The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Decision Tables
Rank 627 580 575
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -5
Contract jobs citing Decision Table 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.003% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £550 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £78.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42929 39035 40382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.11% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27471 24251 23495
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1195 1145 1515
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% -9.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Decision Table Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Decision Table
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Decision Table within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Decision Table Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 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
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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
England -27 2 - - 1
London +14 1 - - 1

Decision Table
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) CBAP
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) EMIR

Decision Table
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) FX Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) RUP
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CBAP
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID
1 1 (12.50%) EMIR
1 1 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus