Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 258 184 199
Rank change year-on-year -74 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing Law 300 219 557
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.00% 1.39% 1.39%
As % of the General category 1.73% 2.38% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 128 345
10th Percentile £297 £346 £210
25th Percentile £380 £411 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £503 £475
Median % change year-on-year -5.47% +5.79% -
75th Percentile £550 £613 £550
90th Percentile £666 £675 £645
England median daily rate £450 £450 £437
% change year-on-year - +2.97% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £29.50 £17.79 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +65.87% -15.31% -50.59%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +9.09%

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 17,388 9,210 22,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.73% 58.46% 55.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,209 6,579 15,824
10th Percentile £356 £325 £315
25th Percentile £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £656 £638 £623
90th Percentile £738 £738 £700
England median daily rate £513 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +3.54% +4.21% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 138 282
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.85 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £19.99 £15.76
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.59% +33.31% -
75th Percentile £47.06 £45.75 £30.75
90th Percentile £64.00 £57.58 £51.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.91% +3.16% +7.32%

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 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -8 60 £494 +4.27% 60
East London +6 5 £475 - 5
South London +19 4 £700 - 3
West London -1 1 - - 4
Law
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 61 (20.33%) Legal
2 52 (17.33%) Social Skills
3 43 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (13.67%) Azure
5 38 (12.67%) Finance
6 37 (12.33%) Security Cleared
7 35 (11.67%) Migration
7 35 (11.67%) Project Management
8 32 (10.67%) SC Cleared
8 32 (10.67%) AWS
9 30 (10.00%) SQL
10 29 (9.67%) Windows
11 28 (9.33%) Microsoft
11 28 (9.33%) Public Sector
12 26 (8.67%) Management Information System
13 25 (8.33%) Change Management
14 24 (8.00%) Python
15 22 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (7.00%) Active Directory
16 21 (7.00%) DevOps
17 20 (6.67%) Analytics
17 20 (6.67%) Java
18 19 (6.33%) Software Engineering
18 19 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
18 19 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (6.00%) Power Platform
19 18 (6.00%) Docker
19 18 (6.00%) QA
19 18 (6.00%) JavaScript

