Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 107 111
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing Legal 1,023 947 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.24% 2.41% 2.22%
As % of the General category 5.01% 5.32% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 646 714
London median daily rate £463 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £219
90th Percentile £652 £648 £625
England median daily rate £440 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
London median hourly rate £26.00 £30.02 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.38% +58.10% +6.96%
10th Percentile £18.76 £14.85 £11.10
90th Percentile £49.80 £156.00 £28.53
England median hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +40.54% -17.78% +21.62%

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 20,405 17,788 19,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 44.73% 45.24% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,646 12,644 14,145
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 178 201
London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.54% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.35 £11.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £59.85 £59.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £26.78 £25.00 £26.93
% change year-on-year +7.10% -7.15% +19.67%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +4 249 £450 -5.26% 53
West London -24 43 £363 -12.12% 33
South London -49 15 £475 - 3
East London -16 8 £538 -6.52% 10
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 375 (36.66%) Finance
2 246 (24.05%) Law
3 184 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (15.54%) Microsoft
5 135 (13.20%) Project Management
6 134 (13.10%) GDPR
7 132 (12.90%) SQL
8 131 (12.81%) Windows
9 123 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 109 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
11 107 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
12 105 (10.26%) Data Protection
13 100 (9.78%) Degree
14 98 (9.58%) Banking
15 97 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
16 92 (8.99%) Information Security
17 89 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
18 88 (8.60%) SQL Server
19 84 (8.21%) Document Management
20 74 (7.23%) Migration
21 73 (7.14%) Active Directory
22 69 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
22 69 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
22 69 (6.74%) iManage
23 67 (6.55%) Marketing
23 67 (6.55%) Business Analysis
24 65 (6.35%) Change Management
25 64 (6.26%) Management Information System
26 59 (5.77%) JavaScript
27 56 (5.47%) Office 365

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 45 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.47%) CMS
4 14 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.27%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.17%) IIS
7 10 (0.98%) Apache
7 10 (0.98%) Confluence
8 7 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.49%) JBoss
10 5 (0.49%) SAS
11 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.29%) LiveLink
12 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 109 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 21 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.59%) InVision
7 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.098%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.098%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (2.93%) Elite 3E
2 11 (1.08%) Carpe Diem
3 7 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.49%) Relativity
4 5 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (0.39%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.39%) SAP R/3
5 4 (0.39%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.29%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.20%) Concordance
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 69 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (5.47%) Office 365
3 26 (2.54%) SaaS
4 18 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (1.27%) IaaS
6 11 (1.08%) PaaS
7 9 (0.88%) OneDrive
8 8 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.68%) GitHub
9 7 (0.68%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.59%) Yammer
11 5 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
12 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.29%) Akamai
13 3 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.15%) VPN
2 21 (2.05%) Firewall
3 18 (1.76%) Internet
3 18 (1.76%) LAN
3 18 (1.76%) WAN
4 17 (1.66%) Network Security
4 17 (1.66%) Skype
5 10 (0.98%) HTTP
6 8 (0.78%) DNS
6 8 (0.78%) Intranet
7 7 (0.68%) DHCP
7 7 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (0.68%) SSH
8 6 (0.59%) FTP
8 6 (0.59%) SSL
9 5 (0.49%) SMS
10 4 (0.39%) IPsec
10 4 (0.39%) Wireless
11 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (2.15%) NoSQL
5 19 (1.86%) Power BI
6 18 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.47%) Big Data
9 14 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.17%) Data Lake
10 12 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (0.49%) Blockchain
14 5 (0.49%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.49%) MySQL
14 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (3.23%) JIRA
2 16 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.68%) Maven
5 6 (0.59%) Axure RP
5 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.49%) git-flow
7 4 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (0.39%) ERwin
7 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.29%) MSI
8 3 (0.29%) NUnit
8 3 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.29%) PeopleTools
8 3 (0.29%) WiX
9 2 (0.20%) gulp
9 2 (0.20%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 375 (36.66%) Finance
2 246 (24.05%) Law
3 98 (9.58%) Banking
4 67 (6.55%) Marketing
5 36 (3.52%) Retail
6 27 (2.64%) Front Office
7 26 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.96%) Publishing
9 19 (1.86%) Billing
9 19 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.37%) Back Office
