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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 155 201
Rank change year-on-year -20 +46  
Contract jobs citing Law 270 349 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.38% 1.56% 1.11%
As % of the General category 3.09% 3.52% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 289 173
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £576 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £376 £340
% change year-on-year +12.95% +10.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

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 8730 9922 9921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 44.78% 44.48% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6114 7215 7011
Median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 106 113
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +18.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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 28 March 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
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 28 March 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 -19 58 £500 +11.11% 66
Canary Wharf - 2 £160 -
Croydon +8 1 £650 +65.07% 1
Westminster +6 1 £450 +9.09%
West End of London +1 1 £400 +233.33% 9
Hounslow - 1 - - 2
Law
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 201 (38.88%) Legal
2 153 (29.59%) Finance
3 131 (25.34%) Windows
4 113 (21.86%) Microsoft
5 86 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (16.25%) MS Office
7 77 (14.89%) Project Management
8 73 (14.12%) Security Cleared
9 72 (13.93%) MS Excel
10 70 (13.54%) ITIL
11 68 (13.15%) Active Directory
12 65 (12.57%) SC Cleared
13 62 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (11.03%) Data Centre
15 55 (10.64%) PRINCE2
16 53 (10.25%) SQL
17 45 (8.70%) Linux
17 45 (8.70%) Windows Server
18 44 (8.51%) Windows 7
19 43 (8.32%) Banking
20 40 (7.74%) Java
21 39 (7.54%) Migration
21 39 (7.54%) Windows 10
22 35 (6.77%) Practice Management
23 34 (6.58%) Degree
24 31 (6.00%) Information Management
24 31 (6.00%) Service Management
24 31 (6.00%) Cisco
25 30 (5.80%) Python
25 30 (5.80%) VMware

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 19 (3.68%) Skype for Business
2 15 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (1.74%) IIS
6 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.97%) CMS
7 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.39%) Apache
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.39%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) Mule
10 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (16.25%) MS Office
2 72 (13.93%) MS Excel
3 27 (5.22%) MS Project
4 20 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.74%) Office 365
4 7 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.16%) IaaS
6 5 (0.97%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.58%) PaaS
7 3 (0.58%) SaaS
8 2 (0.39%) Slack
9 1 (0.19%) GitHub
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.68%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.09%) Unified Communications
3 14 (2.71%) Skype
4 13 (2.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (2.32%) SAN
6 11 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (1.93%) Firewall
7 10 (1.93%) VoIP
8 9 (1.74%) Internet
9 7 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.16%) DNS
11 4 (0.77%) TACACS
11 4 (0.77%) WebEx
12 3 (0.58%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.58%) Intranet
12 3 (0.58%) VLAN
12 3 (0.58%) VPN
13 2 (0.39%) DHCP
13 2 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.13%) Power BI
7 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.97%) Big Data
11 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.58%) HBase
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.39%) MySQL
13 2 (0.39%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (5.03%) JIRA
2 15 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.77%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.77%) Maven
6 3 (0.58%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (0.58%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.39%) AnthillPro
7 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.39%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.39%) Hudson
7 2 (0.39%) Mockito
7 2 (0.39%) Selenium
7 2 (0.39%) Subversion
7 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.39%) Toad
8 1 (0.19%) Grunt
8 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.19%) SonarQube
General
1 201 (38.88%) Legal
2 153 (29.59%) Finance
3 43 (8.32%) Banking
4 16 (3.09%) Retail
5 13 (2.51%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.32%) Marketing
7 8 (1.55%) Billing
8 4 (0.77%) Publishing
8 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.58%) Advertising
9 3 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.39%) French Language
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.39%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 123 (23.79%) Analyst
2 72 (13.93%) Project Manager
3 56 (10.83%) Developer
4 50 (9.67%) Architect
5 38 (7.35%) Service Analyst
