The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 175 133 150
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +17
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 35 64 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 1.03% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.37% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 55
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £380 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.44 £67.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £91.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-79.17% +421.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
GAP Analysis
London

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis.

1 35 (41.67%) Finance
2 34 (40.48%) Business Analysis
3 18 (21.43%) Banking
4 15 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 15 (17.86%) SQL
5 14 (16.67%) Workflow
6 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.10%) Scrum
6 11 (13.10%) UML
6 11 (13.10%) Use Case
7 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (11.90%) Oracle
8 9 (10.71%) Project Management
8 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.71%) CRM
8 9 (10.71%) Degree
8 9 (10.71%) Investment Management
9 8 (9.52%) Asset Management
9 8 (9.52%) Investment Banking
9 8 (9.52%) Derivative
9 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 8 (9.52%) MS Visio
9 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 8 (9.52%) C
10 7 (8.33%) ITIL
10 7 (8.33%) RUP
10 7 (8.33%) DSDM
10 7 (8.33%) Siebel
10 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 7 (8.33%) Risk Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) FileNet
3 1 (1.19%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 8 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project
4 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.19%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.19%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
1 2 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.38%) tcpdump
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) ATM
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) SDH
3 1 (1.19%) MPLS
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.19%) MS Access
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) QlikView
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 35 (41.67%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Banking
3 8 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Front Office
4 6 (7.14%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Publishing
6 1 (1.19%) German Language
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (69.05%) Analyst
2 54 (64.29%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) Siebel Business Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Siebel Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (2.38%) CRM Business Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) SOAP
2 3 (3.57%) REST
2 3 (3.57%) HATEOAS
2 3 (3.57%) JSON
3 2 (2.38%) Android SDK
3 2 (2.38%) OAuth
3 2 (2.38%) OpenID
3 2 (2.38%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) UDDI
4 1 (1.19%) EJB
4 1 (1.19%) JDBC
4 1 (1.19%) JSP
4 1 (1.19%) Servlets
4 1 (1.19%) J2EE
4 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.19%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (1.19%) RichFaces
4 1 (1.19%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Derivative
2 4 (4.76%) FMCG
2 4 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.76%) Equities
3 2 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (1.19%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.19%) Economics
4 1 (1.19%) Informatics
4 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) UNIX
4 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.19%) HPUX
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Business Analysis
2 15 (17.86%) Data Analysis
3 14 (16.67%) Workflow
4 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.10%) Scrum
4 11 (13.10%) UML
4 11 (13.10%) Use Case
5 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (10.71%) Project Management
6 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.71%) CRM
6 9 (10.71%) Investment Management
7 8 (9.52%) Asset Management
8 7 (8.33%) ITIL
8 7 (8.33%) RUP
8 7 (8.33%) DSDM
8 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (7.14%) Content Management
9 6 (7.14%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) C
3 5 (5.95%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) ISEB
3 3 (3.57%) MBA
3 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (2.38%) EMIR
3 2 (2.38%) MiFID
3 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) Siebel
4 2 (2.38%) GoldenSource
4 2 (2.38%) Google
4 2 (2.38%) Akamai
4 2 (2.38%) WSO2
4 2 (2.38%) Informatica
4 2 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Sun
5 1 (1.19%) Murex
5 1 (1.19%) Calypso
5 1 (1.19%) SunGard
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) Juniper
5 1 (1.19%) BEA
5 1 (1.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
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Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago