Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 224 195 183
Rank change year-on-year -29 -12 -18
Contract jobs citing Law 221 380 701
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.10% 1.35% 1.60%
As % of the General category 2.35% 3.15% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 266 429
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £212
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £438 £437
% change year-on-year +2.86% +0.11% +0.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £27.76 £21.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.19% -54.84% +204.92%
10th Percentile £21.55 £13.30 £45.75
90th Percentile £37.45 £21.00 £48.30
England median hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -8.42% +5.56% +125.00%

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 9,404 12,081 20,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.77% 43.06% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,807 8,664 14,729
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £318 £325
90th Percentile £725 £725 £700
England median daily rate £500 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 145 203
Median hourly rate £27.76 £21.10 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.56% +0.48% -4.55%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.43 £12.81
90th Percentile £61.75 £52.97 £47.25
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -2.44% -5.53%

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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 +12 28 £419 -6.94% 19
West London +39 4 £205 -48.75% 5
South London +17 2 £500 +1.01% 2
North London - 1 - - 3
Law
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 79 (35.75%) Security Cleared
2 65 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 61 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (26.24%) Public Sector
5 47 (21.27%) Microsoft
6 46 (20.81%) Azure
7 41 (18.55%) Finance
8 30 (13.57%) Legal
9 26 (11.76%) Power Platform
10 25 (11.31%) Project Delivery
11 24 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (10.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (10.41%) User Experience
12 23 (10.41%) Logic Apps
12 23 (10.41%) PowerApps
13 22 (9.95%) Decision-Making
13 22 (9.95%) Migration
14 20 (9.05%) Change Management
15 18 (8.14%) Information Security
15 18 (8.14%) AWS
15 18 (8.14%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
16 17 (7.69%) SQL Server
17 16 (7.24%) Project Management
18 15 (6.79%) Waterfall
18 15 (6.79%) DV Cleared
19 14 (6.33%) Data Architecture
19 14 (6.33%) QA
19 14 (6.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 14 (6.33%) DevOps
19 14 (6.33%) Windows

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 4 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (1.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.36%) SAS
3 2 (0.90%) Confluence
3 2 (0.90%) WordPress
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.45%) FileNet
4 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) nginx
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.90%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.45%) assyst
3 1 (0.45%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.81%) Azure
2 26 (11.76%) Power Platform
3 23 (10.41%) Logic Apps
3 23 (10.41%) PowerApps
4 18 (8.14%) AWS
5 10 (4.52%) Amazon ECS
6 8 (3.62%) GCP
6 8 (3.62%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (3.62%) PaaS
7 6 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.26%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.81%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.81%) AWS Step Functions
9 4 (1.81%) IaaS
10 3 (1.36%) SaaS
11 2 (0.90%) GitHub
11 2 (0.90%) Serverless
12 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.98%) Network Security
2 9 (4.07%) Firewall
3 7 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.71%) Wireshark
5 5 (2.26%) Calico
6 3 (1.36%) VPN
7 2 (0.90%) HTTP
7 2 (0.90%) WAN
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.45%) DHCP
8 1 (0.45%) DMVPN
8 1 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.45%) IPsec
8 1 (0.45%) SAN
8 1 (0.45%) SNMP
8 1 (0.45%) VoIP
8 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
2 13 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.98%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.17%) Power BI
5 4 (1.81%) Tableau
6 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.90%) Adabas
7 2 (0.90%) Big Data
7 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.90%) MySQL
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Selenium
2 4 (1.81%) Ranorex
3 3 (1.36%) JIRA
3 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) GitLab
4 1 (0.45%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) JUnit
4 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.45%) Postman
4 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.45%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (26.24%) Public Sector
2 41 (18.55%) Finance
3 30 (13.57%) Legal
4 13 (5.88%) Banking
5 11 (4.98%) Police
6 6 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.81%) Retail
7 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.36%) Electronics
8 3 (1.36%) Local Government
8 3 (1.36%) Marketing
9 2 (0.90%) Back Office
9 2 (0.90%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.90%) Games
9 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (14.48%) Analyst
2 27 (12.22%) Architect
3 25 (11.31%) Developer
4 16 (7.24%) Designer
5 12 (5.43%) Data Architect
5 12 (5.43%) UX Designer
6 10 (4.52%) Change Manager
7 9 (4.07%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.07%) Business Change Manager
7 9 (4.07%) Business Manager
7 9 (4.07%) Consultant
7 9 (4.07%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (2.71%) Product Owner
9 6 (2.71%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.26%) Angular Developer
10 5 (2.26%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.26%) UI Designer
10 5 (2.26%) UI/UX Designer
10 5 (2.26%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.98%) JSON
2 10 (4.52%) .NET
3 9 (4.07%) HTML
4 7 (3.17%) HTML5 Canvas
5 6 (2.71%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.71%) Node.js
6 5 (2.26%) HTML5
7 4 (1.81%) Kafka
7 4 (1.81%) Lambda Expressions
8 3 (1.36%) CSS
8 3 (1.36%) React
8 3 (1.36%) React Native
9 2 (0.90%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.90%) Middleware
9 2 (0.90%) REST
9 2 (0.90%) Web Services
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.45%) XML
10 1 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.41%) User Experience
2 7 (3.17%) Cybercrime
3 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.26%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.81%) NHS
5 4 (1.81%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.36%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.36%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.90%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.90%) Equities
7 2 (0.90%) FMCG
7 2 (0.90%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) SystemC
8 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.33%) Windows
2 8 (3.62%) Linux
2 8 (3.62%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.26%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.81%) Android
4 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.81%) Unix
5 2 (0.90%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.45%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.60%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.31%) Project Delivery
3 24 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (10.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (9.95%) Decision-Making
5 22 (9.95%) Migration
6 20 (9.05%) Change Management
7 18 (8.14%) Information Security
7 18 (8.14%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 16 (7.24%) Project Management
9 15 (6.79%) Waterfall
10 14 (6.33%) Data Architecture
10 14 (6.33%) DevOps
10 14 (6.33%) Sprint Planning
10 14 (6.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 13 (5.88%) KYC
11 13 (5.88%) Lean UX
11 13 (5.88%) Sprint Retrospective
11 13 (5.88%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.33%) Python
2 12 (5.43%) SQL
3 9 (4.07%) C++
4 8 (3.62%) C#
4 8 (3.62%) Go
5 5 (2.26%) Java
5 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.81%) C
6 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.90%) Natural
7 2 (0.90%) PHP
8 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.45%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (35.75%) Security Cleared
2 65 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.79%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.62%) Degree
5 3 (1.36%) CISSP
5 3 (1.36%) EnCE
5 3 (1.36%) ISEB
5 3 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.36%) PhD
6 2 (0.90%) MCSE
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) CEH
7 1 (0.45%) CIPD
7 1 (0.45%) CISA
7 1 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.45%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) QA
2 9 (4.07%) GDPR
2 9 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 5 (2.26%) PMO
4 4 (1.81%) WCAG
5 3 (1.36%) IFRS
5 3 (1.36%) IFRS 9
5 3 (1.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.90%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.45%) ITGC
7 1 (0.45%) NIST
System Software
1 12 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.26%) Docker
3 5 (2.26%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.07%) EnCase
3 8 (3.62%) Istio
4 5 (2.26%) SCCM
4 5 (2.26%) SCOM
5 4 (1.81%) Terraform
6 3 (1.36%) FTK
6 3 (1.36%) Puppet
7 2 (0.90%) Ansible
7 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.45%) Automic
8 1 (0.45%) Consul
8 1 (0.45%) FlexNet
8 1 (0.45%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 47 (21.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.98%) VMware
3 7 (3.17%) iManage
4 6 (2.71%) F5
5 4 (1.81%) Google
5 4 (1.81%) Oracle
6 3 (1.36%) Adobe
6 3 (1.36%) Cellebrite
6 3 (1.36%) Citrix
6 3 (1.36%) Nuix
6 3 (1.36%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.36%) SAP
6 3 (1.36%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.36%) Splunk
7 2 (0.90%) HP
7 2 (0.90%) IBM
7 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.90%) Veritas
8 1 (0.45%) Avaya
8 1 (0.45%) Software AG