Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 125 151
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26 +19
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 135 131 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.98% 1.85% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.08% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 103 62
City of London median daily rate £475 £525 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +15.70% +5.52%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £268
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -79.26% +800.00%
10th Percentile £24.50 £26.00 £127.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.00 £142.50
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% -79.26% +800.00%

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 5,976 6,302 5,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.84% 89.18% 88.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,680 5,030 4,391
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £315 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £665
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 60 50
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.70 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -11.48% -1.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.77 £13.73
90th Percentile £35.84 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.88% +7.89% -10.06%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 - 1 - -
Decision-Making
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.70%) Finance
3 39 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (26.67%) Analytics
5 32 (23.70%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 23 (17.04%) SQL
8 19 (14.07%) Project Management
8 19 (14.07%) ITIL
8 19 (14.07%) Python
8 19 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (14.07%) Software Engineering
8 19 (14.07%) Scrum
9 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
12 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 15 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 15 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (10.37%) Microservices
13 14 (10.37%) Windows
13 14 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (10.37%) Management Information System
14 13 (9.63%) ETL
14 13 (9.63%) Oracle
14 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (9.63%) Banking
14 13 (9.63%) Service Design
15 12 (8.89%) TDD
15 12 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management

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 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.67%) Gunicorn
3 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.48%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.74%) InVision
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.74%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.93%) Office 365
4 4 (2.96%) SaaS
5 3 (2.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.48%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.48%) npm
6 2 (1.48%) Serverless
6 2 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.74%) GitHub
7 1 (0.74%) IaaS
7 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) DNS
1 7 (5.19%) WAN
2 6 (4.44%) DHCP
3 5 (3.70%) ADSL
3 5 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (3.70%) IMAP
3 5 (3.70%) LAN
3 5 (3.70%) SMTP
3 5 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.70%) WebEx
4 4 (2.96%) Firewall
4 4 (2.96%) Skype
5 3 (2.22%) WAAS
6 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.74%) AMQP
7 1 (0.74%) BGP
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.74%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.74%) HSRP
7 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.41%) Big Data
3 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.41%) Star Schema
4 9 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (5.19%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (4.44%) Power BI
8 5 (3.70%) MySQL
8 5 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (2.22%) Blockchain
9 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.48%) QlikView
10 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Gatling
1 9 (6.67%) Robot Framework
1 9 (6.67%) Selenium
2 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.74%) Bower
5 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.74%) Grunt
5 1 (0.74%) gulp
5 1 (0.74%) Hudson
5 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (43.70%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Marketing
4 6 (4.44%) Front Office
5 5 (3.70%) Retail
5 5 (3.70%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.22%) Legal
8 2 (1.48%) Games
8 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (24.44%) Developer
2 20 (14.81%) Analyst
3 12 (8.89%) User Researcher
4 11 (8.15%) Python Developer
5 10 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.93%) Senior User Researcher
7 7 (5.19%) Architect
7 7 (5.19%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.70%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) IT Support
9 5 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Product Owner
9 5 (3.70%) Python Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Data Visualisation Developer
10 4 (2.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.15%) CSS
2 10 (7.41%) Django
2 10 (7.41%) Flask
2 10 (7.41%) HTML
3 9 (6.67%) Celery
3 9 (6.67%) Enzyme
3 9 (6.67%) Jest
3 9 (6.67%) pytest
3 9 (6.67%) SQLAlchemy
4 7 (5.19%) Node.js
5 5 (3.70%) React
6 4 (2.96%) Kafka
6 4 (2.96%) Redux
7 3 (2.22%) .NET
7 3 (2.22%) Ajax
7 3 (2.22%) NumPy
7 3 (2.22%) Pandas
7 3 (2.22%) RESTful
7 3 (2.22%) scikit-learn
8 2 (1.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.37%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.41%) Blog
3 10 (7.41%) User Experience
4 7 (5.19%) iPad
5 6 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.44%) iPhone
5 6 (4.44%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.22%) NHS
8 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.48%) Fintech
8 2 (1.48%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.74%) Equities
9 1 (0.74%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.37%) Windows
2 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
2 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.48%) Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) Analytics
3 32 (23.70%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (14.07%) ITIL
4 19 (14.07%) Project Management
4 19 (14.07%) Scrum
4 19 (14.07%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
6 15 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 14 (10.37%) Microservices
8 13 (9.63%) ETL
8 13 (9.63%) Service Design
9 12 (8.89%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.89%) TDD
9 12 (8.89%) Workflow
10 11 (8.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (8.15%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.04%) SQL
2 19 (14.07%) Python
3 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.67%) ES6
4 9 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.93%) Java
6 7 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.70%) C#
8 3 (2.22%) Go
8 3 (2.22%) VBA
9 2 (1.48%) Scala
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.74%) R
10 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) MCSA
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.48%) CCAB
4 2 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.74%) ACCA
5 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) CCDE
5 1 (0.74%) CCDP
5 1 (0.74%) CCIE
5 1 (0.74%) CCNP
5 1 (0.74%) CIMA
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) IFRS
3 2 (1.48%) GDPR
3 2 (1.48%) MiFID
3 2 (1.48%) PMO
3 2 (1.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) FATCA
4 1 (0.74%) GAAP
4 1 (0.74%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.44%) Docker
3 5 (3.70%) BitLocker
4 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.22%) Ansible
2 3 (2.22%) Terraform
3 2 (1.48%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) Mesos
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle
3 8 (5.93%) Cisco
4 6 (4.44%) Apple
4 6 (4.44%) Tableau
5 5 (3.70%) McAfee
5 5 (3.70%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.96%) SAP
7 3 (2.22%) Splunk
8 2 (1.48%) Adobe
8 2 (1.48%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.48%) Lotus
8 2 (1.48%) Murex
8 2 (1.48%) NetApp
8 2 (1.48%) Temenos
8 2 (1.48%) VMware
9 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.74%) Google
9 1 (0.74%) HP
9 1 (0.74%) Perforce