Period
to

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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 204 248 206
Rank change year-on-year +44 -42 -15
Contract jobs citing Law 520 233 242
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.35% 0.98% 1.19%
As % of the General category 2.24% 1.71% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 129 146
10th Percentile £299 £279 £303
25th Percentile £420 £363 £401
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £473 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.23% -5.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £663 £550 £613
90th Percentile £735 £650 £675
England median daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.43 £12.60
25th Percentile £31.44 £19.19 £12.75
Median hourly rate £38.75 £23.25 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +66.67% +55.00% -28.57%
75th Percentile £45.81 £27.19 £21.00
90th Percentile £48.53 £28.88 £21.09
England median hourly rate £17.50 £43.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -59.77% -8.42% +4.40%

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 23,264 13,630 11,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 60.32% 57.08% 55.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,808 9,659 8,021
10th Percentile £381 £350 £306
25th Percentile £475 £429 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £700 £650 £625
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 156 191
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.63 £12.76
25th Percentile £25.68 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £28.02 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +33.83% +21.83% +15.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £38.75
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.70
% change year-on-year -2.27% +11.68% +5.07%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -12 62 £525 +16.67% 76
West London 0 6 £438 +113.41% 12
South London -9 6 £749 +49.75% 5
East London -6 1 - - 7
Law
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 137 (26.35%) Agile
2 109 (20.96%) Social Skills
3 108 (20.77%) Azure
4 84 (16.15%) Finance
5 73 (14.04%) Microsoft
5 73 (14.04%) DevOps
6 61 (11.73%) SQL
6 61 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (10.96%) Project Management
8 54 (10.38%) Legal
9 50 (9.62%) Security Cleared
10 49 (9.42%) CI/CD
11 46 (8.85%) AWS
12 42 (8.08%) Migration
12 42 (8.08%) Python
13 40 (7.69%) SC Cleared
14 39 (7.50%) Scrum
15 38 (7.31%) JavaScript
15 38 (7.31%) Analytics
16 35 (6.73%) React
17 34 (6.54%) SAP
18 32 (6.15%) Windows
19 30 (5.77%) Java
19 30 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
20 28 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
21 27 (5.19%) QA
21 27 (5.19%) Microservices
21 27 (5.19%) TypeScript
22 26 (5.00%) Docker
23 24 (4.62%) Node.js

