Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 160 147
Rank change year-on-year -17 -13 -19
Contract jobs citing Legal 220 704 890
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.44% 1.76% 1.94%
As % of the General category 2.96% 3.88% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 504 585
Median daily rate £500 £462 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -2.74% -
10th Percentile £325 £255 £306
90th Percentile £638 £658 £670
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.09% -3.64% -11.32%
10th Percentile £16.95 £26.25 £20.74
90th Percentile £36.40 £45.35 £33.31
England median hourly rate £30.50 £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.83% +21.00% +10.57%

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 7,431 18,153 21,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.63% 45.35% 47.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,089 12,659 15,402
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £335 £340 £320
90th Percentile £750 £713 £700
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 196 248
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £24.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.92% -10.46% +14.31%
10th Percentile £17.64 £13.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £59.68 £52.50 £49.13
Median hourly rate £31.39 £23.07 £22.93
% change year-on-year +36.09% +0.59% +4.70%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legal in London.

Daily rate trend for Legal in London

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legal in London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Legal in London

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Legal in London.

Hourly rate trend for Legal in London

Legal
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Legal in London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +25 40 £533 +25.29% 20
West London +43 12 £518 +13.74% 9
South London +38 3 £438 -2.78% 4
East London +27 2 £250 -40.23% 7
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 93 (42.27%) Finance
2 43 (19.55%) SQL
3 39 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.73%) Analytics
4 36 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (14.55%) Information Security
7 30 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 27 (12.27%) Data Protection
9 26 (11.82%) Project Management
9 26 (11.82%) Change Management
10 22 (10.00%) Tableau
10 22 (10.00%) Public Sector
11 20 (9.09%) Law
12 19 (8.64%) Degree
13 18 (8.18%) Azure
13 18 (8.18%) Risk Management
13 18 (8.18%) Asset Management
14 17 (7.73%) Python
14 17 (7.73%) Visualisation
14 17 (7.73%) QA
15 16 (7.27%) Marketing
15 16 (7.27%) Security Cleared
15 16 (7.27%) Office 365
15 16 (7.27%) Alteryx
15 16 (7.27%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (7.27%) Data Modelling
15 16 (7.27%) ITIL
15 16 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
15 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management

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 9 (4.09%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.73%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.27%) Apache
5 3 (1.36%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.91%) Confluence
6 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.91%) WildFly
7 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Moodle
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.82%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.36%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.36%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.36%) PolarLake
3 3 (1.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.18%) Azure
2 16 (7.27%) Office 365
3 8 (3.64%) AWS
4 5 (2.27%) SaaS
5 4 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.82%) PaaS
6 2 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.91%) Logic Apps
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.45%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.73%) Firewall
1 6 (2.73%) Skype
2 4 (1.82%) DNS
2 4 (1.82%) PBX
3 3 (1.36%) Internet
3 3 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.36%) LAN
3 3 (1.36%) SAN
3 3 (1.36%) WAN
3 3 (1.36%) Wireless
4 2 (0.91%) 3G
4 2 (0.91%) 4G
4 2 (0.91%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.91%) ISDN
4 2 (0.91%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.91%) VLAN
4 2 (0.91%) WLAN
5 1 (0.45%) Broadband
5 1 (0.45%) DHCP
5 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.27%) Amazon Redshift
1 16 (7.27%) Looker
2 13 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.45%) Big Data
4 9 (4.09%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.73%) Spark SQL
6 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.36%) HBase
8 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.91%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.91%) PolyBase
9 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.91%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.82%) Maven
4 3 (1.36%) JIRA
4 3 (1.36%) JMeter
4 3 (1.36%) REST Assured
5 2 (0.91%) Gatling
5 2 (0.91%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.45%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.45%) GitLab
6 1 (0.45%) Gradle
6 1 (0.45%) JUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Protractor
6 1 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 93 (42.27%) Finance
2 22 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 20 (9.09%) Law
4 16 (7.27%) Marketing
5 15 (6.82%) Banking
5 15 (6.82%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.09%) Back Office
7 8 (3.64%) Front Office
8 7 (3.18%) Retail
9 5 (2.27%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.36%) Billing
10 3 (1.36%) Local Government
10 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.36%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.91%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.91%) Electronics
11 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.91%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (18.64%) Analyst
2 39 (17.73%) Consultant
3 25 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 22 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 10 (4.55%) Developer
7 9 (4.09%) Data Engineer
8 8 (3.64%) Architect
9 7 (3.18%) Quality Manager
10 6 (2.73%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (2.27%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (2.27%) Product Owner
11 5 (2.27%) Security Consultant
11 5 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.27%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.27%) SSRS Developer
12 4 (1.82%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (1.82%) Procurement Manager
12 4 (1.82%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.73%) Web Services
2 5 (2.27%) .NET
2 5 (2.27%) PySpark
3 4 (1.82%) RESTful
4 3 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.36%) Java EE
4 3 (1.36%) JMS
4 3 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.36%) RESTEasy
5 2 (0.91%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.91%) Jolokia
5 2 (0.91%) JSON
5 2 (0.91%) Middleware
5 2 (0.91%) XML
6 1 (0.45%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.45%) LDAP
6 1 (0.45%) Node.js
6 1 (0.45%) SAML
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
6 1 (0.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.91%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.09%) Fixed Income
3 9 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.18%) Credit Risk
4 7 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.73%) Social Media
5 6 (2.73%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.27%) Derivative
7 4 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.82%) Equities
7 4 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.36%) Clustering
8 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.36%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.36%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.36%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.91%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.09%) Windows
2 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.36%) Linux
5 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (17.73%) Analytics
2 36 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (14.55%) Information Security
4 27 (12.27%) Data Protection
5 26 (11.82%) Change Management
5 26 (11.82%) Project Management
6 18 (8.18%) Asset Management
6 18 (8.18%) Risk Management
7 17 (7.73%) Visualisation
8 16 (7.27%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.27%) ITIL
8 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (6.36%) Project Delivery
10 14 (6.36%) Thought Leadership
11 13 (5.91%) Data Management
11 13 (5.91%) Migration
12 12 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.55%) SQL
2 17 (7.73%) Python
3 7 (3.18%) Java
4 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.36%) Perl
4 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.36%) R
5 2 (0.91%) C
5 2 (0.91%) C#
6 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.45%) Gremlin
6 1 (0.45%) Groovy
6 1 (0.45%) Java 8
6 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.45%) SOQL
6 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.64%) Degree
2 16 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.36%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.64%) CISM
5 7 (3.18%) CISSP
6 5 (2.27%) CISA
7 4 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.82%) CCA
8 3 (1.36%) CFA
8 3 (1.36%) CIMA
8 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.36%) PMP
9 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.91%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.45%) CIPD
10 1 (0.45%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.73%) QA
2 14 (6.36%) GDPR
3 12 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.73%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (2.27%) COBIT
5 5 (2.27%) SLA
6 4 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.82%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.36%) MiFID
8 2 (0.91%) EMIR
8 2 (0.91%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.91%) NIST
8 2 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.45%) HL7
9 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.45%) IFRS
9 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.45%) NCSC
9 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.91%) DFS Replication
2 2 (0.91%) Docker
2 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) Kibana
2 3 (1.36%) logstash
2 3 (1.36%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.91%) Ansible
3 2 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.91%) Nagios
3 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.91%) SCCM
3 2 (0.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.45%) Grafana
4 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView
4 1 (0.45%) OPNET
4 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.00%) Tableau
3 16 (7.27%) Alteryx
4 10 (4.55%) SAP
5 7 (3.18%) Cisco
5 7 (3.18%) NEC
5 7 (3.18%) Teradata
6 6 (2.73%) Oracle
7 4 (1.82%) NetApp
7 4 (1.82%) OpenText
8 3 (1.36%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.36%) Ariba
8 3 (1.36%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.36%) DocuSign
8 3 (1.36%) EMC
8 3 (1.36%) Splunk
8 3 (1.36%) VMware
9 2 (0.91%) Databricks
9 2 (0.91%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.91%) iManage