Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 129 136
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 -23
Contract jobs citing Legal 870 896 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.91% 2.10% 1.95%
As % of the General category 4.29% 4.54% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 594 642
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £250
90th Percentile £675 £650 £665
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 19
London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.01 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.32% +93.81% -12.36%
10th Percentile £20.74 £17.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.31 £144.75 £25.35
England median hourly rate £26.00 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00% +17.65%

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 20,273 19,715 19,874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.53% 46.13% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,549 14,103 14,543
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £322 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 183 202
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.16% +9.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.76 £54.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.65
% change year-on-year - +5.72% +5.10%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 -31 187 £450 -5.26% 64
West London +2 49 £419 -14.10% 32
East London -25 9 £563 -1.32% 13
South London -42 7 £475 -5.00% 4
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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.

1 331 (38.05%) Finance
2 203 (23.33%) Law
3 173 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 112 (12.87%) GDPR
6 107 (12.30%) Project Management
7 103 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
8 101 (11.61%) Windows
9 99 (11.38%) SQL
10 97 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
11 96 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 96 (11.03%) Data Protection
12 92 (10.57%) Degree
13 91 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
14 90 (10.34%) Banking
15 85 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
16 77 (8.85%) Information Security
17 76 (8.74%) Migration
18 66 (7.59%) SQL Server
18 66 (7.59%) Marketing
19 62 (7.13%) Change Management
20 61 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
21 60 (6.90%) Business Analysis
22 59 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
23 58 (6.67%) Document Management
24 54 (6.21%) Office 365
25 52 (5.98%) Active Directory
26 51 (5.86%) JavaScript
27 50 (5.75%) iManage
28 49 (5.63%) Decision-Making

