Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Decision-Making
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 119 139
Rank change year-on-year +19 +20 +20
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 133 186 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.23% 2.09% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.35% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 131 111
Central London median daily rate £463 £468 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.07% -10.95% +16.67%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £313
90th Percentile £600 £610 £725
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Central London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.00% -10.71% -79.26%
10th Percentile £37.75 £24.50 £26.00
90th Percentile £39.25 £25.50 £30.00
London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.58 £31.50
% change year-on-year +22.46% -9.27% +41.86%

Decision-Making is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,240 7,928 7,861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.79% 89.24% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,904 6,048 6,137
Central London median daily rate £503 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.95% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 75 89
Central London median hourly rate £21.56 £20.65 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +0.71% +5.34%
10th Percentile £13.40 £13.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £50.09 £37.09 £46.45
London median hourly rate £26.48 £25.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.87% +12.22% -10.00%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Central London

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Decision-Making in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Central London

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Central London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Central London

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Central London

Decision-Making
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 104 £438 -7.89% 56
Camden - 3 £430 -
Southwark +40 2 £600 +12.15%
West End of London +32 1 £450 +5.88% 1
City of Westminster -7 1 - - 1
Decision-Making
London

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 46 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.83%) Finance
3 37 (27.82%) SQL
4 36 (27.07%) Analytics
5 35 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (23.31%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
8 25 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (16.54%) Scrum
10 18 (13.53%) Banking
10 18 (13.53%) QA
11 17 (12.78%) Power BI
11 17 (12.78%) Power Platform
12 15 (11.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (11.28%) Degree
12 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (10.53%) Project Management
13 14 (10.53%) Azure
14 11 (8.27%) Visualisation
14 11 (8.27%) Management Information System
14 11 (8.27%) Data Modelling
14 11 (8.27%) ETL
15 10 (7.52%) Oracle
15 10 (7.52%) T-SQL
15 10 (7.52%) JIRA
15 10 (7.52%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (7.52%) Data Analysis

Decision-Making
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.02%) Confluence
2 4 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.26%) Sketch
4 3 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.50%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.50%) InVision
5 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.50%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.50%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.75%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.75%) SPSS
6 1 (0.75%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Endur
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.78%) Power Platform
2 14 (10.53%) Azure
3 6 (4.51%) Slack
3 6 (4.51%) Trello
4 5 (3.76%) AWS
5 4 (3.01%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (3.01%) GitHub
5 4 (3.01%) Office 365
6 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.26%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.26%) Serverless
7 2 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.50%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.75%) G Suite
8 1 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) NAS
2 2 (1.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.50%) LAN
2 2 (1.50%) VoIP
2 2 (1.50%) WAN
3 1 (0.75%) 802.11
3 1 (0.75%) BGP
3 1 (0.75%) Broadband
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.75%) HSRP
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) IGRP
3 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.75%) MPLS
3 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.75%) Network Security
3 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (12.78%) Power BI
3 15 (11.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.76%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (3.01%) Big Data
7 4 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.01%) Star Schema
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.50%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.50%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) JIRA
2 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.50%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.75%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.75%) gulp
6 1 (0.75%) JBehave
6 1 (0.75%) JUnit
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 45 (33.83%) Finance
2 18 (13.53%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.26%) Retail
5 6 (4.51%) Marketing
6 5 (3.76%) International Banking
7 4 (3.01%) German Language
8 3 (2.26%) Front Office
8 3 (2.26%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.50%) Electronics
9 2 (1.50%) Legal
9 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.75%) Billing
10 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.75%) Games
10 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (20.30%) Developer
2 24 (18.05%) Analyst
3 11 (8.27%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Dashboard Developer
5 9 (6.77%) Power BI Developer
6 8 (6.02%) Consultant
6 8 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.02%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.26%) User Researcher
8 6 (4.51%) Architect
8 6 (4.51%) Product Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Analytics Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Data Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Designer
10 4 (3.01%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.01%) Data Visualisation Consultant
10 4 (3.01%) Excel Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.51%) GraphQL
1 6 (4.51%) HTML
2 5 (3.76%) CSS
2 5 (3.76%) Spring
3 3 (2.26%) .NET
3 3 (2.26%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.26%) React
3 3 (2.26%) RESTful
3 3 (2.26%) Spring MVC
4 2 (1.50%) MDX
4 2 (1.50%) Node.js
4 2 (1.50%) NumPy
4 2 (1.50%) Pandas
4 2 (1.50%) Sass
4 2 (1.50%) Web Services
5 1 (0.75%) Java EE
5 1 (0.75%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) SOAP
5 1 (0.75%) VCL
5 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.27%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.26%) User Experience
4 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.26%) Blog
5 3 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.50%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Windows
2 5 (3.76%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.01%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.26%) Linux
4 3 (2.26%) Unix
5 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.07%) Analytics
3 35 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (23.31%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (16.54%) Scrum
6 14 (10.53%) Project Management
7 11 (8.27%) Data Modelling
7 11 (8.27%) ETL
7 11 (8.27%) Visualisation
8 10 (7.52%) Dashboard Development
8 10 (7.52%) Data Analysis
8 10 (7.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (7.52%) Workshop Facilitation
9 9 (6.77%) Kanban
9 9 (6.77%) Quality Management
10 8 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (6.02%) Coaching
10 8 (6.02%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.02%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.82%) SQL
2 10 (7.52%) T-SQL
3 7 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.26%) Python
4 6 (4.51%) Java
4 6 (4.51%) Scala
5 4 (3.01%) Perl
6 3 (2.26%) C#
6 3 (2.26%) Kotlin
6 3 (2.26%) R
6 3 (2.26%) VBA
7 2 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) ISEB
4 3 (2.26%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.75%) ACCA
6 1 (0.75%) APMP
6 1 (0.75%) CBAP
6 1 (0.75%) CIMA
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CISM
6 1 (0.75%) CISSP
6 1 (0.75%) GIAC
6 1 (0.75%) ISACA
6 1 (0.75%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.53%) QA
2 5 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.50%) PMO
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) Docker
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Graphite
1 2 (1.50%) Puppet
1 2 (1.50%) Terraform
2 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.75%) FTK
2 1 (0.75%) Grafana
2 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.75%) Nagios
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.75%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.52%) Oracle
3 9 (6.77%) Google
4 4 (3.01%) Adobe
5 3 (2.26%) Cisco
5 3 (2.26%) Perforce
5 3 (2.26%) SAP
6 2 (1.50%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.50%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.50%) Fidessa
6 2 (1.50%) HP
6 2 (1.50%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.50%) Lotus
6 2 (1.50%) Tableau
6 2 (1.50%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.75%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.75%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (0.75%) Talend