The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Decision Tables
Rank 587 501 576
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +75
Contract jobs citing Decision Table 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.006% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £506 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Decision Table
UK

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) DFSS
3 1 (33.33%) CIMA
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) IIBA
3 1 (33.33%) CBAP
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) EMIR
3 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) MiFID
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

Decision Table
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) DFSS
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CIMA
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) IIBA
2 1 (33.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
1 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (33.33%) MiFID