Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Decision Table skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision Table over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 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 Tables
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 883 876
Rank change year-on-year +45 -7 -26
Contract jobs citing Decision Table 7 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.004% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
UK median daily rate £426 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -31.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £347 £263 £390
90th Percentile £534 £288 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 - £431
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Decision Table is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80749 91852 91010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.21% 83.48% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52942 60585 57564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2076 2197 2573
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.10% +5.59%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +4.24%

Decision Table
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Decision Table as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Decision Table in the UK

Decision Table
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision Table in the UK

Decision Table
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision Table over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision Table in the UK

Decision Table
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision Table in the UK

Decision Table
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Decision Table within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
England +61 7 £426 +55.00%
UK excluding London - 4 £426 -
London +5 2 £330 +20.00%
Midlands - 2 - -
North of England - 2 £426 -
North East - 1 £390 -
Yorkshire - 1 £463 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Decision Table also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Decision Table.

1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) SAP CRM
1 3 (42.86%) SAP HANA
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (28.57%) API Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree

Decision Table
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP CRM
2 2 (28.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Agile Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Architect
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) IDoc
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) API Testing
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) CBAP
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) IIBA
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft