Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 19 November 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 111 171
Rank change year-on-year -25 +60 -4
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 129 146 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.84% 2.08% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.33% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 113 58
City of London median daily rate £475 £523 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.18% +7.28% +8.33%
10th Percentile £339 £315 £338
90th Percentile £692 £675 £691
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £83.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -66.37% +391.15%
10th Percentile £24.50 £26.00 £40.43
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.00 £131.48
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £83.25
% change year-on-year -10.71% -66.37% +391.15%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,094 6,275 5,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.93% 89.27% 88.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,855 4,980 4,691
City of London median daily rate £510 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +6.32% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.34 £13.75
90th Percentile £33.60 £30.90 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £19.13 £20.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -4.38% +2.77% -2.70%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in the City of London

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in the City of London

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in the City of London

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in the City of London

Decision-Making
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
London Bridge - 2 - -
Decision-Making
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 66 (51.16%) Finance
2 48 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.68%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (24.81%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (22.48%) Analytics
6 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
7 20 (15.50%) Project Management
8 19 (14.73%) SQL
9 18 (13.95%) ITIL
10 17 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (10.85%) Windows
11 14 (10.85%) Python
11 14 (10.85%) Scrum
11 14 (10.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (10.08%) Visualisation
12 13 (10.08%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.30%) Data Analysis
13 12 (9.30%) Software Engineering
13 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
13 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (9.30%) Oracle
13 12 (9.30%) Service Design
14 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (8.53%) Data Visualisation
14 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
14 11 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (8.53%) Workflow
14 11 (8.53%) Banking
14 11 (8.53%) Data Science

Decision-Making
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.10%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.33%) Gunicorn
5 2 (1.55%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.55%) SAS
5 2 (1.55%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (6.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
1 1 (0.78%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.98%) Office 365
3 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.10%) SaaS
5 2 (1.55%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.55%) npm
5 2 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) DNS
1 6 (4.65%) WAN
2 5 (3.88%) ADSL
2 5 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (3.88%) DHCP
2 5 (3.88%) LAN
2 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.88%) WebEx
3 4 (3.10%) Firewall
3 4 (3.10%) IMAP
3 4 (3.10%) Skype
3 4 (3.10%) SMTP
4 2 (1.55%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.55%) WAAS
5 1 (0.78%) AMQP
5 1 (0.78%) Intranet
5 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) Big Data
3 7 (5.43%) Star Schema
4 6 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (3.88%) Power BI
6 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.33%) MySQL
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (2.33%) QlikView
6 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.55%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.33%) Gatling
2 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.33%) Robot Framework
2 3 (2.33%) Selenium
3 2 (1.55%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.78%) Bower
4 1 (0.78%) Grunt
4 1 (0.78%) gulp
4 1 (0.78%) Hudson
4 1 (0.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.78%) Travis CI
General
1 66 (51.16%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Banking
3 10 (7.75%) Marketing
4 5 (3.88%) Retail
4 5 (3.88%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.10%) Legal
6 2 (1.55%) Back Office
6 2 (1.55%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (19.38%) Analyst
2 21 (16.28%) Developer
3 11 (8.53%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.53%) User Researcher
4 10 (7.75%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.98%) IT Manager
5 9 (6.98%) Senior User Researcher
6 8 (6.20%) Architect
7 7 (5.43%) Python Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Python Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Data Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) IT Support
9 5 (3.88%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Scrum Master
11 3 (2.33%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) Kafka
2 5 (3.88%) Node.js
3 4 (3.10%) CSS
3 4 (3.10%) HTML
4 3 (2.33%) Celery
4 3 (2.33%) Django
4 3 (2.33%) Enzyme
4 3 (2.33%) Flask
4 3 (2.33%) Jest
4 3 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (2.33%) pytest
4 3 (2.33%) React
4 3 (2.33%) Redux
4 3 (2.33%) SQLAlchemy
5 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.55%) jQuery
5 2 (1.55%) NumPy
5 2 (1.55%) Pandas
5 2 (1.55%) scikit-learn
5 2 (1.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.75%) User Experience
4 8 (6.20%) Blog
5 6 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.65%) iPad
5 6 (4.65%) iPhone
6 5 (3.88%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.88%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.10%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.33%) NHS
9 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.55%) Fintech
9 2 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.55%) Tandem
10 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.85%) Windows
2 6 (4.65%) Mac OS X
2 6 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.88%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.55%) Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.81%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (22.48%) Analytics
4 20 (15.50%) Project Management
5 18 (13.95%) ITIL
6 17 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (10.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (10.85%) Scrum
8 13 (10.08%) Business Analysis
8 13 (10.08%) Visualisation
9 12 (9.30%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.30%) Service Design
9 12 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.53%) Data Science
10 11 (8.53%) Data Visualisation
10 11 (8.53%) Workflow
11 10 (7.75%) ETL
12 9 (6.98%) Asset Management
13 8 (6.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) SQL
2 14 (10.85%) Python
3 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.10%) C#
6 3 (2.33%) ES6
6 3 (2.33%) Java
6 3 (2.33%) VBA
7 2 (1.55%) C
8 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.78%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.78%) Go
8 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.78%) R
8 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) MCSA
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.10%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) CCAB
6 1 (0.78%) ACCA
6 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.78%) CIMA
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) PhD
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.33%) IFRS
3 2 (1.55%) PMO
3 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.78%) GAAP
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) BitLocker
1 5 (3.88%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.33%) Docker
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.55%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) CASB
3 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.78%) Mesos
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 9 (6.98%) Tableau
4 7 (5.43%) Cisco
5 6 (4.65%) Apple
6 5 (3.88%) McAfee
6 5 (3.88%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.10%) SAP
7 4 (3.10%) Workday
8 2 (1.55%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.55%) Lotus
8 2 (1.55%) NetApp
8 2 (1.55%) VMware
9 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.78%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.78%) Google
9 1 (0.78%) hybris
9 1 (0.78%) Pega
9 1 (0.78%) Teradata
9 1 (0.78%) Tradeweb