Period
to

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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 341 273 271
Rank change year-on-year -68 -2 +37
Contract jobs citing Documentation Skills 260 199 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.83% 0.78%
As % of the General category 1.12% 1.46% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 141 107
10th Percentile £350 £320 £206
25th Percentile £425 £400 £343
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.05% +4.21% -5.00%
75th Percentile £610 £581 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £36.25
Median hourly rate £57.89 - £37.50
75th Percentile - - £38.75
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £52.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00% +42.86%

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 23,264 13,630 11,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 60.32% 57.08% 55.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,808 9,659 8,021
10th Percentile £381 £350 £306
25th Percentile £475 £429 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £700 £650 £625
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 156 191
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.63 £12.76
25th Percentile £25.68 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £28.02 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +33.83% +21.83% +15.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £38.75
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.70
% change year-on-year -2.27% +11.68% +5.07%

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 18 May 2022.

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
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 18 May 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 -22 43 £384 -28.60% 10
West London +1 7 £463 -6.57% 3
South London -14 4 £440 -7.37%
East London - 2 £444 - 3
Documentation Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 143 (55.00%) Social Skills
2 100 (38.46%) Finance
3 82 (31.54%) Agile
4 69 (26.54%) Microsoft
5 60 (23.08%) Azure
6 46 (17.69%) DevOps
7 34 (13.08%) Migration
7 34 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (12.69%) Banking
9 29 (11.15%) SQL
9 29 (11.15%) Windows
9 29 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (10.77%) Project Management
11 27 (10.38%) SDLC
12 26 (10.00%) CI/CD
12 26 (10.00%) Linux
13 25 (9.62%) ITIL
14 24 (9.23%) JIRA
14 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (8.85%) Jenkins
15 23 (8.85%) PowerShell
15 23 (8.85%) Python
16 22 (8.46%) Java
16 22 (8.46%) SQL Server
16 22 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (8.08%) Change Management
17 21 (8.08%) Data Analysis
17 21 (8.08%) Business Analysis
17 21 (8.08%) Microsoft 365
17 21 (8.08%) Requirements Gathering

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 15 (5.77%) Confluence
2 12 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.31%) Apache
4 5 (1.92%) MS Project Server
4 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.77%) Mule
7 2 (0.77%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.77%) SAS
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (7.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.77%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.38%) InVision
6 1 (0.38%) Sketch
6 1 (0.38%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.77%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.38%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.38%) Kondor
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 60 (23.08%) Azure
2 21 (8.08%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (7.69%) Power Platform
4 17 (6.54%) AWS
5 9 (3.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.46%) GCP
6 8 (3.08%) Serverless
7 7 (2.69%) PaaS
7 7 (2.69%) SaaS
8 6 (2.31%) IaaS
9 5 (1.92%) GitHub
9 5 (1.92%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.15%) Azure Logic Apps
11 3 (1.15%) Figma
11 3 (1.15%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.77%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.62%) Firewall
2 8 (3.08%) Network Security
3 7 (2.69%) DNS
4 6 (2.31%) Internet
5 5 (1.92%) DHCP
6 4 (1.54%) LAN
6 4 (1.54%) MPLS
6 4 (1.54%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.54%) VPN
6 4 (1.54%) WAN
7 3 (1.15%) BGP
7 3 (1.15%) DMZ
7 3 (1.15%) FTP
7 3 (1.15%) NAS
7 3 (1.15%) OSPF
7 3 (1.15%) SAN
7 3 (1.15%) WebEx
8 2 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.77%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.31%) Power BI
3 12 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.08%) Data Lake
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.54%) Tableau
8 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.15%) MySQL
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.77%) Big Data
9 2 (0.77%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.77%) KNIME
9 2 (0.77%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 24 (9.23%) JIRA
2 23 (8.85%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.92%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.69%) Gradle
4 7 (2.69%) Maven
5 4 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.54%) Log4j
5 4 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.15%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.15%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.15%) Protractor
6 3 (1.15%) Selenium
6 3 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.15%) Subversion
7 2 (0.77%) GitLab
7 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 143 (55.00%) Social Skills
2 100 (38.46%) Finance
3 33 (12.69%) Banking
4 24 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.31%) Presentation Skills
6 13 (5.00%) Marketing
7 11 (4.23%) Financial Institution
8 10 (3.85%) Influencing Skills
8 10 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 10 (3.85%) Legal
9 8 (3.08%) Back Office
9 8 (3.08%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (3.08%) Public Sector
10 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.54%) Electronics
12 4 (1.54%) Front Office
12 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
13 3 (1.15%) German Language
14 2 (0.77%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 60 (23.08%) Analyst
2 49 (18.85%) Business Analyst
3 39 (15.00%) Architect
4 20 (7.69%) Developer
5 14 (5.38%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (5.38%) Consultant
6 11 (4.23%) Azure Architect
6 11 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 10 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.46%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.08%) Product Specialist
10 7 (2.69%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (2.69%) Security Architect
10 7 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.31%) Administrator
11 6 (2.31%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.31%) IT Analyst
11 6 (2.31%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.85%) React
2 8 (3.08%) CSS
2 8 (3.08%) Node.js
2 8 (3.08%) REST
2 8 (3.08%) SailPoint
2 8 (3.08%) Spring Boot
3 7 (2.69%) AngularJS
3 7 (2.69%) HTML
3 7 (2.69%) RESTful
4 6 (2.31%) JSON
5 5 (1.92%) Django
5 5 (1.92%) Kafka
5 5 (1.92%) Spring
6 4 (1.54%) XML
7 3 (1.15%) Express
7 3 (1.15%) Flask
7 3 (1.15%) JDBC
7 3 (1.15%) JSP
7 3 (1.15%) OAuth2
7 3 (1.15%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.62%) Management Information System
1 12 (4.62%) Public Cloud
2 11 (4.23%) Reinsurance
3 10 (3.85%) Derivative
4 9 (3.46%) User Experience
5 8 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.08%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.08%) NHS
5 8 (3.08%) OTC Derivatives
6 7 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.31%) FMCG
7 6 (2.31%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.92%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.54%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.15%) Wiki
11 2 (0.77%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.15%) Windows
2 26 (10.00%) Linux
3 13 (5.00%) Unix
4 6 (2.31%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.15%) zOS
8 2 (0.77%) Android
8 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (31.54%) Agile
2 46 (17.69%) DevOps
3 34 (13.08%) Migration
3 34 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (10.77%) Project Management
6 27 (10.38%) SDLC
7 26 (10.00%) CI/CD
8 25 (9.62%) ITIL
9 22 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (8.08%) Business Analysis
10 21 (8.08%) Change Management
10 21 (8.08%) Data Analysis
10 21 (8.08%) Requirements Gathering
11 19 (7.31%) Infrastructure as Code
11 19 (7.31%) Project Delivery
12 18 (6.92%) Risk Management
13 17 (6.54%) Scrum
14 16 (6.15%) Data Modelling
14 16 (6.15%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.15%) SQL
2 23 (8.85%) PowerShell
2 23 (8.85%) Python
3 22 (8.46%) Java
4 18 (6.92%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.46%) C#
6 8 (3.08%) Bash
7 6 (2.31%) C++
7 6 (2.31%) VBA
8 5 (1.92%) Groovy
8 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.92%) VBScript
9 4 (1.54%) Search Processing Language
10 3 (1.15%) C
10 3 (1.15%) R
10 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.77%) Korn
11 2 (0.77%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) Go
12 1 (0.38%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 17 (6.54%) Degree
2 16 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.54%) CCNP
6 4 (1.54%) MCTS
7 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CCNA
8 2 (0.77%) CFA
8 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.77%) IIBA
8 2 (0.77%) ISEB
8 2 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.38%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.54%) QA
2 11 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 10 (3.85%) NIST
4 9 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (3.08%) EMIR
5 8 (3.08%) MiFID
6 7 (2.69%) GDPR
6 7 (2.69%) PMO
7 6 (2.31%) COBIT
7 6 (2.31%) SLA
8 3 (1.15%) GRC
9 2 (0.77%) Basel III
9 2 (0.77%) GxP
10 1 (0.38%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.38%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.38%) Docker
3 8 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.54%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.77%) vSphere
7 1 (0.38%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) Terraform
2 11 (4.23%) Ansible
3 7 (2.69%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (1.92%) SCCM
5 4 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.15%) RSA Archer
6 3 (1.15%) SCSM
7 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.77%) Puppet
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.38%) Grafana
8 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.38%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.38%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 69 (26.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.31%) Oracle
3 10 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (3.85%) SAP
3 10 (3.85%) Splunk
3 10 (3.85%) VMware
4 9 (3.46%) Cisco
4 9 (3.46%) Google
5 6 (2.31%) CyberArk
5 6 (2.31%) Databricks
6 5 (1.92%) IBM
6 5 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.54%) Adobe
7 4 (1.54%) Apple
7 4 (1.54%) Veeam
8 3 (1.15%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.15%) Citrix
8 3 (1.15%) Informatica
8 3 (1.15%) Meraki
8 3 (1.15%) Perforce