The table below looks at the statistics for Decision Table skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Decision Table over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Decision Tables
Rank 584 583 553
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Contract jobs citing Decision Table 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.008% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
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£400 £424 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.54% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £78.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £78.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41529 38605 35912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.30% 76.37% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27590 24397 22520
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1085 1024
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Decision Table
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Decision Table across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Decision Table Jobs Demand Trend in England

Decision Table
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Decision Table across the England region.

Decision Table Daily Rate Trend in England

Decision Table
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Decision Table across the England region.

Decision Table Hourly Rate Trend in England

Decision Table
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision Table within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 6 £400 -5.54%
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Decision Table
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Decision Table also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Decision Table.

1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
1 5 (45.45%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) DataPower
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) JBehave
2 4 (36.36%) Confluence
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
2 4 (36.36%) Atlassian
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) Maven
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) DB2
2 4 (36.36%) JUnit
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Cadence
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP

Decision Table
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Decision Table also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Decision Table. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
1 4 (36.36%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
1 4 (36.36%) Maven
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) JBehave
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) EJB
3 1 (9.09%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) DataPower
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) User Stories
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL V2
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CBAP
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
1 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Cadence
2 4 (36.36%) Atlassian