Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 167 210
Rank change year-on-year -14 +43 -27
Contract jobs citing Law 664 785 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.55% 1.69% 1.25%
As % of the General category 3.58% 3.77% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 486 319
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £208 £211 £192
90th Percentile £625 £588 £606
England median daily rate £425 £445 £417
% change year-on-year -4.49% +6.84% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 1
London median hourly rate £46.50 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.74% +40.74% -32.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £12.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £76.50 £50.28 £14.25
England median hourly rate £45.50 £21.79 £18.50
% change year-on-year +108.81% +17.78% +12.12%

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 18,573 20,835 17,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.41% 44.80% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,164 15,007 12,674
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 234 189
London median hourly rate £23.00 £23.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -5.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.14 £14.65 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £67.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -1.96%

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 19 March 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 19 March 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 19 March 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 -22 163 £438 +0.86% 112
South London -3 28 £500 - 16
East London -33 14 £400 -10.11% 32
West London +13 12 £525 +31.25% 24
North London -5 2 £475 +19.50% 9
Law
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 173 (26.05%) Legal
2 170 (25.60%) Windows
3 137 (20.63%) Finance
4 124 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (16.57%) Active Directory
6 107 (16.11%) Microsoft
7 85 (12.80%) Security Cleared
8 78 (11.75%) Sony
9 75 (11.30%) SC Cleared
10 71 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
11 68 (10.24%) Information Security
11 68 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
12 67 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 61 (9.19%) .NET
14 60 (9.04%) Migration
14 60 (9.04%) Office 365
15 59 (8.89%) Project Management
16 57 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 57 (8.58%) iManage
17 56 (8.43%) VMware
18 54 (8.13%) SQL
19 52 (7.83%) DevOps
19 52 (7.83%) Microservices
19 52 (7.83%) Data Protection
20 51 (7.68%) C#
20 51 (7.68%) Security Management
21 50 (7.53%) JavaScript
21 50 (7.53%) ITIL
21 50 (7.53%) Citrix
22 47 (7.08%) ISMS

