Period
to 21 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Documentation Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Documentation Skills
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 306 256 366
Rank change year-on-year -50 +110 -45
Contract jobs citing Documentation Skills 306 116 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.85% 0.82% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.48% 1.39% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 78 132
10th Percentile £347 £359 £308
25th Percentile £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £519 £500
Median % change year-on-year -0.72% +3.75% +11.11%
75th Percentile £603 £575 £600
90th Percentile £663 £641 £636
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £50.75 - £19.36
England median hourly rate £63.00 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +51.81% -7.78% +193.83%

Documentation Skills is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20,657 8,361 20,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 57.58% 59.38% 54.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,685 6,013 14,329
10th Percentile £363 £322 £310
25th Percentile £463 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.40%
75th Percentile £675 £645 £614
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 85 269
10th Percentile £14.19 £15.00 £12.76
25th Percentile £18.94 £19.39 £16.36
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.89 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.37% +42.33% +11.07%
75th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £30.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £53.25 £51.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -13.64% +17.65% +3.89%

Documentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Documentation Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Documentation Skills in London

Documentation Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Documentation Skills in London.

Daily rate trend for Documentation Skills in London

Documentation Skills
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Documentation Skills in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Documentation Skills in London

Documentation Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Documentation Skills in London.

Hourly rate trend for Documentation Skills in London

Documentation Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Documentation Skills in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Documentation Skills in London

Documentation Skills
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 Documentation Skills within the London region over the 6 months to 21 October 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 -45 37 £525 - 13
West London -16 6 £400 -5.88% 3
South London - 4 £475 - 5
Documentation Skills
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Documentation Skills 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 Documentation Skills.

1 166 (54.25%) Social Skills
2 114 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (26.47%) Finance
4 75 (24.51%) Microsoft
5 71 (23.20%) Azure
6 63 (20.59%) SQL
7 44 (14.38%) DevOps
8 41 (13.40%) Banking
9 39 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (11.76%) Git (software)
11 35 (11.44%) Microsoft 365
11 35 (11.44%) Presentation Skills
12 34 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 34 (11.11%) Scrum
13 33 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (10.46%) Python
15 31 (10.13%) JavaScript
15 31 (10.13%) Degree
15 31 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (9.80%) Oracle
16 30 (9.80%) Active Directory
17 26 (8.50%) Migration
18 25 (8.17%) HTML
18 25 (8.17%) Windows
19 24 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
20 23 (7.52%) Java
20 23 (7.52%) SQL Server
20 23 (7.52%) User Stories
21 22 (7.19%) Data Governance
21 22 (7.19%) .NET

Documentation Skills
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 22 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.25%) Confluence
3 8 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.29%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (1.31%) Apache
6 4 (1.31%) IIS
6 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.98%) SAS
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.33%) CMS
9 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 24 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (4.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (4.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.33%) Figma
5 1 (0.33%) InVision
5 1 (0.33%) Marvel
5 1 (0.33%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.65%) Cloudability
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.33%) HFM
5 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.33%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 71 (23.20%) Azure
2 35 (11.44%) Microsoft 365
3 21 (6.86%) AWS
4 20 (6.54%) Power Platform
5 17 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (4.90%) PaaS
7 12 (3.92%) GCP
8 9 (2.94%) IaaS
8 9 (2.94%) SaaS
9 8 (2.61%) GitHub
10 7 (2.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 7 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.63%) OneDrive
11 5 (1.63%) Serverless
11 5 (1.63%) Yammer
12 4 (1.31%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.31%) npm
12 4 (1.31%) Power Automate
13 3 (0.98%) Azure Service Bus
13 3 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.92%) Network Security
2 11 (3.59%) Firewall
3 7 (2.29%) BGP
4 5 (1.63%) DNS
4 5 (1.63%) VPN
5 4 (1.31%) Internet
5 4 (1.31%) MPLS
5 4 (1.31%) OSPF
5 4 (1.31%) VLAN
5 4 (1.31%) WAN
6 3 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.98%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.98%) IOS XR
6 3 (0.98%) LAN
6 3 (0.98%) Skype
6 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.98%) Wireless
7 2 (0.65%) Multicast
7 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.58%) Power BI
3 13 (4.25%) Big Data
3 13 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.29%) Data Lake
6 7 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.29%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.31%) PowerCenter
10 3 (0.98%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.86%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.56%) JIRA
4 10 (3.27%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.27%) Selenium
5 9 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.29%) GitLab
7 6 (1.96%) AppVeyor
7 6 (1.96%) git-flow
7 6 (1.96%) Mocha
7 6 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.96%) Protractor
7 6 (1.96%) Subversion
7 6 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.31%) Maven
9 4 (1.31%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (0.98%) Postman
11 2 (0.65%) GoCD
11 2 (0.65%) Zephyr
General
1 166 (54.25%) Social Skills
2 81 (26.47%) Finance
3 41 (13.40%) Banking
4 35 (11.44%) Presentation Skills
5 33 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (6.86%) Marketing
7 16 (5.23%) Investment Banking
8 11 (3.59%) Legal
9 10 (3.27%) Public Sector
10 9 (2.94%) Financial Institution
10 9 (2.94%) Front Office
10 9 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (2.61%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (1.31%) Electronics
13 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.31%) Retail
13 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.98%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (26.47%) Analyst
2 53 (17.32%) Developer
3 44 (14.38%) Business Analyst
4 40 (13.07%) Architect
5 29 (9.48%) Consultant
6 17 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 14 (4.58%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 14 (4.58%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (4.25%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.25%) Risk Analyst
9 12 (3.92%) Azure Architect
10 11 (3.59%) Designer
10 11 (3.59%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.27%) Microsoft 365 Architect
11 10 (3.27%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
11 10 (3.27%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (2.94%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.61%) Process Analyst
13 8 (2.61%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.17%) HTML
2 22 (7.19%) .NET
3 19 (6.21%) CSS
3 19 (6.21%) RESTful
4 16 (5.23%) HTML5
5 15 (4.90%) Entity Framework
6 14 (4.58%) .NET Framework
6 14 (4.58%) JSON
7 12 (3.92%) XML
8 11 (3.59%) React
9 9 (2.94%) .NET Core
9 9 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.94%) Spring
10 8 (2.61%) Blazor
10 8 (2.61%) Web Services
11 7 (2.29%) REST
12 6 (1.96%) Gherkin
12 6 (1.96%) pytest
12 6 (1.96%) Spring Boot
13 5 (1.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.86%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (5.23%) User Experience
3 14 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.27%) Market Risk
5 9 (2.94%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.61%) NHS
6 8 (2.61%) Swaptions
7 7 (2.29%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.63%) FMCG
8 5 (1.63%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.31%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.98%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.65%) CCTV
11 2 (0.65%) Derivative
11 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.65%) Replication
11 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.17%) Windows
2 22 (7.19%) Linux
3 13 (4.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.61%) Unix
5 6 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (14.38%) DevOps
3 39 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (11.11%) Scrum
4 34 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 31 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (8.50%) Migration
7 23 (7.52%) User Stories
8 22 (7.19%) Data Governance
8 22 (7.19%) ITIL
9 21 (6.86%) Analytics
10 19 (6.21%) Full Stack Development
10 19 (6.21%) OO
11 18 (5.88%) Computer Science
11 18 (5.88%) Microservices
11 18 (5.88%) Time Management
12 17 (5.56%) Project Management
13 16 (5.23%) Business Analysis
13 16 (5.23%) ETL
13 16 (5.23%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (20.59%) SQL
2 32 (10.46%) Python
3 31 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.52%) Java
5 20 (6.54%) C#
6 19 (6.21%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.27%) C++
7 10 (3.27%) R
7 10 (3.27%) VBA
8 9 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.61%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.96%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.63%) Groovy
12 4 (1.31%) C
12 4 (1.31%) ES6
13 3 (0.98%) Go
13 3 (0.98%) Search Processing Language
14 2 (0.65%) Java 8
14 2 (0.65%) VB
14 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.13%) Degree
2 10 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.63%) CCIE
6 5 (1.63%) CCNA
6 5 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.98%) CCNP
7 3 (0.98%) MCITP
7 3 (0.98%) MCSE
7 3 (0.98%) OCP
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.65%) CCIE Service Provider
8 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.65%) MCP
8 2 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.19%) QA
2 7 (2.29%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.29%) GDPR
3 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.98%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.98%) IFRS
5 3 (0.98%) NIST
5 3 (0.98%) SLA
6 2 (0.65%) GRC
6 2 (0.65%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.65%) ITGC
6 2 (0.65%) PMO
7 1 (0.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.33%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 30 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.92%) Docker
3 6 (1.96%) Platform Symphony
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (3.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 11 (3.59%) Ansible
3 10 (3.27%) Puppet
4 9 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.61%) Terraform
6 7 (2.29%) SCCM
7 5 (1.63%) Salt
7 5 (1.63%) SCOM
8 4 (1.31%) Control-M
9 3 (0.98%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.33%) Kibana
11 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 75 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.80%) Oracle
3 15 (4.90%) Cisco
4 10 (3.27%) VMware
5 9 (2.94%) Google
5 9 (2.94%) SAP
5 9 (2.94%) Telerik
6 8 (2.61%) ESRI
7 7 (2.29%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.96%) Citrix
8 6 (1.96%) Informatica
9 5 (1.63%) Databricks
9 5 (1.63%) EMC
9 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.63%) Splunk
10 4 (1.31%) Adobe
10 4 (1.31%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.31%) Teradata
11 3 (0.98%) Nokia