6 36 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 29 (5.61%) Trainer
8 28 (5.42%) Business Analyst
9 24 (4.64%) Legal Analyst
10 23 (4.45%) Help Desk Analyst
11 22 (4.26%) Consultant
12 21 (4.06%) Administrator
12 21 (4.06%) Help Desk Support
12 21 (4.06%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 18 (3.48%) Java Developer
14 17 (3.29%) IT Trainer
15 16 (3.09%) Systems Analyst
16 15 (2.90%) 1st Line Support
16 15 (2.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
17 14 (2.71%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.06%) HTML
2 19 (3.68%) XML
3 18 (3.48%) CSS
4 16 (3.09%) JSON
5 13 (2.51%) .NET
5 13 (2.51%) Spring
6 12 (2.32%) Spring Boot
7 11 (2.13%) MDX
7 11 (2.13%) RSS
7 11 (2.13%) XSLT
8 9 (1.74%) REST
9 8 (1.55%) PostGIS
9 8 (1.55%) Web Services
9 8 (1.55%) XMPP
10 7 (1.35%) SOAP
11 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.97%) COM
11 5 (0.97%) HTML5
12 4 (0.77%) jQuery
13 3 (0.58%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.42%) Blackberry
3 27 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.45%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.51%) Clustering
5 13 (2.51%) e-Learning
5 13 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.13%) Web 2.0
7 10 (1.93%) iPad
8 9 (1.74%) Cybercrime
9 8 (1.55%) Replication
9 8 (1.55%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.35%) Fintech
11 6 (1.16%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.16%) iPhone
11 6 (1.16%) NHS
12 5 (0.97%) User Experience
13 4 (0.77%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 131 (25.34%) Windows
2 45 (8.70%) Linux
2 45 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 44 (8.51%) Windows 7
4 39 (7.54%) Windows 10
5 25 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.87%) Unix
7 17 (3.29%) CentOS
8 16 (3.09%) Android
8 16 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.09%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.13%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.77%) OpenVMS
11 4 (0.77%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.58%) AIX
12 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (14.89%) Project Management
3 70 (13.54%) ITIL
4 62 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 39 (7.54%) Migration
7 35 (6.77%) Practice Management
8 31 (6.00%) Information Management
8 31 (6.00%) Service Management
9 27 (5.22%) Change Management
10 25 (4.84%) Document Management
11 24 (4.64%) CRM
11 24 (4.64%) Microservices
11 24 (4.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 22 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (4.26%) DevOps
13 19 (3.68%) Configuration Management
13 19 (3.68%) Service Design
13 19 (3.68%) Waterfall
14 18 (3.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (10.25%) SQL
2 40 (7.74%) Java
3 30 (5.80%) Python
4 26 (5.03%) C
5 23 (4.45%) PHP
6 21 (4.06%) C#
7 20 (3.87%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.16%) Scala
11 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.97%) Perl
11 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.58%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) ES6
13 1 (0.19%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 65 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.58%) Degree
4 23 (4.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (3.48%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.13%) PMP
7 9 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.35%) MCP
8 7 (1.35%) MOS
9 6 (1.16%) ISEB
10 5 (0.97%) MCSE
11 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.58%) MBA
13 2 (0.39%) CIPD
13 2 (0.39%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.90%) SLA
2 12 (2.32%) PMO
3 8 (1.55%) GDPR
4 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) QA
5 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.39%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 68 (13.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.93%) Docker
4 8 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.97%) XenApp
7 4 (0.77%) RACF
7 4 (0.77%) RHEV
8 2 (0.39%) HDFS
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Xen
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (2.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (2.13%) Puppet
3 10 (1.93%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.16%) PowerCLI
7 6 (1.16%) SCCM
7 6 (1.16%) Terraform
8 4 (0.77%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.58%) Ansible
9 3 (0.58%) Control-M
9 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.39%) Graphite
10 2 (0.39%) Nagios
11 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 113 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.00%) Cisco
3 30 (5.80%) VMware
4 29 (5.61%) Citrix
5 28 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 23 (4.45%) HP
7 21 (4.06%) iManage
8 16 (3.09%) Symantec
9 12 (2.32%) Lumension
10 11 (2.13%) NetIQ
10 11 (2.13%) Oracle
11 8 (1.55%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.55%) Splunk
12 7 (1.35%) SAP
13 6 (1.16%) CyberArk
13 6 (1.16%) Interwoven
13 6 (1.16%) SolarWinds
14 5 (0.97%) Veeam
15 4 (0.77%) IBM
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