The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 60 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.28% 0.37% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.49% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £431 £500 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +36.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £500 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £60.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-38.50% +56.35%
GAP Analysis
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
635 615 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.20% 76.49% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 416 289
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Birmingham region.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) SAP
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (13.33%) SAP PP
6 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
6 1 (6.67%) SAP CS
6 1 (6.67%) CISM
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
6 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
6 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP PP
2 1 (6.67%) HFM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.67%) SAP CS
2 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
2 1 (6.67%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) SAP PP Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Auditor
7 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Business Change Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SAP CS Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) SAP FI Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) SAP PS Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Change Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) KYC
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle