Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 142 107
Rank change year-on-year +12 -35 -5
Contract jobs citing Legal 987 825 998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.09% 1.82% 2.16%
As % of the General category 4.53% 4.22% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 534 711
London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £188
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
London median hourly rate £24.50 £16.00 £18.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.13% -12.36% -1.31%
10th Percentile £16.15 £11.25 £14.78
90th Percentile £55.00 £27.05 £33.53
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.52% +27.27% -17.50%

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 21796 19551 21633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 46.24% 43.22% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15771 14035 15331
London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £688 £675 £670
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 202 235
London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.79% +14.16%
10th Percentile £13.64 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.81 £52.37
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

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 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +11 268 £460 +7.60% 42
East London +14 32 £610 +62.67% 4
West London -22 25 £488 +50.00% 1
South London -27 18 £575 +43.75% 6
North London -10 2 £345 +130.00%
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 419 (42.45%) Finance
2 197 (19.96%) Law
3 164 (16.62%) Project Management
4 161 (16.31%) Microsoft
5 157 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (14.69%) Banking
7 132 (13.37%) Windows
8 116 (11.75%) Microsoft Office
9 112 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 99 (10.03%) SQL
11 97 (9.83%) Active Directory
11 97 (9.83%) Degree
12 96 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
13 93 (9.42%) GDPR
14 91 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
15 87 (8.81%) Information Security
16 84 (8.51%) Data Protection
17 79 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
18 75 (7.60%) Migration
19 69 (6.99%) SQL Server
20 66 (6.69%) Data Modelling
21 65 (6.59%) Marketing
22 62 (6.28%) Analytics
23 60 (6.08%) Change Management
23 60 (6.08%) Document Management
24 58 (5.88%) Business Analysis
25 55 (5.57%) PRINCE2
26 52 (5.27%) Management Information System
26 52 (5.27%) Windows 7
27 49 (4.96%) Citrix

