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 3 months to 26 June 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.

Legal
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 129 106
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23  
Contract jobs citing Legal 482 411 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.32% 1.92% 2.12%
As % of the General category 5.06% 4.36% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 312 382
Median daily rate £475 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.34% +10.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Median hourly rate £23.00 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.00 £27.74 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £9.88 £14.25
% change year-on-year +62.02% -30.70%  

Legal 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 9527 9416 10857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 45.90% 44.05% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6834 6955 7826
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 105 118
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.01 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £45.75 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 -5 93 £500 +17.64% 28
Canary Wharf +13 11 £431 -
Croydon -1 4 £600 +75.18%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £500 -
Uxbridge -2 3 - - 1
Moorgate - 2 - -
Feltham +4 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £750 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 351 (36.45%) Finance
2 184 (19.11%) Law
3 166 (17.24%) Project Management
4 145 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (14.95%) Banking
6 142 (14.75%) Microsoft
7 129 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 111 (11.53%) Degree
9 109 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
10 102 (10.59%) Windows
11 101 (10.49%) SQL
12 87 (9.03%) Information Security
13 84 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
14 81 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
15 76 (7.89%) Data Protection
16 75 (7.79%) Analytics
17 71 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
18 69 (7.17%) Data Modelling
19 67 (6.96%) PRINCE2
20 65 (6.75%) SharePoint
21 64 (6.65%) ITIL
21 64 (6.65%) Business Analysis
22 62 (6.44%) Change Management
23 61 (6.33%) Marketing
24 60 (6.23%) Migration
24 60 (6.23%) User Experience
25 57 (5.92%) Investment Banking
25 57 (5.92%) Management Information System
26 56 (5.82%) SQL Server
27 54 (5.61%) Retail

