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 1 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 149 169 143
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 52 34 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.54% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.70% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 46
Average daily rate
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£513 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £362 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -81.00%
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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
4247 4832 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.51% 77.23% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3563 3695
Average daily rate £464 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 57
Average hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 May 2015, 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 37 (37.76%) Business Analysis
2 31 (31.63%) Banking
3 27 (27.55%) Finance
4 26 (26.53%) Investment Banking
5 21 (21.43%) SQL
6 13 (13.27%) Data Mapping
6 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.22%) BPR
8 10 (10.20%) Change Management
8 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.20%) Advertising
8 10 (10.20%) Front Office
9 9 (9.18%) Migration
9 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
9 9 (9.18%) Asset Management
9 9 (9.18%) CRM
9 9 (9.18%) Project Management
9 9 (9.18%) Solvency II
10 8 (8.16%) Workflow
11 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
12 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.12%) Derivative
12 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
12 6 (6.12%) Siebel
12 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
12 6 (6.12%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (6.12%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) FileNet
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.02%) SAS
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.06%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) Maximo
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.02%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.02%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Force.com
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) IMAP
2 1 (1.02%) LAN
2 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Subversion
1 1 (1.02%) Toad
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
1 1 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 31 (31.63%) Banking
2 27 (27.55%) Finance
3 26 (26.53%) Investment Banking
4 10 (10.20%) Advertising
4 10 (10.20%) Front Office
5 6 (6.12%) Retail
6 4 (4.08%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.08%) Legal
6 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.04%) Law
7 2 (2.04%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.02%) Back Office
8 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.02%) Turkish Language
8 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (80.61%) Analyst
2 72 (73.47%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Siebel Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Solvency II Business Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Siebel Business Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.04%) Charles River Business Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) XML
2 1 (1.02%) FpML
2 1 (1.02%) Mason
2 1 (1.02%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Derivative
3 5 (5.10%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.06%) Equities
4 3 (3.06%) FMCG
5 2 (2.04%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.04%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.04%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.04%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) DTCC
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.76%) Business Analysis
2 13 (13.27%) Data Mapping
2 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (11.22%) BPR
4 10 (10.20%) Change Management
4 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.18%) Migration
5 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
5 9 (9.18%) Asset Management
5 9 (9.18%) CRM
5 9 (9.18%) Project Management
6 8 (8.16%) Workflow
7 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.12%) Validation
9 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.10%) Six Sigma
9 5 (5.10%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) VBA
3 3 (3.06%) C
3 3 (3.06%) Java
4 2 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.02%) C#
5 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) Solvency II
2 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.04%) EMIR
3 2 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.04%) MiFID
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
4 1 (1.02%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.02%) QA
4 1 (1.02%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.12%) Siebel
1 6 (6.12%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (3.06%) SAP
2 3 (3.06%) Vermilion
3 2 (2.04%) Planview
3 2 (2.04%) Charles River
3 2 (2.04%) Fidessa
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.02%) Actimize
4 1 (1.02%) Sophis
4 1 (1.02%) BT
4 1 (1.02%) Teradata
4 1 (1.02%) Software AG
4 1 (1.02%) BEA
4 1 (1.02%) Ariba
4 1 (1.02%) IBM
4 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.02%) iSOFT
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
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