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 5 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.00%) WordPress
3 2 (0.67%) Apache
3 2 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.33%) CMS
4 1 (0.33%) Confluence
4 1 (0.33%) FileNet
4 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.33%) nginx
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.33%) Figma
3 4 (1.33%) InVision
3 4 (1.33%) Sketch
4 3 (1.00%) Adobe XD
4 3 (1.00%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.33%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Relativity
2 5 (1.67%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.67%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.67%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.33%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.33%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.67%) Azure
2 32 (10.67%) AWS
3 18 (6.00%) Power Platform
4 11 (3.67%) Amazon ECS
5 10 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (3.00%) SaaS
6 9 (3.00%) Serverless
7 8 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (2.67%) PaaS
8 7 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.33%) GCP
8 7 (2.33%) IaaS
9 6 (2.00%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (1.67%) Azure Logic Apps
11 4 (1.33%) GitHub
12 3 (1.00%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.33%) DMARC
1 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.00%) DHCP
2 3 (1.00%) DNS
3 2 (0.67%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.67%) SAN
3 2 (0.67%) VPN
3 2 (0.67%) WebEx
4 1 (0.33%) Broadband
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) MQTT
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.00%) Power BI
2 11 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.33%) MySQL
4 6 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.33%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.00%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.67%) Adabas
7 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.67%) Tableau
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon QuickSight
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (2.00%) JIRA
2 4 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.33%) GitLab
3 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.67%) gulp
3 2 (0.67%) Maven
3 2 (0.67%) Selenium
3 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.33%) Babel
4 1 (0.33%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.33%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.33%) ESLint
4 1 (0.33%) Gradle
4 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) MLflow
4 1 (0.33%) Postman
4 1 (0.33%) Trac
4 1 (0.33%) webpack
General
1 61 (20.33%) Legal
2 52 (17.33%) Social Skills
3 38 (12.67%) Finance
4 28 (9.33%) Public Sector
5 19 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (2.67%) Banking
7 8 (2.67%) Local Government
7 8 (2.67%) Marketing
7 8 (2.67%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (2.33%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (2.00%) Police
10 5 (1.67%) Retail
11 4 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.00%) Back Office
12 3 (1.00%) Billing
12 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.67%) French Language
13 2 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (15.67%) Analyst
2 38 (12.67%) Developer
3 25 (8.33%) Consultant
4 22 (7.33%) Project Manager
5 17 (5.67%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.33%) Architect
6 13 (4.33%) Software Engineer
7 11 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (3.00%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (3.00%) Designer
9 8 (2.67%) Data Analyst
10 7 (2.33%) Data Protection Officer
10 7 (2.33%) Security Analyst
11 6 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.00%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.00%) IT Recruitment Resourcer
11 6 (2.00%) IT Resourcer
11 6 (2.00%) Recruitment Resourcer
11 6 (2.00%) Resourcer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.33%) HTML
2 9 (3.00%) REST
3 6 (2.00%) CSS
3 6 (2.00%) Kafka
3 6 (2.00%) Node.js
3 6 (2.00%) React
4 5 (1.67%) .NET
4 5 (1.67%) Spring
5 4 (1.33%) Ajax
5 4 (1.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.33%) jQuery
5 4 (1.33%) Middleware
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.33%) Spring Boot
6 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.00%) HTML5
6 3 (1.00%) Play Framework
6 3 (1.00%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.67%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.00%) User Experience
3 4 (1.33%) Cloud Native
3 4 (1.33%) Equities
3 4 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.33%) NHS
4 3 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (1.00%) FMCG
4 3 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (1.00%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.67%) Replication
5 2 (0.67%) SCORM
5 2 (0.67%) SystemC
5 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.67%) Windows
2 13 (4.33%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.00%) Linux
4 6 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (1.67%) CentOS
5 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.00%) Android
8 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.33%) Debian
9 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (11.67%) Migration
2 35 (11.67%) Project Management
3 25 (8.33%) Change Management
4 22 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (7.00%) DevOps
6 20 (6.67%) Analytics
7 19 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (6.33%) Software Engineering
8 18 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (6.00%) Service Delivery
9 15 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 15 (5.00%) ERP
10 14 (4.67%) Microservices
10 14 (4.67%) Project Delivery
11 13 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (4.00%) ITIL
12 12 (4.00%) Line Management
12 12 (4.00%) User Research
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.00%) SQL
2 24 (8.00%) Python
3 20 (6.67%) Java
4 18 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.67%) Scala
6 7 (2.33%) C++
7 6 (2.00%) C
7 6 (2.00%) Go
7 6 (2.00%) Kotlin
8 4 (1.33%) C#
8 4 (1.33%) PHP
9 3 (1.00%) Ruby
9 3 (1.00%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.67%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.67%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.67%) Java 8
10 2 (0.67%) Natural
10 2 (0.67%) Perl
11 1 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 37 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.00%) CISSP
4 9 (3.00%) Degree
5 8 (2.67%) MCSE
5 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.00%) CCNA
8 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.33%) ISEB
10 3 (1.00%) CIPD
10 3 (1.00%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.67%) ACCA
11 2 (0.67%) CISM
11 2 (0.67%) CRISC
11 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.67%) MOS
11 2 (0.67%) PhD
11 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.00%) QA
2 17 (5.67%) GDPR
3 12 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.33%) Accessibility
5 8 (2.67%) Data Quality
6 7 (2.33%) PMO
7 5 (1.67%) SLA
8 3 (1.00%) WCAG
9 2 (0.67%) HL7
10 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.33%) GRC
10 1 (0.33%) IFRS
10 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.33%) NIST
10 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.00%) Docker
3 7 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.67%) XenApp
5 4 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (3.67%) SCCM
2 9 (3.00%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.67%) Puppet
3 8 (2.67%) Terraform
4 6 (2.00%) SCOM
5 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.67%) Ansible
7 2 (0.67%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.67%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.33%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 28 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.67%) Oracle
3 15 (5.00%) SAP
4 13 (4.33%) VMware
5 11 (3.67%) Citrix
5 11 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.33%) Cisco
7 6 (2.00%) Adobe
7 6 (2.00%) HP
7 6 (2.00%) iManage
7 6 (2.00%) Nuix
7 6 (2.00%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.33%) EMC
9 4 (1.33%) Intapp
10 3 (1.00%) Databricks
10 3 (1.00%) IBM
10 3 (1.00%) Snow
11 2 (0.67%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.67%) Red Hat