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 65 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.18%) Skype for Business
3 12 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (1.14%) IIS
4 11 (1.14%) SAS
5 10 (1.04%) CMS
6 9 (0.93%) Confluence
7 7 (0.73%) Documentum
8 6 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.62%) Drupal
8 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.52%) Apache
9 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.31%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 35 (3.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 33 (3.43%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) InVision
8 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.83%) Eloqua
2 8 (0.83%) FastStats
3 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.21%) Pega PRPC
6 2 (0.21%) Relativity
6 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.21%) Summit
7 1 (0.10%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.10%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.10%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (2.80%) Office 365
3 23 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (1.14%) SaaS
6 10 (1.04%) IaaS
7 8 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.83%) PaaS
8 7 (0.73%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.42%) GitHub
9 4 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.42%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.31%) AdWords
11 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.10%) BIME
12 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.39%) WAN
2 19 (1.97%) Firewall
2 19 (1.97%) Skype
3 16 (1.66%) Network Security
4 13 (1.35%) LAN
4 13 (1.35%) SAN
5 10 (1.04%) Internet
6 9 (0.93%) HTTP
6 9 (0.93%) NAS
6 9 (0.93%) Wireless
7 8 (0.83%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.73%) DNS
8 7 (0.73%) Extranet
8 7 (0.73%) Intranet
8 7 (0.73%) VoIP
8 7 (0.73%) VPN
9 5 (0.52%) BIG-IP
9 5 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 30 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.39%) Big Data
6 23 (2.39%) Power BI
6 23 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (2.18%) Hadoop
8 18 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.45%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.25%) HBase
10 12 (1.25%) Neo4j
10 12 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.04%) QlikView
12 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.73%) MarkLogic
13 7 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.73%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 20 (2.08%) JIRA
2 19 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.83%) Selenium
4 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.62%) ERwin
5 6 (0.62%) Maven
6 5 (0.52%) MSI
7 4 (0.42%) Ant
7 4 (0.42%) Gradle
7 4 (0.42%) Hudson
7 4 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.31%) VersionOne
9 2 (0.21%) Appium
9 2 (0.21%) JUnit
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.21%) Subversion
9 2 (0.21%) WebStorm
General
1 351 (36.45%) Finance
2 184 (19.11%) Law
3 144 (14.95%) Banking
4 61 (6.33%) Marketing
5 57 (5.92%) Investment Banking
6 54 (5.61%) Retail
7 25 (2.60%) Publishing
8 21 (2.18%) Front Office
9 18 (1.87%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.35%) Back Office
11 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.93%) Advertising
12 9 (0.93%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.83%) Billing
14 6 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.52%) Electronics
15 5 (0.52%) Prime Brokerage
16 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 240 (24.92%) Analyst
2 128 (13.29%) Project Manager
3 104 (10.80%) Developer
4 103 (10.70%) Business Analyst
5 78 (8.10%) Architect
6 45 (4.67%) Consultant
7 35 (3.63%) Legal Analyst
8 34 (3.53%) Trainer
9 29 (3.01%) Programme Manager
10 25 (2.60%) Service Analyst
11 24 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (2.39%) Designer
12 23 (2.39%) Security Analyst
13 22 (2.28%) Data Analyst
13 22 (2.28%) IT Manager
14 21 (2.18%) IT Trainer
15 19 (1.97%) IT Analyst
15 19 (1.97%) Service Desk Analyst
16 18 (1.87%) Data Architect
16 18 (1.87%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.74%) HTML
2 31 (3.22%) Web Services
3 29 (3.01%) CSS
4 24 (2.49%) XML
5 23 (2.39%) AngularJS
5 23 (2.39%) CSS3
5 23 (2.39%) HTML5
6 21 (2.18%) .NET
6 21 (2.18%) jQuery
7 20 (2.08%) REST
8 16 (1.66%) MDX
9 12 (1.25%) JSON
10 11 (1.14%) COM
11 10 (1.04%) Node.js
11 10 (1.04%) SOAP
12 8 (0.83%) Middleware
13 7 (0.73%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.73%) Spring
14 6 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (0.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.23%) User Experience
3 57 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 24 (2.49%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.49%) Derivative
6 19 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (1.77%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.77%) e-Learning
7 17 (1.77%) Reference Data
8 16 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.66%) Equities
9 14 (1.45%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.25%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.25%) Social Media
11 12 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
13 10 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 102 (10.59%) Windows
2 35 (3.63%) Windows 7
3 30 (3.12%) Windows 10
4 23 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.45%) Android
7 11 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.04%) Unix
9 7 (0.73%) Linux
9 7 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.73%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.10%) AIX
13 1 (0.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (17.24%) Project Management
2 145 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (9.03%) Information Security
5 81 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
6 76 (7.89%) Data Protection
7 75 (7.79%) Analytics
8 69 (7.17%) Data Modelling
9 67 (6.96%) PRINCE2
10 64 (6.65%) Business Analysis
10 64 (6.65%) ITIL
11 62 (6.44%) Change Management
12 60 (6.23%) Migration
13 43 (4.47%) CRM
14 41 (4.26%) Risk Management
15 40 (4.15%) Data Analysis
16 38 (3.95%) Test Automation
17 37 (3.84%) Scrum
18 34 (3.53%) Service Delivery
19 32 (3.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 101 (10.49%) SQL
2 27 (2.80%) Java
2 27 (2.80%) JavaScript
2 27 (2.80%) PowerShell
3 24 (2.49%) C#
4 17 (1.77%) T-SQL
5 15 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 11 (1.14%) Python
7 10 (1.04%) C
8 9 (0.93%) ES6
8 9 (0.93%) R
9 7 (0.73%) ABAP
9 7 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.31%) Perl
10 3 (0.31%) PHP
10 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.31%) VBA
11 2 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.21%) Ruby
12 1 (0.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 111 (11.53%) Degree
2 40 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.12%) PMP
4 28 (2.91%) PMI Certification
5 27 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.35%) CISSP
6 13 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.14%) ISEB
8 9 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (0.83%) APMP
9 8 (0.83%) CISM
9 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.73%) MBA
11 6 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.62%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.42%) CISA
12 4 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.40%) GDPR
2 43 (4.47%) MiFID
3 34 (3.53%) QA
4 29 (3.01%) PMO
5 19 (1.97%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.66%) Data Quality
6 16 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (1.66%) SLA
7 15 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
8 14 (1.45%) EMIR
9 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.73%) P3O
10 4 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.21%) COBIT
11 2 (0.21%) TARGET2
11 2 (0.21%) WCAG
12 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.10%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 53 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.42%) Docker
5 4 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
6 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.10%) IAG
7 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (1.04%) SCCM
2 6 (0.62%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.42%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.42%) vMotion
4 4 (0.42%) WMI
5 3 (0.31%) Ansible
5 3 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.31%) Puppet
6 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.21%) FTK
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.21%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.10%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 142 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (3.74%) SAP
3 24 (2.49%) Oracle
4 23 (2.39%) Citrix
5 22 (2.28%) VMware
6 17 (1.77%) Cisco
7 16 (1.66%) iManage
7 16 (1.66%) Splunk
8 15 (1.56%) Google
9 14 (1.45%) Nuix
10 13 (1.35%) Cloudera
10 13 (1.35%) Intel
11 12 (1.25%) HP
11 12 (1.25%) Informatica
11 12 (1.25%) MapR
11 12 (1.25%) Reuters
12 11 (1.14%) IBM
13 10 (1.04%) Sophos
14 9 (0.93%) F5
14 9 (0.93%) McAfee
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £180 - £200 Per Day to £200 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Shelter
Rate: £36,501 - £39,021 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Aerotek
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago