Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 119 111
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Legal 1,071 876 987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.32% 2.14% 2.22%
As % of the General category 5.11% 4.89% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 577 693
London median daily rate £459 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £230 £200 £207
90th Percentile £688 £638 £613
England median daily rate £445 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.88% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 11
London median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -20.99% +4.03%
10th Percentile £16.59 £7.33 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.80 £21.28 £32.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year -13.04% +37.31% -6.94%

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 20,954 17,918 20,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 45.33% 43.70% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,141 12,765 14,444
London median daily rate £500 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £293
90th Percentile £695 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 194 231
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.93% +8.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.27 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £61.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.74%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +32 308 £450 +4.65% 69
East London +7 28 £550 -8.33% 12
West London -39 28 £363 -2.03% 42
South London -34 25 £503 +11.67% 4
North London -10 1 £315 +110.00% 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 402 (37.54%) Finance
2 254 (23.72%) Law
3 172 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (15.59%) Project Management
5 165 (15.41%) Microsoft
6 150 (14.01%) Windows
7 130 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
8 124 (11.58%) SQL
9 123 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 112 (10.46%) GDPR
11 111 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
12 109 (10.18%) Banking
12 109 (10.18%) Degree
13 104 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
14 98 (9.15%) Data Protection
14 98 (9.15%) Information Security
15 94 (8.78%) Active Directory
16 93 (8.68%) Document Management
17 83 (7.75%) SQL Server
18 82 (7.66%) iManage
19 75 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
20 72 (6.72%) Change Management
21 71 (6.63%) Migration
22 70 (6.54%) Management Information System
23 68 (6.35%) PRINCE2
24 65 (6.07%) Analytics
25 63 (5.88%) Elite 3E
26 61 (5.70%) Windows 7
27 60 (5.60%) Business Analysis
28 58 (5.42%) C#

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 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.21%) CMS
4 11 (1.03%) IIS
4 11 (1.03%) SAS
5 10 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (0.75%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.56%) Confluence
9 5 (0.47%) WordPress
10 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.37%) LiveLink
10 4 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.19%) Drupal
11 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.093%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 130 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
3 39 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 34 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.093%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.093%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.093%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 63 (5.88%) Elite 3E
2 12 (1.12%) Carpe Diem
3 8 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.56%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.28%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.28%) Relativity
5 3 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.28%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.19%) Workfront
7 1 (0.093%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.093%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.30%) Office 365
2 40 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.59%) SaaS
4 15 (1.40%) IaaS
5 12 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.84%) PaaS
7 7 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.37%) Akamai
9 4 (0.37%) GitHub
9 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.19%) Yammer
12 1 (0.093%) AdSense
12 1 (0.093%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.093%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.71%) VPN
2 28 (2.61%) WAN
3 26 (2.43%) LAN
4 19 (1.77%) Internet
5 18 (1.68%) Firewall
6 13 (1.21%) HTTP
7 12 (1.12%) Intranet
7 12 (1.12%) Skype
8 11 (1.03%) Network Security
8 11 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (0.84%) DNS
10 9 (0.84%) SSL
11 8 (0.75%) SMS
12 7 (0.65%) DHCP
12 7 (0.65%) SAN
12 7 (0.65%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.56%) Wireless
14 5 (0.47%) BGP
14 5 (0.47%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.52%) Power BI
3 26 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 21 (1.96%) Big Data
6 21 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (1.12%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (1.03%) Data Lake
11 10 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (0.75%) QlikView
12 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (0.65%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.56%) SAS EBI
15 4 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (2.89%) JIRA
2 7 (0.65%) ERwin
3 6 (0.56%) AutoIt
4 5 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.28%) MSI
6 3 (0.28%) NUnit
6 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.28%) Subversion
6 3 (0.28%) WiX
7 2 (0.19%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.19%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.19%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.19%) ProC
7 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.093%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.093%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.093%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.093%) TestPartner
General
1 402 (37.54%) Finance
2 254 (23.72%) Law
3 109 (10.18%) Banking
4 56 (5.23%) Marketing
5 38 (3.55%) Retail
6 30 (2.80%) Front Office
7 27 (2.52%) Billing
8 26 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.24%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.49%) Back Office
11 15 (1.40%) Publishing
12 8 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.65%) Advertising
13 7 (0.65%) French Language
14 6 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.47%) German Language
15 5 (0.47%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.47%) Local Government
15 5 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 293 (27.36%) Analyst
2 141 (13.17%) Project Manager
3 118 (11.02%) Business Analyst
4 109 (10.18%) Developer
5 75 (7.00%) Architect
6 53 (4.95%) Consultant
6 53 (4.95%) Legal Analyst
7 45 (4.20%) Service Analyst
8 43 (4.01%) Service Desk Analyst
9 32 (2.99%) Data Analyst
9 32 (2.99%) Desktop Support
10 29 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (2.61%) Support Analyst
12 27 (2.52%) Senior Manager
13 24 (2.24%) IT Trainer
13 24 (2.24%) Trainer
14 22 (2.05%) GDPR Project Manager
15 21 (1.96%) IT Manager
15 21 (1.96%) Programme Manager
15 21 (1.96%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.58%) .NET
2 43 (4.01%) XML
3 37 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 30 (2.80%) JSON
5 28 (2.61%) HTML
6 27 (2.52%) SOAP
7 26 (2.43%) Node.js
8 25 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
10 23 (2.15%) Web Services
11 18 (1.68%) REST
12 15 (1.40%) RESTful
12 15 (1.40%) WCF
13 14 (1.31%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.03%) React
15 9 (0.84%) ASP.NET
15 9 (0.84%) CSS
16 6 (0.56%) Entity Framework
16 6 (0.56%) jQuery
17 5 (0.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.55%) User Experience
4 34 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 24 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
6 21 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.87%) Derivative
8 17 (1.59%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.49%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.40%) Equities
10 15 (1.40%) iPhone
11 13 (1.21%) BYOD
11 13 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.21%) Fintech
12 12 (1.12%) FMCG
12 12 (1.12%) Social Media
13 10 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.84%) Blog
14 9 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
14 9 (0.84%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 150 (14.01%) Windows
2 61 (5.70%) Windows 7
3 38 (3.55%) Windows 10
4 24 (2.24%) Linux
5 18 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.40%) Unix
7 15 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.31%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.84%) Solaris
10 7 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.37%) Android
11 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.19%) VMS
13 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.093%) AIX
14 1 (0.093%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (15.59%) Project Management
3 123 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 111 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
5 98 (9.15%) Data Protection
5 98 (9.15%) Information Security
6 93 (8.68%) Document Management
7 72 (6.72%) Change Management
8 71 (6.63%) Migration
9 68 (6.35%) PRINCE2
10 65 (6.07%) Analytics
11 60 (5.60%) Business Analysis
12 54 (5.04%) Risk Management
12 54 (5.04%) Scrum
13 53 (4.95%) ITIL
14 47 (4.39%) Practice Management
15 44 (4.11%) Data Management
15 44 (4.11%) Data Modelling
16 42 (3.92%) Data Migration
17 40 (3.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 124 (11.58%) SQL
2 58 (5.42%) C#
3 46 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 35 (3.27%) Java
5 29 (2.71%) T-SQL
6 18 (1.68%) VBA
7 17 (1.59%) C
7 17 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 16 (1.49%) Python
9 10 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 8 (0.75%) VB
11 7 (0.65%) VBScript
12 4 (0.37%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.37%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.19%) C++
13 2 (0.19%) F#
13 2 (0.19%) Perl
13 2 (0.19%) R
13 2 (0.19%) Ruby
13 2 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 109 (10.18%) Degree
2 40 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.71%) PMP
4 28 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 27 (2.52%) CISSP
6 25 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.77%) CISM
8 17 (1.59%) CISA
9 14 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (1.21%) ISEB
10 13 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.93%) APMP
12 10 (0.93%) GIAC
13 9 (0.84%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (0.56%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.56%) MBA
16 5 (0.47%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (10.46%) GDPR
2 38 (3.55%) QA
3 28 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 28 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.33%) PMO
5 22 (2.05%) SLA
6 17 (1.59%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.93%) MiFID
8 7 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.56%) P3O
10 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.47%) PSD2
11 4 (0.37%) COBIT
11 4 (0.37%) ISO 20022
11 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.37%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.28%) EMIR
12 3 (0.28%) IFRS
12 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 94 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.93%) Docker
4 7 (0.65%) XenApp
5 5 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.37%) Firmware
6 4 (0.37%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.28%) Snort
8 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.19%) HDFS
8 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.19%) vSphere
9 1 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.093%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.093%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (1.03%) SCCM
2 7 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (0.56%) QRadar
4 5 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.37%) CSIRT
6 3 (0.28%) EnCase
6 3 (0.28%) Nessus
6 3 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.28%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.19%) Ansible
7 2 (0.19%) FTK
7 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.19%) Nmap
7 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.093%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.093%) Grafana
8 1 (0.093%) Kibana
8 1 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.093%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 165 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.66%) iManage
3 54 (5.04%) Citrix
4 51 (4.76%) Intapp
5 28 (2.61%) SAP
6 25 (2.33%) Cisco
6 25 (2.33%) VMware
7 24 (2.24%) Apigee
8 19 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.59%) Oracle
9 17 (1.59%) Reuters
10 16 (1.49%) Google
11 11 (1.03%) Altiris
11 11 (1.03%) Tableau
12 10 (0.93%) CyberArk
13 9 (0.84%) Aderant
13 9 (0.84%) Adobe
14 8 (0.75%) Capita
14 8 (0.75%) OpenText
15 7 (0.65%) Symantec