Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 110 133
Rank change year-on-year +3 +23 +40
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 931 392 727
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.44% 2.40% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.71% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 281 493
10th Percentile £381 £333 £326
25th Percentile £455 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £515
Median % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
75th Percentile £675 £631 £625
90th Percentile £799 £713 £685
England median daily rate £523 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 5
Median hourly rate £46.50 £43.50 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year +6.90% +45.19% +19.84%
England median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.14% +22.86% +40.00%

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 34,800 14,480 30,285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.25% 88.71% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,255 10,466 22,117
10th Percentile £378 £319 £323
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £663 £613 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 134 365
10th Percentile £17.00 £16.16 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £23.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate £37.25 £32.00 £22.33
Median % change year-on-year +16.41% +43.30% +4.20%
75th Percentile £54.47 £45.75 £42.00
90th Percentile £70.00 £59.63 £53.28
England median hourly rate £24.46 £27.50 £21.51
% change year-on-year -11.07% +27.83% +6.74%

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 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021. 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 +16 110 £550 +7.32% 77
West London -15 34 £475 -4.28% 16
South London +6 11 £135 -71.88% 9
East London -14 2 £540 +18.68% 16
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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.

1 406 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (39.96%) Social Skills
3 337 (36.20%) Finance
4 223 (23.95%) Analytics
5 204 (21.91%) Analytical Skills
5 204 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
6 165 (17.72%) Azure
7 151 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 150 (16.11%) Python
9 147 (15.79%) Project Management
10 146 (15.68%) SQL
11 137 (14.72%) Degree
12 117 (12.57%) Presentation Skills
13 116 (12.46%) AWS
14 111 (11.92%) Scrum
15 109 (11.71%) Microsoft
15 109 (11.71%) DevOps
16 106 (11.39%) Visualisation
17 101 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
18 94 (10.10%) Banking
19 85 (9.13%) User Experience
20 83 (8.92%) Security Cleared
21 80 (8.59%) Power Platform
22 78 (8.38%) Coaching
23 74 (7.95%) Power BI
24 73 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
25 71 (7.63%) Marketing
26 70 (7.52%) Change Management
26 70 (7.52%) Influencing Skills
27 69 (7.41%) JIRA

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 32 (3.44%) Confluence
2 31 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.93%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.61%) CMS
5 13 (1.40%) SAS
6 12 (1.29%) Apache
7 7 (0.75%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.43%) Sitefinity
8 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.21%) Documentum
10 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.21%) nginx
10 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.21%) WordPress
11 1 (0.11%) Magnolia
Applications
1 73 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (4.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 34 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (1.72%) Sketch
5 15 (1.61%) Marvel
6 10 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.54%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.21%) Figma
11 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.11%) InVision
11 1 (0.11%) SPSS
11 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.43%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.32%) Cloudability
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.32%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Shopify
5 1 (0.11%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.11%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 165 (17.72%) Azure
2 116 (12.46%) AWS
3 80 (8.59%) Power Platform
4 40 (4.30%) GCP
5 28 (3.01%) IaaS
5 28 (3.01%) Microsoft 365
6 26 (2.79%) GitHub
7 22 (2.36%) SaaS
7 22 (2.36%) Serverless
8 19 (2.04%) PaaS
9 18 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (1.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 16 (1.72%) Miro
12 14 (1.50%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (1.50%) Azure App Service
13 13 (1.40%) PowerApps
14 12 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (1.29%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.50%) DNS
2 10 (1.07%) HTTP
2 10 (1.07%) Kerberos
2 10 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.86%) Firewall
4 7 (0.75%) Internet
5 6 (0.64%) DHCP
6 5 (0.54%) VPN
7 4 (0.43%) LAN
7 4 (0.43%) NAS
7 4 (0.43%) Network Security
7 4 (0.43%) WAN
7 4 (0.43%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.32%) SAN
9 2 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.21%) SSH
9 2 (0.21%) SSL
9 2 (0.21%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (7.95%) Power BI
2 54 (5.80%) Tableau
3 48 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (3.76%) Big Data
5 30 (3.22%) SQL Server
6 25 (2.69%) MySQL
7 24 (2.58%) Data Lake
7 24 (2.58%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 19 (2.04%) MongoDB
11 15 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
11 15 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (1.18%) BigQuery
13 9 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.97%) Power Query
13 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 69 (7.41%) JIRA
2 28 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.93%) Subversion
5 15 (1.61%) Axure RP
6 9 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.75%) Artifactory
7 7 (0.75%) Selenium
8 6 (0.64%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.54%) CircleCI
9 5 (0.54%) Gradle
9 5 (0.54%) Maven
9 5 (0.54%) REST Assured
10 4 (0.43%) Ant
10 4 (0.43%) GitLab
10 4 (0.43%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.43%) Serena SBM
11 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.32%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.32%) MSI
General
1 372 (39.96%) Social Skills
2 337 (36.20%) Finance
3 204 (21.91%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (12.57%) Presentation Skills
5 94 (10.10%) Banking
6 71 (7.63%) Marketing
7 70 (7.52%) Influencing Skills
8 66 (7.09%) Public Sector
9 51 (5.48%) Legal
10 49 (5.26%) Retail
11 33 (3.54%) Front Office
12 32 (3.44%) Organisational Skills
13 29 (3.11%) Telecoms
14 26 (2.79%) Manufacturing
14 26 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
15 23 (2.47%) Investment Banking
16 22 (2.36%) Financial Institution
17 16 (1.72%) Publishing
18 12 (1.29%) Back Office
19 10 (1.07%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 142 (15.25%) Analyst
2 116 (12.46%) Architect
3 81 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 79 (8.49%) Developer
5 67 (7.20%) Business Analyst
6 42 (4.51%) Designer
6 42 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
7 39 (4.19%) Data Analyst
8 33 (3.54%) Programme Manager
9 28 (3.01%) Data Engineer
9 28 (3.01%) Product Manager
10 27 (2.90%) Scrum Master
10 27 (2.90%) Senior Manager
11 21 (2.26%) Data Scientist
12 20 (2.15%) Senior Developer
12 20 (2.15%) User Researcher
12 20 (2.15%) UX Designer
13 19 (2.04%) Python Engineer
14 18 (1.93%) Consultant
15 17 (1.83%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.44%) .NET
2 29 (3.11%) HTML
3 21 (2.26%) React
4 20 (2.15%) Pandas
5 19 (2.04%) Node.js
6 18 (1.93%) TensorFlow
7 15 (1.61%) CSS
7 15 (1.61%) REST
8 13 (1.40%) AngularJS
9 12 (1.29%) NumPy
9 12 (1.29%) Velocity
10 11 (1.18%) HTML5
11 10 (1.07%) J2EE
11 10 (1.07%) Kafka
11 10 (1.07%) Matplotlib
11 10 (1.07%) PyTorch
11 10 (1.07%) Web Services
12 9 (0.97%) LDAP
12 9 (0.97%) RESTful
13 8 (0.86%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.13%) User Experience
2 38 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.90%) Algorithms
4 26 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.15%) Hedge funds
7 19 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 17 (1.83%) Renewable Energy
9 16 (1.72%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.61%) Legacy Systems
11 13 (1.40%) Cloud Native
12 12 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.18%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.07%) Fixed Income
14 10 (1.07%) Replication
15 9 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (0.86%) Mobile App
17 7 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
17 7 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.40%) Linux
2 37 (3.97%) Windows
3 18 (1.93%) Unix
4 13 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.64%) Android
7 6 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.43%) CentOS
9 4 (0.43%) Solaris
9 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.32%) VMS
11 2 (0.21%) AIX
11 2 (0.21%) SUSE
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (23.95%) Analytics
3 204 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
4 151 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 147 (15.79%) Project Management
6 111 (11.92%) Scrum
7 109 (11.71%) DevOps
8 106 (11.39%) Visualisation
9 101 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
10 78 (8.38%) Coaching
11 70 (7.52%) Change Management
12 66 (7.09%) Project Delivery
13 65 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 64 (6.87%) Risk Management
15 58 (6.23%) Data Analysis
15 58 (6.23%) Data Science
16 57 (6.12%) Business Case
16 57 (6.12%) Microservices
17 55 (5.91%) Programme Management
18 54 (5.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 150 (16.11%) Python
2 146 (15.68%) SQL
3 59 (6.34%) Java
4 45 (4.83%) JavaScript
5 38 (4.08%) R
6 32 (3.44%) C#
7 26 (2.79%) PowerShell
8 17 (1.83%) C
9 15 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.40%) VBA
11 9 (0.97%) Scala
12 8 (0.86%) C++
12 8 (0.86%) TypeScript
13 6 (0.64%) Go
14 5 (0.54%) Julia
14 5 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.54%) Perl
14 5 (0.54%) VB
15 4 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 137 (14.72%) Degree
2 83 (8.92%) Security Cleared
3 56 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.22%) PMP
5 19 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.50%) CISSP
7 13 (1.40%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.75%) CISM
9 6 (0.64%) MCSE
9 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.51%) QA
2 40 (4.30%) GDPR
3 31 (3.33%) PMO
4 29 (3.11%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.72%) Accessibility
5 16 (1.72%) SLA
6 11 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.07%) COBIT
8 7 (0.75%) NCSC
9 5 (0.54%) ISO 20022
9 5 (0.54%) NIST
10 4 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.43%) GRC
10 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.32%) ITGC
11 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.21%) EMIR
12 2 (0.21%) GMP
13 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 46 (4.94%) Docker
2 38 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.54%) NFS
6 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.21%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) Snort
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (4.51%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.54%) Terraform
3 17 (1.83%) Ansible
4 10 (1.07%) Control-M
5 8 (0.86%) Puppet
5 8 (0.86%) SCCM
6 6 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.64%) QRadar
6 6 (0.64%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.64%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 5 (0.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.54%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.43%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.32%) Netcool
9 3 (0.32%) Packer
9 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 109 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.08%) SAP
3 33 (3.54%) Google
4 30 (3.22%) Databricks
5 26 (2.79%) Oracle
6 18 (1.93%) Adobe
6 18 (1.93%) VMware
7 13 (1.40%) Cadence
7 13 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.40%) ServiceNow
8 12 (1.29%) IBM
8 12 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.07%) Splunk
10 9 (0.97%) Alteryx
11 8 (0.86%) EMC
12 7 (0.75%) BMC
12 7 (0.75%) Openreach
12 7 (0.75%) Qualys
12 7 (0.75%) SolarWinds
13 6 (0.64%) CyberArk