Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 163 171
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 -40
Contract jobs citing Legal 213 575 784
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.34% 1.65% 1.69%
As % of the General category 2.73% 3.77% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 404 553
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £269 £257 £250
90th Percentile £645 £675 £668
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £80.00 £25.68 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.53% -6.62% -0.58%
10th Percentile £35.70 £18.17 £21.64
90th Percentile £83.00 £49.60 £45.10
England median hourly rate £25.24 £26.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year -4.75% +4.95% +5.21%

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 7,810 15,268 21,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.21% 43.72% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,365 10,747 15,373
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £313 £323
90th Percentile £738 £713 £700
England median daily rate £500 £495 £485
% change year-on-year +1.01% +2.06% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 195 255
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% - +6.82%
10th Percentile £17.75 £12.44 £13.63
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £55.38
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% +2.33% -2.34%

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 29 November 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 +31 46 £494 +6.76% 45
West London +49 8 £468 -25.20% 15
East London +36 3 - - 11
South London +40 1 £400 -5.88% 4
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 87 (40.85%) Finance
2 47 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.62%) Azure
4 28 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (12.21%) Project Management
5 26 (12.21%) Microsoft
5 26 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (11.27%) Management Information System
6 24 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (10.80%) Change Management
7 23 (10.80%) Marketing
8 22 (10.33%) Banking
9 21 (9.86%) SQL
9 21 (9.86%) QA
10 20 (9.39%) GDPR
11 19 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
11 19 (8.92%) Degree
11 19 (8.92%) Security Cleared
12 18 (8.45%) Analytics
12 18 (8.45%) Information Security
13 17 (7.98%) Asset Management
13 17 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (7.98%) SC Cleared
14 16 (7.51%) Data Analysis
14 16 (7.51%) Risk Management
15 15 (7.04%) Scrum
15 15 (7.04%) MS Visio
15 15 (7.04%) Office 365
15 15 (7.04%) DevOps
15 15 (7.04%) Public Sector

