Period
to 21 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 170 221
Rank change year-on-year -5 +51 +4
Contract jobs citing Law 539 780 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.51% 1.68% 1.25%
As % of the General category 3.47% 3.60% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 412 359
London median daily rate £465 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% +0.59%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £200
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
London median hourly rate £27.25 £40.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.88% +162.30% -
10th Percentile £21.00 £35.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.13 £57.50 £19.50
England median hourly rate £45.25 £41.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.38% +125.68% -

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 15,549 21,645 23,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.65% 46.60% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,942 15,371 16,717
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £315 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £688
England median daily rate £495 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 252 231
London median hourly rate £22.93 £23.67 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +7.58% +9.25%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.44 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.38 £47.00
England median hourly rate £21.76 £22.00 £22.30
% change year-on-year -1.09% -1.33% +8.11%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +20 150 £445 -8.72% 75
South London +39 23 £525 -4.55% 34
West London +23 18 £625 +31.58% 25
East London +34 9 £588 +169.20% 15
Law
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 139 (25.79%) Legal
2 128 (23.75%) Microsoft
3 124 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (19.29%) Finance
5 82 (15.21%) .NET
6 81 (15.03%) Security Cleared
7 80 (14.84%) Windows
7 80 (14.84%) Information Security
8 77 (14.29%) Azure
8 77 (14.29%) Microservices
9 71 (13.17%) C#
10 69 (12.80%) Active Directory
11 68 (12.62%) SC Cleared
12 67 (12.43%) Microsoft Office
13 64 (11.87%) SQL
14 63 (11.69%) JavaScript
15 59 (10.95%) Office 365
16 57 (10.58%) AWS
17 56 (10.39%) ITIL
18 53 (9.83%) Information Security Management
18 53 (9.83%) Security Management
19 52 (9.65%) Sony
19 52 (9.65%) ISMS
20 48 (8.91%) Project Management
21 47 (8.72%) DevOps
22 46 (8.53%) Test Automation
23 45 (8.35%) SQL Server
24 44 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
25 40 (7.42%) Windows 10
25 40 (7.42%) HTML

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 23 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.34%) IIS
3 14 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.41%) OpenStack
4 13 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.23%) NServiceBus
6 8 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.93%) Confluence
8 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.74%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.74%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.56%) CMS
9 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (12.43%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.67%) Elite 3E
4 8 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) Relativity
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 77 (14.29%) Azure
2 59 (10.95%) Office 365
3 57 (10.58%) AWS
4 19 (3.53%) PaaS
5 18 (3.34%) SaaS
6 15 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.60%) GitHub
8 13 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (2.41%) GCP
9 9 (1.67%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.48%) Power Platform
10 8 (1.48%) Serverless
11 7 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.74%) Datadog
12 4 (0.74%) Stackdriver
13 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.64%) VPN
2 24 (4.45%) Firewall
3 17 (3.15%) VLAN
4 15 (2.78%) WAN
5 12 (2.23%) DNS
6 11 (2.04%) DHCP
7 10 (1.86%) FTP
8 9 (1.67%) LAN
8 9 (1.67%) Network Security
9 8 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (1.48%) Internet
10 6 (1.11%) SAN
10 6 (1.11%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.56%) Intranet
11 3 (0.56%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.56%) Skype
11 3 (0.56%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.37%) MPLS
12 2 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.94%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.48%) Power BI
6 6 (1.11%) Blockchain
6 6 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (0.74%) Big Data
8 4 (0.74%) BigQuery
8 4 (0.74%) MySQL
9 3 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.37%) DB2
11 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.19%) MS Access
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (4.82%) MSTest
1 26 (4.82%) Visual Studio
2 25 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (4.27%) Moq
4 16 (2.97%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (1.86%) JIRA
7 7 (1.30%) Selenium
8 5 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.56%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.56%) Burp Suite
9 3 (0.56%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.56%) NUnit
9 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.56%) Ranorex
9 3 (0.56%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.56%) webpack
10 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 139 (25.79%) Legal
2 104 (19.29%) Finance
3 39 (7.24%) Public Sector
4 38 (7.05%) Police
5 31 (5.75%) Banking
6 18 (3.34%) Marketing
7 9 (1.67%) Electronics
