Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 190 170
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20 +35
Contract jobs citing Law 238 589 755
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.45% 1.66%
As % of the General category 2.65% 3.15% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 365 466
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £306 £203 £269
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £20.79 £21.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.02% -44.74% +123.53%
10th Percentile £12.68 £21.00 £21.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.13 £88.00
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +20.67% +141.94%

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 8,981 18,678 21,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.18% 46.08% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,210 12,989 15,496
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.95% +0.05%
10th Percentile £327 £345 £313
90th Percentile £738 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 218 291
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £24.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.92% -12.72% +15.24%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.26 £13.50
90th Percentile £53.88 £52.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £26.46 £22.92 £22.54
% change year-on-year +15.47% +1.69% +4.73%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +20 59 £450 +2.86% 19
South London +28 19 £495 -1.00% 1
West London +43 3 - - 1
East London +37 1 - - 1
Law
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 85 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 72 (30.25%) SC Cleared
3 54 (22.69%) Microsoft
4 48 (20.17%) Finance
5 45 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (16.81%) Public Sector
7 35 (14.71%) Information Management
7 35 (14.71%) Legal
8 34 (14.29%) SQL
9 30 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (11.76%) Project Management
10 28 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 27 (11.34%) Windows
11 27 (11.34%) Risk Management
12 26 (10.92%) Decision-Making
13 25 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
14 24 (10.08%) Oracle
15 23 (9.66%) Azure
16 22 (9.24%) Active Directory
17 20 (8.40%) ITIL
17 20 (8.40%) Information Security
17 20 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (7.98%) Management Information System
19 18 (7.56%) AWS
20 17 (7.14%) Line Management
21 16 (6.72%) DevOps
21 16 (6.72%) Analytics
21 16 (6.72%) T-SQL
22 15 (6.30%) PRINCE2

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 7 (2.94%) Confluence
2 5 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.68%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.84%) JBoss
5 2 (0.84%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Drupal
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Elite 3E
2 6 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.68%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.68%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.42%) Shopify
5 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.66%) Azure
2 18 (7.56%) AWS
3 14 (5.88%) Power Platform
4 11 (4.62%) Office 365
5 6 (2.52%) GCP
5 6 (2.52%) SaaS
6 3 (1.26%) GitHub
7 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.84%) IaaS
7 2 (0.84%) PaaS
7 2 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.42%) npm
8 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.36%) DHCP
1 8 (3.36%) DNS
2 7 (2.94%) FTP
3 4 (1.68%) Skype
3 4 (1.68%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.26%) SAN
4 3 (1.26%) SSH
4 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.26%) VPN
5 2 (0.84%) Firewall
5 2 (0.84%) HTTP
5 2 (0.84%) ISDN
5 2 (0.84%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.84%) PBX
5 2 (0.84%) VoIP
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.42%) Network Security
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
6 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.88%) Power BI
4 11 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.68%) Adabas
6 4 (1.68%) MySQL
6 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.20%) JIRA
2 7 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.68%) ClearQuest
4 4 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.26%) GitLab
5 3 (1.26%) ScriptRunner
6 2 (0.84%) Gradle
6 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.84%) Subversion
6 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.42%) Babel
7 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.42%) gulp
7 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.42%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.42%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.42%) webpack
General
1 48 (20.17%) Finance
2 40 (16.81%) Public Sector
3 35 (14.71%) Legal
4 9 (3.78%) Marketing
5 8 (3.36%) Publishing
6 6 (2.52%) Police
7 4 (1.68%) Fire and Rescue
7 4 (1.68%) Retail
