The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 77 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 19 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.34% 0.53% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.66% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate £363 £418 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% +9.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.25 £11.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+418.27% -41.87%
GAP Analysis
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1154 1062 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 79.79% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 590 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (64.00%) Banking
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (24.00%) Records Management
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) Retail
5 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 4 (16.00%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (12.00%) QA
6 3 (12.00%) BPMN
6 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Content Management
7 2 (8.00%) Document Management
7 2 (8.00%) JSF
7 2 (8.00%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Process Management
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) BPR

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 16 (64.00%) Banking
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 4 (16.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Advertising
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Project Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) IT Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (8.00%) EDI
1 2 (8.00%) JPA
1 2 (8.00%) JSF
1 2 (8.00%) RichFaces
2 1 (4.00%) Java EE
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (24.00%) Records Management
3 4 (16.00%) CRM
3 4 (16.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) BPMN
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Document Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) CA
2 2 (8.00%) Nimsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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