Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 167 121
Rank change year-on-year -11 -46 -5
Contract jobs citing Legal 370 762 1,106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.46% 1.79% 2.37%
As % of the General category 3.36% 3.88% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 548 719
Median daily rate £500 £458 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £231 £250
90th Percentile £676 £650 £675
England median daily rate £451 £450 £446
% change year-on-year +0.11% +0.90% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £25.68 £32.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.98% +25.00% +57.58%
10th Percentile £19.03 £27.25 £17.96
90th Percentile £35.21 £35.00 £53.50
England median hourly rate £25.68 £17.50 £18.79
% change year-on-year +46.74% -6.87% +13.88%

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 11,025 19,633 22,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 43.59% 46.17% 47.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,662 13,855 15,868
Median daily rate £525 £525 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.84% +0.15%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £725 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 224 289
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.88 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.64% +8.16% -
10th Percentile £12.49 £14.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £47.96
Median hourly rate £23.94 £22.92 £22.01
% change year-on-year +4.47% +4.12% +2.36%

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 2 April 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 2 April 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 2 April 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 +33 91 £481 +18.46% 41
West London +25 12 £551 +19.19% 12
East London +41 9 £350 -25.05% 7
South London +31 4 £463 -8.64% 7
North London +7 2 - - 8
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 135 (36.49%) Finance
2 79 (21.35%) SQL
3 75 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (16.49%) Microsoft
5 56 (15.14%) Project Management
6 55 (14.86%) Law
7 50 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 50 (13.51%) Analytics
8 40 (10.81%) DevOps
8 40 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (10.00%) Azure
10 36 (9.73%) ITIL
11 30 (8.11%) Project Delivery
12 29 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (7.84%) Information Security
13 28 (7.57%) Banking
13 28 (7.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (7.57%) Marketing
14 27 (7.30%) Security Cleared
14 27 (7.30%) SQL Server
14 27 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (7.30%) Risk Management
15 26 (7.03%) Migration
15 26 (7.03%) GDPR
16 25 (6.76%) Mentoring
16 25 (6.76%) Data Protection
17 24 (6.49%) Visualisation
17 24 (6.49%) Windows
18 23 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
19 22 (5.95%) ETL