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 11 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.69%) Confluence
3 7 (3.29%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.88%) CMS
5 3 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.41%) IIS
6 2 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 19 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (7.04%) MS Visio
3 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (6.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.94%) Unica
4 1 (0.47%) Primavera
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.47%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.62%) Azure
2 15 (7.04%) Office 365
3 5 (2.35%) PaaS
4 4 (1.88%) AWS
4 4 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.88%) Logic Apps
5 3 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.41%) FinancialForce
5 3 (1.41%) GitHub
5 3 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.41%) SaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.94%) npm
6 2 (0.94%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.94%) ServiceMax
7 1 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.23%) Firewall
2 8 (3.76%) Skype
3 6 (2.82%) BGP
3 6 (2.82%) Network Security
4 5 (2.35%) DNS
5 4 (1.88%) DMZ
5 4 (1.88%) WLAN
6 3 (1.41%) HTTP
7 2 (0.94%) Broadband
7 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.94%) VoIP
8 1 (0.47%) 4G
8 1 (0.47%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.47%) SSL
8 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.23%) Tableau
2 8 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (2.35%) Big Data
5 3 (1.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.41%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.41%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.41%) Looker
5 3 (1.41%) PolyBase
5 3 (1.41%) Spark SQL
6 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.94%) Power BI
6 2 (0.94%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.94%) Semantic Layer
6 2 (0.94%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (6.57%) JIRA
2 8 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.35%) Selenium
4 4 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.41%) Burp Suite
5 3 (1.41%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (1.41%) Protractor
5 3 (1.41%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.94%) Hudson
7 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.47%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.47%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.47%) Gradle
7 1 (0.47%) JMeter
7 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 87 (40.85%) Finance
2 23 (10.80%) Marketing
3 22 (10.33%) Banking
4 15 (7.04%) Public Sector
5 13 (6.10%) Telecoms
6 12 (5.63%) Law
7 11 (5.16%) Back Office
7 11 (5.16%) Financial Institution
8 10 (4.69%) Front Office
9 7 (3.29%) Retail
10 4 (1.88%) Digital Economy
10 4 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.41%) Electronics
11 3 (1.41%) Local Government
11 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.94%) French Language
12 2 (0.94%) Publishing
12 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (25.82%) Analyst
2 28 (13.15%) Business Analyst
3 20 (9.39%) Project Manager
4 18 (8.45%) Consultant
5 17 (7.98%) Architect
6 10 (4.69%) Developer
7 8 (3.76%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (3.29%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (3.29%) Designer
8 7 (3.29%) Quality Manager
9 6 (2.82%) Applications Support
9 6 (2.82%) Data Modeller
9 6 (2.82%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (2.82%) Technical Business Analyst
10 5 (2.35%) Angular Developer
10 5 (2.35%) Compliance Manager
10 5 (2.35%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.35%) Junior
10 5 (2.35%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (2.35%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.69%) HTML
2 8 (3.76%) CSS
3 7 (3.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.82%) RESTful
5 5 (2.35%) Node.js
5 5 (2.35%) Spring
6 4 (1.88%) .NET
6 4 (1.88%) SAML
6 4 (1.88%) Sass
7 3 (1.41%) CSS3
7 3 (1.41%) HTML5
7 3 (1.41%) Middleware
7 3 (1.41%) NgRx
7 3 (1.41%) PySpark
8 2 (0.94%) .NET Core
8 2 (0.94%) Mustache
8 2 (0.94%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.47%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.47%) JSLint
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.27%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.76%) Virtual Team
5 7 (3.29%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.29%) User Experience
6 6 (2.82%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.35%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.35%) Life Science
8 4 (1.88%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.88%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.88%) Social Media
9 3 (1.41%) Derivative
9 3 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.57%) Windows
2 6 (2.82%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.35%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.41%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.94%) Linux
6 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (12.21%) Project Management
2 26 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (10.80%) Change Management
5 18 (8.45%) Analytics
5 18 (8.45%) Information Security
6 17 (7.98%) Asset Management
6 17 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (7.51%) Data Analysis
7 16 (7.51%) Risk Management
8 15 (7.04%) DevOps
8 15 (7.04%) Scrum
9 14 (6.57%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (5.63%) Data Protection
10 12 (5.63%) Project Delivery
10 12 (5.63%) Thought Leadership
10 12 (5.63%) Workshop Facilitation
11 11 (5.16%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.86%) SQL
2 7 (3.29%) Java
2 7 (3.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.82%) Python
4 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.88%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.94%) C
6 2 (0.94%) C#
6 2 (0.94%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.47%) ES6
7 1 (0.47%) Gremlin
7 1 (0.47%) Java 8
7 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.47%) R
7 1 (0.47%) SOQL
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.47%) VB
7 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.92%) Degree
1 19 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.29%) CISSP
4 4 (1.88%) CFA
4 4 (1.88%) CIMA
4 4 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.88%) CISM
4 4 (1.88%) MBA
4 4 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.41%) CCA
5 3 (1.41%) CCSP
5 3 (1.41%) OSCP
5 3 (1.41%) SANS
6 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.94%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.86%) QA
2 20 (9.39%) GDPR
3 8 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.82%) NIST
5 4 (1.88%) MiFID
5 4 (1.88%) NCSC
5 4 (1.88%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.41%) NIST 800
6 3 (1.41%) PMO
7 2 (0.94%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.94%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.94%) UCITS
8 1 (0.47%) EMIR
8 1 (0.47%) Good Clinical Practice
8 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.88%) Docker
4 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.94%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Ansible
2 3 (1.41%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.41%) Nessus
2 3 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.94%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.47%) Kibana
4 1 (0.47%) logstash
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.47%) OpenView
4 1 (0.47%) OPNET
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) Terraform
4 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.63%) SAP
3 10 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.76%) Cisco
5 7 (3.29%) iManage
5 7 (3.29%) VMware
6 6 (2.82%) NEC
7 5 (2.35%) Arista
7 5 (2.35%) Citrix
8 4 (1.88%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.88%) Oracle
8 4 (1.88%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.41%) Apttus
9 3 (1.41%) Ariba
9 3 (1.41%) Databricks
9 3 (1.41%) DocuSign
9 3 (1.41%) Google
9 3 (1.41%) OpenText
9 3 (1.41%) Teradata
10 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow