Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 131 139
Rank change year-on-year -40 +8 -35
Contract jobs citing Legal 781 944 835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.71% 2.09% 1.87%
As % of the General category 3.83% 4.51% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 596 556
London median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £664 £668 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 17
London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +62.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £20.99 £16.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.63 £45.00 £26.20
England median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.22% +15.00% +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 20,415 20,925 19,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.63% 46.44% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,581 15,162 13,905
London median daily rate £525 £501 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +5.37% -
10th Percentile £321 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 175 209
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -7.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.29 £10.70
90th Percentile £55.85 £47.30 £58.49
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.22 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.37% +11.57% +2.17%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 -47 174 £400 -13.04% 72
West London +2 32 £488 - 44
East London -29 16 £484 -15.09% 20
South London -29 11 £450 -14.29% 15
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 275 (35.21%) Finance
2 171 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (21.51%) Law
4 124 (15.88%) Microsoft
5 116 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
6 97 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 94 (12.04%) Project Management
8 93 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
9 91 (11.65%) SQL
10 83 (10.63%) GDPR
11 81 (10.37%) Banking
12 80 (10.24%) Windows
12 80 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
13 78 (9.99%) Information Security
14 71 (9.09%) Data Protection
15 70 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
16 66 (8.45%) Analytics
17 60 (7.68%) Degree
17 60 (7.68%) HTML
18 54 (6.91%) Migration
18 54 (6.91%) Marketing
19 52 (6.66%) Active Directory
20 51 (6.53%) SQL Server
20 51 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
20 51 (6.53%) Change Management
20 51 (6.53%) DevOps
21 50 (6.40%) Management Information System
21 50 (6.40%) Business Analysis
22 47 (6.02%) ITIL
23 46 (5.89%) CSS

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 42 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.07%) Apache Spark
2 24 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.54%) CMS
4 12 (1.54%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.15%) Apache
5 9 (1.15%) IIS
6 7 (0.90%) Confluence
6 7 (0.90%) JBoss
7 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.38%) SAS
10 2 (0.26%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.54%) Elite 3E
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.90%) Carpe Diem
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (0.64%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.26%) Magento
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.26%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.87%) Office 365
4 18 (2.30%) IaaS
5 17 (2.18%) PaaS
5 17 (2.18%) SaaS
6 10 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 10 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.15%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.77%) Serverless
10 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.38%) Apigee
11 3 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.23%) Firewall
2 24 (3.07%) VPN
3 21 (2.69%) Network Security
4 20 (2.56%) SSL
5 16 (2.05%) LAN
5 16 (2.05%) WAN
6 15 (1.92%) Skype
7 13 (1.66%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.54%) Wireless
9 11 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (1.41%) VoIP
9 11 (1.41%) WLAN
10 10 (1.28%) DNS
10 10 (1.28%) Internet
11 8 (1.02%) DHCP
11 8 (1.02%) PBX
12 7 (0.90%) HTTP
13 6 (0.77%) H.323
13 6 (0.77%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.61%) MySQL
3 34 (4.35%) Big Data
4 28 (3.59%) MongoDB
5 27 (3.46%) Hadoop
6 24 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.30%) Power BI
7 18 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (2.05%) Apache Hive
9 16 (2.05%) HBase
9 16 (2.05%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.41%) Sqoop
13 10 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.02%) QlikView
15 6 (0.77%) Pentaho
16 5 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (2.69%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.18%) JIRA
3 11 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.90%) git-flow
4 7 (0.90%) Jasmine
5 6 (0.77%) Grunt
6 5 (0.64%) Selenium
6 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.51%) ERwin
7 4 (0.51%) Ranorex
7 4 (0.51%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.38%) JMeter
8 3 (0.38%) JUnit
8 3 (0.38%) MSI
8 3 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.38%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.38%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.26%) Maven
9 2 (0.26%) NUnit
General
1 275 (35.21%) Finance
2 168 (21.51%) Law
3 81 (10.37%) Banking
4 54 (6.91%) Marketing
5 38 (4.87%) Retail
6 37 (4.74%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.18%) Front Office
7 17 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.92%) Billing
8 15 (1.92%) French Language
9 13 (1.66%) Advertising
10 12 (1.54%) Back Office
10 12 (1.54%) German Language
10 12 (1.54%) Spanish Language
11 11 (1.41%) Publishing
12 10 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.15%) Danish Language
13 9 (1.15%) Italian Language
13 9 (1.15%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.15%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 196 (25.10%) Analyst
2 101 (12.93%) Developer
3 91 (11.65%) Business Analyst
4 71 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 59 (7.55%) Consultant
6 37 (4.74%) Architect
7 36 (4.61%) Trainer
8 30 (3.84%) IT Trainer
9 28 (3.59%) Legal Analyst
10 25 (3.20%) Support Analyst
11 22 (2.82%) Service Analyst
12 20 (2.56%) Data Engineer
12 20 (2.56%) IT Analyst
12 20 (2.56%) PHP Developer
13 19 (2.43%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (2.30%) Designer
14 18 (2.30%) IT Manager
15 17 (2.18%) Hadoop Engineer
16 16 (2.05%) Security Architect
17 14 (1.79%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.68%) HTML
2 46 (5.89%) CSS
3 35 (4.48%) AngularJS
4 32 (4.10%) .NET
5 28 (3.59%) HTML5
6 25 (3.20%) jQuery
6 25 (3.20%) XML
7 24 (3.07%) REST
8 22 (2.82%) Web Services
9 19 (2.43%) OAuth
9 19 (2.43%) SAML
10 16 (2.05%) ASP.NET
10 16 (2.05%) Laravel
11 15 (1.92%) CSS3
11 15 (1.92%) JSON
11 15 (1.92%) Kafka
11 15 (1.92%) Node.js
12 13 (1.66%) React
13 12 (1.54%) SOAP
13 12 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.59%) User Experience
4 27 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (1.92%) Fintech
8 14 (1.79%) e-Learning
9 13 (1.66%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.54%) Tandem
11 11 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (1.41%) Robotics
12 9 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.02%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.02%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.24%) Windows
2 43 (5.51%) Windows 10
3 34 (4.35%) Linux
4 17 (2.18%) Windows 7
4 17 (2.18%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.28%) Android
8 9 (1.15%) Unix
8 9 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.02%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.26%) CentOS
12 2 (0.26%) SUSE
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (14.85%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (12.04%) Project Management
5 93 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
6 78 (9.99%) Information Security
7 71 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 66 (8.45%) Analytics
9 54 (6.91%) Migration
10 51 (6.53%) Change Management
10 51 (6.53%) DevOps
11 50 (6.40%) Business Analysis
12 47 (6.02%) ITIL
13 44 (5.63%) Risk Management
14 40 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
15 36 (4.61%) Decision-Making
16 35 (4.48%) Document Management
17 32 (4.10%) PRINCE2
17 32 (4.10%) Scrum
18 29 (3.71%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 91 (11.65%) SQL
2 44 (5.63%) JavaScript
3 39 (4.99%) C#
4 38 (4.87%) Java
5 29 (3.71%) Python
6 28 (3.59%) PHP
7 26 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.92%) C++
8 15 (1.92%) Scala
9 7 (0.90%) C
9 7 (0.90%) Go
9 7 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.77%) TypeScript
11 5 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.51%) ANSI SQL
12 4 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (0.51%) ES6
12 4 (0.51%) Ruby
12 4 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (7.68%) Degree
2 28 (3.59%) CISSP
3 23 (2.94%) CISM
4 22 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.69%) CISA
6 16 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.92%) ISEB
8 10 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.15%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.15%) PMP
10 8 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.02%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.77%) MCSE
12 5 (0.64%) CRISC
12 5 (0.64%) GCIH
13 4 (0.51%) CBAP
13 4 (0.51%) EnCE
13 4 (0.51%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (10.63%) GDPR
2 33 (4.23%) QA
3 25 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.05%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.41%) PMO
7 10 (1.28%) Data Quality
7 10 (1.28%) FedRAMP
7 10 (1.28%) HIPAA
8 9 (1.15%) SLA
9 6 (0.77%) COBIT
9 6 (0.77%) MiFID
9 6 (0.77%) PSD2
10 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.51%) IFRS
12 3 (0.38%) EMIR
12 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 52 (6.66%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.46%) Docker
3 13 (1.66%) HDFS
4 11 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.15%) XenApp
6 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.51%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.51%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.38%) vSphere
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.54%) Ansible
2 11 (1.41%) CASB
2 11 (1.41%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.41%) SCCM
3 10 (1.28%) Oozie
4 8 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.02%) Terraform
5 7 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.77%) Ambari
7 4 (0.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 4 (0.51%) EnCase
7 4 (0.51%) FTK
8 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.38%) Salt
9 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.13%) Marathon
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.13%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 124 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.38%) iManage
3 34 (4.35%) Oracle
4 30 (3.84%) SAP
5 23 (2.94%) Intapp
6 21 (2.69%) Citrix
7 20 (2.56%) Aderant
8 18 (2.30%) Cisco
9 16 (2.05%) VMware
10 14 (1.79%) Tableau
11 13 (1.66%) Adobe
12 12 (1.54%) Sony
13 11 (1.41%) Google
13 11 (1.41%) IBM
13 11 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.28%) Apple
14 10 (1.28%) Cloudera
14 10 (1.28%) Okta
15 9 (1.15%) Hortonworks
16 7 (0.90%) Cognos