The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 64 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.68% 0.22% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.28% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Median daily rate £325 £615 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.15% +59.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.39 £33.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.41% +77.63%
GAP Analysis
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
705 705 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.02% 78.68% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 521 497
Median daily rate £375 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 23
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.74 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 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 Bristol region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
3 5 (41.67%) WATIR
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 5 (41.67%) Behat
3 5 (41.67%) Capybara
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Rally
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) EAM
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Capybara
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
1 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
1 5 (41.67%) WATIR
1 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Implementation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Service Implementation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) EAM
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Rally
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle