The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 37 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.40% 1.05% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.28% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £413 £456 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +16.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £60.98 £27.19
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +124.25%
GAP Analysis
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
288 312 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.90% 81.89% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 206 309
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.43 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +74.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Bedfordshire region.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton - 5 £413 -
GAP Analysis
East of England

GAP Analysis
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Service Design
3 4 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 3 (37.50%) Concur
4 3 (37.50%) Expense Management
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) B2B
6 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
6 1 (12.50%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
6 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Finance Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Service Design
3 4 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Expense Management
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Concur