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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 182 149
Rank change year-on-year -18 -33  
Contract jobs citing Law 253 292 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.22% 1.34% 1.61%
As % of the General category 2.65% 3.05% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 220 273
Median daily rate £474 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.85% +25.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £76.00 - £13.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 - £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.20 - £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.45 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +5.72%  

Law is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9554 9584 10703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 45.90% 44.01% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6852 7074 7724
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 107 118
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.88 £45.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Law as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 66 £475 +15.15% 74
Westminster +8 4 £450 -35.78%
Croydon - 3 £438 -
Hammersmith -6 1 £450 +34.32% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Law.

1 184 (35.45%) Legal
2 128 (24.66%) Finance
3 99 (19.08%) Project Management
4 93 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (17.73%) Windows
6 90 (17.34%) Microsoft
7 73 (14.07%) Security Cleared
8 64 (12.33%) SC Cleared
9 61 (11.75%) SQL
10 56 (10.79%) PRINCE2
11 55 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (9.25%) ITIL
13 44 (8.48%) SQL Server
14 43 (8.29%) Migration
15 42 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
15 42 (8.09%) Active Directory
15 42 (8.09%) Business Analysis
16 40 (7.71%) Service Management
16 40 (7.71%) Data Centre
17 38 (7.32%) Windows Server
18 37 (7.13%) Degree
19 34 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (6.55%) Java
19 34 (6.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 32 (6.17%) Windows 10
20 32 (6.17%) Programme Delivery
20 32 (6.17%) C#
21 29 (5.59%) Windows 7
22 28 (5.39%) JavaScript
22 28 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel

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 16 (3.08%) Skype for Business
2 11 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.93%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.73%) IIS
5 7 (1.35%) CMS
6 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.58%) Apache
8 3 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.58%) JBoss
8 3 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.39%) Mule
9 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (2.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.58%) Relativity
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
3 12 (2.31%) Office 365
4 11 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.73%) IaaS
6 7 (1.35%) SaaS
7 6 (1.16%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.16%) PaaS
8 2 (0.39%) Slack
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.19%) GitHub
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 12 (2.31%) Skype
4 11 (2.12%) Firewall
5 10 (1.93%) SAN
6 8 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (1.54%) VoIP
6 8 (1.54%) WAN
7 7 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.16%) BIG-IP
8 6 (1.16%) DNS
9 5 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (0.96%) VPN
10 4 (0.77%) HTTP
10 4 (0.77%) WebEx
11 3 (0.58%) DHCP
11 3 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.58%) Internet
11 3 (0.58%) Intranet
11 3 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.50%) Power BI
7 12 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.35%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.16%) Big Data
11 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.39%) HBase
14 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.31%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.93%) JIRA
3 9 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.96%) Maven
5 5 (0.96%) Selenium
6 4 (0.77%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.39%) AnthillPro
8 2 (0.39%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.39%) Hudson
8 2 (0.39%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (0.39%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.39%) MSI
8 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.39%) Subversion
8 2 (0.39%) Toad
8 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 184 (35.45%) Legal
2 128 (24.66%) Finance
3 28 (5.39%) Banking
4 20 (3.85%) Marketing
5 12 (2.31%) Retail
6 10 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.73%) Billing
7 9 (1.73%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.54%) Digital Economy
8 8 (1.54%) Publishing
9 7 (1.35%) Electronics
9 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.77%) Local Government
11 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 104 (20.04%) Analyst
2 74 (14.26%) Project Manager
3 69 (13.29%) Developer
4 62 (11.95%) Architect
5 43 (8.29%) Business Analyst
6 29 (5.59%) Consultant
7 24 (4.62%) Trainer
8 20 (3.85%) Service Analyst
9 19 (3.66%) Legal Analyst
10 18 (3.47%) Java Developer
11 17 (3.28%) IT Manager
12 16 (3.08%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (2.89%) Support Analyst
14 14 (2.70%) .NET Developer
15 13 (2.50%) C# Developer
15 13 (2.50%) IT Trainer
15 13 (2.50%) Programme Manager
16 12 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
17 11 (2.12%) Administrator
17 11 (2.12%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.01%) HTML
2 23 (4.43%) CSS
3 21 (4.05%) .NET
4 15 (2.89%) JSON
4 15 (2.89%) REST
4 15 (2.89%) XML
5 13 (2.50%) Spring
6 11 (2.12%) RSS
6 11 (2.12%) Web Services
6 11 (2.12%) XSLT
7 10 (1.93%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.73%) MDX
8 9 (1.73%) RESTful
9 8 (1.54%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.54%) PostGIS
9 8 (1.54%) SOAP
10 7 (1.35%) Spring Boot
10 7 (1.35%) XMPP
11 6 (1.16%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.71%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.12%) Blackberry
4 11 (2.12%) Web 2.0
5 10 (1.93%) Clustering
5 10 (1.93%) e-Learning
5 10 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.54%) Cybercrime
6 8 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.16%) BYOD
7 6 (1.16%) Fintech
7 6 (1.16%) User Experience
8 5 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.96%) Replication
9 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.77%) iPad
9 4 (0.77%) NHS
9 4 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 92 (17.73%) Windows
2 38 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 32 (6.17%) Windows 10
4 29 (5.59%) Windows 7
5 27 (5.20%) Linux
6 19 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (3.28%) CentOS
8 13 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.12%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.73%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.54%) Android
12 7 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.96%) Unix
13 5 (0.96%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.39%) OpenVMS
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.19%) Solaris
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (19.08%) Project Management
2 93 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (10.79%) PRINCE2
4 55 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (9.25%) ITIL
6 43 (8.29%) Migration
7 42 (8.09%) Business Analysis
8 40 (7.71%) Service Management
9 34 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (6.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 32 (6.17%) Programme Delivery
11 27 (5.20%) Scrum
12 26 (5.01%) Waterfall
13 25 (4.82%) Document Management
14 23 (4.43%) Data Protection
14 23 (4.43%) Microservices
14 23 (4.43%) Practice Management
15 22 (4.24%) DevOps
15 22 (4.24%) Information Management
16 18 (3.47%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (11.75%) SQL
2 34 (6.55%) Java
3 32 (6.17%) C#
4 28 (5.39%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.24%) Python
6 18 (3.47%) C
7 14 (2.70%) PHP
8 13 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (1.16%) Scala
10 6 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.58%) Tcl
12 2 (0.39%) C++
12 2 (0.39%) ES6
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.19%) Perl
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
13 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (14.07%) Security Cleared
2 64 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.13%) Degree
4 21 (4.05%) DV Cleared
5 20 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (3.08%) PMI Certification
6 16 (3.08%) PMP
7 12 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.73%) ISEB
10 6 (1.16%) MCP
10 6 (1.16%) MCSE
11 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (0.77%) CCNP
12 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.58%) APMP
14 2 (0.39%) ACCA
14 2 (0.39%) GIAC
14 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.73%) GDPR
1 9 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.35%) PMO
3 6 (1.16%) SLA
4 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.58%) P3O
4 3 (0.58%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 42 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.12%) Docker
2 11 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.96%) XenApp
5 3 (0.58%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.58%) HDFS
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.39%) RACF
6 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.19%) RHEV
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
1 9 (1.73%) SCCM
2 7 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.16%) PowerCLI
3 6 (1.16%) Puppet
3 6 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (0.77%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.58%) Ansible
5 3 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.58%) Oozie
6 2 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.39%) Graphite
6 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.39%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.19%) Terraform
7 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 90 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.20%) Citrix
3 25 (4.82%) Cisco
4 23 (4.43%) VMware
5 20 (3.85%) HP
6 19 (3.66%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.28%) iManage
7 17 (3.28%) SAP
8 13 (2.50%) Symantec
9 12 (2.31%) Oracle
10 8 (1.54%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.54%) Splunk
11 6 (1.16%) F5
11 6 (1.16%) Lumension
11 6 (1.16%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.96%) Apple
12 5 (0.96%) AppSense
12 5 (0.96%) IBM
13 4 (0.77%) Ariba
13 4 (0.77%) Cognos
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