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 42 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.22%) Skype for Business
4 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (0.81%) SAS
4 8 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.71%) Confluence
5 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.61%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (0.61%) WordPress
7 5 (0.51%) CMS
7 5 (0.51%) IIS
8 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 116 (11.75%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (4.46%) MS Visio
4 43 (4.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (3.65%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.10%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.51%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.41%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.30%) Algo Collateral
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.30%) Relativity
6 2 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.20%) Ringtail
6 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.20%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.10%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.95%) Office 365
2 22 (2.23%) IaaS
3 21 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.01%) SaaS
6 6 (0.61%) GitHub
6 6 (0.61%) PaaS
7 5 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.41%) Akamai
9 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.20%) G Suite
9 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.20%) Slack
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.10%) BIME
10 1 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.33%) Internet
2 19 (1.93%) WAN
3 17 (1.72%) LAN
3 17 (1.72%) Skype
3 17 (1.72%) VPN
4 14 (1.42%) HTTP
5 12 (1.22%) DNS
6 11 (1.11%) Intranet
7 10 (1.01%) DHCP
7 10 (1.01%) Firewall
8 9 (0.91%) SMS
8 9 (0.91%) SSL
9 8 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (0.71%) Network Security
10 7 (0.71%) SAN
11 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.41%) BGP
12 4 (0.41%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (3.24%) Power BI
4 31 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (2.43%) NoSQL
7 22 (2.23%) Big Data
8 17 (1.72%) PowerPivot
9 14 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (0.91%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.81%) Apache Hive
13 8 (0.81%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.71%) MS Access
14 7 (0.71%) MySQL
15 6 (0.61%) QlikView
15 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (0.51%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 28 (2.84%) JIRA
2 8 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.71%) ERwin
4 6 (0.61%) AutoIt
4 6 (0.61%) MSI
4 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.41%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.41%) GitLab
6 4 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.20%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.20%) NUnit
8 2 (0.20%) ProC
8 2 (0.20%) Selenium
8 2 (0.20%) Subversion
8 2 (0.20%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.10%) Maven
9 1 (0.10%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 419 (42.45%) Finance
2 197 (19.96%) Law
3 145 (14.69%) Banking
4 65 (6.59%) Marketing
5 39 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 35 (3.55%) Retail
7 29 (2.94%) Front Office
8 27 (2.74%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.72%) Billing
10 15 (1.52%) Back Office
11 8 (0.81%) Publishing
12 7 (0.71%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.61%) French Language
14 5 (0.51%) Advertising
14 5 (0.51%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.41%) Digital Economy
15 4 (0.41%) German Language
15 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 281 (28.47%) Analyst
2 126 (12.77%) Project Manager
3 119 (12.06%) Business Analyst
4 100 (10.13%) Developer
5 67 (6.79%) Architect
6 52 (5.27%) Consultant
7 49 (4.96%) Legal Analyst
8 39 (3.95%) Service Analyst
9 34 (3.44%) Service Desk Analyst
10 32 (3.24%) Programme Manager
11 29 (2.94%) Data Analyst
12 28 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 28 (2.84%) Senior Manager
12 28 (2.84%) Support Analyst
13 26 (2.63%) IT Analyst
14 24 (2.43%) Desktop Support
15 21 (2.13%) IT Manager
15 21 (2.13%) Trainer
16 19 (1.93%) Senior Project Manager
17 18 (1.82%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.95%) .NET
2 34 (3.44%) XML
3 30 (3.04%) AngularJS
4 29 (2.94%) SOAP
5 27 (2.74%) JSON
6 26 (2.63%) HTML
6 26 (2.63%) Node.js
7 25 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
8 24 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (2.43%) REST
9 21 (2.13%) Web Services
10 18 (1.82%) MDX
11 12 (1.22%) RESTful
11 12 (1.22%) WCF
12 9 (0.91%) COM
13 8 (0.81%) Lucene
14 7 (0.71%) .NET Framework
14 7 (0.71%) CSS
15 6 (0.61%) React
16 5 (0.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.27%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.24%) User Experience
4 24 (2.43%) Blackberry
5 22 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (2.03%) Derivative
7 17 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.32%) BYOD
11 12 (1.22%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.22%) e-Learning
11 12 (1.22%) Reference Data
11 12 (1.22%) Social Media
12 10 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
12 10 (1.01%) iPhone
12 10 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 132 (13.37%) Windows
2 52 (5.27%) Windows 7
3 33 (3.34%) Windows 10
4 26 (2.63%) Linux
5 16 (1.62%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.32%) Unix
8 11 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.61%) Solaris
12 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.41%) AIX
13 4 (0.41%) Android
13 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (16.62%) Project Management
2 157 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (8.81%) Information Security
6 84 (8.51%) Data Protection
7 75 (7.60%) Migration
8 66 (6.69%) Data Modelling
9 62 (6.28%) Analytics
10 60 (6.08%) Change Management
10 60 (6.08%) Document Management
11 58 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 55 (5.57%) PRINCE2
13 48 (4.86%) ITIL
14 46 (4.66%) Data Analysis
14 46 (4.66%) Scrum
15 43 (4.36%) ETL
15 43 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
16 42 (4.26%) Practice Management
17 40 (4.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (10.03%) SQL
2 40 (4.05%) C#
2 40 (4.05%) Java
3 31 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 29 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 23 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 21 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 14 (1.42%) C
8 13 (1.32%) Python
9 11 (1.11%) VBA
10 8 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.81%) VB
10 8 (0.81%) VBScript
11 5 (0.51%) Perl
12 4 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.41%) PHP
12 4 (0.41%) Ruby
13 3 (0.30%) R
14 2 (0.20%) F#
15 1 (0.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 97 (9.83%) Degree
2 35 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.53%) PMI Certification
4 25 (2.53%) PMP
5 19 (1.93%) CISSP
6 11 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (1.01%) CISA
7 10 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.81%) CISM
8 8 (0.81%) ISEB
9 7 (0.71%) APMP
10 6 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.51%) MCSE
11 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 5 (0.51%) MOS
11 5 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.42%) GDPR
2 36 (3.65%) QA
3 26 (2.63%) PMO
4 25 (2.53%) Data Quality
4 25 (2.53%) MiFID
5 16 (1.62%) SLA
6 14 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (1.01%) EMIR
8 9 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.61%) P3O
9 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.41%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.30%) IFRS
11 3 (0.30%) PSD2
11 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.20%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.20%) GCP
12 2 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 97 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.11%) Docker
4 10 (1.01%) XenApp
5 7 (0.71%) Firmware
6 6 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.30%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.30%) vSphere
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.20%) HDFS
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.10%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 17 (1.72%) SCCM
2 14 (1.42%) Ansible
2 14 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.11%) Puppet
4 7 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.41%) MOM
7 3 (0.30%) FTK
7 3 (0.30%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.20%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.20%) EnCase
8 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.20%) QRadar
8 2 (0.20%) SafeCom
9 1 (0.10%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 161 (16.31%) Microsoft
2 49 (4.96%) Citrix
3 36 (3.65%) iManage
4 31 (3.14%) VMware
5 22 (2.23%) Apigee
6 21 (2.13%) Reuters
6 21 (2.13%) SAP
7 20 (2.03%) Oracle
8 18 (1.82%) Cisco
9 15 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.42%) Altiris
10 14 (1.42%) Tableau
11 13 (1.32%) Google
11 13 (1.32%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.01%) CyberArk
13 9 (0.91%) Dell
13 9 (0.91%) IBM
14 8 (0.81%) Nuix
14 8 (0.81%) Symantec
15 7 (0.71%) Workday