Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 133 151
Rank change year-on-year -38 +18 -41
Contract jobs citing Legal 771 981 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.65% 2.08% 1.86%
As % of the General category 3.77% 4.51% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 618 546
London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £200
90th Percentile £663 £695 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.93 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.95% +112.06% -18.01%
10th Percentile £21.64 £22.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.10 £80.95 £27.20
England median hourly rate £25.25 £26.40 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.36% +17.33% +50.00%

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 20,438 21,739 19,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.83% 46.13% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,609 15,679 13,789
London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 189 199
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +13.44% -7.84%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £66.23 £47.57 £51.37
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.44 £24.44
% change year-on-year -9.23% +8.18% -2.24%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -60 182 £400 -11.11% 74
West London +9 31 £475 -2.56% 38
East London -33 18 £484 -25.54% 28
South London -32 9 £500 -18.37% 23
North London -2 4 £400 +26.98% 15
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 273 (35.41%) Finance
2 177 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (20.62%) Law
4 134 (17.38%) Business Intelligence
5 115 (14.92%) Microsoft
6 95 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 91 (11.80%) Information Security
7 91 (11.80%) Project Management
8 88 (11.41%) SQL
9 84 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
10 82 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
10 82 (10.64%) Windows
11 75 (9.73%) Analytics
12 70 (9.08%) GDPR
13 68 (8.82%) Banking
14 66 (8.56%) Degree
15 65 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
16 59 (7.65%) Data Protection
17 54 (7.00%) Big Data
17 54 (7.00%) HTML
17 54 (7.00%) Active Directory
18 53 (6.87%) DevOps
19 52 (6.74%) Business Analysis
19 52 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
20 51 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
20 51 (6.61%) Migration
21 46 (5.97%) ITIL
22 45 (5.84%) CSS
22 45 (5.84%) Change Management
22 45 (5.84%) 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 39 (5.06%) Apache Spark
2 34 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (2.72%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.69%) Apache
5 12 (1.56%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.17%) Confluence
6 9 (1.17%) IIS
7 7 (0.91%) CMS
8 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.39%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.26%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.26%) Drupal
12 2 (0.26%) Luigi
12 2 (0.26%) SAS
12 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (2.20%) Elite 3E
2 13 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.91%) Carpe Diem
4 7 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (0.65%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.26%) Magento
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.26%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.13%) Bankmaster
10 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.41%) Office 365
4 18 (2.33%) IaaS
5 17 (2.20%) PaaS
5 17 (2.20%) SaaS
6 11 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.04%) OneDrive
8 8 (1.04%) Serverless
9 7 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.39%) Apigee
12 3 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.89%) Firewall
2 23 (2.98%) VPN
3 22 (2.85%) LAN
4 21 (2.72%) SSL
5 18 (2.33%) WAN
6 17 (2.20%) Network Security
7 14 (1.82%) Skype
7 14 (1.82%) Wireless
8 13 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.69%) VoIP
9 12 (1.56%) WLAN
10 11 (1.43%) DNS
10 11 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (1.17%) HTTP
11 9 (1.17%) Internet
12 8 (1.04%) DHCP
13 7 (0.91%) PBX
13 7 (0.91%) SAN
14 6 (0.78%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.00%) Big Data
2 38 (4.93%) MySQL
2 38 (4.93%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.80%) Hadoop
4 29 (3.76%) MongoDB
4 29 (3.76%) Power BI
5 28 (3.63%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.98%) HBase
7 20 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (2.59%) Apache Hive
7 20 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.17%) QlikView
12 9 (1.17%) Sqoop
13 7 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (0.78%) Impala
Development Applications
1 20 (2.59%) JIRA
2 18 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.91%) Jasmine
5 6 (0.78%) Grunt
6 5 (0.65%) ERwin
6 5 (0.65%) Selenium
6 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.52%) Maven
7 4 (0.52%) Ranorex
8 3 (0.39%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.39%) JMeter
8 3 (0.39%) JUnit
8 3 (0.39%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.39%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.26%) DbUnit
9 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.26%) Gradle
9 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 273 (35.41%) Finance
2 159 (20.62%) Law
3 68 (8.82%) Banking
4 45 (5.84%) Marketing
5 42 (5.45%) Retail
6 35 (4.54%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.20%) Publishing
8 15 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.95%) French Language
9 13 (1.69%) Billing
9 13 (1.69%) Front Office
10 12 (1.56%) German Language
10 12 (1.56%) Spanish Language
11 11 (1.43%) Advertising
12 10 (1.30%) Back Office
12 10 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.30%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.17%) Danish Language
13 9 (1.17%) Italian Language
13 9 (1.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (21.79%) Analyst
2 105 (13.62%) Developer
3 72 (9.34%) Business Analyst
4 69 (8.95%) Project Manager
5 51 (6.61%) Consultant
6 36 (4.67%) Trainer
7 33 (4.28%) Architect
8 31 (4.02%) IT Trainer
9 30 (3.89%) Data Engineer
10 29 (3.76%) Support Analyst
11 24 (3.11%) Legal Analyst
11 24 (3.11%) PHP Developer
12 22 (2.85%) Designer
12 22 (2.85%) Service Analyst
13 21 (2.72%) Service Desk Analyst
14 17 (2.20%) Big Data Engineer
15 16 (2.08%) Hadoop Engineer
16 15 (1.95%) Content Designer
16 15 (1.95%) Procurement Manager
16 15 (1.95%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.00%) HTML
2 45 (5.84%) CSS
3 32 (4.15%) .NET
3 32 (4.15%) AngularJS
3 32 (4.15%) Kafka
4 26 (3.37%) REST
5 25 (3.24%) jQuery
6 22 (2.85%) HTML5
6 22 (2.85%) Web Services
6 22 (2.85%) XML
7 20 (2.59%) OAuth
7 20 (2.59%) SAML
8 16 (2.08%) Laravel
8 16 (2.08%) Node.js
9 13 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (1.43%) LDAP
11 11 (1.43%) OpenID
11 11 (1.43%) SOAP
12 10 (1.30%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.41%) User Experience
4 21 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.33%) Fintech
7 17 (2.20%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.69%) e-Learning
9 12 (1.56%) Cloud Native
9 12 (1.56%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (1.43%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.43%) Robotics
10 11 (1.43%) Tandem
11 9 (1.17%) Derivative
12 8 (1.04%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.91%) FMCG
13 7 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.64%) Windows
2 45 (5.84%) Windows 10
3 30 (3.89%) Linux
4 18 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 14 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.17%) Android
8 8 (1.04%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.04%) Unix
9 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.26%) CentOS
12 2 (0.26%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.26%) SUSE
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.38%) Business Intelligence
3 95 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (11.80%) Information Security
4 91 (11.80%) Project Management
5 84 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
6 75 (9.73%) Analytics
7 59 (7.65%) Data Protection
8 53 (6.87%) DevOps
9 52 (6.74%) Business Analysis
10 51 (6.61%) Migration
11 46 (5.97%) ITIL
12 45 (5.84%) Change Management
13 44 (5.71%) Risk Management
13 44 (5.71%) Scrum
14 38 (4.93%) Cybersecurity
15 36 (4.67%) PRINCE2
16 34 (4.41%) Decision-Making
17 30 (3.89%) Open Source
17 30 (3.89%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 88 (11.41%) SQL
2 44 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 41 (5.32%) Java
4 38 (4.93%) Python
5 35 (4.54%) C#
6 32 (4.15%) PHP
7 19 (2.46%) Scala
8 18 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.56%) C++
10 7 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.91%) Go
11 6 (0.78%) Java 8
12 5 (0.65%) R
12 5 (0.65%) VBA
13 4 (0.52%) C
13 4 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.52%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.52%) VB
14 3 (0.39%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (8.56%) Degree
2 28 (3.63%) CISSP
3 25 (3.24%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.11%) CISA
4 24 (3.11%) CISM
5 17 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.43%) ISEB
7 11 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 11 (1.43%) PMP
8 9 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.04%) CRISC
10 7 (0.91%) EnCE
10 7 (0.91%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.78%) SANS
12 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.65%) CBAP
12 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.08%) GDPR
2 30 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (3.63%) QA
4 13 (1.69%) PMO
4 13 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.56%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.30%) FedRAMP
6 10 (1.30%) HIPAA
6 10 (1.30%) SLA
7 7 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.78%) PSD2
9 5 (0.65%) MiFID
10 4 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.39%) EMIR
11 3 (0.39%) GAAP
11 3 (0.39%) IFRS
11 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 54 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.63%) Docker
3 15 (1.95%) HDFS
3 15 (1.95%) XenApp
4 11 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.04%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.65%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.39%) vSphere
10 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (1.95%) Ansible
1 15 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.82%) Terraform
3 11 (1.43%) CASB
3 11 (1.43%) SCCM
4 8 (1.04%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.04%) Oozie
5 7 (0.91%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 7 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.78%) Ambari
7 4 (0.52%) EnCase
7 4 (0.52%) FTK
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.26%) Kibana
9 2 (0.26%) Marathon
9 2 (0.26%) Mesos
9 2 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 115 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.58%) iManage
3 32 (4.15%) Citrix
4 27 (3.50%) SAP
5 26 (3.37%) Oracle
6 25 (3.24%) Aderant
6 25 (3.24%) Intapp
7 21 (2.72%) Cloudera
7 21 (2.72%) VMware
8 18 (2.33%) Cisco
9 16 (2.08%) Tableau
10 15 (1.95%) Sony
11 11 (1.43%) Hortonworks
11 11 (1.43%) HP
11 11 (1.43%) MapR
12 10 (1.30%) Okta
13 9 (1.17%) Adobe
13 9 (1.17%) Apple
13 9 (1.17%) Google
14 8 (1.04%) Salesforce.com