7 9 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.30%) Publishing
9 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.93%) Local Government
10 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.56%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Retail
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 128 (23.75%) Analyst
2 127 (23.56%) Developer
3 46 (8.53%) Architect
3 46 (8.53%) Service Analyst
4 45 (8.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 29 (5.38%) .NET Developer
6 23 (4.27%) Project Manager
6 23 (4.27%) Senior Developer
7 22 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 20 (3.71%) Technical Leader
9 19 (3.53%) C# Developer
9 19 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (3.53%) Support Analyst
10 18 (3.34%) Support Engineer
11 16 (2.97%) Consultant
11 16 (2.97%) Software Developer
12 15 (2.78%) Security Architect
13 14 (2.60%) IT Support
13 14 (2.60%) Legal Analyst
13 14 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (15.21%) .NET
2 40 (7.42%) HTML
3 38 (7.05%) CSS
4 35 (6.49%) ASP.NET
5 34 (6.31%) RESTful
6 27 (5.01%) jQuery
7 26 (4.82%) .NET Framework
7 26 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (4.27%) NHibernate
9 22 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
10 20 (3.71%) Fluent NHibernate
11 18 (3.34%) Node.js
12 16 (2.97%) AngularJS
13 15 (2.78%) Entity Framework
14 14 (2.60%) .NET Core
14 14 (2.60%) SOAP
15 13 (2.41%) JSON
16 12 (2.23%) Kafka
17 11 (2.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (2.78%) W3C
5 14 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.60%) PKI
6 13 (2.41%) iPhone
7 8 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.11%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.11%) Social Media
10 5 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.56%) Blog
12 3 (0.56%) Clustering
12 3 (0.56%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.56%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.84%) Windows
2 40 (7.42%) Windows 10
3 26 (4.82%) Windows 7
4 17 (3.15%) Linux
4 17 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.78%) Unix
6 12 (2.23%) Android
6 12 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.11%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.56%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.37%) Solaris
11 2 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (14.84%) Information Security
3 77 (14.29%) Microservices
4 56 (10.39%) ITIL
5 53 (9.83%) Information Security Management
5 53 (9.83%) Security Management
6 52 (9.65%) ISMS
7 48 (8.91%) Project Management
8 47 (8.72%) DevOps
9 46 (8.53%) Test Automation
10 39 (7.24%) Project Delivery
10 39 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (6.31%) Data Protection
13 32 (5.94%) TDD
14 31 (5.75%) MVC
14 31 (5.75%) Scrum
15 27 (5.01%) Analytics
16 26 (4.82%) Migration
16 26 (4.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 71 (13.17%) C#
2 64 (11.87%) SQL
3 63 (11.69%) JavaScript
4 37 (6.86%) Python
5 32 (5.94%) Java
6 10 (1.86%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.30%) TypeScript
9 5 (0.93%) Perl
10 4 (0.74%) C
10 4 (0.74%) ES6
10 4 (0.74%) PHP
10 4 (0.74%) R
11 3 (0.56%) ES7
11 3 (0.56%) Go
11 3 (0.56%) Ruby
11 3 (0.56%) VBA
12 2 (0.37%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 68 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.19%) Degree
4 25 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (3.90%) CISSP
6 13 (2.41%) AWS Certification
6 13 (2.41%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.41%) IISP
7 9 (1.67%) MCP
8 8 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.11%) OSCP
9 6 (1.11%) SANS
10 5 (0.93%) CEH
10 5 (0.93%) GIAC
10 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.74%) CCSP
11 4 (0.74%) CRISC
11 4 (0.74%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.56%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.08%) QA
2 20 (3.71%) WCAG
3 16 (2.97%) GDPR
3 16 (2.97%) PMO
4 12 (2.23%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.67%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.30%) SLA
7 6 (1.11%) NCSC
8 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (0.74%) NIST
9 2 (0.37%) GxP
10 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.19%) GAMP
10 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 69 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.82%) Docker
3 8 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.11%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.93%) XenApp
6 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.74%) vSphere
7 2 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 24 (4.45%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.15%) SCCM
3 16 (2.97%) Terraform
4 13 (2.41%) CASB
5 12 (2.23%) Ansible
5 12 (2.23%) Puppet
6 8 (1.48%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.11%) Nessus
8 6 (1.11%) Nmap
9 4 (0.74%) Istio
10 3 (0.56%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.37%) SCOM
12 1 (0.19%) EnCase
12 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.19%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 128 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.65%) Sony
3 29 (5.38%) iManage
4 22 (4.08%) Cisco
4 22 (4.08%) Citrix
5 21 (3.90%) Oracle
5 21 (3.90%) SAP
6 19 (3.53%) VMware
7 16 (2.97%) Ivanti
8 12 (2.23%) Intapp
8 12 (2.23%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.86%) Ariba
10 8 (1.48%) Google
11 7 (1.30%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.30%) Splunk
12 5 (0.93%) HP
12 5 (0.93%) Nintex
12 5 (0.93%) Veritas
13 4 (0.74%) LogRhythm
13 4 (0.74%) Red Hat