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 13 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.62%) Apache
2 6 (1.62%) CMS
2 6 (1.62%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.35%) Confluence
3 5 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.54%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Figma
6 1 (0.27%) InVision
6 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.27%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (3.78%) Elite 3E
2 7 (1.89%) Sprinklr
3 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.81%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (0.81%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.81%) PolarLake
4 2 (0.54%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.27%) Relativity
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.00%) Azure
2 18 (4.86%) Office 365
3 16 (4.32%) Power Platform
4 10 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (2.16%) AWS
6 6 (1.62%) PaaS
7 5 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.35%) GitHub
8 3 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.81%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.81%) GCP
8 3 (0.81%) IaaS
9 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.27%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.27%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.27%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.16%) Internet
2 6 (1.62%) Firewall
2 6 (1.62%) Skype
3 4 (1.08%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (1.08%) LAN
3 4 (1.08%) PBX
3 4 (1.08%) WAN
3 4 (1.08%) Wireless
4 3 (0.81%) Intranet
4 3 (0.81%) SAN
4 3 (0.81%) SMS
4 3 (0.81%) VPN
5 2 (0.54%) HTTP
5 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.54%) ISDN
5 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.54%) VLAN
5 2 (0.54%) WLAN
6 1 (0.27%) 4G
6 1 (0.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.32%) Power BI
4 14 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.97%) Big Data
6 11 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.43%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.62%) Looker
11 5 (1.35%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.08%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.08%) HBase
12 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (2.97%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.16%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.16%) JIRA
3 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.08%) Maven
4 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.81%) Selenium
5 3 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.27%) Appium
6 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.27%) Gradle
6 1 (0.27%) JMeter
6 1 (0.27%) JUnit
6 1 (0.27%) MSI
6 1 (0.27%) Protractor
6 1 (0.27%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.27%) REST Assured
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 135 (36.49%) Finance
2 55 (14.86%) Law
3 28 (7.57%) Banking
3 28 (7.57%) Marketing
4 22 (5.95%) Public Sector
5 15 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.70%) Retail
7 9 (2.43%) Front Office
8 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.35%) Back Office
9 5 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.35%) Local Government
9 5 (1.35%) Publishing
9 5 (1.35%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.08%) Advertising
11 3 (0.81%) Billing
11 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.54%) Electronics
12 2 (0.54%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (18.38%) Analyst
2 47 (12.70%) Developer
2 47 (12.70%) Project Manager
3 39 (10.54%) Architect
4 34 (9.19%) Consultant
5 28 (7.57%) Business Analyst
6 19 (5.14%) SQL Developer
6 19 (5.14%) SSRS Developer
7 17 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 17 (4.59%) Technical Architect
8 13 (3.51%) SQL BI Developer
9 11 (2.97%) Legal Analyst
9 11 (2.97%) Service Analyst
10 10 (2.70%) Designer
10 10 (2.70%) Lead Architect
10 10 (2.70%) Technical Leader
11 9 (2.43%) Automation Developer
11 9 (2.43%) IT Analyst
11 9 (2.43%) Report Developer
11 9 (2.43%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.78%) .NET
1 14 (3.78%) Web Services
1 14 (3.78%) XML
2 8 (2.16%) HTML
3 7 (1.89%) PySpark
3 7 (1.89%) RESTful
3 7 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (1.62%) CSS
5 5 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (1.35%) REST
5 5 (1.35%) SOAP
6 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (1.08%) JSON
6 4 (1.08%) Middleware
7 3 (0.81%) Java EE
7 3 (0.81%) Node.js
7 3 (0.81%) React
7 3 (0.81%) Spring
7 3 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.86%) Social Media
3 13 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.51%) User Experience
4 10 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.43%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.62%) Derivative
8 5 (1.35%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.35%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.08%) Blog
9 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.81%) Equities
10 3 (0.81%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.81%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.49%) Windows
2 8 (2.16%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.89%) Unix
4 5 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.81%) Linux
5 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.27%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (15.14%) Project Management
3 50 (13.51%) Analytics
3 50 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (10.81%) DevOps
5 36 (9.73%) ITIL
6 30 (8.11%) Project Delivery
7 29 (7.84%) Information Security
7 29 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (7.30%) Risk Management
8 27 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (7.03%) Migration
10 25 (6.76%) Data Protection
10 25 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.49%) Visualisation
12 22 (5.95%) Change Management
12 22 (5.95%) ETL
13 21 (5.68%) Data Management
14 19 (5.14%) Data Modelling
15 18 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.35%) SQL
2 16 (4.32%) Ruby
3 15 (4.05%) Java
3 15 (4.05%) Python
4 13 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.24%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.43%) C#
8 6 (1.62%) C
8 6 (1.62%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.62%) VBA
9 3 (0.81%) R
10 2 (0.54%) Go
10 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.54%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.54%) VBScript
11 1 (0.27%) Groovy
11 1 (0.27%) Java 8
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.95%) Degree
3 15 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.78%) CISSP
5 12 (3.24%) CISM
6 10 (2.70%) CISA
7 8 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.62%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.35%) PMP
10 4 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.54%) ISSAP
12 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.54%) MCSA
12 2 (0.54%) MOS
12 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.03%) GDPR
2 10 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.16%) QA
4 7 (1.89%) COBIT
4 7 (1.89%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.35%) PMO
7 4 (1.08%) SLA
8 3 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.81%) EMIR
8 3 (0.81%) NIST
9 2 (0.54%) IFRS
9 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.27%) HL7
10 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.27%) MiFID
10 1 (0.27%) PSD2
10 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.08%) Docker
2 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.62%) Terraform
2 5 (1.35%) SCCM
3 4 (1.08%) Puppet
4 3 (0.81%) Ansible
4 3 (0.81%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.54%) Kibana
5 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.27%) Ambari
6 1 (0.27%) EnCase
6 1 (0.27%) Grafana
6 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.27%) logstash
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.27%) Oozie
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.05%) iManage
3 14 (3.78%) Tableau
4 12 (3.24%) Aderant
4 12 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.97%) SAP
6 9 (2.43%) Intapp
6 9 (2.43%) Oracle
7 7 (1.89%) Databricks
7 7 (1.89%) Facebook
7 7 (1.89%) Instagram
7 7 (1.89%) Twitter
7 7 (1.89%) YouTube
8 6 (1.62%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.62%) VMware
9 5 (1.35%) Informatica
9 5 (1.35%) OpenText
9 5 (1.35%) RightFax
10 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.81%) Concur