 (1.50%) JSON
17 11 (1.38%) .NET Framework
17 11 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.26%) Blackberry
3 26 (3.26%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.13%) User Experience
5 16 (2.01%) Fintech
6 14 (1.75%) iPhone
7 8 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.88%) BYOD
8 7 (0.88%) e-Learning
9 6 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (0.75%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.63%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.63%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.50%) Podcast
11 4 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 129 (16.17%) Windows
2 58 (7.27%) Windows 10
3 45 (5.64%) Windows 7
4 24 (3.01%) Linux
5 20 (2.51%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.88%) Android
8 7 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.75%) Unix
10 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.25%) CentOS
11 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (15.16%) Project Management
3 95 (11.90%) Document Management
4 82 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (8.27%) Migration
6 55 (6.89%) ITIL
6 55 (6.89%) PRINCE2
7 51 (6.39%) DevOps
8 48 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (5.89%) Data Protection
10 45 (5.64%) Microservices
11 43 (5.39%) Waterfall
12 42 (5.26%) Business Analysis
12 42 (5.26%) Scrum
13 38 (4.76%) Test Automation
14 36 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (4.51%) Front End Development
14 36 (4.51%) Time Management
14 36 (4.51%) User Stories
15 33 (4.14%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 101 (12.66%) JavaScript
2 91 (11.40%) SQL
3 68 (8.52%) C#
4 63 (7.89%) Java
5 22 (2.76%) Python
6 15 (1.88%) C
6 15 (1.88%) C++
6 15 (1.88%) T-SQL
7 14 (1.75%) ES6
8 13 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.63%) Ruby
9 9 (1.13%) Go
9 9 (1.13%) MUMPS
9 9 (1.13%) PHP
9 9 (1.13%) VB.NET
10 7 (0.88%) XPath
11 6 (0.75%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.63%) R
13 4 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.38%) ES7
Qualifications
1 114 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 87 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 47 (5.89%) Degree
4 25 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.26%) CTC Cleared
6 13 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (1.50%) PMP
8 10 (1.25%) ISEB
9 8 (1.00%) CISSP
9 8 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.75%) CISM
11 5 (0.63%) APMP
11 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.50%) MCSE
12 4 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.38%) CISA
13 3 (0.38%) MBA
13 3 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.51%) GDPR
2 35 (4.39%) QA
3 17 (2.13%) PMO
4 14 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.38%) GCP
5 11 (1.38%) SLA
6 3 (0.38%) P3O
6 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.38%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 83 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.38%) Docker
3 16 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.50%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.38%) XenApp
7 2 (0.25%) Firmware
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (3.01%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.63%) SCCM
3 18 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.01%) Puppet
5 15 (1.88%) Terraform
6 13 (1.63%) Ansible
7 4 (0.50%) CASB
7 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.38%) Salt
9 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.25%) EnCase
9 2 (0.25%) QRadar
9 2 (0.25%) WSUS
10 1 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 148 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 91 (11.40%) iManage
3 35 (4.39%) Intapp
4 28 (3.51%) Citrix
5 25 (3.13%) VMware
6 17 (2.13%) Google
7 9 (1.13%) Aderant
7 9 (1.13%) Apigee
8 8 (1.00%) Ivanti
8 8 (1.00%) OpenText
9 7 (0.88%) Adobe
9 7 (0.88%) Capita
9 7 (0.88%) Cognos
9 7 (0.88%) Hummingbird
9 7 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (0.88%) SAP
10 6 (0.75%) Reuters
11 5 (0.63%) Cisco
12 4 (0.50%) Oracle
12 4 (0.50%) Red Hat