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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 654 644
Rank change year-on-year +61 -10  
Contract jobs citing Decision Table 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.006% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £330 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 38674 46354 45419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.52% 82.93% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25470 30647 28229
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 1091 1331
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Decision Table
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Decision Table as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 2 £330 - 1
London +35 2 £330 -
City of London - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) IIBA
2 2 (66.67%) CBAP
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation

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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CBAP
1 2 (66.67%) IIBA
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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