The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Decision Table skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision Table over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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 Tables
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 635 616
Rank change year-on-year +47 -19  
Contract jobs citing Decision Table 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.005% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £426 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £275 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £275 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Decision Table is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36460 41364 41331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.71% 83.50% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23944 27759 26979
Median daily rate £450 £446 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 965 1150
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.43% +4.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Decision Table
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Decision Table as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Decision Table in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Decision Table in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision Table in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision Table in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision Table in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision Table within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 1 £463 -
North East - 1 £390 -
Decision Table
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Decision Table also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Decision Table.

1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) IIBA
2 2 (40.00%) CBAP
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree

Decision Table
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Agile Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) CBAP
2 2 (40.00%) IIBA
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Lotus
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft