The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 39 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.50% 1.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £426 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-38.50% -
GAP Analysis
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
160 208 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.60% 87.39% 87.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 137 59
Median daily rate £413 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 20
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Chester

GAP Analysis
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Chester region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Change Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Change Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management