Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 220 156
Rank change year-on-year -1 -64 +71
Contract jobs citing Law 583 515 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.25% 1.16% 1.62%
As % of the General category 2.70% 2.67% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 366 515
London median daily rate £425 £423 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +2.42% +10.00%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £179
90th Percentile £588 £611 £575
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
London median hourly rate £15.25 - £19.50
10th Percentile £12.50 - £16.50
90th Percentile £19.50 - £23.20
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +12.12% -

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 21591 19258 21979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.27% 43.20% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15620 13818 15587
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £688 £675 £669
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 201 242
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +14.47%
10th Percentile £13.74 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.87 £52.17
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +41 172 £415 -5.14% 56
East London +9 17 £445 -
South London -35 11 £494 +16.18% 15
West London -10 6 £338 -29.87% 4
North London - 5 £615 -
Law
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 197 (33.79%) Legal
2 151 (25.90%) Finance
3 131 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (17.15%) Microsoft
5 90 (15.44%) Windows
6 86 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
7 81 (13.89%) C#
8 69 (11.84%) .NET
8 69 (11.84%) Project Management
9 64 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (10.46%) SQL Server
10 61 (10.46%) Active Directory
11 59 (10.12%) Security Cleared
12 58 (9.95%) TDD
13 57 (9.78%) Document Management
14 50 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
15 48 (8.23%) SQL
16 47 (8.06%) HTML
16 47 (8.06%) Scrum
17 45 (7.72%) SC Cleared
18 43 (7.38%) Windows 10
18 43 (7.38%) Migration
19 42 (7.20%) JavaScript
20 39 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
20 39 (6.69%) Degree
20 39 (6.69%) Windows 7
21 37 (6.35%) Practice Management
22 36 (6.17%) Business Analysis
22 36 (6.17%) iManage
23 35 (6.00%) Microservices

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 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.37%) CMS
4 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.86%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.34%) IIS
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.17%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) Drupal
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 86 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.69%) Relativity
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.17%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.17%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 50 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.92%) Office 365
4 10 (1.72%) SaaS
5 6 (1.03%) IaaS
5 6 (1.03%) PaaS
6 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.51%) Akamai
7 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.34%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.17%) Taleo
9 1 (0.17%) Trello
9 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.43%) HTTP
2 18 (3.09%) LAN
2 18 (3.09%) WAN
3 16 (2.74%) Firewall
4 11 (1.89%) Network Security
4 11 (1.89%) Skype
5 10 (1.72%) SNMP
6 9 (1.54%) DHCP
6 9 (1.54%) DNS
6 9 (1.54%) Internet
6 9 (1.54%) MPLS
6 9 (1.54%) WLAN
7 8 (1.37%) BGP
7 8 (1.37%) EIGRP
7 8 (1.37%) HSRP
7 8 (1.37%) IPv6
7 8 (1.37%) NGN
7 8 (1.37%) OSPF
7 8 (1.37%) TACACS
7 8 (1.37%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.80%) NoSQL
3 19 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.06%) Power BI
6 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.54%) Big Data
8 8 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.03%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.86%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.69%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.69%) HBase
12 4 (0.69%) Impala
12 4 (0.69%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (3.60%) JIRA
2 18 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.89%) SpecFlow
5 10 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.37%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.37%) Selenium
6 8 (1.37%) WebDriver
7 7 (1.20%) Moq
7 7 (1.20%) MSTest
8 5 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.69%) dotCover
9 4 (0.69%) NDepend
10 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.51%) Maven
10 3 (0.51%) MSI
10 3 (0.51%) NUnit
11 2 (0.34%) JMeter
11 2 (0.34%) WebLOAD
General
1 197 (33.79%) Legal
2 151 (25.90%) Finance
3 27 (4.63%) Banking
3 27 (4.63%) Retail
4 17 (2.92%) Marketing
5 12 (2.06%) Military
6 11 (1.89%) Publishing
6 11 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.54%) Digital Economy
8 7 (1.20%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.86%) Billing
9 5 (0.86%) Electronics
9 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.69%) Local Government
11 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (21.27%) Analyst
2 94 (16.12%) Developer
3 67 (11.49%) Project Manager
4 56 (9.61%) Business Analyst
5 33 (5.66%) Legal Analyst
6 29 (4.97%) Consultant
7 27 (4.63%) Architect
8 25 (4.29%) Trainer
9 24 (4.12%) IT Trainer
10 23 (3.95%) Service Analyst
11 21 (3.60%) C# Developer
11 21 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
12 20 (3.43%) IT Analyst
13 18 (3.09%) .NET Developer
14 17 (2.92%) Desktop Support
14 17 (2.92%) IT Support
14 17 (2.92%) Support Analyst
15 15 (2.57%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (2.40%) Agile Developer
16 14 (2.40%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.84%) .NET
2 47 (8.06%) HTML
3 32 (5.49%) AngularJS
3 32 (5.49%) CSS
4 29 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 29 (4.97%) REST
5 23 (3.95%) SOAP
5 23 (3.95%) XML
6 21 (3.60%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.43%) RESTful
8 19 (3.26%) Node.js
9 17 (2.92%) jQuery
10 16 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (2.57%) .NET Framework
12 14 (2.40%) Web Services
13 13 (2.23%) JSON
14 10 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (1.72%) Spring
15 9 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.74%) BYOD
6 14 (2.40%) Blackberry
6 14 (2.40%) iPhone
7 13 (2.23%) e-Learning
7 13 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.54%) Replication
10 8 (1.37%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
12 6 (1.03%) Podcast
12 6 (1.03%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.86%) Clustering
13 5 (0.86%) Freedom of Information Act
13 5 (0.86%) NHS
13 5 (0.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 90 (15.44%) Windows
2 43 (7.38%) Windows 10
3 39 (6.69%) Windows 7
4 21 (3.60%) Linux
5 12 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.20%) Unix
7 7 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.03%) Android
9 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (11.84%) Project Management
3 64 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (9.95%) TDD
5 57 (9.78%) Document Management
6 47 (8.06%) Scrum
7 43 (7.38%) Migration
8 39 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (6.35%) Practice Management
10 36 (6.17%) Business Analysis
11 35 (6.00%) Microservices
12 34 (5.83%) ITIL
13 31 (5.32%) User Stories
14 29 (4.97%) PRINCE2
14 29 (4.97%) Test Scripting
14 29 (4.97%) Waterfall
15 28 (4.80%) Change Management
16 27 (4.63%) BDD
16 27 (4.63%) Data Protection
16 27 (4.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 81 (13.89%) C#
2 48 (8.23%) SQL
3 42 (7.20%) JavaScript
4 30 (5.15%) Java
5 14 (2.40%) Python
6 13 (2.23%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (1.20%) PHP
8 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.69%) C
9 4 (0.69%) Ruby
9 4 (0.69%) Scala
10 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.34%) Perl
11 2 (0.34%) R
12 1 (0.17%) ES6
12 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.17%) sed
12 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.72%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.69%) Degree
4 16 (2.74%) PMP
5 15 (2.57%) PMI Certification
6 12 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.72%) CISSP
8 10 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.72%) MCSE
9 8 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 7 (1.20%) CEH
11 4 (0.69%) APMP
11 4 (0.69%) CISM
11 4 (0.69%) ISEB
11 4 (0.69%) MOS
11 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.60%) PMO
2 18 (3.09%) GDPR
3 13 (2.23%) QA
4 12 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.72%) SLA
6 7 (1.20%) P3O
7 6 (1.03%) WCAG
8 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.17%) Basel II
10 1 (0.17%) Basel III
10 1 (0.17%) EMIR
10 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.17%) MiFID
10 1 (0.17%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.23%) Docker
3 9 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.37%) XenApp
5 7 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.86%) Firmware
7 3 (0.51%) vSphere
8 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.17%) HDFS
9 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (2.92%) SCCM
2 9 (1.54%) Ansible
2 9 (1.54%) Terraform
3 8 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.37%) Puppet
4 3 (0.51%) EnCase
4 3 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.34%) QRadar
6 1 (0.17%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.17%) FTK
6 1 (0.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.17%) Oozie
6 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 100 (17.15%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.17%) iManage
3 27 (4.63%) Citrix
4 23 (3.95%) SAP
5 17 (2.92%) Apigee
5 17 (2.92%) VMware
6 16 (2.74%) Cisco
7 12 (2.06%) HP
8 11 (1.89%) Oracle
9 10 (1.72%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.37%) Riverbed
11 8 (1.37%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.20%) Adobe
12 7 (1.20%) Reuters
12 7 (1.20%) Symantec
13 6 (1.03%) AppSense
13 6 (1.03%) Ariba
14 4 (0.69%) NetApp