The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 341 337 318
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 304 314 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.73% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 205 240
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £53.00 £60.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +293.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 £60.98 £15.39
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +296.36%
GAP Analysis
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in England

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +32 139 £475 -9.09% 21
South East -21 39 £413 +10.00% 6
North West +12 33 £425 -3.40% 4
West Midlands -12 27 £425 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire +29 22 £475 +19.12% 4
South West +10 16 £350 -28.93% 3
East of England +6 11 £300 -33.33% 2
East Midlands -16 10 £475 +30.13% 1
Midlands - 3 £750 -
North East -30 2 £538 +27.97% 1
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 England region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 195 (29.86%) Finance
2 147 (22.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 145 (22.21%) Business Analysis
4 120 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (16.08%) Banking
6 84 (12.86%) Migration
7 78 (11.94%) Project Management
8 70 (10.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 65 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (9.34%) MS Office
11 60 (9.19%) SAP
11 60 (9.19%) ITIL
12 58 (8.88%) SQL
12 58 (8.88%) Retail
12 58 (8.88%) User Stories
13 53 (8.12%) Data Modelling
14 51 (7.81%) MS Excel
15 48 (7.35%) Microsoft
16 47 (7.20%) Use Case
17 46 (7.04%) CRM
18 43 (6.58%) Data Analysis
18 43 (6.58%) Security Cleared
19 41 (6.28%) Service Management
20 40 (6.13%) MS Visio
20 40 (6.13%) Target Operating Model
21 37 (5.67%) UML
22 36 (5.51%) ISEB
22 36 (5.51%) Waterfall
23 35 (5.36%) Change Management
23 35 (5.36%) Scrum

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 21 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.91%) Confluence
3 6 (0.92%) CMS
3 6 (0.92%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.31%) SAS
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 61 (9.34%) MS Office
2 51 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 40 (6.13%) MS Visio
4 33 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.84%) MS Project
6 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.84%) Temenos T24
3 11 (1.68%) SAP FI
4 10 (1.53%) SAP CO
5 9 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (1.23%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.92%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.92%) SAP PSCD
8 5 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.61%) Primavera
10 3 (0.46%) Magento
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.46%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.46%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.46%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.31%) Radian6
11 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.31%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.07%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.07%) SaaS
3 5 (0.77%) AdWords
3 5 (0.77%) Basecamp
3 5 (0.77%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.61%) PaaS
5 3 (0.46%) IaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.31%) Force.com
6 2 (0.31%) Taleo
6 2 (0.31%) Trello
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) Office 365
7 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.92%) Firewall
1 6 (0.92%) Internet
2 5 (0.77%) LAN
2 5 (0.77%) NAS
2 5 (0.77%) PBX
2 5 (0.77%) WAN
3 4 (0.61%) BGP
3 4 (0.61%) DHCP
3 4 (0.61%) DNS
3 4 (0.61%) IPsec
3 4 (0.61%) Network Security
3 4 (0.61%) OSPF
3 4 (0.61%) SAN
3 4 (0.61%) SSL
3 4 (0.61%) Wireless
3 4 (0.61%) WLAN
4 3 (0.46%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.31%) Skype
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (2.60%) Big Data
3 15 (2.30%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.53%) DB2
5 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.07%) SAP BW
7 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.77%) MS Access
8 5 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.61%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.46%) MySQL
10 3 (0.46%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.31%) OLAP
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (0.31%) QlikView
11 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (5.05%) JIRA
2 8 (1.23%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.23%) ERwin
3 7 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.77%) Capybara
4 5 (0.77%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.77%) Selenium
4 5 (0.77%) SpecFlow
4 5 (0.77%) WATIR
4 5 (0.77%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.46%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.46%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.31%) Build Forge
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.15%) Ant
8 1 (0.15%) Maven
8 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 195 (29.86%) Finance
2 105 (16.08%) Banking
3 58 (8.88%) Retail
4 22 (3.37%) Retail Banking
5 20 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.30%) Marketing
8 14 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.68%) Front Office
9 11 (1.68%) Games
10 9 (1.38%) Advertising
11 8 (1.23%) Back Office
11 8 (1.23%) Legal
11 8 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.07%) Local Government
12 7 (1.07%) Military
13 6 (0.92%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.77%) Billing
15 3 (0.46%) Publishing
16 2 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 370 (56.66%) Analyst
2 302 (46.25%) Business Analyst
3 68 (10.41%) Consultant
4 55 (8.42%) Architect
5 41 (6.28%) Project Manager
6 36 (5.51%) Data Business Analyst
7 24 (3.68%) Business Systems Analyst
8 23 (3.52%) Banking Analyst
9 21 (3.22%) Agile Business Analyst
9 21 (3.22%) Data Analyst
9 21 (3.22%) Financial Analyst
9 21 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (3.06%) Senior Business Analyst
11 19 (2.91%) Process Analyst
11 19 (2.91%) Project Analyst
11 19 (2.91%) SAP Consultant
12 18 (2.76%) Finance Business Analyst
13 16 (2.45%) Data Architect
14 14 (2.14%) Change Analyst
14 14 (2.14%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.91%) FpML
1 19 (2.91%) XML
2 8 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (1.23%) Web Services
3 6 (0.92%) Middleware
4 5 (0.77%) .NET
4 5 (0.77%) Behat
4 5 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.77%) HTML
5 4 (0.61%) SAP XI
6 3 (0.46%) CSS
7 2 (0.31%) MDX
8 1 (0.15%) EDI
8 1 (0.15%) JSON
8 1 (0.15%) React
8 1 (0.15%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.37%) User Experience
3 21 (3.22%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.14%) Visualisation
5 11 (1.68%) NHS
6 9 (1.38%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.38%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.23%) Derivative
8 7 (1.07%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.07%) Equities
9 6 (0.92%) FMCG
9 6 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.77%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.61%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.61%) Fintech
11 4 (0.61%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.61%) Social Media
11 4 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.68%) HPUX
2 9 (1.38%) Unix
2 9 (1.38%) Windows
3 6 (0.92%) Linux
4 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.46%) Solaris
6 1 (0.15%) CentOS
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (22.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 145 (22.21%) Business Analysis
3 120 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (12.86%) Migration
5 78 (11.94%) Project Management
6 70 (10.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 60 (9.19%) ITIL
8 58 (8.88%) User Stories
9 53 (8.12%) Data Modelling
10 47 (7.20%) Use Case
11 46 (7.04%) CRM
12 43 (6.58%) Data Analysis
13 41 (6.28%) Service Management
14 40 (6.13%) Target Operating Model
15 37 (5.67%) UML
16 36 (5.51%) Waterfall
17 35 (5.36%) Change Management
17 35 (5.36%) Scrum
18 32 (4.90%) Validation
19 31 (4.75%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (8.88%) SQL
2 6 (0.92%) C
2 6 (0.92%) C#
2 6 (0.92%) Ruby
2 6 (0.92%) T-SQL
3 5 (0.77%) ABAP
3 5 (0.77%) Java
3 5 (0.77%) PHP
4 4 (0.61%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.46%) VBA
6 2 (0.31%) R
6 2 (0.31%) RPG
6 2 (0.31%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.15%) Python
7 1 (0.15%) SOQL
7 1 (0.15%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 43 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 36 (5.51%) ISEB
3 24 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.45%) Degree
5 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.77%) CBAP
6 5 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.61%) CISSP
7 4 (0.61%) MBA
8 3 (0.46%) ACCA
8 3 (0.46%) CIMA
8 3 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.31%) CISM
9 2 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) IIBA
9 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.06%) MiFID
2 18 (2.76%) QA
3 16 (2.45%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.68%) Solvency II
6 9 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (1.07%) UCITS
8 6 (0.92%) AIFMD
9 5 (0.77%) SLA
10 4 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.61%) COBIT
11 3 (0.46%) Basel II
11 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.31%) Basel III
12 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.15%) COSO
13 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.31%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.15%) Ansible
3 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (9.19%) SAP
2 48 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.90%) Oracle
4 25 (3.83%) ServiceNow
5 14 (2.14%) HP
6 12 (1.84%) Google
7 11 (1.68%) Bloomberg
8 10 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
8 10 (1.53%) Reuters
9 9 (1.38%) Temenos
10 8 (1.23%) jBASE
10 8 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.07%) Cisco
11 7 (1.07%) Tableau
12 6 (0.92%) CA
12 6 (0.92%) GoldenSource
12 6 (0.92%) Palo Alto
13 5 (0.77%) Citrix
13 5 (0.77%) DoubleClick
13 5 (0.77%) Rally
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