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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Decision Tables
Rank 570 557 545
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Decision Table 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.016% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£400 £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
38658 36620 33487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.68% 76.48% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25452 23207 20579
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1110 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Decision Table across the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Decision Table Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 July 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 +3 5 £400 -5.88%
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Decision Table
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) CBAP
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
2 3 (30.00%) Publishing
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (30.00%) MS Project
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) RUP
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V2
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux

Decision Table
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JBehave
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Publishing
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Project Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) DataPower
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (10.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) RUP
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V2
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) CBAP
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
1 1 (10.00%) EMIR
1 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Cadence
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian