The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 133 163 164
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +1
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 33 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.68% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 41
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £460 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £665 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 £60.98 £15.39
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +296.36%
GAP Analysis
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2948 3838 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.48% 84.31% 80.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3051 3572
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 51
Median hourly rate £19.96 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 27 (40.91%) Banking
3 22 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 16 (24.24%) Project Management
6 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (15.15%) Migration
8 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.64%) User Stories
9 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (12.12%) MiFID
10 7 (10.61%) Data Mapping
10 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.61%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 7 (10.61%) Front Office
10 7 (10.61%) SQL
11 6 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
11 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.58%) Derivative
12 5 (7.58%) Temenos T24
12 5 (7.58%) jBASE
12 5 (7.58%) Retail
12 5 (7.58%) Information Security
12 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
12 5 (7.58%) Temenos
12 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
12 5 (7.58%) Microsoft

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Temenos T24
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.52%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.52%) Radian6
3 1 (1.52%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.52%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) AdWords
2 1 (1.52%) Force.com
2 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) DB2
2 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) ERwin
General
1 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 27 (40.91%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Front Office
4 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.58%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Advertising
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Analyst
2 28 (42.42%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Risk Manager
4 6 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (7.58%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Finance Business Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Financial Business Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Programmer
6 4 (6.06%) AML Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 4 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.06%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) FpML
2 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (7.58%) Derivative
4 4 (6.06%) Equities
5 3 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.55%) User Experience
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Fintech
7 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.52%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.52%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Informatics
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.52%) Social Media
7 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 16 (24.24%) Project Management
4 10 (15.15%) Migration
5 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.64%) User Stories
6 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (10.61%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.61%) Data Mapping
7 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Information Security
9 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.06%) CRM
10 4 (6.06%) Data Management
10 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.06%) Use Case
10 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
2 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) MBA
3 1 (1.52%) ACCA
3 1 (1.52%) CFA
3 1 (1.52%) CIMA
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) MiFID
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.03%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.52%) Basel II
4 1 (1.52%) COBIT
4 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) jBASE
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.58%) Temenos
2 2 (3.03%) Fidessa
2 2 (3.03%) Palo Alto
2 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (1.52%) Actimize
3 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.52%) CA
3 1 (1.52%) Calypso
3 1 (1.52%) Charles River
3 1 (1.52%) Citrix
3 1 (1.52%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.52%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.52%) Marin
3 1 (1.52%) Murex
3 1 (1.52%) Omniture
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Siebel