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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 105 118
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13  
Contract jobs citing Legal 479 509 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.46% 2.28% 1.91%
As % of the General category 5.49% 5.13% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 389 306
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £602 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +8.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.51% +95.00%  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8730 9922 9921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 44.78% 44.48% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6114 7215 7011
Median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 106 113
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +18.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 88 £475 +8.57% 45
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £463 -
Docklands, London - 4 £688 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £575 -
Uxbridge +7 3 - - 1
Twickenham - 3 £345 -
Croydon +10 2 £413 +23.13%
Feltham +2 2 - -
Harrow - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £328 -
Osterley - 1 - -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 351 (39.04%) Finance
2 201 (22.36%) Law
3 167 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (16.80%) Banking
5 148 (16.46%) Microsoft
6 141 (15.68%) Project Management
7 122 (13.57%) Windows
8 118 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 107 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
10 106 (11.79%) MS Excel
11 94 (10.46%) MS Office
12 90 (10.01%) SQL
13 86 (9.57%) Degree
14 83 (9.23%) Information Security
15 82 (9.12%) Active Directory
16 68 (7.56%) SharePoint
17 67 (7.45%) ITIL
18 66 (7.34%) Change Management
19 64 (7.12%) Management Information System
20 63 (7.01%) Migration
20 63 (7.01%) Analytics
21 59 (6.56%) Data Protection
22 57 (6.34%) Risk Management
23 54 (6.01%) PRINCE2
24 53 (5.90%) User Experience
25 52 (5.78%) Retail
26 51 (5.67%) Data Modelling
26 51 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
26 51 (5.67%) Business Analysis
27 47 (5.23%) MS Project

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 68 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.67%) Confluence
3 21 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.34%) Skype for Business
4 18 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (1.11%) IIS
5 10 (1.11%) SAS
6 5 (0.56%) CMS
6 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.44%) Apache
8 3 (0.33%) Documentum
8 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) Mule
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 106 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 94 (10.46%) MS Office
3 47 (5.23%) MS Project
4 43 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (3.56%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.11%) InVision
8 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.78%) Eloqua
2 7 (0.78%) FastStats
3 6 (0.67%) Relativity
4 3 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.22%) Orchestrade
5 2 (0.22%) Ringtail
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.22%) Summit
5 2 (0.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.56%) Office 365
3 19 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.56%) SaaS
5 12 (1.33%) IaaS
6 9 (1.00%) Yammer
7 6 (0.67%) PaaS
8 5 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.44%) GitHub
10 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.33%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.11%) G Suite
12 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.00%) Firewall
2 22 (2.45%) WAN
3 21 (2.34%) Network Security
4 19 (2.11%) Skype
5 18 (2.00%) Internet
6 17 (1.89%) LAN
7 16 (1.78%) SAN
8 13 (1.45%) DNS
9 12 (1.33%) HTTP
9 12 (1.33%) VoIP
10 11 (1.22%) NAS
10 11 (1.22%) Wireless
11 10 (1.11%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.11%) VPN
12 9 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (1.00%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (0.78%) Extranet
15 6 (0.67%) Intranet
15 6 (0.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.89%) Relational Database
3 29 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.56%) Big Data
8 13 (1.45%) Power BI
9 11 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.11%) QlikView
10 10 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.89%) DB2
12 8 (0.89%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.78%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.78%) HBase
13 7 (0.78%) Neo4j
13 7 (0.78%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.56%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 44 (4.89%) JIRA
2 22 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.67%) ERwin
6 5 (0.56%) Gradle
6 5 (0.56%) Maven
7 4 (0.44%) Ant
7 4 (0.44%) Hudson
7 4 (0.44%) Selenium
8 3 (0.33%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.22%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.22%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.22%) Subversion
9 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.22%) WebStorm
10 1 (0.11%) Grunt
10 1 (0.11%) Travis CI
General
1 351 (39.04%) Finance
2 201 (22.36%) Law
3 151 (16.80%) Banking
4 52 (5.78%) Retail
5 47 (5.23%) Investment Banking
6 45 (5.01%) Marketing
7 22 (2.45%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.22%) Publishing
9 15 (1.67%) Back Office
9 15 (1.67%) Front Office
10 11 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.89%) Advertising
11 8 (0.89%) Billing
12 7 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.67%) Games
13 6 (0.67%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
14 4 (0.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (26.14%) Analyst
2 113 (12.57%) Project Manager
3 86 (9.57%) Business Analyst
4 82 (9.12%) Developer
5 65 (7.23%) Architect
6 43 (4.78%) Service Analyst
7 41 (4.56%) Consultant
8 37 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
9 34 (3.78%) Legal Analyst
10 33 (3.67%) Trainer
11 27 (3.00%) Security Analyst
12 25 (2.78%) IT Manager
12 25 (2.78%) Programme Manager
13 24 (2.67%) Senior Manager
14 21 (2.34%) Designer
14 21 (2.34%) Support Analyst
15 20 (2.22%) Administrator
15 20 (2.22%) IT Trainer
16 18 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
17 17 (1.89%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.00%) HTML
1 36 (4.00%) Web Services
2 32 (3.56%) CSS
2 32 (3.56%) XML
3 24 (2.67%) AngularJS
4 21 (2.34%) CSS3
4 21 (2.34%) HTML5
5 20 (2.22%) .NET
6 19 (2.11%) jQuery
7 14 (1.56%) JSON
8 12 (1.33%) Velocity
9 10 (1.11%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.11%) MDX
9 10 (1.11%) REST
10 9 (1.00%) SOAP
11 7 (0.78%) Middleware
11 7 (0.78%) Node.js
11 7 (0.78%) RESTful
11 7 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (0.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 107 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 53 (5.90%) User Experience
4 34 (3.78%) Blackberry
5 27 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.00%) Equities
6 24 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 23 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
8 21 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (2.00%) e-Learning
10 17 (1.89%) Fixed Income
10 17 (1.89%) iPad
11 15 (1.67%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.67%) Derivative
12 13 (1.45%) Smartphone
13 12 (1.33%) iPhone
14 11 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.22%) Taxonomies
15 10 (1.11%) Data Structures
15 10 (1.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 122 (13.57%) Windows
2 46 (5.12%) Windows 7
3 33 (3.67%) Windows 10
4 30 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.67%) Android
5 24 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.34%) Unix
7 19 (2.11%) Linux
8 15 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.11%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.33%) CentOS
14 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (15.68%) Project Management
3 118 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (9.23%) Information Security
5 67 (7.45%) ITIL
6 66 (7.34%) Change Management
7 63 (7.01%) Analytics
7 63 (7.01%) Migration
8 59 (6.56%) Data Protection
9 57 (6.34%) Risk Management
10 54 (6.01%) PRINCE2
11 51 (5.67%) Business Analysis
11 51 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (5.67%) Data Modelling
12 44 (4.89%) Programme Management
13 43 (4.78%) CRM
14 41 (4.56%) Practice Management
15 40 (4.45%) Asset Management
15 40 (4.45%) Service Delivery
16 38 (4.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (10.01%) SQL
2 29 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 27 (3.00%) C#
4 26 (2.89%) PowerShell
5 17 (1.89%) Java
6 13 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 9 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.89%) C
8 8 (0.89%) R
9 7 (0.78%) ES6
10 6 (0.67%) Python
11 5 (0.56%) VBA
12 4 (0.44%) ABAP
12 4 (0.44%) Perl
12 4 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.22%) C++
14 1 (0.11%) PHP
14 1 (0.11%) Ruby
14 1 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 86 (9.57%) Degree
2 42 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 17 (1.89%) PMP
5 15 (1.67%) CISSP
5 15 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (1.56%) ISEB
7 11 (1.22%) CISM
7 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.00%) MCSE
10 8 (0.89%) APMP
10 8 (0.89%) MBA
11 7 (0.78%) GIAC
12 6 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (0.67%) GCIA
12 6 (0.67%) GCIH
12 6 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.34%) PMO
2 32 (3.56%) MiFID
3 23 (2.56%) GDPR
4 19 (2.11%) QA
4 19 (2.11%) SLA
5 15 (1.67%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.56%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.78%) EMIR
8 6 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.67%) P3O
9 5 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.56%) FATCA
10 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.33%) WCAG
12 2 (0.22%) Basel III
12 2 (0.22%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
12 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 82 (9.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.44%) Docker
5 4 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) IAG
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.11%) vCloud
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (0.78%) NetBackup
2 7 (0.78%) SCCM
3 6 (0.67%) vMotion
3 6 (0.67%) WMI
4 4 (0.44%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.33%) Control-M
5 3 (0.33%) EnCase
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.22%) Nagios
6 2 (0.22%) Nessus
6 2 (0.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.22%) Nmap
6 2 (0.22%) SafeCom
6 2 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 148 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.23%) SAP
3 28 (3.11%) Citrix
4 26 (2.89%) VMware
5 23 (2.56%) Cisco
5 23 (2.56%) iManage
6 21 (2.34%) Oracle
7 17 (1.89%) Splunk
8 13 (1.45%) Google
9 12 (1.33%) Reuters
9 12 (1.33%) Sophos
10 11 (1.22%) HP
10 11 (1.22%) Intel
10 11 (1.22%) Intel Security
11 9 (1.00%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.00%) F5
11 9 (1.00%) IBM
11 9 (1.00%) Nuix
11 9 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.89%) Cloudera
London
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + likelihood of extension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £580 - £670 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago