Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 186 163
Rank change year-on-year -13 -23 -35
Contract jobs citing Legal 303 304 761
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.43% 1.85%
As % of the General category 2.27% 2.58% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 214 541
10th Percentile £313 £363 £225
25th Percentile £416 £413 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%
75th Percentile £620 £606 £575
90th Percentile £738 £660 £660
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
10th Percentile £18.89 £16.00 "
25th Percentile £25.00 £17.39 £27.25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £19.71 £28.70
Median % change year-on-year +47.17% -31.34% +10.39%
75th Percentile £30.00 £22.88 £31.95
90th Percentile £44.40 £24.37 £33.03
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.71 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.01% +12.63% -32.69%

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 13,358 11,773 23,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.10% 55.45% 56.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,490 8,341 16,531
10th Percentile £350 £305 £319
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £650 £625 £625
90th Percentile £725 £713 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 202 290
10th Percentile £14.53 £13.75 £11.25
25th Percentile £20.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £28.01 £22.93 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.18% +14.63% -6.98%
75th Percentile £47.25 £38.75 £34.51
90th Percentile £64.00 £53.75 £48.86
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.28% +1.08%

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021. 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 +14 63 £450 -2.70% 52
West London +16 7 £575 +9.00% 17
South London +44 4 £475 -5.00% 18
East London +15 1 - - 18
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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.

1 149 (49.17%) Finance
2 74 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (21.78%) Social Skills
4 63 (20.79%) Project Management
5 57 (18.81%) Microsoft
6 45 (14.85%) Azure
6 45 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (14.52%) Law
8 43 (14.19%) Migration
9 40 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (12.54%) Banking
10 38 (12.54%) Degree
10 38 (12.54%) Microsoft 365
10 38 (12.54%) GDPR
11 37 (12.21%) Data Protection
12 34 (11.22%) ITIL
13 32 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
14 31 (10.23%) SQL
15 28 (9.24%) AWS
16 26 (8.58%) Analytics
17 25 (8.25%) Risk Management
17 25 (8.25%) Change Management
18 24 (7.92%) Active Directory
18 24 (7.92%) SharePoint
19 23 (7.59%) Financial Institution
19 23 (7.59%) Project Delivery
20 22 (7.26%) Management Information System
20 22 (7.26%) Windows
20 22 (7.26%) JIRA

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 24 (7.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.30%) Confluence
3 8 (2.64%) CMS
4 7 (2.31%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.65%) SAS
6 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.33%) Documentum
7 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.33%) TPMS
Applications
1 32 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (4.62%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.97%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.66%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.64%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.32%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.99%) Cloudability
4 2 (0.66%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.33%) iTrent
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.85%) Azure
2 38 (12.54%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (9.24%) AWS
4 12 (3.96%) Power Platform
5 10 (3.30%) GCP
6 9 (2.97%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.65%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.65%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.32%) GitHub
9 4 (1.32%) IaaS
9 4 (1.32%) Power Automate
9 4 (1.32%) Serverless
10 3 (0.99%) Azure Logic Apps
10 3 (0.99%) FinancialForce
10 3 (0.99%) Google Docs
10 3 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.66%) SaaS
11 2 (0.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.98%) Skype
2 5 (1.65%) Firewall
3 3 (0.99%) DHCP
3 3 (0.99%) DNS
3 3 (0.99%) VPN
4 2 (0.66%) BGP
4 2 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.66%) WAN
4 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.66%) Wireless
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.33%) Multicast
5 1 (0.33%) Network Security
5 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.33%) SD-WAN
5 1 (0.33%) SSH
5 1 (0.33%) UPnP
5 1 (0.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.97%) Power BI
1 9 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.64%) Big Data
3 6 (1.98%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.99%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) EDMS
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.33%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (7.26%) JIRA
2 8 (2.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.99%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (0.99%) TestComplete
4 2 (0.66%) kappa
4 2 (0.66%) Ranorex
4 2 (0.66%) Selenium
5 1 (0.33%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.33%) GDB
5 1 (0.33%) GitLab
5 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) JUnit
5 1 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.33%) Protractor
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 149 (49.17%) Finance
2 66 (21.78%) Social Skills
3 45 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (14.52%) Law
5 38 (12.54%) Banking
6 23 (7.59%) Financial Institution
7 22 (7.26%) Marketing
8 19 (6.27%) Presentation Skills
9 16 (5.28%) Public Sector
10 15 (4.95%) Investment Banking
11 13 (4.29%) Front Office
12 12 (3.96%) Billing
13 10 (3.30%) Influencing Skills
14 9 (2.97%) Retail
15 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
16 6 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
17 4 (1.32%) General Ledger
17 4 (1.32%) Local Government
17 4 (1.32%) Organisational Skills
18 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (22.11%) Analyst
2 36 (11.88%) Business Analyst
3 32 (10.56%) Project Manager
4 31 (10.23%) Consultant
5 19 (6.27%) Architect
6 16 (5.28%) Developer
7 11 (3.63%) IT Manager
8 9 (2.97%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (2.64%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (2.64%) Legal Analyst
10 7 (2.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (2.31%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (1.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (1.98%) Applications Support
11 6 (1.98%) Data Architect
11 6 (1.98%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (1.98%) Technical Business Analyst
12 5 (1.65%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
12 5 (1.65%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.96%) HTML
2 10 (3.30%) CSS
3 8 (2.64%) .NET
4 7 (2.31%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.31%) React
4 7 (2.31%) XML
5 6 (1.98%) JSON
5 6 (1.98%) RESTful
6 5 (1.65%) Web Services
7 4 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.32%) REST
7 4 (1.32%) Sass
8 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.99%) jQuery
8 3 (0.99%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (0.99%) Redux
8 3 (0.99%) WinForms
9 2 (0.66%) Middleware
9 2 (0.66%) SOAP
9 2 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.26%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.61%) Hedge funds
3 12 (3.96%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (3.30%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.30%) User Experience
5 8 (2.64%) Credit Risk
6 7 (2.31%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.65%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.65%) CMDB
7 5 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.99%) Derivative
9 3 (0.99%) Equities
9 3 (0.99%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.26%) Windows
2 10 (3.30%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.98%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.99%) Linux
6 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.33%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.33%) Unix
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.79%) Project Management
3 45 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (14.19%) Migration
5 40 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (12.21%) Data Protection
7 34 (11.22%) ITIL
8 26 (8.58%) Analytics
9 25 (8.25%) Change Management
9 25 (8.25%) Risk Management
10 23 (7.59%) Project Delivery
11 21 (6.93%) Information Security
12 20 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (6.60%) Decision-Making
13 19 (6.27%) DevOps
13 19 (6.27%) PRINCE2
14 17 (5.61%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (5.28%) Data Analysis
15 16 (5.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.23%) SQL
2 11 (3.63%) Python
3 10 (3.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (3.30%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.31%) C
5 6 (1.98%) Java
6 5 (1.65%) C#
6 5 (1.65%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.32%) VBA
8 3 (0.99%) JSX
8 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.99%) VB
9 2 (0.66%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.66%) SOQL
9 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.33%) Delphi
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) VBScript
10 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (12.54%) Degree
2 14 (4.62%) CISSP
3 10 (3.30%) CISM
3 10 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.97%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.64%) CRISC
5 8 (2.64%) PMP
6 6 (1.98%) GIAC
7 4 (1.32%) ACCA
7 4 (1.32%) CIMA
7 4 (1.32%) PhD
8 3 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.99%) MBA
8 3 (0.99%) OSCP
8 3 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.66%) HPE ATP
9 2 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.54%) GDPR
2 17 (5.61%) QA
3 14 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.30%) GRC
4 10 (3.30%) SLA
5 9 (2.97%) NIST
5 9 (2.97%) PMO
6 8 (2.64%) MiFID
7 7 (2.31%) Data Quality
8 6 (1.98%) UCITS
9 5 (1.65%) AIFMD
9 5 (1.65%) IFRS
9 5 (1.65%) IFRS 9
9 5 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.99%) COBIT
11 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.66%) EMIR
12 2 (0.66%) SOC 2
System Software
1 24 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.32%) XenApp
4 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.33%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.63%) SCCM
2 5 (1.65%) SCOM
3 4 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.99%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.66%) Ansible
5 2 (0.66%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.33%) Nessus
6 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 57 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.60%) SAP
3 14 (4.62%) iManage
3 14 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (3.96%) Citrix
4 12 (3.96%) Oracle
4 12 (3.96%) VMware
5 11 (3.63%) Google
6 8 (2.64%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.31%) Workday
8 5 (1.65%) Charles River
9 3 (0.99%) Apttus
9 3 (0.99%) BiZZdesign
9 3 (0.99%) StreamSets
10 2 (0.66%) Arista
10 2 (0.66%) Becrypt
10 2 (0.66%) CyberArk
10 2 (0.66%) Intapp
10 2 (0.66%) OneTrust
10 2 (0.66%) Remedy