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 44 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.07%) Skype for Business
4 16 (1.84%) Apache Spark
5 15 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.49%) Apache
6 13 (1.49%) IIS
7 11 (1.26%) CMS
7 11 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.15%) Confluence
9 9 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.92%) JBoss
11 7 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.34%) Liferay
14 3 (0.34%) nginx
14 3 (0.34%) SAS
14 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.69%) InVision
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (2.30%) Elite 3E
2 12 (1.38%) Carpe Diem
3 8 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.23%) Concordance
8 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.23%) FastStats
8 2 (0.23%) Magento
8 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.23%) Relativity
8 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (6.21%) Office 365
3 36 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (2.18%) SaaS
5 13 (1.49%) OneDrive
6 9 (1.03%) IaaS
6 9 (1.03%) PaaS
7 8 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.92%) GitHub
8 7 (0.80%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.57%) Yammer
11 4 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.34%) G Suite
12 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.99%) Firewall
2 24 (2.76%) Skype
3 23 (2.64%) Network Security
4 18 (2.07%) VPN
5 15 (1.72%) Internet
6 10 (1.15%) SSL
7 9 (1.03%) DNS
8 8 (0.92%) DHCP
8 8 (0.92%) SSH
8 8 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.80%) HTTP
9 7 (0.80%) LAN
9 7 (0.80%) WAN
10 6 (0.69%) FTP
10 6 (0.69%) Intranet
10 6 (0.69%) SAN
11 5 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.57%) PBX
11 5 (0.57%) SMS
11 5 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.33%) Big Data
3 23 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 20 (2.30%) MySQL
5 19 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (1.95%) MongoDB
7 17 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.84%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.38%) Power BI
10 11 (1.26%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.15%) Apache Hive
12 7 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.80%) Sqoop
13 6 (0.69%) Blockchain
13 6 (0.69%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.69%) QlikView
13 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (3.22%) JIRA
2 24 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.92%) git-flow
5 7 (0.80%) Maven
6 6 (0.69%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.57%) PHPUnit
7 5 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.46%) MSI
8 4 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.34%) ERwin
9 3 (0.34%) JUnit
10 2 (0.23%) gulp
10 2 (0.23%) Moq
10 2 (0.23%) NUnit
10 2 (0.23%) Selenium
10 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 331 (38.05%) Finance
2 203 (23.33%) Law
3 90 (10.34%) Banking
4 66 (7.59%) Marketing
5 32 (3.68%) Retail
6 26 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.76%) Front Office
8 22 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.07%) Publishing
10 17 (1.95%) Back Office
11 15 (1.72%) Billing
11 15 (1.72%) French Language
12 13 (1.49%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.38%) German Language
14 11 (1.26%) Spanish Language
15 10 (1.15%) Advertising
16 8 (0.92%) Danish Language
16 8 (0.92%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.92%) Italian Language
16 8 (0.92%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 250 (28.74%) Analyst
2 124 (14.25%) Business Analyst
3 98 (11.26%) Developer
4 81 (9.31%) Project Manager
5 70 (8.05%) Consultant
6 55 (6.32%) Architect
7 41 (4.71%) Legal Analyst
8 29 (3.33%) Service Analyst
9 28 (3.22%) Support Analyst
10 25 (2.87%) Service Desk Analyst
11 23 (2.64%) IT Manager
11 23 (2.64%) Trainer
12 21 (2.41%) IT Trainer
13 19 (2.18%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (2.07%) Financial Analyst
15 17 (1.95%) .NET Developer
15 17 (1.95%) Data Protection Officer
15 17 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
16 16 (1.84%) Data Analyst
16 16 (1.84%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.52%) HTML
2 40 (4.60%) .NET
3 36 (4.14%) CSS
4 34 (3.91%) Web Services
5 31 (3.56%) XML
6 26 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 23 (2.64%) JSON
8 22 (2.53%) REST
9 21 (2.41%) HTML5
10 20 (2.30%) Spring
11 19 (2.18%) jQuery
11 19 (2.18%) SOAP
12 18 (2.07%) ASP.NET
12 18 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (1.84%) React
14 13 (1.49%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.49%) Node.js
15 11 (1.26%) Entity Framework
16 10 (1.15%) CSS3
16 10 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.48%) User Experience
4 31 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (2.64%) Blackberry
5 23 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.41%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.18%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (1.84%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.72%) Fintech
10 13 (1.49%) iPhone
11 12 (1.38%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.38%) Freedom of Information
12 11 (1.26%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (1.03%) e-Learning
14 9 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.92%) Equities
15 8 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 101 (11.61%) Windows
2 44 (5.06%) Windows 10
3 41 (4.71%) Linux
4 26 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.87%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.26%) Unix
9 7 (0.80%) Android
10 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.69%) CentOS
11 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.23%) Debian
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.23%) SUSE
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (12.30%) Project Management
3 103 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
5 96 (11.03%) Data Protection
5 96 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (8.85%) Information Security
7 76 (8.74%) Migration
8 62 (7.13%) Change Management
9 60 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 58 (6.67%) Document Management
11 49 (5.63%) Decision-Making
12 47 (5.40%) ITIL
13 46 (5.29%) Cybersecurity
14 45 (5.17%) Risk Management
15 44 (5.06%) Time Management
16 43 (4.94%) Data Privacy
17 41 (4.71%) Analytics
18 39 (4.48%) PRINCE2
19 37 (4.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 99 (11.38%) SQL
2 51 (5.86%) JavaScript
3 47 (5.40%) Java
4 42 (4.83%) C#
5 28 (3.22%) T-SQL
6 19 (2.18%) Python
7 17 (1.95%) PHP
8 15 (1.72%) C++
9 11 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.03%) C
10 9 (1.03%) Scala
11 7 (0.80%) TypeScript
11 7 (0.80%) VBA
12 6 (0.69%) VBScript
13 5 (0.57%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.46%) ANSI SQL
14 4 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.46%) Go
14 4 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 92 (10.57%) Degree
2 27 (3.10%) CISSP
3 20 (2.30%) CISA
3 20 (2.30%) CISM
4 18 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.72%) ISEB
5 15 (1.72%) PMP
6 14 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.03%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.92%) MBA
12 7 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (0.80%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.80%) MCSE
12 7 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.69%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (12.87%) GDPR
2 30 (3.45%) QA
3 24 (2.76%) SLA
4 23 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.95%) PCI DSS
6 12 (1.38%) PMO
7 11 (1.26%) MiFID
7 11 (1.26%) PSD2
8 9 (1.03%) COBIT
9 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.57%) EMIR
11 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.46%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.34%) ISO 20022
13 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 2 (0.23%) FedRAMP
14 2 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 52 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.30%) Docker
3 12 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.15%) HDFS
5 7 (0.80%) XenApp
6 6 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.57%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.34%) vSphere
9 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (1.26%) SCCM
2 10 (1.15%) Ansible
3 8 (0.92%) Oozie
4 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.46%) Ambari
7 4 (0.46%) PingFederate
7 4 (0.46%) Terraform
8 3 (0.34%) CASB
8 3 (0.34%) EnCase
8 3 (0.34%) FTK
9 2 (0.23%) Nessus
9 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.23%) OSSEC
9 2 (0.23%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.11%) Puppet
10 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 136 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.75%) iManage
3 43 (4.94%) Oracle
3 43 (4.94%) SAP
4 35 (4.02%) Citrix
5 26 (2.99%) Adobe
6 22 (2.53%) IBM
7 19 (2.18%) Intapp
8 18 (2.07%) VMware
9 16 (1.84%) Snow
10 15 (1.72%) Cisco
11 12 (1.38%) Aderant
11 12 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.26%) Tableau
13 10 (1.15%) Google
14 9 (1.03%) Apple
15 8 (0.92%) Cloudera
15 8 (0.92%) Sony
16 7 (0.80%) Hortonworks
16 7 (0.80%) OpenText