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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Documentation Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Documentation Skills
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 152 126 145
Rank change year-on-year -26 +19 +50
Contract jobs citing Documentation Skills 35 24 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.84% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.45% 1.41% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 10
10th Percentile £183 £478 £258
25th Percentile £284 £513 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £360 £550 £425
Median % change year-on-year -34.55% +29.41% -17.07%
75th Percentile £520 £569 £639
90th Percentile £595 £590 £833
Central London median daily rate £384 £550 £373
% change year-on-year -30.23% +47.65% -22.40%

Documentation Skills is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,422 1,697 1,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.90% 59.69% 56.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,756 1,183 1,306
10th Percentile £350 £356 £283
25th Percentile £466 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £688 £650 £606
90th Percentile £788 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £563 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £11.50 £12.76
Median hourly rate £35.50 £16.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +121.88% -14.44% +5.89%
75th Percentile £50.88 £25.79 £33.61
90th Percentile £62.50 £34.28 £44.51
Central London median hourly rate £35.50 £17.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +102.86% -6.42% -

Documentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Documentation Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Documentation Skills in the City of London

Documentation Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Documentation Skills in the City of London

Documentation Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Documentation Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Documentation Skills in the City of London

Documentation Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for Documentation Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Documentation Skills 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 Documentation Skills.

1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) Social Skills
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
4 10 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 10 (28.57%) Agile
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) Time Management
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.00%) DevOps
8 6 (17.14%) GDPR
8 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (17.14%) NIST
8 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.14%) Windows
8 6 (17.14%) Azure
8 6 (17.14%) Banking
8 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (17.14%) JIRA
9 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (14.29%) AOP
9 5 (14.29%) Hedge funds
9 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 5 (14.29%) Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (14.29%) Legal
9 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
9 5 (14.29%) Regtech

Documentation Skills
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 2 (5.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Power Platform
3 2 (5.71%) Nutanix
3 2 (5.71%) Serverless
3 2 (5.71%) Slack
4 1 (2.86%) AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
1 2 (5.71%) NAS
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Power BI
2 1 (2.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Protractor
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) webpack
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) Social Skills
3 10 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 6 (17.14%) Banking
5 5 (14.29%) Legal
6 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.57%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (5.71%) Front Office
8 2 (5.71%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (5.71%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Azure Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) React Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Python Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Qualitative Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) CSS
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) React
1 3 (8.57%) RESTful
2 2 (5.71%) Express
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) Node.js
2 2 (5.71%) pytest
2 2 (5.71%) Redux
2 2 (5.71%) Sass
2 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) ARM Templates
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) DOM
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.71%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (5.71%) Market Risk
3 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Swaptions
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Agile
3 8 (22.86%) Time Management
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
6 5 (14.29%) AOP
6 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) Regtech
6 5 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
6 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
7 4 (11.43%) Patch Management
7 4 (11.43%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) VBScript
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) R
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) MCTS
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) GDPR
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (17.14%) NIST
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 3 (8.57%) COBIT
3 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (8.57%) QA
4 2 (5.71%) PMO
5 1 (2.86%) GRC
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) BitLocker
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) RSA Archer
2 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.71%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) Veeam
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) Meraki
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) Workday