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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £60.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +410.63%

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
64 106 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 68.82% 84.80% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 77 75
Median daily rate £425 £375 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £242 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Median hourly rate £32.56 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.84 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

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