Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 157 151
Rank change year-on-year +51 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 691 834 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.46% 1.90% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.14% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 574 565
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £350 £314 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
London median hourly rate £38.50 £33.58 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.65% +6.60% +41.86%
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.97 £25.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.38 £41.88
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +21.11%

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 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 24,551 38,919 41,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.53% 88.75% 88.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,345 27,854 30,204
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £313
90th Percentile £694 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 444 491
London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +6.38% -6.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.08 £24.09
% change year-on-year -0.33% -0.04% -3.64%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in London

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in London

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in London

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in London

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor 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 28 February 2020. 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
Central London +28 131 £463 -1.07% 71
West London -3 29 £550 +25.71% 21
South London +22 18 £550 +4.76% 5
East London +48 17 £615 +11.82% 11
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 331 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (40.52%) Finance
3 187 (27.06%) AWS
4 167 (24.17%) Java
5 165 (23.88%) Python
6 154 (22.29%) Asset Management
7 151 (21.85%) Front Office
8 146 (21.13%) Web Services
9 141 (20.41%) Fixed Income
10 135 (19.54%) Software Engineering
11 129 (18.67%) Azure
11 129 (18.67%) Analytics
12 125 (18.09%) DevOps
13 121 (17.51%) Docker
14 120 (17.37%) Derivative
15 118 (17.08%) SQL
16 115 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
17 114 (16.50%) JavaScript
18 113 (16.35%) Equities
18 113 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
19 112 (16.21%) Kubernetes
20 102 (14.76%) React
20 102 (14.76%) AngularJS
21 91 (13.17%) R
22 88 (12.74%) Scrum
23 87 (12.59%) Serverless
24 85 (12.30%) Microsoft
25 83 (12.01%) Amazon Redshift
26 82 (11.87%) OpenShift
26 82 (11.87%) Artifactory

