Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 133 109
Rank change year-on-year -15 -24 +10
Contract jobs citing Legal 770 985 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.92% 2.20% 2.43%
As % of the General category 4.48% 4.91% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 625 648
London median daily rate £450 £470 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% - +4.44%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £280
90th Percentile £650 £650 £648
England median daily rate £450 £446 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
London median hourly rate £28.70 £26.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +13.04% +21.15%
10th Percentile £26.65 £18.36 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.72 £147.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -32.69% +57.58% -26.67%

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 17,189 20,062 18,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.89% 44.75% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,889 14,422 12,901
London median daily rate £525 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 230 184
London median hourly rate £21.09 £25.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.64% +16.96% -3.35%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.95 £11.33
90th Percentile £53.38 £56.54 £56.25
England median hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year +21.13% +7.32% -4.76%

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 16 June 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
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 16 June 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 -30 154 £425 -5.56% 34
East London +20 29 £424 -10.74% 12
West London 0 29 £455 +25.52% 17
North London - 12 £400 - 4
South London +13 6 £450 -1.10% 12
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 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.

1 230 (29.87%) Finance
2 206 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (22.08%) Law
4 146 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
5 130 (16.88%) SQL
6 88 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 85 (11.04%) Windows
7 85 (11.04%) Project Management
8 80 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 80 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
9 79 (10.26%) Banking
10 73 (9.48%) SQL Server
11 72 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 71 (9.22%) Analytics
13 69 (8.96%) Data Science
14 65 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
15 63 (8.18%) Degree
16 62 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
17 61 (7.92%) Information Security
18 60 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
19 59 (7.66%) Docker
20 53 (6.88%) iManage
21 52 (6.75%) .NET
21 52 (6.75%) Java
22 51 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
22 51 (6.62%) Microservices
23 49 (6.36%) ITIL
23 49 (6.36%) C#
23 49 (6.36%) Risk Management
24 48 (6.23%) Management Information System

