Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 163 157
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6 +20
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 822 788 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.05% 1.72% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.95% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 529 480
London median daily rate £506 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +3.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £355 £318
90th Percentile £700 £700 £688
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -5.66% +17.78%
10th Percentile £29.96 £23.08 £16.31
90th Percentile £61.25 £35.00 £38.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +70.45% +51.72% -27.50%

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 35,490 40,502 37,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.69% 88.28% 88.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,452 29,284 26,912
London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.10% +8.00%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 530 382
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.25 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -2.62% +12.78%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £57.30 £54.66 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +16.28% -10.42% +2.13%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -11 132 £475 -5.00% 67
South London +42 51 £575 +9.52% 7
West London +5 36 £475 -1.30% 29
East London +11 19 £575 +22.41% 5
North London +1 4 - - 1
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 361 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (40.02%) Finance
3 170 (20.68%) Analytical Skills
4 166 (20.19%) Analytics
5 165 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
6 155 (18.86%) Python
7 145 (17.64%) Problem-Solving
8 139 (16.91%) DevOps
9 135 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 134 (16.30%) Java
11 121 (14.72%) SQL
12 108 (13.14%) Kubernetes
13 107 (13.02%) Project Management
14 106 (12.90%) Web Services
15 105 (12.77%) Amazon Redshift
16 104 (12.65%) Scrum
17 103 (12.53%) Microsoft
18 101 (12.29%) Front Office
19 100 (12.17%) Security Cleared
20 95 (11.56%) Degree
21 94 (11.44%) Software Engineering
22 93 (11.31%) Docker
23 92 (11.19%) Serverless
24 89 (10.83%) Terraform
25 88 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
26 87 (10.58%) Asset Management
27 82 (9.98%) AWS CloudFormation
27 82 (9.98%) Amazon S3
27 82 (9.98%) Amazon ECS
28 80 (9.73%) SC Cleared

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 35 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.80%) Confluence
3 17 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.82%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.58%) IIS
6 13 (1.58%) SAS
7 12 (1.46%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.97%) Apache
9 6 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.73%) CMS
9 6 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.61%) JBoss
11 4 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.49%) Drupal
12 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.24%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.97%) SPSS
6 7 (0.85%) InVision
6 7 (0.85%) Marvel
7 6 (0.73%) Sketch
8 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.36%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.24%) Stata
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.12%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 12 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Workday HCM
3 3 (0.36%) Endur
3 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.24%) iTrent
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.24%) PolarLake
4 2 (0.24%) SAP MDG
4 2 (0.24%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 165 (20.07%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (11.19%) Serverless
3 88 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
4 82 (9.98%) Amazon ECS
4 82 (9.98%) Amazon S3
4 82 (9.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 78 (9.49%) Amazon EC2
6 77 (9.37%) Amazon SQS
7 73 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 66 (8.03%) OpenShift
9 45 (5.47%) GitHub
10 36 (4.38%) Power Platform
11 26 (3.16%) Office 365
12 16 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (1.70%) Amazon Kinesis
13 14 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (1.58%) IaaS
15 11 (1.34%) PaaS
15 11 (1.34%) SaaS
16 10 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.95%) DNS
2 12 (1.46%) Firewall
3 10 (1.22%) Skype
4 5 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.49%) LAN
5 4 (0.49%) SAN
5 4 (0.49%) WAN
6 3 (0.36%) BGP
6 3 (0.36%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.36%) Internet
6 3 (0.36%) NAS
6 3 (0.36%) Network Security
6 3 (0.36%) VoIP
7 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.24%) IPv4
7 2 (0.24%) Multicast
7 2 (0.24%) NX-OS
7 2 (0.24%) OSPF
7 2 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (12.77%) Amazon Redshift
2 79 (9.61%) Amazon RDS
3 72 (8.76%) Big Data
4 51 (6.20%) SQL Server
5 46 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (4.14%) Power BI
7 31 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (2.92%) Hadoop
9 22 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (2.55%) Data Mining
11 15 (1.82%) Apache Hive
11 15 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
12 13 (1.58%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.34%) Text Mining
14 10 (1.22%) MySQL
15 9 (1.09%) Neo4j
15 9 (1.09%) Relational Database
15 9 (1.09%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 77 (9.37%) Artifactory
2 76 (9.25%) RStudio
3 35 (4.26%) JIRA
4 24 (2.92%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.58%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.34%) Axure RP
6 11 (1.34%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.09%) webpack
8 6 (0.73%) CircleCI
8 6 (0.73%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.49%) Selenium
9 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.36%) Babel
10 3 (0.36%) gulp
10 3 (0.36%) Hudson
10 3 (0.36%) JMeter
10 3 (0.36%) Maven
10 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.24%) Protractor
11 2 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 329 (40.02%) Finance
2 101 (12.29%) Front Office
3 62 (7.54%) Banking
4 44 (5.35%) Marketing
5 33 (4.01%) Retail
6 27 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.70%) Law
9 13 (1.58%) Legal
10 11 (1.34%) Games
11 9 (1.09%) Advertising
12 6 (0.73%) Electronics
12 6 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.61%) Billing
13 5 (0.61%) German Language
13 5 (0.61%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.49%) Publishing
15 3 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 150 (18.25%) Developer
2 116 (14.11%) Architect
3 99 (12.04%) Analyst
4 75 (9.12%) AWS Developer
5 54 (6.57%) Senior Developer
6 43 (5.23%) User Researcher
7 42 (5.11%) Lead Developer
7 42 (5.11%) Python Developer
8 41 (4.99%) Project Manager
9 34 (4.14%) AWS Architect
9 34 (4.14%) Senior Software Developer
9 34 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (4.01%) Java Developer
11 31 (3.77%) Designer
12 29 (3.53%) Business Analyst
12 29 (3.53%) Java Software Developer
13 28 (3.41%) Data Scientist
14 25 (3.04%) Programme Manager
14 25 (3.04%) React Developer
15 22 (2.68%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (12.90%) Web Services
2 50 (6.08%) J2EE
3 39 (4.74%) React
4 35 (4.26%) HTML
5 30 (3.65%) .NET
6 24 (2.92%) Node.js
7 21 (2.55%) CSS
8 20 (2.43%) AngularJS
9 17 (2.07%) REST
10 15 (1.82%) Kafka
11 14 (1.70%) XML
12 13 (1.58%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.58%) J2SE
12 13 (1.58%) Sass
13 12 (1.46%) RESTful
13 12 (1.46%) TensorFlow
14 11 (1.34%) GraphQL
15 10 (1.22%) Vue.js
15 10 (1.22%) WCF
16 9 (1.09%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 170 (20.68%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (9.61%) Fixed Income
3 67 (8.15%) User Experience
4 60 (7.30%) Management Information System
5 34 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.19%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.70%) Social Media
8 13 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.85%) Equities
12 7 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
12 7 (0.85%) Smartcard
13 6 (0.73%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.73%) Music Streaming
13 6 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.45%) Windows
2 32 (3.89%) Linux
3 15 (1.82%) Unix
4 11 (1.34%) Windows 10
5 7 (0.85%) Android
6 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.49%) CentOS
8 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (20.19%) Analytics
3 145 (17.64%) Problem-Solving
4 139 (16.91%) DevOps
5 135 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 107 (13.02%) Project Management
7 104 (12.65%) Scrum
8 94 (11.44%) Software Engineering
9 87 (10.58%) Asset Management
10 80 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
11 69 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 68 (8.27%) Coaching
13 62 (7.54%) Migration
14 58 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (5.96%) Customer Insight
15 49 (5.96%) Mentoring
15 49 (5.96%) TDD
16 48 (5.84%) Change Management
17 47 (5.72%) ETL
17 47 (5.72%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (18.86%) Python
2 134 (16.30%) Java
3 121 (14.72%) SQL
4 59 (7.18%) JavaScript
5 32 (3.89%) R
6 26 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 20 (2.43%) C#
8 18 (2.19%) C
9 16 (1.95%) C++
9 16 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.58%) TypeScript
10 13 (1.58%) VBA
11 12 (1.46%) PHP
11 12 (1.46%) Ruby
12 9 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.09%) Scala
13 7 (0.85%) Perl
14 6 (0.73%) VB
15 5 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 100 (12.17%) Security Cleared
2 95 (11.56%) Degree
3 80 (9.73%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.80%) AWS Certification
5 13 (1.58%) CISSP
6 11 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.85%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.73%) CISA
8 6 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.73%) HND
9 5 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.49%) CEH
10 4 (0.49%) CHFI
10 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.49%) PhD
11 3 (0.36%) CISMP
11 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.38%) QA
2 25 (3.04%) PMO
3 17 (2.07%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.09%) GDPR
5 7 (0.85%) SLA
6 5 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.24%) GMP
8 2 (0.24%) HL7
8 2 (0.24%) IFRS
8 2 (0.24%) SEPA
9 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) NIST
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
9 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) WCAG
9 1 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 93 (11.31%) Docker
2 23 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.24%) XenApp
6 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.12%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 108 (13.14%) Kubernetes
2 89 (10.83%) Terraform
3 10 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (0.97%) SCCM
5 7 (0.85%) Graphite
6 6 (0.73%) Grafana
7 5 (0.61%) Ansible
7 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.61%) Puppet
8 3 (0.36%) Istio
9 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.24%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.24%) MIIS
9 2 (0.24%) Nagios
9 2 (0.24%) Nessus
9 2 (0.24%) vRealize
10 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.01%) Greenplum
3 32 (3.89%) Oracle
4 26 (3.16%) SAP
5 22 (2.68%) Tableau
6 18 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (2.07%) Google
8 16 (1.95%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.22%) Cisco
9 10 (1.22%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.09%) Adobe
10 9 (1.09%) Workday
11 8 (0.97%) Alteryx
11 8 (0.97%) Citrix
11 8 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.85%) VMware
13 6 (0.73%) IBM
13 6 (0.73%) Talend
14 5 (0.61%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.61%) HP