Period
to 20 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 175 183
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 +47
Contract jobs citing Law 439 727 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.46% 1.66% 1.51%
As % of the General category 3.37% 3.54% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 388 431
London median daily rate £465 £469 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.80% +7.14% +15.89%
10th Percentile £213 £214 £205
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 9
London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +118.75% -
10th Percentile £24.50 £35.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.70 £48.60 £42.90
England median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.47% +115.00% +8.11%

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 13,012 20,557 22,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.24% 46.87% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,163 14,550 16,153
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £713 £700 £688
England median daily rate £488 £493 £475
% change year-on-year -1.02% +3.68% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 245 236
London median hourly rate £25.07 £24.07 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.15% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.59 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £55.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +7.14%

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 January 2020.

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 6 months to 20 January 2020.

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 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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 +19 118 £445 -8.72% 61
South London +32 28 £488 -2.50% 20
West London +24 11 £508 -0.98% 17
East London +46 8 £588 +38.24% 11
Law
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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.

1 112 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 110 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (20.50%) Legal
4 82 (18.68%) Security Cleared
5 80 (18.22%) Finance
6 70 (15.95%) .NET
7 67 (15.26%) Windows
8 66 (15.03%) SC Cleared
9 62 (14.12%) Microservices
10 60 (13.67%) SQL
11 58 (13.21%) C#
12 57 (12.98%) Active Directory
13 56 (12.76%) Azure
14 51 (11.62%) Information Security
15 49 (11.16%) JavaScript
16 47 (10.71%) ITIL
16 47 (10.71%) Office 365
17 46 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
18 43 (9.79%) AWS
19 41 (9.34%) SQL Server
20 40 (9.11%) Project Management
21 38 (8.66%) Information Security Management
21 38 (8.66%) Security Management
21 38 (8.66%) Test Automation
22 37 (8.43%) ISMS
22 37 (8.43%) Sony
22 37 (8.43%) Public Sector
23 34 (7.74%) HTML
24 33 (7.52%) CSS
24 33 (7.52%) Management Information System

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 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (2.05%) NServiceBus
5 7 (1.59%) Confluence
5 7 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.37%) IIS
7 4 (0.91%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.82%) Elite 3E
4 5 (1.14%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) Relativity
6 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.76%) Azure
2 47 (10.71%) Office 365
3 43 (9.79%) AWS
4 15 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.73%) GitHub
6 12 (2.73%) Power Platform
7 11 (2.51%) GCP
8 9 (2.05%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.59%) PaaS
9 7 (1.59%) SaaS
9 7 (1.59%) Serverless
10 6 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.91%) Datadog
11 4 (0.91%) Stackdriver
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.56%) Firewall
2 15 (3.42%) VPN
3 12 (2.73%) DHCP
3 12 (2.73%) DNS
3 12 (2.73%) WAN
4 10 (2.28%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (2.28%) FTP
5 9 (2.05%) Network Security
6 7 (1.59%) LAN
6 7 (1.59%) VLAN
7 6 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.91%) SAN
9 3 (0.68%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.68%) VoIP
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.46%) HTTP
10 2 (0.46%) Intranet
10 2 (0.46%) IPsec
10 2 (0.46%) MPLS
10 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.73%) Power BI
5 8 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.37%) Blockchain
7 5 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.91%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.46%) Big Data
10 2 (0.46%) MySQL
11 1 (0.23%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.23%) MS Access
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (5.92%) Visual Studio
2 25 (5.69%) MSTest
3 24 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (5.24%) Moq
5 11 (2.51%) JIRA
6 9 (2.05%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.82%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.91%) Selenium
10 3 (0.68%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.46%) NUnit
11 2 (0.46%) Postman
11 2 (0.46%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.46%) webpack
12 1 (0.23%) gulp
12 1 (0.23%) Mocha
12 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (20.50%) Legal
2 80 (18.22%) Finance
3 37 (8.43%) Public Sector
4 26 (5.92%) Banking
4 26 (5.92%) Police
5 18 (4.10%) Marketing
6 9 (2.05%) Publishing
7 7 (1.59%) Electronics
7 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.14%) Local Government
9 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.68%) Retail
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 109 (24.83%) Developer
2 99 (22.55%) Analyst
3 40 (9.11%) Architect
4 34 (7.74%) Service Analyst
5 33 (7.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 23 (5.24%) .NET Developer
7 22 (5.01%) Technical Leader
8 17 (3.87%) Business Analyst
8 17 (3.87%) Senior Developer
9 16 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (3.64%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.19%) C# Developer
10 14 (3.19%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (2.96%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.73%) Support Analyst
13 11 (2.51%) Consultant
14 10 (2.28%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.28%) Technical Architect
15 9 (2.05%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (15.95%) .NET
2 34 (7.74%) HTML
3 33 (7.52%) CSS
4 31 (7.06%) ASP.NET
5 25 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (5.69%) jQuery
5 25 (5.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 24 (5.47%) RESTful
7 23 (5.24%) NHibernate
8 20 (4.56%) Fluent NHibernate
9 19 (4.33%) .NET Framework
9 19 (4.33%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (2.96%) SOAP
11 11 (2.51%) Entity Framework
11 11 (2.51%) Node.js
12 9 (2.05%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.05%) JSON
12 9 (2.05%) Kafka
13 8 (1.82%) .NET Core
13 8 (1.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
1 33 (7.52%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.87%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.42%) W3C
4 12 (2.73%) iPhone
5 10 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.28%) Smartphone
6 8 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.37%) User Experience
8 5 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.91%) LPAR
9 4 (0.91%) PKI
9 4 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.68%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.68%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.26%) Windows
2 33 (7.52%) Windows 10
3 24 (5.47%) Windows 7
4 16 (3.64%) Linux
4 16 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.96%) Android
6 8 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.14%) Unix
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (14.12%) Microservices
3 51 (11.62%) Information Security
4 47 (10.71%) ITIL
5 40 (9.11%) Project Management
6 38 (8.66%) Information Security Management
6 38 (8.66%) Security Management
6 38 (8.66%) Test Automation
7 37 (8.43%) ISMS
8 32 (7.29%) Project Delivery
9 31 (7.06%) Scrum
10 30 (6.83%) Data Protection
10 30 (6.83%) DevOps
11 29 (6.61%) TDD
12 28 (6.38%) MVC
13 27 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (5.47%) Front End Development
16 23 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (5.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.67%) SQL
2 58 (13.21%) C#
3 49 (11.16%) JavaScript
4 31 (7.06%) Python
5 22 (5.01%) Java
6 12 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.14%) C
9 4 (0.91%) R
10 3 (0.68%) ES6
10 3 (0.68%) ES7
10 3 (0.68%) Go
10 3 (0.68%) Perl
11 2 (0.46%) PHP
11 2 (0.46%) Ruby
11 2 (0.46%) Scala
11 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.46%) VBA
12 1 (0.23%) Lua
Qualifications
1 82 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 66 (15.03%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (3.87%) Degree
5 11 (2.51%) MCP
6 9 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.59%) CISSP
8 6 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.91%) CCSP
9 4 (0.91%) CRISC
9 4 (0.91%) GIAC
10 3 (0.68%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.68%) CAPM
10 3 (0.68%) IISP
10 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.68%) PMP
11 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.56%) WCAG
2 16 (3.64%) QA
3 15 (3.42%) GDPR
4 12 (2.73%) PMO
5 9 (2.05%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.37%) NCSC
7 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (0.91%) NIST
8 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.68%) SLA
9 2 (0.46%) GxP
10 1 (0.23%) GAMP
10 1 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 57 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.42%) Docker
3 9 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.14%) XenApp
6 3 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.73%) Kubernetes
1 12 (2.73%) SCCM
2 11 (2.51%) Terraform
3 10 (2.28%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.37%) Ansible
4 6 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.37%) Puppet
5 4 (0.91%) Istio
6 3 (0.68%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.68%) CASB
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) EnCase
8 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.23%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 112 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.43%) Sony
3 25 (5.69%) Oracle
4 24 (5.47%) iManage
5 22 (5.01%) Citrix
6 20 (4.56%) Cisco
7 18 (4.10%) Ivanti
7 18 (4.10%) SAP
8 16 (3.64%) VMware
9 14 (3.19%) Intapp
10 12 (2.73%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.82%) Ariba
12 7 (1.59%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.59%) Google
13 6 (1.37%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (1.37%) Splunk
14 4 (0.91%) Aderant
14 4 (0.91%) LogRhythm
14 4 (0.91%) NetApp
14 4 (0.91%) Tableau