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 32 (4.16%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.34%) Apache
2 18 (2.34%) Skype for Business
3 16 (2.08%) Confluence
4 14 (1.82%) CMS
5 13 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (1.43%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.91%) WordPress
9 5 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.39%) IIS
11 3 (0.39%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.39%) SAS
11 3 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.26%) JBoss
12 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 65 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) Sketch
5 2 (0.26%) InVision
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (1.56%) Carpe Diem
2 11 (1.43%) Elite 3E
3 7 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.39%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.39%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.13%) Relativity
8 1 (0.13%) Ringtail
8 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 80 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (5.45%) Power Platform
4 38 (4.94%) Office 365
5 29 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.30%) PaaS
8 9 (1.17%) SaaS
9 8 (1.04%) Serverless
10 5 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.65%) GitHub
10 5 (0.65%) IaaS
11 4 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.52%) Apigee
12 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.39%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.47%) Firewall
2 14 (1.82%) Skype
3 12 (1.56%) Network Security
4 8 (1.04%) DHCP
4 8 (1.04%) DNS
4 8 (1.04%) VPN
5 7 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (0.78%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (0.78%) Internet
6 6 (0.78%) IP Telephony
6 6 (0.78%) WAN
7 5 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.65%) NFC
8 4 (0.52%) HTTP
8 4 (0.52%) LAN
8 4 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.45%) Power BI
3 33 (4.29%) Big Data
4 30 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (2.73%) MySQL
6 21 (2.73%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 18 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.30%) Amazon Athena
12 10 (1.30%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.30%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.17%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.78%) Impala
Development Applications
1 31 (4.03%) JIRA
2 17 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.65%) gulp
4 5 (0.65%) JUnit
4 5 (0.65%) PhpStorm
4 5 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (0.65%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.39%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.26%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.26%) TestNG
8 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.13%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.13%) NUnit
8 1 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 230 (29.87%) Finance
2 170 (22.08%) Law
3 79 (10.26%) Banking
4 41 (5.32%) Marketing
5 26 (3.38%) Retail
6 22 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.34%) Publishing
9 16 (2.08%) Advertising
10 11 (1.43%) Back Office
11 7 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.78%) German Language
12 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.78%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.65%) Billing
13 5 (0.65%) French Language
13 5 (0.65%) Front Office
13 5 (0.65%) Games
13 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (21.17%) Analyst
2 105 (13.64%) Developer
3 70 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 55 (7.14%) Consultant
5 46 (5.97%) Architect
6 40 (5.19%) Data Analyst
7 37 (4.81%) Business Analyst
8 35 (4.55%) Data Engineer
9 33 (4.29%) Service Analyst
10 31 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
10 31 (4.03%) Support Analyst
11 28 (3.64%) Senior Developer
12 25 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (2.99%) .NET Developer
14 22 (2.86%) IT Trainer
14 22 (2.86%) Trainer
15 19 (2.47%) C# Developer
15 19 (2.47%) Support Engineer
16 18 (2.34%) Designer
16 18 (2.34%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.75%) .NET
2 42 (5.45%) HTML
3 41 (5.32%) CSS
4 37 (4.81%) AngularJS
5 36 (4.68%) Kafka
6 27 (3.51%) RESTful
7 26 (3.38%) REST
8 25 (3.25%) ASP.NET
8 25 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (2.99%) JSON
9 23 (2.99%) Spring
10 20 (2.60%) .NET Framework
11 19 (2.47%) .NET Core
12 18 (2.34%) Spring Boot
13 16 (2.08%) Web Services
14 15 (1.95%) Entity Framework
14 15 (1.95%) React Native
15 14 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.82%) SOAP
16 13 (1.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 45 (5.84%) User Experience
4 40 (5.19%) Algorithms
5 18 (2.34%) Linked Data
6 15 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (1.82%) NHS
7 14 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.43%) e-Learning
10 11 (1.43%) Equities
11 8 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
11 8 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
11 8 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.91%) Derivative
12 7 (0.91%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.78%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.04%) Windows
2 45 (5.84%) Windows 10
3 34 (4.42%) Linux
4 24 (3.12%) Unix
5 16 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.91%) Android
7 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.26%) SUSE
11 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (18.96%) Business Intelligence
3 85 (11.04%) Project Management
4 72 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (9.22%) Analytics
6 69 (8.96%) Data Science
7 62 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (7.92%) Information Security
9 51 (6.62%) Microservices
10 49 (6.36%) ITIL
10 49 (6.36%) Risk Management
11 45 (5.84%) Document Management
12 44 (5.71%) DevOps
13 43 (5.58%) Cybersecurity
14 42 (5.45%) Data Analysis
15 38 (4.94%) Machine Learning
15 38 (4.94%) Migration
16 36 (4.68%) Business Analysis
17 33 (4.29%) Change Management
17 33 (4.29%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 130 (16.88%) SQL
2 52 (6.75%) Java
3 49 (6.36%) C#
4 48 (6.23%) JavaScript
5 41 (5.32%) Python
6 23 (2.99%) Scala
7 16 (2.08%) Java 8
8 15 (1.95%) PHP
9 14 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.17%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.17%) R
11 8 (1.04%) VBA
12 7 (0.91%) C++
12 7 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.78%) Ruby
14 5 (0.65%) Go
15 2 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.26%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (8.18%) Degree
2 36 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (2.21%) CISSP
6 12 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.43%) CISM
8 10 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.04%) CISA
10 7 (0.91%) PMP
11 6 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.65%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.65%) CRISC
12 5 (0.65%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.65%) PhD
13 4 (0.52%) CCA
13 4 (0.52%) CCNA
13 4 (0.52%) CCNP
13 4 (0.52%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 38 (4.94%) GDPR
3 25 (3.25%) QA
4 18 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (2.08%) SLA
6 15 (1.95%) PMO
7 9 (1.17%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.52%) NCSC
9 4 (0.52%) NIST
9 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.39%) COBIT
10 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.39%) MiFID
10 3 (0.39%) SEPA
11 2 (0.26%) COSO
11 2 (0.26%) IFRS
11 2 (0.26%) PSD2
12 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 59 (7.66%) Docker
2 37 (4.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.78%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.65%) HDFS
5 5 (0.65%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.52%) vSphere
7 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (5.45%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.69%) SCCM
3 11 (1.43%) Ansible
4 7 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.91%) Terraform
5 6 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.78%) SafeCom
6 4 (0.52%) Kibana
6 4 (0.52%) logstash
6 4 (0.52%) Puppet
7 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.26%) Oozie
9 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.13%) Control-M
9 1 (0.13%) FTK
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 88 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.88%) iManage
3 45 (5.84%) Tableau
4 29 (3.77%) Oracle
5 27 (3.51%) SAP
6 21 (2.73%) Cisco
7 18 (2.34%) Intapp
8 17 (2.21%) Aderant
8 17 (2.21%) Citrix
9 16 (2.08%) IBM
10 14 (1.82%) Google
10 14 (1.82%) VMware
11 11 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.30%) LexisNexis
12 10 (1.30%) Sony
13 9 (1.17%) Adobe
13 9 (1.17%) Ariba
13 9 (1.17%) Workday
14 8 (1.04%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.04%) Cloudera