10 14 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.98%) Advertising
12 6 (0.59%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.39%) French Language
14 4 (0.39%) Local Government
14 4 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.29%) German Language
15 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 285 (27.86%) Analyst
2 135 (13.20%) Business Analyst
3 115 (11.24%) Project Manager
4 108 (10.56%) Developer
5 77 (7.53%) Architect
6 67 (6.55%) Consultant
7 47 (4.59%) Legal Analyst
8 35 (3.42%) Service Analyst
9 31 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
10 28 (2.74%) Support Analyst
11 26 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (2.44%) Data Analyst
12 25 (2.44%) IT Manager
13 24 (2.35%) Contracts Manager
13 24 (2.35%) Desktop Support
14 22 (2.15%) Support Engineer
15 19 (1.86%) Data Protection Officer
15 19 (1.86%) Security Analyst
15 19 (1.86%) Trainer
16 18 (1.76%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.59%) .NET
2 41 (4.01%) XML
3 40 (3.91%) HTML
4 30 (2.93%) Web Services
5 28 (2.74%) JSON
6 27 (2.64%) AngularJS
7 24 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (2.35%) CSS
8 22 (2.15%) SOAP
9 19 (1.86%) Spring
10 17 (1.66%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.56%) React
11 16 (1.56%) REST
12 15 (1.47%) ASP.NET
12 15 (1.47%) Node.js
13 14 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (1.17%) Entity Framework
15 11 (1.08%) HTML5
16 10 (0.98%) Ninject
17 9 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.26%) Management Information System
3 50 (4.89%) User Experience
4 33 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 32 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.25%) Virtual Team
8 22 (2.15%) Data Centre
9 20 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
9 20 (1.96%) Fintech
10 16 (1.56%) iPhone
11 15 (1.47%) Equities
12 11 (1.08%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
12 11 (1.08%) Social Media
13 10 (0.98%) FMCG
14 8 (0.78%) Derivative
14 8 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 131 (12.81%) Windows
2 44 (4.30%) Windows 7
3 42 (4.11%) Windows 10
4 32 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.83%) Linux
6 23 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.17%) Unix
9 8 (0.78%) Android
10 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.49%) CentOS
12 5 (0.49%) Solaris
12 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (13.20%) Project Management
3 123 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 107 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
5 105 (10.26%) Data Protection
6 92 (8.99%) Information Security
7 89 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 84 (8.21%) Document Management
9 74 (7.23%) Migration
10 67 (6.55%) Business Analysis
11 65 (6.35%) Change Management
12 53 (5.18%) PRINCE2
12 53 (5.18%) Risk Management
13 51 (4.99%) Analytics
14 50 (4.89%) Scrum
14 50 (4.89%) Time Management
15 47 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
16 46 (4.50%) ITIL
17 45 (4.40%) Decision-Making
18 44 (4.30%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (12.90%) SQL
2 59 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 54 (5.28%) C#
4 47 (4.59%) Java
5 38 (3.71%) T-SQL
6 18 (1.76%) Python
7 14 (1.37%) C
7 14 (1.37%) VBA
8 10 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 10 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (0.88%) C++
10 7 (0.68%) PHP
11 5 (0.49%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.39%) VBScript
12 4 (0.39%) XAML
12 4 (0.39%) XPath
13 3 (0.29%) ES6
13 3 (0.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.29%) VB
14 2 (0.20%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 100 (9.78%) Degree
2 30 (2.93%) CISSP
3 27 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 20 (1.96%) CISA
5 20 (1.96%) CISM
6 19 (1.86%) ISEB
7 17 (1.66%) PMP
8 16 (1.56%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (1.08%) MBA
11 10 (0.98%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.78%) APMP
13 8 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.68%) GIAC
14 7 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (13.10%) GDPR
2 36 (3.52%) SLA
3 33 (3.23%) QA
4 27 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.96%) PCI DSS
6 17 (1.66%) PMO
7 14 (1.37%) Data Quality
8 11 (1.08%) MiFID
9 8 (0.78%) PSD2
10 7 (0.68%) COBIT
11 6 (0.59%) ISO 20022
12 5 (0.49%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.39%) EMIR
13 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.29%) IFRS
14 3 (0.29%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.20%) FINRA
System Software
1 73 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.88%) Docker
4 5 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.39%) XenApp
6 3 (0.29%) Snort
6 3 (0.29%) vSphere
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.098%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.098%) Firmware
8 1 (0.098%) HDFS
8 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (0.59%) SCCM
2 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.39%) EnCase
3 4 (0.39%) FTK
3 4 (0.39%) Nessus
3 4 (0.39%) PingFederate
3 4 (0.39%) QRadar
3 4 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.29%) Ansible
4 3 (0.29%) CASB
4 3 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.20%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.20%) Nmap
5 2 (0.20%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.20%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.098%) Grafana
6 1 (0.098%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.098%) Simpana
Vendors
1 159 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.74%) iManage
3 43 (4.20%) Citrix
4 41 (4.01%) SAP
5 34 (3.32%) Oracle
6 26 (2.54%) Intapp
7 25 (2.44%) VMware
8 23 (2.25%) Adobe
9 21 (2.05%) Cisco
10 17 (1.66%) IBM
11 12 (1.17%) Apigee
11 12 (1.17%) Capita
11 12 (1.17%) Google
11 12 (1.17%) Snow
12 11 (1.08%) OpenText
13 10 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.88%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.78%) Symantec
16 7 (0.68%) hybris
17 6 (0.59%) PeopleSoft