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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 2 July 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 78 120 70
Rank change year-on-year +42 -50 +69
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 1,262 628 613
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.19% 2.27% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.48% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 386 463
10th Percentile £370 £338 £350
25th Percentile £469 £450 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £696 £633 £650
90th Percentile £750 £725 £725
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 15
10th Percentile £24.25 £14.97 £25.90
25th Percentile £24.61 £18.38 £33.72
Median hourly rate £33.58 £32.44 £39.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.50% -17.87% +12.86%
75th Percentile £48.07 £51.44 £47.19
90th Percentile £52.08 £68.60 £49.50
England median hourly rate £43.98 £27.35 £39.50
% change year-on-year +60.83% -30.77% +27.09%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 36,260 25,305 15,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.54% 91.41% 90.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,539 18,125 11,409
10th Percentile £400 £360 £330
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £690 £638 £619
90th Percentile £788 £713 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 253 183
10th Percentile £17.14 £15.73 £14.08
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.75 £19.99
Median hourly rate £36.41 £32.85 £33.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.84% -1.94% +49.60%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £47.83
90th Percentile £69.31 £65.60 £61.25
England median hourly rate £28.46 £24.00 £22.82
% change year-on-year +18.56% +5.17% -0.17%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in London

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Decision-Making in London

Decision-Making
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Decision-Making in London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in London

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in London

Decision-Making
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Decision-Making in London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Decision-Making in London

Decision-Making
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +9 122 £575 +15.00% 57
West London +3 33 £515 -4.85% 11
South London -5 11 £495 -5.71% 3
East London -10 5 £726 +221.29% 18
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 606 (48.02%) Finance
2 580 (45.96%) Social Skills
3 551 (43.66%) Agile
4 441 (34.94%) Problem-Solving
5 405 (32.09%) Analytical Skills
6 276 (21.87%) Banking
7 223 (17.67%) Microsoft
8 218 (17.27%) Azure
9 211 (16.72%) DevOps
10 202 (16.01%) Python
11 201 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 197 (15.61%) Project Management
13 194 (15.37%) Scrum
14 182 (14.42%) Analytics
15 180 (14.26%) SQL
15 180 (14.26%) CI/CD
16 146 (11.57%) AWS
17 134 (10.62%) Migration
18 118 (9.35%) JIRA
19 117 (9.27%) Risk Management
20 107 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
21 105 (8.32%) Kubernetes
22 104 (8.24%) Presentation Skills
22 104 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
23 103 (8.16%) Docker
24 99 (7.84%) Project Delivery
25 98 (7.77%) Change Management
26 96 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
27 94 (7.45%) Terraform
28 92 (7.29%) Business Analysis

Decision-Making
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 62 (4.91%) Confluence
2 21 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.51%) Apache Spark
4 8 (0.63%) SAS
5 7 (0.55%) Apache
5 7 (0.55%) CMS
5 7 (0.55%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.55%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (0.48%) Jupyter
7 5 (0.40%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.24%) CICS
10 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.079%) Camunda
11 1 (0.079%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.079%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.079%) WebSphere
Applications
1 104 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.71%) Sketch
7 8 (0.63%) Marvel
8 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.16%) SPSS
9 2 (0.16%) Stata
9 2 (0.16%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.079%) InVision
10 1 (0.079%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (0.24%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.24%) Endur
2 3 (0.24%) Fidessa
2 3 (0.24%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.16%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.079%) assyst
4 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.079%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 218 (17.27%) Azure
2 146 (11.57%) AWS
3 71 (5.63%) GCP
4 50 (3.96%) Power Platform
5 42 (3.33%) Serverless
6 36 (2.85%) Microsoft 365
7 35 (2.77%) IaaS
8 34 (2.69%) GitHub
9 32 (2.54%) SaaS
10 31 (2.46%) PaaS
11 24 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
11 24 (1.90%) Azure DevOps
12 18 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (1.43%) Google Analytics
13 17 (1.35%) Amazon S3
13 17 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (1.35%) Google Workspace
13 17 (1.35%) Snowflake
14 16 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
15 15 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.51%) DNS
2 12 (0.95%) LAN
3 10 (0.79%) Firewall
4 8 (0.63%) WAN
5 7 (0.55%) Internet
5 7 (0.55%) Network Security
5 7 (0.55%) Skype
5 7 (0.55%) VPN
5 7 (0.55%) WLAN
6 6 (0.48%) DHCP
6 6 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.40%) HTTP
8 4 (0.32%) FTP
8 4 (0.32%) SAN
8 4 (0.32%) SD-WAN
8 4 (0.32%) VSAN
9 3 (0.24%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.24%) Intranet
9 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (3.72%) Power BI
2 42 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 36 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (2.69%) Tableau
5 28 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.14%) Data Lake
7 25 (1.98%) Big Data
7 25 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 19 (1.51%) Data Mining
9 16 (1.27%) MySQL
10 15 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
10 15 (1.19%) BigQuery
10 15 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.11%) DB2
11 14 (1.11%) Metadata
11 14 (1.11%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.79%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
13 9 (0.71%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 118 (9.35%) JIRA
2 61 (4.83%) Jenkins
3 53 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 12 (0.95%) GitLab
6 10 (0.79%) Artifactory
6 10 (0.79%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.71%) MSI
8 8 (0.63%) Axure RP
8 8 (0.63%) Selenium
9 7 (0.55%) CircleCI
9 7 (0.55%) Cypress.io
9 7 (0.55%) ERwin
10 6 (0.48%) Chocolatey
10 6 (0.48%) Subversion
11 5 (0.40%) JUnit
11 5 (0.40%) Maven
11 5 (0.40%) REST Assured
12 4 (0.32%) Robot Framework
12 4 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 606 (48.02%) Finance
2 580 (45.96%) Social Skills
3 405 (32.09%) Analytical Skills
4 276 (21.87%) Banking
5 104 (8.24%) Presentation Skills
6 88 (6.97%) Public Sector
7 68 (5.39%) Influencing Skills
8 67 (5.31%) Front Office
9 59 (4.68%) Investment Banking
10 53 (4.20%) Legal
11 48 (3.80%) Marketing
12 40 (3.17%) Retail
13 34 (2.69%) Telecoms
14 32 (2.54%) Organisational Skills
15 16 (1.27%) Games
16 13 (1.03%) Billing
16 13 (1.03%) Law
16 13 (1.03%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 12 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 226 (17.91%) Analyst
2 187 (14.82%) Architect
3 115 (9.11%) Business Analyst
4 94 (7.45%) Project Manager
5 81 (6.42%) Developer
6 63 (4.99%) Cloud Architect
7 56 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 54 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
9 53 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
10 51 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 50 (3.96%) Data Architect
12 48 (3.80%) Azure Engineer
13 45 (3.57%) Scrum Master
14 41 (3.25%) Programme Manager
15 40 (3.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 39 (3.09%) Azure Architect
16 39 (3.09%) Security Architect
17 38 (3.01%) Senior Manager
18 35 (2.77%) Product Manager
19 32 (2.54%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.93%) React
2 29 (2.30%) Pandas
3 23 (1.82%) REST
3 23 (1.82%) Web Services
4 21 (1.66%) Node.js
5 20 (1.58%) Kafka
6 17 (1.35%) J2EE
6 17 (1.35%) NumPy
6 17 (1.35%) Velocity
7 15 (1.19%) JSON
7 15 (1.19%) XML
8 14 (1.11%) .NET
9 12 (0.95%) CSS
9 12 (0.95%) RESTful
9 12 (0.95%) Spring
10 11 (0.87%) Django
10 11 (0.87%) HTML
10 11 (0.87%) jQuery
10 11 (0.87%) TensorFlow
11 10 (0.79%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 51 (4.04%) User Experience
2 50 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (2.77%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.69%) Derivative
6 32 (2.54%) Virtual Team
7 30 (2.38%) Data Structures
8 28 (2.22%) Hedge funds
9 24 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (1.82%) Fixed Income
10 23 (1.82%) Public Cloud
11 21 (1.66%) OTC Derivatives
12 18 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
12 18 (1.43%) PMI
13 15 (1.19%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.95%) CMDB
15 11 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
16 10 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.79%) Reference Data
16 10 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 61 (4.83%) Windows
2 35 (2.77%) Linux
3 24 (1.90%) VMS
4 23 (1.82%) Unix
5 14 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.63%) Android
7 8 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.40%) zOS
9 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.24%) Solaris
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.16%) SUSE
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.079%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (43.66%) Agile
2 441 (34.94%) Problem-Solving
3 211 (16.72%) DevOps
4 201 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 197 (15.61%) Project Management
6 194 (15.37%) Scrum
7 182 (14.42%) Analytics
8 180 (14.26%) CI/CD
9 134 (10.62%) Migration
10 117 (9.27%) Risk Management
11 107 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
12 99 (7.84%) Project Delivery
13 98 (7.77%) Change Management
14 96 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 92 (7.29%) Business Analysis
16 86 (6.81%) Business Case
17 79 (6.26%) Coaching
17 79 (6.26%) Requirements Gathering
17 79 (6.26%) Visualisation
18 66 (5.23%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 202 (16.01%) Python
2 180 (14.26%) SQL
3 87 (6.89%) Java
4 44 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 36 (2.85%) R
6 35 (2.77%) C
7 34 (2.69%) Bash
8 31 (2.46%) C#
9 30 (2.38%) PowerShell
10 24 (1.90%) VBA
11 23 (1.82%) MATLAB
12 20 (1.58%) Scala
13 18 (1.43%) Go
14 12 (0.95%) C++
15 11 (0.87%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.63%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.55%) F#
19 6 (0.48%) Ruby
20 5 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (6.97%) Degree
2 77 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 66 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 15 (1.19%) CISSP
6 12 (0.95%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.87%) CISA
8 10 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.79%) PMP
9 9 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.55%) ISEB
11 6 (0.48%) CGEIT
11 6 (0.48%) CISM
11 6 (0.48%) CRISC
11 6 (0.48%) IIBA
12 5 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.32%) ACCA
13 4 (0.32%) CIMA
13 4 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.99%) QA
2 53 (4.20%) Data Quality
3 50 (3.96%) PMO
4 35 (2.77%) SLA
5 22 (1.74%) Accessibility
6 17 (1.35%) GDPR
7 16 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.95%) NIST
9 8 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.63%) MiFID
10 6 (0.48%) COBIT
10 6 (0.48%) GRC
10 6 (0.48%) SOC 1
11 5 (0.40%) Basel III
12 4 (0.32%) P3O
13 3 (0.24%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.16%) PSD2
14 2 (0.16%) WCAG
15 1 (0.079%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 103 (8.16%) Docker
2 37 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.55%) vSphere
7 5 (0.40%) XenApp
7 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.32%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.24%) Firmware
9 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.24%) NFS
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.16%) HDFS
10 2 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.079%) Microcode
11 1 (0.079%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.079%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 105 (8.32%) Kubernetes
2 94 (7.45%) Terraform
3 32 (2.54%) Ansible
4 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (0.71%) Grafana
5 9 (0.71%) Puppet
6 5 (0.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.40%) Salt
6 5 (0.40%) SCCM
7 4 (0.32%) Control-M
7 4 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.32%) vRealize
7 4 (0.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 4 (0.32%) WMI
8 3 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.16%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.16%) QRadar
9 2 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 223 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 50 (3.96%) Google
3 39 (3.09%) Oracle
4 35 (2.77%) Databricks
5 33 (2.61%) SAP
6 32 (2.54%) ServiceNow
7 27 (2.14%) VMware
8 25 (1.98%) Bloomberg
9 21 (1.66%) BISAM
10 16 (1.27%) Splunk
11 14 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.95%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.87%) Adobe
13 11 (0.87%) Citrix
13 11 (0.87%) IBM
14 10 (0.79%) Cisco
14 10 (0.79%) Cloudera
15 9 (0.71%) CyberArk
16 8 (0.63%) HP
17 7 (0.55%) Teradata