The first table below looks at the demand for Decision Table skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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.

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 584 542 587
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +45
Contract jobs citing Decision Table 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.006% 0.002%
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £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
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Decision Table Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Decision Table
Daily Rate Trend

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

Decision Table Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Decision Table
Top 2 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Decision Table
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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