Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 132 114
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18 +48
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 112 126 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 1.82% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.08% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 93 106
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £204 £307 £331
90th Percentile £635 £712 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
City of London median hourly rate - £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.71% -11.11%
Central London median hourly rate - £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -10.71% -11.11%

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 5,392 6,044 6,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.90% 87.09% 89.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,232 4,810 4,780
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £680 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 101 58
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.00 £13.17
90th Percentile £52.75 £33.00 £30.98
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.61% - -1.58%

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 14 October 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

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 49 (43.75%) Finance
2 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.68%) SQL
4 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
5 26 (23.21%) Degree
6 25 (22.32%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (20.54%) Windows
8 22 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (15.18%) .NET
10 17 (15.18%) QA
10 17 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 16 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 16 (14.29%) Public Sector
12 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
12 15 (13.39%) HTML
13 14 (12.50%) T-SQL
13 14 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
14 13 (11.61%) SDLC
14 13 (11.61%) Scrum
15 12 (10.71%) Banking
15 12 (10.71%) ETL
15 12 (10.71%) Analytics
16 11 (9.82%) Power BI
16 11 (9.82%) Power Platform
16 11 (9.82%) CRM
16 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio

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 (8.93%) IIS
1 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.79%) InVision
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.79%) Sketch
3 2 (1.79%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) SAP MDG
2 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Power Platform
2 8 (7.14%) Azure
3 4 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (3.57%) Office 365
4 2 (1.79%) AWS
4 2 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.79%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (1.79%) GCP
4 2 (1.79%) GitHub
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.89%) G Suite
5 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.89%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) NAS
1 4 (3.57%) VoIP
2 2 (1.79%) DNS
2 2 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.79%) LAN
2 2 (1.79%) WAN
2 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.89%) 802.11
3 1 (0.89%) BGP
3 1 (0.89%) Broadband
3 1 (0.89%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.89%) IGRP
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) MPLS
3 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.89%) Network Security
3 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.82%) Power BI
5 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.68%) Big Data
7 3 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.68%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.79%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.68%) JIRA
4 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.79%) gulp
4 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.89%) jspm
5 1 (0.89%) Moq
5 1 (0.89%) NUnit
5 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (43.75%) Finance
2 16 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 12 (10.71%) Banking
4 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.36%) Retail
7 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.57%) Marketing
8 3 (2.68%) German Language
9 2 (1.79%) Electronics
9 2 (1.79%) Front Office
9 2 (1.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.89%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.89%) Back Office
10 1 (0.89%) Billing
10 1 (0.89%) Games
10 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Developer
2 21 (18.75%) Analyst
3 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (8.04%) Dashboard Developer
4 9 (8.04%) Power BI Developer
5 8 (7.14%) Architect
5 8 (7.14%) User Researcher
6 7 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Analytics Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.57%) Information Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Information Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.57%) User Experience Researcher
10 3 (2.68%) Digital Architect
10 3 (2.68%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) .NET
2 15 (13.39%) HTML
3 10 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 10 (8.93%) Web Services
3 10 (8.93%) XML
4 7 (6.25%) WCF
5 6 (5.36%) XSLT
6 5 (4.46%) CSS
7 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.68%) GraphQL
7 3 (2.68%) RESTful
7 3 (2.68%) Spring
8 2 (1.79%) MDX
8 2 (1.79%) React
8 2 (1.79%) Sass
8 2 (1.79%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.89%) Ajax
9 1 (0.89%) Java EE
9 1 (0.89%) JSON
9 1 (0.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.04%) Driving Licence
4 8 (7.14%) User Experience
5 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.79%) Equities
7 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.79%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.89%) Blog
8 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) Linux
2 7 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.57%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.68%) Unix
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.32%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (11.61%) Scrum
4 13 (11.61%) SDLC
5 12 (10.71%) Analytics
5 12 (10.71%) ETL
6 11 (9.82%) CRM
6 11 (9.82%) Project Management
6 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.93%) Contract Management
8 9 (8.04%) Dashboard Development
8 9 (8.04%) DevOps
8 9 (8.04%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (8.04%) User Stories
8 9 (8.04%) Web Development
9 8 (7.14%) Coaching
10 7 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (6.25%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) SQL
2 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 9 (8.04%) Java
5 7 (6.25%) Python
6 5 (4.46%) C#
6 5 (4.46%) Scala
7 4 (3.57%) Perl
7 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.68%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.79%) C++
9 2 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.79%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.89%) C
10 1 (0.89%) Go
10 1 (0.89%) R
10 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) Degree
2 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.36%) HND
5 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.57%) CISSP
5 4 (3.57%) ISEB
6 3 (2.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (2.68%) CEH
6 3 (2.68%) CHFI
6 3 (2.68%) CISA
6 3 (2.68%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.79%) SANS
8 1 (0.89%) APMP
8 1 (0.89%) CBAP
8 1 (0.89%) CISM
8 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.89%) GCIA
8 1 (0.89%) ISACA
8 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.18%) QA
2 6 (5.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.89%) COBIT
4 1 (0.89%) WCAG
4 1 (0.89%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) Docker
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) CSIRT
1 1 (0.89%) Graphite
1 1 (0.89%) MIIS
1 1 (0.89%) Nagios
1 1 (0.89%) Prometheus
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
1 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.46%) Cisco
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle
2 5 (4.46%) SAP
3 4 (3.57%) Alteryx
3 4 (3.57%) Bloomberg
3 4 (3.57%) Fidessa
3 4 (3.57%) Google
3 4 (3.57%) HP
3 4 (3.57%) Lotus
3 4 (3.57%) SnapLogic
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe
4 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.79%) Perforce
4 2 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (0.89%) Citrix
5 1 (0.89%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.89%) Retek
5 1 (0.89%) Splunk