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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 316 314 283
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -31
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 348 361 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.68% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.85% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 262 254
Median daily rate £460 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £629 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £60.00 £49.25 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.82% +220.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £60.98 £27.19
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +124.25%
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
41713 42607 40208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.44% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27776 28210 25375
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 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1001 1151 1119
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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
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 26 August 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 +20 177 £475 -9.52% 27
South East -7 44 £430 +14.66% 14
North West -2 25 £425 -3.40% 5
West Midlands -13 25 £425 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +14 22 £444 +10.93% 4
South West -1 20 £430 -14.00% 2
East of England +13 16 £420 -6.66% 1
East Midlands -10 10 £463 +26.71% 7
North East -42 6 £600 +36.36%
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 194 (29.09%) Finance
2 152 (22.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 134 (20.09%) Business Analysis
4 121 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (15.44%) Banking
6 90 (13.49%) Migration
7 84 (12.59%) Project Management
8 74 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
9 72 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 69 (10.34%) MS Office
11 64 (9.60%) SAP
12 58 (8.70%) SQL
12 58 (8.70%) MS Excel
13 57 (8.55%) ITIL
14 55 (8.25%) Data Modelling
15 52 (7.80%) User Stories
16 51 (7.65%) Retail
17 49 (7.35%) CRM
18 47 (7.05%) Microsoft
19 44 (6.60%) Change Management
20 43 (6.45%) Service Management
20 43 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
21 41 (6.15%) Data Analysis
21 41 (6.15%) Waterfall
22 40 (6.00%) Use Case
22 40 (6.00%) MS Visio
23 39 (5.85%) UML
23 39 (5.85%) ISEB
24 38 (5.70%) Asset Management
25 37 (5.55%) Target Operating Model

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 23 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.70%) Confluence
3 7 (1.05%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.75%) CMS
5 4 (0.60%) SAS
5 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.30%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 69 (10.34%) MS Office
2 58 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 40 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 35 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.95%) MS Project
6 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.80%) SAP FI
2 12 (1.80%) Temenos T24
3 11 (1.65%) SAP CO
4 10 (1.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (1.20%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.90%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.75%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.60%) Primavera
8 4 (0.60%) SAP PSCD
8 4 (0.60%) SAP SRM
9 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.45%) Magento
9 3 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 3 (0.45%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.45%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.30%) SAP SCM
10 2 (0.30%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.75%) AdWords
2 5 (0.75%) Basecamp
2 5 (0.75%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.75%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.60%) PaaS
4 3 (0.45%) IaaS
4 3 (0.45%) SaaS
5 2 (0.30%) Force.com
5 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.30%) Taleo
5 2 (0.30%) Trello
6 1 (0.15%) Heroku
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.90%) Firewall
1 6 (0.90%) Internet
1 6 (0.90%) PBX
2 5 (0.75%) LAN
2 5 (0.75%) WAN
3 4 (0.60%) DHCP
3 4 (0.60%) DNS
3 4 (0.60%) SAN
4 3 (0.45%) BGP
4 3 (0.45%) IPsec
4 3 (0.45%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.45%) Network Security
4 3 (0.45%) OSPF
4 3 (0.45%) SSL
4 3 (0.45%) Wireless
4 3 (0.45%) WLAN
5 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
6 1 (0.15%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 17 (2.55%) Big Data
4 10 (1.50%) DB2
5 9 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.90%) QlikView
8 6 (0.90%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.75%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (0.60%) MS Access
11 3 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (5.10%) JIRA
2 8 (1.20%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.20%) ERwin
3 7 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.90%) Capybara
4 6 (0.90%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.90%) Selenium
4 6 (0.90%) SpecFlow
4 6 (0.90%) WATIR
4 6 (0.90%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.45%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.45%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.30%) Build Forge
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.15%) Ant
8 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 194 (29.09%) Finance
2 103 (15.44%) Banking
3 51 (7.65%) Retail
4 22 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.00%) Retail Banking
6 17 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.80%) Marketing
8 11 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.50%) Back Office
10 9 (1.35%) Billing
10 9 (1.35%) Games
10 9 (1.35%) General Ledger
10 9 (1.35%) Local Government
11 8 (1.20%) Advertising
11 8 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.05%) Legal
12 7 (1.05%) Military
13 6 (0.90%) Front Office
14 3 (0.45%) Publishing
15 2 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 364 (54.57%) Analyst
2 294 (44.08%) Business Analyst
3 74 (11.09%) Consultant
4 58 (8.70%) Architect
5 42 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 33 (4.95%) Data Business Analyst
7 25 (3.75%) Project Analyst
8 24 (3.60%) Banking Analyst
8 24 (3.60%) Financial Analyst
9 21 (3.15%) Finance Business Analyst
9 21 (3.15%) SAP Consultant
10 19 (2.85%) Agile Business Analyst
10 19 (2.85%) Business Systems Analyst
10 19 (2.85%) Process Analyst
11 17 (2.55%) Data Analyst
12 16 (2.40%) Data Architect
12 16 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (2.40%) Technical Analyst
13 15 (2.25%) Developer
13 15 (2.25%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.30%) XML
2 17 (2.55%) FpML
3 12 (1.80%) Web Services
4 7 (1.05%) HTML
5 6 (0.90%) Behat
6 5 (0.75%) .NET
6 5 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.75%) Middleware
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.60%) SAP XI
8 3 (0.45%) CSS
9 2 (0.30%) jQuery
9 2 (0.30%) MDX
10 1 (0.15%) EDI
10 1 (0.15%) J2EE
10 1 (0.15%) React
10 1 (0.15%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.45%) User Experience
3 21 (3.15%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.80%) Visualisation
5 10 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (1.50%) NHS
6 7 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.05%) Fixed Income
7 6 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.90%) Derivative
7 6 (0.90%) FMCG
7 6 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.75%) Reference Data
8 5 (0.75%) SCADA
9 4 (0.60%) CMDB
9 4 (0.60%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.60%) Social Media
9 4 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.65%) HPUX
2 10 (1.50%) Windows
3 9 (1.35%) Unix
4 5 (0.75%) Linux
4 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.45%) Solaris
6 1 (0.15%) Android
6 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.15%) CentOS
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (22.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 134 (20.09%) Business Analysis
3 121 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (13.49%) Migration
5 84 (12.59%) Project Management
6 72 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 57 (8.55%) ITIL
8 55 (8.25%) Data Modelling
9 52 (7.80%) User Stories
10 49 (7.35%) CRM
11 44 (6.60%) Change Management
12 43 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (6.45%) Service Management
13 41 (6.15%) Data Analysis
13 41 (6.15%) Waterfall
14 40 (6.00%) Use Case
15 39 (5.85%) UML
16 38 (5.70%) Asset Management
17 37 (5.55%) Target Operating Model
18 34 (5.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 58 (8.70%) SQL
2 9 (1.35%) Java
3 8 (1.20%) C#
4 7 (1.05%) C
4 7 (1.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.05%) PL/SQL
4 7 (1.05%) Ruby
4 7 (1.05%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.75%) ABAP
5 5 (0.75%) PHP
6 3 (0.45%) COBOL
7 2 (0.30%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.30%) RPG
7 2 (0.30%) RPG IV
7 2 (0.30%) VBA
8 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.15%) C++
8 1 (0.15%) SOQL
8 1 (0.15%) SOSL
8 1 (0.15%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 39 (5.85%) ISEB
2 36 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.85%) Degree
5 7 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.75%) CISSP
6 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.60%) CBAP
7 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.45%) CISM
9 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.30%) SANS
10 1 (0.15%) ACCA
10 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) IIBA
10 1 (0.15%) ISACA
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.00%) QA
2 14 (2.10%) MiFID
2 14 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.65%) Solvency II
4 9 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.05%) UCITS
6 6 (0.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (0.90%) AIFMD
7 5 (0.75%) SLA
8 4 (0.60%) COBIT
9 3 (0.45%) Basel II
9 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.30%) Basel III
10 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.15%) COSO
11 1 (0.15%) GMP
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.15%) Ansible
3 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (9.60%) SAP
2 47 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.25%) Oracle
4 29 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 22 (3.30%) PeopleSoft
6 18 (2.70%) HP
7 11 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.50%) Google
8 10 (1.50%) Tableau
9 9 (1.35%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.35%) Reuters
9 9 (1.35%) Temenos
10 8 (1.20%) jBASE
11 6 (0.90%) Cisco
11 6 (0.90%) Palo Alto
11 6 (0.90%) Rally
11 6 (0.90%) Siebel
12 5 (0.75%) Citrix
12 5 (0.75%) DoubleClick
12 5 (0.75%) GoldenSource
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Tony Timmins Associates
Rate: From £257 to £257 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum £32,000 - £42,000 plus £6,000 car al
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago