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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 125 143 180
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +37
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 29 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.96% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.20% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 27
Average daily rate £540 £513 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.36% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £388 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 £33.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.41% +77.63%
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
2958 4428 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.71% 80.54% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3452 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, 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 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Project Management
2 15 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 13 (24.07%) Banking
4 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.67%) CRM
5 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (14.81%) Windows
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.11%) MiFID
8 6 (11.11%) SDLC
8 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (9.26%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
9 5 (9.26%) Advertising
9 5 (9.26%) Validation
9 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
9 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.26%) SQL
9 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.85%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.85%) Force.com
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
1 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 3 (5.56%) FitNesse
1 3 (5.56%) Selenium
1 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.70%) JBehave
3 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Advertising
3 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Front Office
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Analyst
2 22 (40.74%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Banking Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 3 (5.56%) IT Risk Manager
7 3 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (5.56%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Mobility Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Strategy Architect
8 2 (3.70%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.70%) Behat
3 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.56%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.70%) Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) Equities
3 2 (3.70%) Fintech
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Business Analysis
1 15 (27.78%) Project Management
2 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.67%) CRM
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 6 (11.11%) SDLC
4 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (9.26%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (9.26%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Validation
6 4 (7.41%) Change Management
6 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C#
2 3 (5.56%) Java
2 3 (5.56%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) AWK
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) sed
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) IIBA
1 2 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) MiFID
2 4 (7.41%) QA
3 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (3.70%) EMIR
4 2 (3.70%) SDET
4 2 (3.70%) Solvency II
4 2 (3.70%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.70%) Fidessa
3 2 (3.70%) Siebel
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.85%) Perforce
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau