Period
to 19 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 158 144
Rank change year-on-year -39 -14 +74
Contract jobs citing Legal 203 260 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.58% 1.58%
As % of the General category 4.17% 4.62% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 120 108
South East median daily rate £475 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% +3.77%
10th Percentile £363 £260 £221
90th Percentile £581 £551 £558
England median daily rate £450 £450 £404
% change year-on-year - +11.46% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £28.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.02% -5.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £18.30 £13.10 £26.50
90th Percentile £33.45 £35.93 £33.13
England median hourly rate £25.25 £22.61 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.68% +0.49% +60.71%

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,864 5,629 5,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.62% 34.11% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,760 3,088 2,859
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £220
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 167 217
South East median hourly rate £33.25 £24.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.54% -5.88% +2.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.80 £11.33
90th Percentile £54.72 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -3.85%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Thames Valley -5 123 £500 +5.26% 56
Berkshire -13 109 £513 +17.14% 35
Surrey -18 37 £462 +23.20% 19
West Sussex -14 21 £385 -8.06% 9
Hampshire -25 16 £475 +21.79% 60
Buckinghamshire +9 14 £475 -8.43% 10
Kent +14 4 £196 -47.67% 25
East Sussex -15 2 £488 +11.43% 2
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 65 (32.02%) Finance
2 49 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (22.17%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (21.67%) Telecoms
5 36 (17.73%) SQL
6 35 (17.24%) Analytics
7 30 (14.78%) Degree
8 29 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 29 (14.29%) Open Source
9 27 (13.30%) Python
9 27 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (12.81%) ETL
11 25 (12.32%) SAP
12 24 (11.82%) Big Data
13 23 (11.33%) Data Analytics
13 23 (11.33%) Internet
13 23 (11.33%) Project Management
13 23 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (10.84%) Data Ingestion
14 22 (10.84%) Risk Management
14 22 (10.84%) Firewall
14 22 (10.84%) Apache Spark
15 21 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
15 21 (10.34%) Spark Streaming
15 21 (10.34%) Flink
15 21 (10.34%) Hadoop
15 21 (10.34%) Big Data Analytics
15 21 (10.34%) Apache Hive
15 21 (10.34%) Network Architecture

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (10.84%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.97%) Confluence
2 4 (1.97%) SAS
3 3 (1.48%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) CMS
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.48%) InVision
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.99%) SAP GTS
1 2 (0.99%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.99%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.49%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.49%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.49%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.46%) SaaS
3 4 (1.97%) Office 365
4 3 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (1.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.49%) Serverless
5 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.33%) Internet
2 22 (10.84%) Firewall
3 21 (10.34%) SSH
3 21 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.42%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.49%) Intranet
6 1 (0.49%) IPsec
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
6 1 (0.49%) MPLS
6 1 (0.49%) Network Security
6 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.49%) WebEx
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.82%) Big Data
2 21 (10.34%) Apache Hive
2 21 (10.34%) Flink
2 21 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.97%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.48%) MySQL
5 3 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.99%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.99%) HDInsight
6 2 (0.99%) Semantic Layer
6 2 (0.99%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 9 (4.43%) JIRA
2 3 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.48%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) JMeter
4 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.49%) TestRail
General
1 65 (32.02%) Finance
2 44 (21.67%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.36%) Marketing
4 9 (4.43%) Publishing
5 8 (3.94%) Retail
6 5 (2.46%) German Language
6 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.97%) Automotive
7 4 (1.97%) Billing
7 4 (1.97%) Law
8 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.99%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 33 (16.26%) Analyst
2 27 (13.30%) Developer
3 23 (11.33%) Designer
4 22 (10.84%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.37%) Analytics Developer
6 16 (7.88%) Architect
6 16 (7.88%) Big Data Developer
7 15 (7.39%) Software Developer
8 13 (6.40%) Vendor Manager
9 12 (5.91%) Telecoms Manager
10 11 (5.42%) Commercial Manager
11 9 (4.43%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.43%) Content Designer
11 9 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.94%) Security Specialist
12 8 (3.94%) Solutions Designer
13 6 (2.96%) Information Security Specialist
13 6 (2.96%) Information Specialist
13 6 (2.96%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.34%) Spark Streaming
2 11 (5.42%) Web Services
3 10 (4.93%) .NET
4 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.99%) CSS
6 2 (0.99%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.99%) HTML
6 2 (0.99%) NumPy
6 2 (0.99%) XML
7 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.49%) CSS3
7 1 (0.49%) HTML5
7 1 (0.49%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.49%) jQuery
7 1 (0.49%) Node.js
7 1 (0.49%) React
7 1 (0.49%) REST
7 1 (0.49%) RESTful
7 1 (0.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.88%) User Experience
3 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.97%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.99%) Life Science
7 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.99%) NHS
7 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.93%) Linux
2 9 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.45%) SUSE
4 6 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.46%) Windows
6 4 (1.97%) Android
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (17.24%) Analytics
4 29 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 29 (14.29%) Open Source
5 27 (13.30%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (12.81%) ETL
7 23 (11.33%) Data Analytics
7 23 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (11.33%) Project Management
8 22 (10.84%) Data Ingestion
8 22 (10.84%) Risk Management
9 21 (10.34%) Big Data Analytics
9 21 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
9 21 (10.34%) Network Architecture
9 21 (10.34%) Web Development
10 20 (9.85%) Computer Science
11 19 (9.36%) Service Delivery
12 18 (8.87%) Contract Management
13 15 (7.39%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.73%) SQL
2 27 (13.30%) Python
3 9 (4.43%) C#
4 7 (3.45%) Java
5 4 (1.97%) C
6 3 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.48%) Ruby
7 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
7 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.99%) R
8 1 (0.49%) ABAP
8 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (14.78%) Degree
2 15 (7.39%) CISSP
3 11 (5.42%) CISM
4 10 (4.93%) CISA
5 9 (4.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (3.94%) CRISC
6 8 (3.94%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.96%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.97%) CIPD
9 4 (1.97%) ISEB
9 4 (1.97%) SSCP
9 4 (1.97%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (1.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 3 (1.48%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.48%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.48%) PMP
11 2 (0.99%) MBA
12 1 (0.49%) ACCA
12 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.45%) PMO
1 7 (3.45%) QA
2 6 (2.96%) GDPR
3 5 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.97%) SLA
5 2 (0.99%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.99%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.99%) GxP
5 2 (0.99%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.49%) GAMP
6 1 (0.49%) IFRS
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.48%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.49%) Nessus
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (12.32%) SAP
2 14 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.93%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.45%) CA
4 7 (3.45%) Oracle
5 6 (2.96%) VMware
6 4 (1.97%) Workday
7 3 (1.48%) Adobe
8 2 (0.99%) Avaya
8 2 (0.99%) Casewise
8 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco
8 2 (0.99%) hybris
8 2 (0.99%) Niku
8 2 (0.99%) Talend
9 1 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.49%) iManage
9 1 (0.49%) NetWitness
9 1 (0.49%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.49%) Trend Micro