Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 193 179
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +52
Contract jobs citing Law 184 526 744
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.36% 1.37% 1.63%
As % of the General category 2.72% 3.08% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 322 404
Median daily rate £505 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -7.69% +8.94%
10th Percentile £281 £213 £250
90th Percentile £675 £662 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -50.59% -44.08%
10th Percentile £18.54 £21.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £39.05 £34.38 £69.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.59% +13.75% +100.00%

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 6,765 17,078 21,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.05% 44.62% 47.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,671 11,859 15,386
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £325 £323
90th Percentile £750 £713 £700
England median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 201 252
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -4.44% +2.27%
10th Percentile £17.54 £12.76 £13.31
90th Percentile £53.85 £52.50 £53.92
Median hourly rate £31.39 £22.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +40.37% +1.65% -2.22%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +36 36 £506 +19.12% 14
West London +49 3 £445 -28.80% 11
South London +39 3 - -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 88 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 76 (41.30%) SC Cleared
3 46 (25.00%) Public Sector
4 36 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (16.85%) Information Management
7 30 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (16.30%) Decision-Making
8 26 (14.13%) Risk Management
9 24 (13.04%) Finance
9 24 (13.04%) Business Case
10 23 (12.50%) Project Management
10 23 (12.50%) AWS
11 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
12 19 (10.33%) Microsoft Excel
13 18 (9.78%) Python
13 18 (9.78%) SQL
13 18 (9.78%) DV Cleared
14 16 (8.70%) Line Management
15 15 (8.15%) Validation
16 13 (7.07%) Java
16 13 (7.07%) Change Management
16 13 (7.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (7.07%) Analytics
17 12 (6.52%) AngularJS
17 12 (6.52%) React
17 12 (6.52%) Management Information System
17 12 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (5.98%) HTML
18 11 (5.98%) Programme 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 8 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (10.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.50%) AWS
2 9 (4.89%) Azure
3 8 (4.35%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.80%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.09%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (1.09%) GCP
5 2 (1.09%) Serverless
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.54%) npm
6 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Route 53
6 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.17%) Firewall
3 2 (1.09%) Network Security
3 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.54%) 3G
4 1 (0.54%) 4G
4 1 (0.54%) 5G
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.54%) VoIP
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.89%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.35%) Power BI
3 6 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.72%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.17%) MySQL
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.09%) Big Data
7 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.54%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.54%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.54%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.54%) Redis
8 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.54%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.09%) CircleCI
2 2 (1.09%) GitLab
2 2 (1.09%) Gradle
2 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 2 (1.09%) Selenium
2 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.54%) gulp
3 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.54%) Maven
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.54%) PhantomJS
3 1 (0.54%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.54%) Subversion
3 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 24 (13.04%) Finance
3 10 (5.43%) Legal
4 7 (3.80%) Police
5 6 (3.26%) Marketing
5 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.17%) Banking
6 4 (2.17%) Fire and Rescue
6 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.63%) Electronics
7 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.09%) Retail
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (23.91%) Developer
2 23 (12.50%) Architect
3 20 (10.87%) Analyst
4 11 (5.98%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (4.35%) Information Manager
5 8 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 7 (3.80%) Business Architect
6 7 (3.80%) Change Manager
6 7 (3.80%) Commercial Manager
6 7 (3.80%) Consultant
6 7 (3.80%) Risk Manager
6 7 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (3.26%) Business Change Manager
7 6 (3.26%) Business Manager
7 6 (3.26%) Programme Director
7 6 (3.26%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (2.72%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.72%) Senior Manager
9 4 (2.17%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.52%) AngularJS
1 12 (6.52%) React
2 11 (5.98%) HTML
3 10 (5.43%) Web Services
4 8 (4.35%) Node.js
5 7 (3.80%) CSS
5 7 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (3.26%) .NET
6 6 (3.26%) Pandas
6 6 (3.26%) scikit-learn
7 4 (2.17%) HTML5
7 4 (2.17%) Redux
8 3 (1.63%) Kafka
8 3 (1.63%) REST
8 3 (1.63%) Sass
9 2 (1.09%) Flask
9 2 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.09%) SQLAlchemy
9 2 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.43%) Taxonomies
4 9 (4.89%) User Experience
5 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.63%) Blog
6 3 (1.63%) Cybercrime
6 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.63%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.09%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) Equities
8 1 (0.54%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.89%) Linux
2 7 (3.80%) Windows
3 3 (1.63%) Android
3 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.63%) Unix
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.85%) Information Management
3 30 (16.30%) Decision-Making
3 30 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (14.13%) Risk Management
5 24 (13.04%) Business Case
6 23 (12.50%) Project Management
7 16 (8.70%) Line Management
8 15 (8.15%) Validation
9 13 (7.07%) Analytics
9 13 (7.07%) Change Management
9 13 (7.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.98%) Asset Management
11 11 (5.98%) DevOps
11 11 (5.98%) Programme Management
11 11 (5.98%) Visualisation
12 10 (5.43%) Business Process Modelling
12 10 (5.43%) Contract Management
13 9 (4.89%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.78%) Python
1 18 (9.78%) SQL
2 13 (7.07%) Java
3 9 (4.89%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.89%) TypeScript
4 7 (3.80%) C#
5 6 (3.26%) C++
6 4 (2.17%) C
7 2 (1.09%) PHP
7 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.54%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.54%) ES6
8 1 (0.54%) Java 8
8 1 (0.54%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.54%) R
8 1 (0.54%) Scala
8 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 88 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 76 (41.30%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.78%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.17%) CISSP
6 3 (1.63%) CISA
6 3 (1.63%) Degree
7 2 (1.09%) CISM
7 2 (1.09%) EnCE
7 2 (1.09%) PMP
7 2 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.54%) AAT
8 1 (0.54%) APMP
8 1 (0.54%) CCAB
8 1 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.54%) CIMA
8 1 (0.54%) CLAS
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.54%) GIAC
8 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 4 (2.17%) QA
3 3 (1.63%) PMO
3 3 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.09%) ITGC
5 1 (0.54%) COBIT
5 1 (0.54%) GDPR
5 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.35%) Kibana
3 7 (3.80%) logstash
4 5 (2.72%) Terraform
5 4 (2.17%) EnCase
6 2 (1.09%) FTK
6 2 (1.09%) Grafana
7 1 (0.54%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.89%) SAP
3 6 (3.26%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.63%) Adobe
4 3 (1.63%) Concur
4 3 (1.63%) Oracle
4 3 (1.63%) VMware
5 2 (1.09%) Cellebrite
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco
5 2 (1.09%) Citrix
5 2 (1.09%) Nuix
5 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.09%) Tableau
6 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.54%) F5
6 1 (0.54%) iManage
6 1 (0.54%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.54%) Rapid7
6 1 (0.54%) Talend
6 1 (0.54%) Zoho