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 27 (4.07%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.56%) Confluence
3 16 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (2.41%) Skype for Business
4 15 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.51%) IIS
7 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
7 8 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.75%) CMS
10 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.45%) Apache
11 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.30%) JBoss
13 1 (0.15%) Documentum
13 1 (0.15%) Kentico
13 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.30%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.66%) Carpe Diem
2 10 (1.51%) Elite 3E
3 8 (1.20%) Eikon
4 7 (1.05%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.45%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.30%) Shopify
6 2 (0.30%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.15%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 68 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (9.04%) Office 365
4 19 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
4 19 (2.86%) Serverless
5 16 (2.41%) PaaS
6 15 (2.26%) IaaS
7 14 (2.11%) SaaS
8 9 (1.36%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.05%) Datadog
9 7 (1.05%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.60%) Apigee
11 4 (0.60%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.42%) Firewall
2 27 (4.07%) VPN
3 25 (3.77%) Internet
4 22 (3.31%) DNS
5 21 (3.16%) WAN
6 20 (3.01%) LAN
7 16 (2.41%) Skype
8 14 (2.11%) DHCP
8 14 (2.11%) TCP/IP
9 13 (1.96%) SAN
10 10 (1.51%) HTTP
11 8 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.20%) Network Security
11 8 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.75%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (0.75%) WebEx
13 5 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 13 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.51%) Blockchain
3 10 (1.51%) Power BI
4 7 (1.05%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.05%) MySQL
4 7 (1.05%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (3.01%) JIRA
2 15 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 12 (1.81%) Selenium
5 10 (1.51%) Bitbucket
5 10 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (1.36%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.05%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.05%) IBM UrbanCode
8 7 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (1.05%) Zephyr
9 4 (0.60%) Gradle
9 4 (0.60%) webpack
9 4 (0.60%) Xcode
10 3 (0.45%) Babel
10 3 (0.45%) Maven
10 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.30%) git-flow
General
1 173 (26.05%) Legal
2 137 (20.63%) Finance
3 46 (6.93%) Banking
4 10 (1.51%) Retail
5 8 (1.20%) Front Office
6 7 (1.05%) Marketing
7 6 (0.90%) Games
7 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.75%) Back Office
9 4 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.45%) Electronics
10 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.45%) Publishing
11 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 163 (24.55%) Analyst
2 128 (19.28%) Developer
3 68 (10.24%) Service Analyst
4 67 (10.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 48 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 36 (5.42%) Support Analyst
7 33 (4.97%) Business Analyst
8 27 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 26 (3.92%) Architect
10 20 (3.01%) Trainer
11 19 (2.86%) Consultant
11 19 (2.86%) IT Manager
11 19 (2.86%) Senior Developer
12 18 (2.71%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (2.71%) IT Trainer
13 17 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (2.56%) Support Engineer
14 16 (2.41%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (2.41%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.19%) .NET
2 33 (4.97%) AngularJS
3 32 (4.82%) REST
4 30 (4.52%) HTML
4 30 (4.52%) Node.js
5 26 (3.92%) RESTful
6 23 (3.46%) React
7 22 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (3.31%) CSS
8 20 (3.01%) Web Services
9 19 (2.86%) .NET Core
10 16 (2.41%) JSON
10 16 (2.41%) SOAP
11 13 (1.96%) .NET Framework
11 13 (1.96%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.96%) Entity Framework
11 13 (1.96%) WCF
11 13 (1.96%) XML
12 11 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (1.66%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.22%) User Experience
2 20 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 13 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 13 (1.96%) e-Learning
6 12 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.66%) HP StoreVirtual
8 10 (1.51%) Fintech
9 9 (1.36%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.05%) iPhone
10 7 (1.05%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.75%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.75%) PlayStation
13 4 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (0.60%) iPad
14 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 170 (25.60%) Windows
2 45 (6.78%) Windows 10
3 43 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.97%) Linux
5 28 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 21 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.81%) Android
8 12 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.66%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.66%) Unix
10 7 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (10.24%) Information Security
3 60 (9.04%) Migration
4 59 (8.89%) Project Management
5 57 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (7.83%) Data Protection
6 52 (7.83%) DevOps
6 52 (7.83%) Microservices
7 51 (7.68%) Security Management
8 50 (7.53%) ITIL
9 47 (7.08%) ISMS
10 46 (6.93%) Information Security Management
11 40 (6.02%) Service Management
12 38 (5.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 36 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 34 (5.12%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (4.82%) Change Management
15 32 (4.82%) Workflow
16 27 (4.07%) PRINCE2
17 26 (3.92%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (8.13%) SQL
2 51 (7.68%) C#
3 50 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 26 (3.92%) Java
5 14 (2.11%) Python
6 13 (1.96%) ES6
6 13 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.51%) Ruby
7 10 (1.51%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.36%) C++
8 9 (1.36%) Java 8
9 6 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (0.90%) TypeScript
10 5 (0.75%) Apple Swift
10 5 (0.75%) Objective-C
10 5 (0.75%) PHP
11 3 (0.45%) C
12 2 (0.30%) ES7
12 2 (0.30%) Go
12 2 (0.30%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 85 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 75 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.46%) Degree
4 15 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.05%) CISSP
8 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.60%) CCNP
10 3 (0.45%) APMG
10 3 (0.45%) CCNA
10 3 (0.45%) CISMP
10 3 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.45%) ISEB
10 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.45%) MOS
10 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.45%) SSCP
11 2 (0.30%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.33%) GDPR
2 25 (3.77%) SLA
3 16 (2.41%) QA
4 6 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.90%) PMO
5 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.45%) Basel II
6 3 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.45%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.30%) IASME
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.15%) PSD2
8 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 110 (16.57%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.63%) Docker
3 31 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.66%) vSphere
6 10 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.36%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.20%) XenServer
9 5 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.60%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.45%) XenApp
12 2 (0.30%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.15%) NFS
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (6.33%) Kubernetes
2 29 (4.37%) Ansible
3 22 (3.31%) SCCM
3 22 (3.31%) Terraform
4 16 (2.41%) Puppet
5 11 (1.66%) Nagios
6 9 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.45%) Kibana
10 3 (0.45%) logstash
11 2 (0.30%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.30%) Salt
11 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.30%) WSUS
12 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.15%) Istio
Vendors
1 107 (16.11%) Microsoft
2 78 (11.75%) Sony
3 57 (8.58%) iManage
4 56 (8.43%) VMware
5 50 (7.53%) Citrix
6 25 (3.77%) Cisco
7 21 (3.16%) Intapp
8 16 (2.41%) Aderant
9 15 (2.26%) NetApp
10 13 (1.96%) HP
10 13 (1.96%) Oracle
11 11 (1.66%) New Relic
12 10 (1.51%) Dell
12 10 (1.51%) SAP
12 10 (1.51%) Splunk
12 10 (1.51%) Symantec
13 9 (1.36%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.20%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.20%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.20%) Reuters