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 14 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.92%) Confluence
3 9 (1.73%) CMS
4 7 (1.35%) Apache
4 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.58%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.19%) CICS
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.19%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) Mattermost
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.58%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) InVision
7 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (0.19%) Sketch
7 1 (0.19%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 13 (2.50%) Elite 3E
2 9 (1.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (1.15%) Carpe Diem
4 5 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.58%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.38%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle SCM
6 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.38%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.38%) Sonata
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 108 (20.77%) Azure
2 46 (8.85%) AWS
3 23 (4.42%) Serverless
4 18 (3.46%) Microsoft 365
5 17 (3.27%) Power Platform
5 17 (3.27%) SaaS
6 14 (2.69%) PaaS
7 13 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.92%) Snowflake
9 8 (1.54%) Azure Machine Learning
9 8 (1.54%) GitHub
10 7 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (1.35%) Azure Functions
10 7 (1.35%) GCP
11 6 (1.15%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (1.15%) AWS Fargate
11 6 (1.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 6 (1.15%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 6 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.73%) DNS
2 7 (1.35%) Firewall
3 6 (1.15%) VPN
4 5 (0.96%) Internet
4 5 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.77%) HTTP
5 4 (0.77%) WAN
6 3 (0.58%) DHCP
6 3 (0.58%) LAN
6 3 (0.58%) Network Security
7 2 (0.38%) Intranet
7 2 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.38%) WebEx
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.19%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.19%) OSPF
8 1 (0.19%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.12%) Big Data
4 10 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (1.73%) Data Lake
5 9 (1.73%) Power BI
6 6 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.96%) Tableau
8 4 (0.77%) MySQL
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.58%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.38%) Metadata
10 2 (0.38%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (4.42%) JIRA
2 21 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.15%) Locust
5 5 (0.96%) Cypress.io
6 4 (0.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.77%) Mockito
6 4 (0.77%) Selenium
6 4 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.58%) Maven
7 3 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.58%) Storybook
7 3 (0.58%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.58%) webpack
8 2 (0.38%) Gradle
8 2 (0.38%) Katalon Studio
8 2 (0.38%) TestRail
8 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.19%) TestCafe
General
1 109 (20.96%) Social Skills
2 84 (16.15%) Finance
3 54 (10.38%) Legal
4 22 (4.23%) Public Sector
5 20 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.27%) Presentation Skills
7 15 (2.88%) Banking
7 15 (2.88%) Marketing
8 9 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.54%) Police
10 7 (1.35%) Games
11 6 (1.15%) Billing
11 6 (1.15%) Front Office
11 6 (1.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.15%) Influencing Skills
11 6 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (1.15%) Retail
11 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.96%) Military
13 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (17.12%) Analyst
2 83 (15.96%) Developer
3 51 (9.81%) Architect
4 38 (7.31%) Project Manager
5 33 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 20 (3.85%) Consultant
7 19 (3.65%) Data Engineer
8 18 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 15 (2.88%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (2.31%) Data Analyst
12 11 (2.12%) Azure Engineer
12 11 (2.12%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (2.12%) IT Analyst
12 11 (2.12%) Python Developer
13 10 (1.92%) Applications Developer
13 10 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (1.92%) IT Manager
13 10 (1.92%) React Developer
14 9 (1.73%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.73%) React
2 24 (4.62%) Node.js
3 23 (4.42%) REST
4 20 (3.85%) .NET
4 20 (3.85%) HTML
5 17 (3.27%) CSS
6 16 (3.08%) RESTful
7 15 (2.88%) XML
8 14 (2.69%) Spring
9 10 (1.92%) SOAP
10 9 (1.73%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.73%) JSON
11 8 (1.54%) HTML5
11 8 (1.54%) Spring Boot
11 8 (1.54%) Web Services
12 7 (1.35%) Lambda Expressions
13 6 (1.15%) WireMock
13 6 (1.15%) XSLT
14 5 (0.96%) jQuery
14 5 (0.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.69%) Management Information System
1 14 (2.69%) User Experience
2 7 (1.35%) Blog
2 7 (1.35%) Data Centre
3 6 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (1.15%) Market Risk
3 6 (1.15%) Social Media
3 6 (1.15%) State Machine
3 6 (1.15%) Virtual Team
4 5 (0.96%) CCTV
4 5 (0.96%) Legacy Systems
4 5 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
5 4 (0.77%) Derivative
5 4 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.58%) e-Learning
6 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.58%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.15%) Windows
2 16 (3.08%) Windows 10
3 13 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.12%) Linux
5 8 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.96%) Android
7 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.38%) Unix
8 2 (0.38%) VMS
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (26.35%) Agile
2 73 (14.04%) DevOps
3 61 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (10.96%) Project Management
5 49 (9.42%) CI/CD
6 42 (8.08%) Migration
7 39 (7.50%) Scrum
8 38 (7.31%) Analytics
9 30 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (5.19%) Microservices
11 24 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (4.62%) Release Management
11 24 (4.62%) Risk Management
12 22 (4.23%) Front End Development
12 22 (4.23%) ITIL
12 22 (4.23%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 21 (4.04%) Change Management
13 21 (4.04%) Data Analysis
14 19 (3.65%) Asset Management
15 17 (3.27%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (11.73%) SQL
2 42 (8.08%) Python
3 38 (7.31%) JavaScript
4 30 (5.77%) Java
5 27 (5.19%) TypeScript
6 21 (4.04%) C#
7 10 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.35%) Scala
9 6 (1.15%) C
10 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.96%) R
11 4 (0.77%) C++
11 4 (0.77%) VBA
12 3 (0.58%) ABAP
12 3 (0.58%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.38%) Bash
13 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.50%) Degree
4 10 (1.92%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.96%) CISSP
6 5 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.77%) CIPD
7 4 (0.77%) CISM
7 4 (0.77%) CRISC
8 3 (0.58%) CBAP
8 3 (0.58%) CCNA
8 3 (0.58%) CEH
8 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.58%) MCSE
8 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.58%) MOS
9 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.19%) QA
2 9 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.54%) GDPR
3 8 (1.54%) SLA
4 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.96%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.96%) PMBOK
5 5 (0.96%) PMO
6 4 (0.77%) GRC
7 3 (0.58%) NIST
8 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.19%) Basel III
9 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.19%) EMIR
9 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 1 (0.19%) MiFID
9 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (5.00%) Docker
2 24 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.77%) XenApp
3 4 (0.77%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) Ceph
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.19%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (3.85%) Terraform
2 17 (3.27%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.31%) SCCM
4 5 (0.96%) Ansible
4 5 (0.96%) SCOM
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) CASB
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.19%) Control-M
7 1 (0.19%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.19%) Kibana
7 1 (0.19%) Kustomize
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 73 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.54%) SAP
3 18 (3.46%) Databricks
3 18 (3.46%) Oracle
4 17 (3.27%) ServiceNow
5 16 (3.08%) Intapp
6 13 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.31%) Citrix
8 9 (1.73%) Cisco
8 9 (1.73%) iManage
9 7 (1.35%) Charles River
9 7 (1.35%) Google
9 7 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.35%) Splunk
9 7 (1.35%) VMware
10 6 (1.15%) Reuters
11 5 (0.96%) Dell
11 5 (0.96%) Snow
12 4 (0.77%) Adobe
12 4 (0.77%) SolarWinds