8 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 3 (1.26%) Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (22.27%) Developer
2 32 (13.45%) Analyst
3 26 (10.92%) Architect
4 18 (7.56%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.46%) Business Analyst
5 13 (5.46%) SQL Developer
5 13 (5.46%) Technical Architect
6 12 (5.04%) Consultant
6 12 (5.04%) Information Manager
7 10 (4.20%) SSRS Developer
8 7 (2.94%) Business Architect
8 7 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (2.94%) Power BI Developer
8 7 (2.94%) Risk Manager
9 6 (2.52%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (2.52%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (2.52%) Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (2.10%) Communications Manager
10 5 (2.10%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.10%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.62%) .NET
1 11 (4.62%) REST
2 10 (4.20%) XML
3 8 (3.36%) JSON
3 8 (3.36%) Web Services
4 6 (2.52%) CSS
4 6 (2.52%) SOAP
5 5 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (2.10%) HTML
6 4 (1.68%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.26%) Ajax
7 3 (1.26%) Akka
7 3 (1.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.26%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.26%) jQuery
7 3 (1.26%) Kafka
7 3 (1.26%) Node.js
7 3 (1.26%) Sass
7 3 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.98%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.20%) Taxonomies
4 9 (3.78%) User Experience
5 8 (3.36%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.68%) LPAR
8 3 (1.26%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.26%) iPhone
8 3 (1.26%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.84%) Blog
9 2 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.84%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.34%) Windows
2 14 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.62%) Linux
4 9 (3.78%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.10%) Android
5 5 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (14.71%) Information Management
3 30 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (11.76%) Project Management
5 27 (11.34%) Risk Management
6 26 (10.92%) Decision-Making
7 20 (8.40%) Information Security
7 20 (8.40%) ITIL
8 17 (7.14%) Line Management
9 16 (6.72%) Analytics
9 16 (6.72%) DevOps
10 15 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (6.30%) Information Security Management
10 15 (6.30%) ISMS
10 15 (6.30%) PRINCE2
10 15 (6.30%) Security Management
11 14 (5.88%) Scrum
11 14 (5.88%) Visualisation
12 13 (5.46%) Data Protection
13 12 (5.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.29%) SQL
2 16 (6.72%) T-SQL
3 13 (5.46%) Java
4 12 (5.04%) C#
4 12 (5.04%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.20%) Python
6 6 (2.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.10%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.68%) JCL
8 4 (1.68%) Natural
8 4 (1.68%) Perl
9 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.26%) C++
9 3 (1.26%) PHP
9 3 (1.26%) Ruby
9 3 (1.26%) Scala
10 2 (0.84%) C
10 2 (0.84%) Java 8
10 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 72 (30.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.62%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (3.36%) Degree
6 6 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.68%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.68%) PMP
8 3 (1.26%) CISSP
8 3 (1.26%) MCP
8 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.84%) CIMA
9 2 (0.84%) CIPD
9 2 (0.84%) CISM
10 1 (0.42%) CCAB
10 1 (0.42%) CCNA
10 1 (0.42%) CISA
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.42%) MCSE
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.10%) QA
2 3 (1.26%) GDPR
2 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.26%) PMO
3 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 22 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.52%) Docker
4 4 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.52%) Kubernetes
1 6 (2.52%) Terraform
2 3 (1.26%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.26%) Ansible
2 3 (1.26%) PowerCLI
2 3 (1.26%) SCCM
3 2 (0.84%) Control-M
3 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.42%) EnCase
4 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.42%) Grafana
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.42%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.42%) QRadar
4 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 54 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.08%) Oracle
3 15 (6.30%) Sony
4 13 (5.46%) VMware
5 10 (4.20%) Tableau
6 9 (3.78%) SAP
7 8 (3.36%) Cisco
7 8 (3.36%) Citrix
8 7 (2.94%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.10%) IBM
9 5 (2.10%) Ivanti
9 5 (2.10%) NetApp
9 5 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.68%) Ariba
10 4 (1.68%) Hitachi
10 4 (1.68%) iManage
10 4 (1.68%) Mitel
10 4 (1.68%) Remedy
10 4 (1.68%) Software AG
10 4 (1.68%) Sybase