Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 86 120
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 +18
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 107 34 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.80% 1.92% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.15% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 22 85
10th Percentile £388 £308 £208
25th Percentile £453 £361 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £543 £475
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +14.21% -
75th Percentile £625 £622 £538
90th Percentile £775 £656 £633
Central London median daily rate £528 £560 £475
% change year-on-year -5.80% +17.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £98.50 £45.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +118.89% - -
Central London median hourly rate £56.48 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.52% - -

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 3,482 1,578 5,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.06% 89.05% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,614 1,184 4,295
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £518 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.28% -1.43% +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £749 £675 £676
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 64
10th Percentile £10.10 £14.95 £11.83
25th Percentile £18.25 £18.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.75 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -14.50% +84.51% -5.08%
75th Percentile £42.25 £44.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.26
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +60.00% +6.95%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Decision-Making in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Decision-Making in the City of London

Decision-Making
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Decision-Making in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Decision-Making in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 59 (55.14%) Finance
2 38 (35.51%) SQL
3 36 (33.64%) Analytics
4 35 (32.71%) Python
5 34 (31.78%) Degree
5 34 (31.78%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Excel
7 26 (24.30%) Visualisation
7 26 (24.30%) Social Skills
8 25 (23.36%) AWS
9 23 (21.50%) Data Analysis
10 22 (20.56%) Marketing
10 22 (20.56%) Presentation Skills
10 22 (20.56%) Data Science
11 21 (19.63%) Statistics
11 21 (19.63%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (19.63%) Management Information System
12 20 (18.69%) VBA
12 20 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (18.69%) R
13 19 (17.76%) Machine Learning
13 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
13 19 (17.76%) Mathematics
14 18 (16.82%) Asset Management
14 18 (16.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 18 (16.82%) B2B
14 18 (16.82%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (16.82%) Algorithms

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 16 (14.95%) Jupyter
2 3 (2.80%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
3 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.87%) TPMS
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (24.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (16.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.36%) AWS
2 15 (14.02%) Azure
3 7 (6.54%) GCP
3 7 (6.54%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (4.67%) Serverless
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.80%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.87%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.87%) GitHub
6 2 (1.87%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.87%) Route 53
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.93%) Kong
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Broadband
1 1 (0.93%) DECT
1 1 (0.93%) IPv4
1 1 (0.93%) IPv6
1 1 (0.93%) Multicast
1 1 (0.93%) NAS
1 1 (0.93%) PPP
1 1 (0.93%) UPnP
1 1 (0.93%) VoIP
1 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (14.95%) QlikView
3 7 (6.54%) Power BI
4 5 (4.67%) Big Data
4 5 (4.67%) MySQL
4 5 (4.67%) Tableau
5 4 (3.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (3.74%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.80%) BigQuery
6 3 (2.80%) Bigtable
7 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.74%) JIRA
2 4 (3.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.93%) Cypress.io
3 1 (0.93%) GDB
3 1 (0.93%) GitLab
3 1 (0.93%) GoCD
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.93%) MSI
3 1 (0.93%) MSTest
3 1 (0.93%) Storybook
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 59 (55.14%) Finance
2 33 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (24.30%) Social Skills
4 22 (20.56%) Marketing
4 22 (20.56%) Presentation Skills
5 16 (14.95%) Legal
6 9 (8.41%) Financial Institution
7 7 (6.54%) Banking
8 5 (4.67%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (3.74%) Billing
9 4 (3.74%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (3.74%) Retail
9 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
10 3 (2.80%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.87%) Law
12 1 (0.93%) Advertising
12 1 (0.93%) Back Office
12 1 (0.93%) Local Government
12 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (18.69%) Data Scientist
2 14 (13.08%) Architect
3 13 (12.15%) Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Product Manager
7 5 (4.67%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Data Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.80%) AWS Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Lead Product Manager
9 3 (2.80%) Platform Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.80%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.02%) D3.js
1 15 (14.02%) Shiny
2 5 (4.67%) RESTful
3 4 (3.74%) .NET
4 3 (2.80%) Spring
5 2 (1.87%) gRPC
5 2 (1.87%) NumPy
5 2 (1.87%) Pandas
5 2 (1.87%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.93%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.93%) Jest
6 1 (0.93%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.93%) MobX
6 1 (0.93%) Node.js
6 1 (0.93%) PyTorch
6 1 (0.93%) React
6 1 (0.93%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Management Information System
2 18 (16.82%) Algorithms
3 15 (14.02%) Social Media
4 9 (8.41%) Hedge funds
5 6 (5.61%) CMDB
6 5 (4.67%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.67%) User Experience
7 4 (3.74%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.87%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.74%) Unix
2 3 (2.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) Windows
3 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.93%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.64%) Analytics
2 34 (31.78%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (24.30%) Visualisation
5 23 (21.50%) Data Analysis
6 22 (20.56%) Data Science
7 21 (19.63%) Statistics
8 20 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (17.76%) Machine Learning
9 19 (17.76%) Mathematics
9 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
10 18 (16.82%) Asset Management
10 18 (16.82%) B2B
11 17 (15.89%) Bayesian Methods
11 17 (15.89%) CRM
11 17 (15.89%) Data Sharing
11 17 (15.89%) Digital Analytics
11 17 (15.89%) Investment Management
12 15 (14.02%) Deep Learning
12 15 (14.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.51%) SQL
2 35 (32.71%) Python
3 20 (18.69%) R
3 20 (18.69%) VBA
4 14 (13.08%) Java
5 6 (5.61%) C#
6 4 (3.74%) C
6 4 (3.74%) C++
6 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.93%) Groovy
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (31.78%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.87%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) GDPR
2 5 (4.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.74%) PMO
3 4 (3.74%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) SLA
5 1 (0.93%) ITGC
5 1 (0.93%) JTAG
5 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Docker
2 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.67%) Terraform
3 2 (1.87%) Ansible
3 2 (1.87%) SCCM
3 2 (1.87%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.93%) Control-M
4 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.93%) Packer
4 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (16.82%) Salesforce.com
2 16 (14.95%) Alteryx
3 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.74%) Google
4 4 (3.74%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.87%) Openreach
5 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) Civica
6 1 (0.93%) Databricks
6 1 (0.93%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Lotus
6 1 (0.93%) McAfee
6 1 (0.93%) Okta
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Qualys
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Splunk