Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 119 125
Rank change year-on-year -40 +6 -15
Contract jobs citing Legal 795 1,079 873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.80% 2.30% 2.11%
As % of the General category 4.11% 5.07% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 682 571
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £225 £231 £200
90th Percentile £650 £686 £638
England median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 4
London median hourly rate £33.75 £26.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.81% +73.33% -26.80%
10th Percentile £27.25 £16.76 £7.33
90th Percentile £44.54 £50.95 £21.28
England median hourly rate £19.25 £22.00 £22.95
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.14% +39.09%

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 19,337 21,288 18,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.87% 45.34% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,695 15,365 12,883
London median daily rate £525 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.50% +4.74%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £310
90th Percentile £703 £695 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 223 194
London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.00 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -9.98% +8.62%
10th Percentile £12.95 £13.55 £11.27
90th Percentile £56.75 £47.83 £61.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.06 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.23% +0.23% -4.76%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -63 163 £400 -11.11% 95
West London +20 32 £475 +31.03% 35
East London -41 24 £484 -12.00% 18
North London +10 17 £400 +26.98% 11
South London -12 9 £475 -5.47% 14
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 261 (32.83%) Finance
2 186 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (19.25%) Law
4 134 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
5 103 (12.96%) Microsoft
6 102 (12.83%) SQL
7 92 (11.57%) Project Management
8 90 (11.32%) Information Security
9 86 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
10 85 (10.69%) Analytics
11 83 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 81 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
13 76 (9.56%) Windows
14 74 (9.31%) Banking
15 63 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 59 (7.42%) Degree
17 55 (6.92%) GDPR
18 53 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
19 52 (6.54%) HTML
19 52 (6.54%) Big Data
20 51 (6.42%) Active Directory
20 51 (6.42%) Data Science
21 50 (6.29%) ITIL
22 49 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
22 49 (6.16%) Business Analysis
23 48 (6.04%) DevOps
24 47 (5.91%) Data Protection
24 47 (5.91%) CSS
25 46 (5.79%) Java
25 46 (5.79%) JavaScript

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 43 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 25 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.39%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.76%) Apache
5 14 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.38%) Confluence
7 9 (1.13%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.63%) CMS
9 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.50%) Luigi
11 3 (0.38%) IIS
12 2 (0.25%) Drupal
12 2 (0.25%) JBoss
12 2 (0.25%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.25%) SAS
12 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) InVision
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.64%) Elite 3E
3 7 (0.88%) Carpe Diem
4 5 (0.63%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.38%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.13%) Eikon
8 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.13%) Relativity
8 1 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 63 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (4.53%) Office 365
4 18 (2.26%) SaaS
5 17 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (2.01%) PaaS
7 14 (1.76%) IaaS
8 12 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (1.51%) Serverless
9 10 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (1.01%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.63%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.50%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.38%) Data Lake Analytics
15 3 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.40%) Firewall
2 21 (2.64%) LAN
3 19 (2.39%) Network Security
4 18 (2.26%) WAN
5 17 (2.14%) VPN
6 15 (1.89%) Skype
7 14 (1.76%) SSL
8 13 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (1.64%) VoIP
8 13 (1.64%) Wireless
9 11 (1.38%) WLAN
10 10 (1.26%) DNS
11 9 (1.13%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.88%) DHCP
12 7 (0.88%) Internet
13 5 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.50%) Cisco IPT
14 4 (0.50%) HTTP
14 4 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.54%) Big Data
2 44 (5.53%) Power BI
3 34 (4.28%) MySQL
3 34 (4.28%) SQL Server
4 29 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 27 (3.40%) Hadoop
6 24 (3.02%) MongoDB
7 23 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (2.26%) HBase
8 18 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (1.89%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.76%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.88%) Sqoop
14 6 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.75%) Apache Ignite
14 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.63%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 21 (2.64%) JIRA
2 17 (2.14%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.75%) Grunt
4 6 (0.75%) Jasmine
5 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.50%) Maven
6 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.38%) ERwin
7 3 (0.38%) JMeter
7 3 (0.38%) Selenium
8 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.25%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.25%) Gradle
8 2 (0.25%) JUnit
8 2 (0.25%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.25%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 261 (32.83%) Finance
2 153 (19.25%) Law
3 74 (9.31%) Banking
4 44 (5.53%) Retail
5 36 (4.53%) Marketing
5 36 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.77%) Publishing
7 14 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.64%) Advertising
9 9 (1.13%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.01%) Front Office
11 7 (0.88%) Back Office
11 7 (0.88%) Billing
12 6 (0.75%) French Language
13 5 (0.63%) German Language
13 5 (0.63%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.50%) Games
14 4 (0.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 149 (18.74%) Analyst
2 106 (13.33%) Developer
3 71 (8.93%) Project Manager
4 43 (5.41%) Business Analyst
5 39 (4.91%) Consultant
6 37 (4.65%) Architect
7 35 (4.40%) Service Analyst
8 33 (4.15%) Data Engineer
9 32 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
10 29 (3.65%) Trainer
11 28 (3.52%) Support Analyst
12 27 (3.40%) Designer
13 25 (3.14%) Data Analyst
13 25 (3.14%) PHP Developer
14 24 (3.02%) IT Trainer
14 24 (3.02%) Senior Developer
15 23 (2.89%) Legal Analyst
16 20 (2.52%) Content Designer
17 18 (2.26%) IT Manager
18 17 (2.14%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.54%) HTML
2 47 (5.91%) CSS
3 45 (5.66%) Kafka
4 32 (4.03%) .NET
5 23 (2.89%) AngularJS
5 23 (2.89%) REST
6 16 (2.01%) Web Services
7 15 (1.89%) Spring
7 15 (1.89%) XML
8 14 (1.76%) jQuery
9 13 (1.64%) HTML5
10 12 (1.51%) OAuth
10 12 (1.51%) SAML
11 11 (1.38%) JSON
11 11 (1.38%) Spring Boot
12 10 (1.26%) .NET Core
12 10 (1.26%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.26%) SOAP
13 9 (1.13%) OpenID
13 9 (1.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 43 (5.41%) User Experience
4 30 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 26 (3.27%) Fintech
6 16 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.64%) e-Learning
9 12 (1.51%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.51%) Linked Data
10 11 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.38%) NHS
11 10 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.13%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.13%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.13%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.13%) Robotics
12 9 (1.13%) Tandem
13 8 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (9.56%) Windows
2 44 (5.53%) Windows 10
3 31 (3.90%) Linux
4 18 (2.26%) Unix
5 17 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.13%) Android
9 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
3 92 (11.57%) Project Management
4 90 (11.32%) Information Security
5 86 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
6 85 (10.69%) Analytics
7 83 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (6.42%) Data Science
9 50 (6.29%) ITIL
10 49 (6.16%) Business Analysis
11 48 (6.04%) DevOps
12 47 (5.91%) Data Protection
13 42 (5.28%) Risk Management
13 42 (5.28%) Scrum
14 41 (5.16%) Cybersecurity
15 37 (4.65%) Migration
16 34 (4.28%) Data Analysis
17 33 (4.15%) Change Management
17 33 (4.15%) Data Modelling
18 31 (3.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 102 (12.83%) SQL
2 46 (5.79%) Java
2 46 (5.79%) JavaScript
3 44 (5.53%) Python
4 37 (4.65%) C#
5 32 (4.03%) PHP
6 22 (2.77%) Scala
7 12 (1.51%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.38%) Java 8
9 10 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.13%) C++
11 8 (1.01%) R
12 7 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.75%) VBA
14 5 (0.63%) C
15 4 (0.50%) Go
15 4 (0.50%) Ruby
16 3 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.38%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (7.42%) Degree
2 36 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.52%) CISSP
4 22 (2.77%) CISM
5 21 (2.64%) SC Cleared
6 19 (2.39%) CISA
7 14 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.51%) CRISC
9 11 (1.38%) ISEB
10 9 (1.13%) EnCE
11 8 (1.01%) CCIE
11 8 (1.01%) ISTQB
11 8 (1.01%) SANS
12 7 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.75%) CCNA
13 6 (0.75%) CCNP
13 6 (0.75%) PMP
14 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.92%) GDPR
2 29 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (3.52%) Data Quality
3 28 (3.52%) QA
4 14 (1.76%) SLA
5 13 (1.64%) PMO
6 12 (1.51%) PCI DSS
6 12 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.13%) FedRAMP
7 9 (1.13%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.38%) GAAP
9 3 (0.38%) IFRS
9 3 (0.38%) MiFID
10 2 (0.25%) COBIT
10 2 (0.25%) IASME
10 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.25%) PSD2
System Software
1 51 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 42 (5.28%) Docker
3 11 (1.38%) HDFS
3 11 (1.38%) XenApp
4 8 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.01%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.75%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.38%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.38%) vSphere
8 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (3.65%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.01%) SCCM
3 12 (1.51%) Ansible
4 11 (1.38%) Terraform
5 10 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.13%) CASB
6 9 (1.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 8 (1.01%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.75%) EnCase
8 6 (0.75%) FTK
9 4 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.38%) Kibana
10 3 (0.38%) logstash
10 3 (0.38%) Oozie
11 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.25%) Ambari
11 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.25%) Puppet
11 2 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 103 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.53%) iManage
3 30 (3.77%) Citrix
4 28 (3.52%) Tableau
5 25 (3.14%) Aderant
6 23 (2.89%) Intapp
7 22 (2.77%) Cisco
8 20 (2.52%) VMware
9 18 (2.26%) Cloudera
10 16 (2.01%) Oracle
10 16 (2.01%) SAP
11 11 (1.38%) HP
12 10 (1.26%) Google
12 10 (1.26%) MapR
12 10 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.26%) Veritas
13 9 (1.13%) Okta
14 8 (1.01%) Sony
15 7 (0.88%) Adobe
15 7 (0.88%) CheckPoint