Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 150 176
Rank change year-on-year -53 +26 +41
Contract jobs citing Legal 202 268 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 1.59% 1.36%
As % of the General category 3.88% 4.48% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 134 110
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £287
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
South East median hourly rate £30.75 £25.90 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.73% -17.12% +89.39%
10th Percentile £26.68 £12.75 £27.88
90th Percentile £34.23 £34.48 £33.63
England median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +40.00%

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 5,208 5,980 5,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.11% 35.45% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,984 3,251 3,143
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 199 240
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -10.81% +1.93%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £53.83 £47.50 £44.55
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.12 £24.41
% change year-on-year -4.46% +2.91% +0.74%

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 15 November 2018.

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
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 15 November 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
Thames Valley -12 111 £515 +14.44% 65
Berkshire -18 94 £525 +20.00% 32
Surrey -35 39 £462 +23.20% 31
Hampshire -5 29 £436 +16.33% 53
Buckinghamshire +7 17 £488 -6.02% 13
West Sussex -22 12 £385 -3.75% 27
East Sussex -13 7 £500 +17.65% 3
Kent -3 3 £403 -9.55% 34
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 74 (36.63%) Finance
2 50 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (22.77%) Telecoms
4 38 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (17.82%) Analytics
6 31 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (14.85%) Degree
8 29 (14.36%) Project Management
9 28 (13.86%) Data Protection
10 27 (13.37%) Open Source
10 27 (13.37%) SAP
11 25 (12.38%) SQL
11 25 (12.38%) Data Analytics
12 23 (11.39%) Big Data
12 23 (11.39%) Python
13 22 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (10.40%) ETL
15 20 (9.90%) Internet
15 20 (9.90%) Service Delivery
15 20 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (9.41%) ITIL
16 19 (9.41%) Firewall
16 19 (9.41%) Data Ingestion
17 18 (8.91%) Spark Streaming
17 18 (8.91%) Flink
17 18 (8.91%) Big Data Analytics
17 18 (8.91%) Apache Spark
17 18 (8.91%) Kalman Filter
17 18 (8.91%) 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 18 (8.91%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.49%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.49%) Confluence
3 2 (0.99%) CMS
3 2 (0.99%) SAS
4 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.49%) InVision
4 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.99%) SAP GTS
2 2 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Global One
3 1 (0.50%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.50%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.47%) SaaS
3 6 (2.97%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.50%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.50%) Serverless
4 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.90%) Internet
2 19 (9.41%) Firewall
3 18 (8.91%) SSH
3 18 (8.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.96%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.49%) VPN
6 2 (0.99%) LAN
6 2 (0.99%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.50%) Intranet
7 1 (0.50%) IPsec
7 1 (0.50%) MPLS
7 1 (0.50%) Network Security
7 1 (0.50%) SAN
7 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.39%) Big Data
2 18 (8.91%) Apache Hive
2 18 (8.91%) Flink
2 18 (8.91%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.95%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (4.46%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (4.46%) Oracle Exadata
5 7 (3.47%) Power BI
6 3 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.50%) DTS
7 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.97%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) JMeter
2 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.50%) Selenium
2 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.50%) TestRail
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 74 (36.63%) Finance
2 46 (22.77%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.92%) Marketing
4 11 (5.45%) Retail
5 6 (2.97%) Law
6 4 (1.98%) Automotive
6 4 (1.98%) German Language
6 4 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.49%) Billing
7 3 (1.49%) Publishing
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 41 (20.30%) Analyst
2 31 (15.35%) Project Manager
3 21 (10.40%) Developer
4 14 (6.93%) Analytics Developer
5 13 (6.44%) Big Data Developer
6 12 (5.94%) Architect
6 12 (5.94%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.94%) Designer
7 11 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.46%) Commercial Manager
8 9 (4.46%) Vendor Manager
9 8 (3.96%) Telecoms Manager
10 7 (3.47%) Consultant
10 7 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.97%) DV Cleared Project Manager
12 5 (2.48%) Content Designer
12 5 (2.48%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.48%) HR Analyst
12 5 (2.48%) Technical Manager
13 4 (1.98%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.91%) Spark Streaming
2 13 (6.44%) Web Services
3 9 (4.46%) .NET
4 7 (3.47%) XML
5 6 (2.97%) XSLT
6 4 (1.98%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.99%) HTML
7 2 (0.99%) NumPy
8 1 (0.50%) CSS
8 1 (0.50%) HTML5
8 1 (0.50%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.50%) Node.js
8 1 (0.50%) React
8 1 (0.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.95%) User Experience
4 9 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.98%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.98%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.99%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.50%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.50%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.95%) Linux
2 9 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (4.46%) SUSE
3 4 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.98%) Windows
4 2 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (17.82%) Analytics
3 31 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.36%) Project Management
5 28 (13.86%) Data Protection
6 27 (13.37%) Open Source
7 25 (12.38%) Data Analytics
8 22 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (10.40%) ETL
10 20 (9.90%) Service Delivery
11 19 (9.41%) Data Ingestion
11 19 (9.41%) ITIL
12 18 (8.91%) Big Data Analytics
12 18 (8.91%) Change Management
12 18 (8.91%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (8.91%) Network Architecture
12 18 (8.91%) Web Development
13 17 (8.42%) Risk Management
14 15 (7.43%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.38%) SQL
2 23 (11.39%) Python
3 9 (4.46%) Java
4 7 (3.47%) C#
5 5 (2.48%) C
6 3 (1.49%) VB
7 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.99%) R
8 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (14.85%) Degree
2 14 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.45%) PMP
4 10 (4.95%) PMI Certification
5 9 (4.46%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.96%) CISSP
7 6 (2.97%) CIPD
8 5 (2.48%) CISA
9 4 (1.98%) ISEB
9 4 (1.98%) SSCP
9 4 (1.98%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.99%) CEH
11 2 (0.99%) CISM
11 2 (0.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 2 (0.99%) MBA
11 2 (0.99%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) PMO
2 9 (4.46%) GDPR
3 7 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.47%) QA
4 5 (2.48%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.49%) SLA
7 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.99%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.99%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.99%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.50%) GAMP
8 1 (0.50%) GxP
8 1 (0.50%) IFRS
8 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 9 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Nessus
1 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (13.37%) SAP
2 18 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.45%) Oracle
4 10 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.46%) CA
5 9 (4.46%) Workday
6 3 (1.49%) Adobe
6 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.99%) Avaya
7 2 (0.99%) Casewise
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco
7 2 (0.99%) Citrix
7 2 (0.99%) hybris
7 2 (0.99%) Niku
7 2 (0.99%) VMware
8 1 (0.50%) F5
8 1 (0.50%) Qualys
8 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.50%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.50%) Virgin Media