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 17 (2.46%) Confluence
2 16 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.03%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.16%) IIS
5 6 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.43%) JBoss
6 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.14%) Drupal
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.01%) InVision
6 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.58%) Sketch
8 3 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.43%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.43%) SPSS
8 3 (0.43%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.29%) Stata
9 2 (0.29%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.14%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.59%) Endur
2 4 (0.58%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.43%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.43%) PolarLake
3 3 (0.43%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.43%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 187 (27.06%) AWS
2 129 (18.67%) Azure
3 87 (12.59%) Serverless
4 82 (11.87%) OpenShift
5 81 (11.72%) AWS Lambda
6 80 (11.58%) Amazon S3
7 74 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 74 (10.71%) GCP
8 73 (10.56%) Amazon EC2
9 70 (10.13%) Amazon SQS
10 67 (9.70%) Amazon ECS
11 34 (4.92%) Power Platform
12 20 (2.89%) Office 365
13 16 (2.32%) GitHub
14 13 (1.88%) SaaS
15 7 (1.01%) PaaS
16 6 (0.87%) Slack
16 6 (0.87%) Trello
17 5 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
17 5 (0.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.30%) DNS
1 9 (1.30%) HTTP
2 5 (0.72%) DHCP
2 5 (0.72%) LAN
3 4 (0.58%) Internet
3 4 (0.58%) WAN
4 3 (0.43%) Broadband
4 3 (0.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.43%) Firewall
4 3 (0.43%) NAS
4 3 (0.43%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.43%) SAN
4 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.29%) MPLS
5 2 (0.29%) Multicast
5 2 (0.29%) Network Security
5 2 (0.29%) VoIP
5 2 (0.29%) VPN
5 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.01%) Amazon Redshift
2 73 (10.56%) Amazon RDS
3 49 (7.09%) SQL Server
4 35 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (4.63%) Power BI
6 26 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 24 (3.47%) Big Data
8 18 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.30%) MySQL
13 8 (1.16%) Blockchain
13 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.16%) Star Schema
14 7 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.87%) Amazon Athena
15 6 (0.87%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 82 (11.87%) Artifactory
2 70 (10.13%) Jenkins
3 59 (8.54%) RStudio
4 45 (6.51%) Git (software)
5 34 (4.92%) JIRA
6 10 (1.45%) gulp
7 7 (1.01%) Axure RP
7 7 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.72%) jspm
9 5 (0.72%) SonarQube
9 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.72%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.58%) Maven
10 4 (0.58%) Selenium
11 3 (0.43%) NUnit
11 3 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.43%) Subversion
12 2 (0.29%) Moq
12 2 (0.29%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 280 (40.52%) Finance
2 151 (21.85%) Front Office
3 59 (8.54%) Banking
4 38 (5.50%) Public Sector
5 25 (3.62%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.62%) Retail
6 15 (2.17%) Legal
7 14 (2.03%) Marketing
8 13 (1.88%) Law
8 13 (1.88%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.16%) German Language
10 7 (1.01%) Local Government
11 6 (0.87%) Advertising
11 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.87%) Publishing
12 5 (0.72%) Back Office
12 5 (0.72%) International Banking
13 4 (0.58%) Billing
14 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 157 (22.72%) Developer
2 64 (9.26%) Architect
3 62 (8.97%) AWS Developer
4 57 (8.25%) Analyst
5 50 (7.24%) Java Developer
6 45 (6.51%) Project Manager
7 44 (6.37%) Lead Developer
8 41 (5.93%) AWS Engineer
9 36 (5.21%) Java Software Developer
9 36 (5.21%) Python Engineer
10 35 (5.07%) Lead Java Developer
10 35 (5.07%) Lead Software Developer
11 34 (4.92%) Python Developer
12 28 (4.05%) Java Engineer
13 27 (3.91%) Senior Developer
13 27 (3.91%) Software Engineer
14 26 (3.76%) User Researcher
15 23 (3.33%) Business Analyst
15 23 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
16 22 (3.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (21.13%) Web Services
2 102 (14.76%) AngularJS
2 102 (14.76%) React
3 78 (11.29%) Node.js
4 71 (10.27%) .NET
5 66 (9.55%) J2EE
6 56 (8.10%) J2SE
7 51 (7.38%) Vue.js
8 27 (3.91%) .NET Core
8 27 (3.91%) HTML
9 26 (3.76%) CSS
10 19 (2.75%) REST
11 15 (2.17%) Kafka
12 14 (2.03%) GraphQL
13 13 (1.88%) RESTful
14 12 (1.74%) Middleware
14 12 (1.74%) OAuth
15 11 (1.59%) Spring
16 10 (1.45%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 141 (20.41%) Fixed Income
2 120 (17.37%) Derivative
3 115 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (16.35%) Equities
5 68 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
6 51 (7.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 49 (7.09%) Blog
8 48 (6.95%) Management Information System
9 45 (6.51%) Hedge funds
10 34 (4.92%) User Experience
11 20 (2.89%) Mobile App
12 16 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
13 15 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
13 15 (2.17%) Public Cloud
14 14 (2.03%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.45%) Data Centre
16 9 (1.30%) Data Structures
17 6 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
17 6 (0.87%) Virtual Team
18 5 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.49%) Windows
2 23 (3.33%) Linux
3 12 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.45%) Android
5 8 (1.16%) Unix
6 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.29%) Solaris
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (22.29%) Asset Management
3 135 (19.54%) Software Engineering
4 129 (18.67%) Analytics
5 125 (18.09%) DevOps
6 113 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
7 88 (12.74%) Scrum
8 80 (11.58%) Project Management
9 74 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 64 (9.26%) Portfolio Management
11 63 (9.12%) Investment Management
12 59 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
13 58 (8.39%) Microservices
14 51 (7.38%) Deployment Automation
15 47 (6.80%) Open Source
16 45 (6.51%) Business Analysis
16 45 (6.51%) Risk Management
17 43 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (6.22%) Data Analysis
18 41 (5.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 167 (24.17%) Java
2 165 (23.88%) Python
3 118 (17.08%) SQL
4 114 (16.50%) JavaScript
5 91 (13.17%) R
6 77 (11.14%) C#
7 41 (5.93%) C++
8 30 (4.34%) TypeScript
9 18 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 17 (2.46%) Scala
11 16 (2.32%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.59%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.45%) Kotlin
14 9 (1.30%) PHP
14 9 (1.30%) Ruby
15 8 (1.16%) C
16 6 (0.87%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.72%) Perl
17 5 (0.72%) VBA
18 4 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (11.58%) Degree
2 48 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 40 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.74%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.72%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.58%) CISM
7 4 (0.58%) CISSP
7 4 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.43%) ACCA
8 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.43%) CIMA
8 3 (0.43%) CISA
8 3 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.43%) PMP
9 2 (0.29%) ISEB
9 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.35%) QA
2 21 (3.04%) PMO
3 13 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.16%) GDPR
5 5 (0.72%) WCAG
6 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.43%) MiFID
7 2 (0.29%) COBIT
7 2 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.29%) IFRS
7 2 (0.29%) SLA
8 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.14%) NIST
System Software
1 121 (17.51%) Docker
2 14 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.58%) XenApp
5 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.43%) vSphere
6 2 (0.29%) LXC
7 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 112 (16.21%) Kubernetes
2 78 (11.29%) Terraform
3 5 (0.72%) MIIS
4 4 (0.58%) Ansible
4 4 (0.58%) Kubeflow
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.43%) Packer
5 3 (0.43%) Puppet
5 3 (0.43%) SCCM
5 3 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.29%) Consul
6 2 (0.29%) Graphite
6 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.14%) Aspera SmartTrack
7 1 (0.14%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.14%) Grafana
7 1 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 85 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.50%) Google
3 28 (4.05%) Oracle
4 11 (1.59%) OpenLink
4 11 (1.59%) VMware
5 10 (1.45%) SAP
6 9 (1.30%) IBM
6 9 (1.30%) Tableau
7 8 (1.16%) Adobe
7 8 (1.16%) Bloomberg
7 8 (1.16%) Perforce
8 6 (0.87%) Cisco
8 6 (0.87%) Citrix
9 5 (0.72%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.72%) Greenplum
10 4 (0.58%) Planview
10 4 (0.58%) Teradata
11 3 (0.43%) Charles River
11 3 (0.43%) Informatica
11 3 (0.43%) ServiceNow