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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 19 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.74% 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £446
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+327.50% -
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
95 112 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 82.61% 87.50% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 87 37
Median daily rate £403 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £356 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 20
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

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 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Change Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall