Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 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.

Legal
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 158 128
Rank change year-on-year -11 -30 +14
Contract jobs citing Legal 622 821 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.62% 1.82% 2.12%
As % of the General category 3.61% 3.84% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 540 603
London median daily rate £475 £464 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -2.37% +10.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £664 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 15
London median hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £27.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% -0.58% +72.88%
10th Percentile £19.51 £20.99 £16.55
90th Percentile £43.03 £42.63 £144.00
England median hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +25.93% +12.50% +33.33%

Legal 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 17,215 21,398 21,831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.72% 47.40% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,944 15,241 15,710
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 254 208
London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.97 £21.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +4.62% +9.75%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.33 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.75 £47.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +9.76%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in London

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in London

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Legal in London

Legal
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 Legal within the London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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 0 145 £450 +5.88% 62
West London +1 22 £450 -4.00% 34
East London +17 17 £350 -41.67% 15
South London +37 5 £413 -8.33% 22
North London - 1 £600 - 8
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 200 (32.15%) Finance
2 145 (23.31%) Law
3 137 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (15.43%) Microsoft
5 96 (15.43%) SQL
6 76 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
7 75 (12.06%) Azure
8 70 (11.25%) Windows
8 70 (11.25%) Project Management
8 70 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (11.09%) Banking
10 62 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
11 60 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
12 59 (9.49%) Information Security
13 57 (9.16%) Risk Management
14 56 (9.00%) Analytics
15 55 (8.84%) AWS
16 47 (7.56%) SQL Server
17 46 (7.40%) Windows 10
18 45 (7.23%) DevOps
18 45 (7.23%) ITIL
18 45 (7.23%) Python
19 44 (7.07%) Docker
20 43 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
21 42 (6.75%) Degree
22 40 (6.43%) Document Management
22 40 (6.43%) iManage
22 40 (6.43%) Microservices
22 40 (6.43%) Data Science

Legal
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 28 (4.50%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.89%) Apache
3 15 (2.41%) IIS
4 13 (2.09%) CMS
4 13 (2.09%) OpenStack
5 11 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.61%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (1.29%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.13%) Confluence
10 4 (0.64%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.64%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.32%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.32%) SAS
12 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.32%) UserZoom
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 20 (3.22%) Elite 3E
2 10 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Actimize
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Ringtail
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 75 (12.06%) Azure
2 55 (8.84%) AWS
3 31 (4.98%) Office 365
4 30 (4.82%) GCP
4 30 (4.82%) Power Platform
5 19 (3.05%) PaaS
5 19 (3.05%) SaaS
6 11 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.29%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.13%) BrowserStack
9 7 (1.13%) Sauce Labs
10 6 (0.96%) GitHub
11 5 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.80%) IaaS
12 4 (0.64%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.64%) IBM Blueworks
13 3 (0.48%) Apigee
13 3 (0.48%) Azure Stack
14 2 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.22%) VPN
2 15 (2.41%) VLAN
3 11 (1.77%) Internet
4 6 (0.96%) Firewall
4 6 (0.96%) LAN
4 6 (0.96%) WAN
5 5 (0.80%) DHCP
5 5 (0.80%) DNS
5 5 (0.80%) Skype
5 5 (0.80%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (0.64%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.64%) Network Security
6 4 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.48%) BGP
7 3 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.47%) Big Data
3 30 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (4.82%) Power BI
3 30 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (3.86%) Hadoop
5 23 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.22%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (2.57%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.25%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.09%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.77%) MySQL
13 10 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (1.45%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.45%) Impala
14 9 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
16 6 (0.96%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 21 (3.38%) JIRA
2 12 (1.93%) Selenium
3 9 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.13%) Gatling
4 7 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.13%) JMeter
4 7 (1.13%) JUnit
5 6 (0.96%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.64%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.48%) Balsamiq
7 3 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.32%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.32%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.16%) Hudson
9 1 (0.16%) Mocha
9 1 (0.16%) Protractor
9 1 (0.16%) RSpec
9 1 (0.16%) TestNG
9 1 (0.16%) WinDbg
General
1 200 (32.15%) Finance
2 145 (23.31%) Law
3 69 (11.09%) Banking
4 29 (4.66%) Marketing
5 20 (3.22%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.22%) Public Sector
6 19 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.73%) Retail
8 12 (1.93%) Front Office
9 11 (1.77%) Publishing
10 8 (1.29%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.13%) Local Government
12 6 (0.96%) Back Office
13 5 (0.80%) Advertising
13 5 (0.80%) Billing
13 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.64%) Games
15 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 128 (20.58%) Analyst
2 60 (9.65%) Developer
3 57 (9.16%) Project Manager
4 56 (9.00%) Architect
5 36 (5.79%) Consultant
6 35 (5.63%) Business Analyst
7 32 (5.14%) Data Engineer
8 26 (4.18%) Support Engineer
9 22 (3.54%) Legal Analyst
10 21 (3.38%) Data Analyst
11 20 (3.22%) Support Analyst
12 18 (2.89%) Cloud Architect
12 18 (2.89%) Service Analyst
12 18 (2.89%) Service Desk Analyst
12 18 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.73%) Security Architect
14 16 (2.57%) Applications Engineer
14 16 (2.57%) Applications Support
15 15 (2.41%) Applications Support Engineer
15 15 (2.41%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.70%) .NET
1 23 (3.70%) Kafka
2 22 (3.54%) AngularJS
3 19 (3.05%) HTML
4 17 (2.73%) CSS
5 14 (2.25%) Natural Language Processing
6 13 (2.09%) Spring
7 11 (1.77%) Pandas
7 11 (1.77%) REST
7 11 (1.77%) RESTful
8 10 (1.61%) Node.js
8 10 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (1.61%) scikit-learn
8 10 (1.61%) Spring Boot
8 10 (1.61%) XML
9 8 (1.29%) .NET Core
9 8 (1.29%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.29%) NumPy
10 7 (1.13%) PySpark
10 7 (1.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.31%) User Experience
3 32 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.89%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.57%) PKI
6 14 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.93%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.77%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.61%) Derivative
11 9 (1.45%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.45%) Equities
12 8 (1.29%) Blog
12 8 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.29%) e-Learning
12 8 (1.29%) Freedom of Information
12 8 (1.29%) Freedom of Information Act
12 8 (1.29%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.25%) Windows
2 46 (7.40%) Windows 10
3 28 (4.50%) Unix
4 10 (1.61%) Linux
4 10 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.80%) Android
6 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (11.25%) Project Management
3 70 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (9.49%) Information Security
6 57 (9.16%) Risk Management
7 56 (9.00%) Analytics
8 45 (7.23%) DevOps
8 45 (7.23%) ITIL
9 40 (6.43%) Data Science
9 40 (6.43%) Document Management
9 40 (6.43%) Microservices
10 36 (5.79%) Migration
11 35 (5.63%) Data Protection
12 33 (5.31%) Change Management
12 33 (5.31%) Scrum
13 30 (4.82%) Data Modelling
13 30 (4.82%) Machine Learning
14 28 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 96 (15.43%) SQL
2 45 (7.23%) Python
3 37 (5.95%) Java
4 24 (3.86%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.22%) Scala
6 19 (3.05%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.09%) C#
8 9 (1.45%) R
9 7 (1.13%) Go
9 7 (1.13%) Java 8
9 7 (1.13%) TypeScript
10 6 (0.96%) Ruby
11 5 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.48%) C++
14 2 (0.32%) C
14 2 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.32%) VBA
14 2 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (6.75%) Degree
2 23 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.54%) CISSP
4 14 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.09%) AWS Certification
5 13 (2.09%) IISP
6 10 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (1.61%) PhD
7 9 (1.45%) CISA
7 9 (1.45%) CISM
8 7 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.13%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.96%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.80%) CCNP
11 4 (0.64%) MBA
11 4 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.48%) CCNA
12 3 (0.48%) IIBA
12 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.79%) GDPR
2 23 (3.70%) QA
3 20 (3.22%) Data Quality
4 19 (3.05%) PMO
5 16 (2.57%) PCI DSS
6 14 (2.25%) SLA
7 12 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.48%) NCSC
9 3 (0.48%) SEPA
10 2 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.32%) COBIT
10 2 (0.32%) IFRS
10 2 (0.32%) NIST
11 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.16%) GAAP
11 1 (0.16%) MiFID
11 1 (0.16%) PSD2
11 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (7.07%) Docker
2 39 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.64%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (5.31%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.09%) CASB
3 8 (1.29%) Terraform
4 6 (0.96%) SafeCom
5 4 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.48%) SCCM
6 3 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.32%) Ansible
7 2 (0.32%) Kibana
7 2 (0.32%) logstash
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.32%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 96 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.43%) iManage
3 25 (4.02%) SAP
4 24 (3.86%) Tableau
5 21 (3.38%) Google
6 18 (2.89%) Oracle
7 15 (2.41%) LexisNexis
8 13 (2.09%) Intapp
9 11 (1.77%) Ariba
9 11 (1.77%) Cisco
10 10 (1.61%) IBM
11 9 (1.45%) Adobe
11 9 (1.45%) Citrix
12 8 (1.29%) Workday
13 6 (0.96%) Liquidlogic
13 6 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.96%) Sony
14 4 (0.64%) Apple
14 4 (0.64%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.64%) VMware