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 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 332 281 300
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +19
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 332 377 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.74% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.94% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 247 216
Average daily rate £463 £480 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 £33.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.41% +77.63%
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
41826 40039 38764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.98% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27962 25351 24614
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1169 1134
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 148 £500 - 25
South East -41 63 £390 +4.00% 8
North West +1 36 £475 -2.06% 5
West Midlands +2 27 £375 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +1 13 £300 -33.37% 2
Yorkshire 0 12 £388 -20.51% 1
East of England -1 10 £413 -2.94% 5
South West -7 8 £350 -30.00% 1
North East -32 6 £563 -2.17%
Midlands - 2 - -
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UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 201 (32.16%) Finance
2 122 (19.52%) Business Analysis
3 112 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (15.52%) Banking
6 77 (12.32%) Project Management
7 74 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 72 (11.52%) Migration
9 67 (10.72%) SQL
10 65 (10.40%) Asset Management
11 63 (10.08%) Oracle
12 61 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
13 59 (9.44%) CRM
14 54 (8.64%) Data Analysis
15 53 (8.48%) Change Management
16 52 (8.32%) SAP
17 51 (8.16%) MS Excel
18 47 (7.52%) Microsoft
19 45 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
20 44 (7.04%) Data Modelling
20 44 (7.04%) Investment Banking
21 42 (6.72%) UML
21 42 (6.72%) Waterfall
21 42 (6.72%) SDLC
22 40 (6.40%) Target Operating Model
23 39 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
23 39 (6.24%) Use Case
24 38 (6.08%) Data Migration
25 37 (5.92%) MS Visio
26 36 (5.76%) BPR

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.28%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 5 (0.80%) Confluence
4 4 (0.64%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.32%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) CMS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 51 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.92%) MS Visio
3 31 (4.96%) MS Office
4 28 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (3.84%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (3.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (2.08%) SAP MM
5 8 (1.28%) Eagle PACE
6 7 (1.12%) SAP CO
6 7 (1.12%) SAP FI
6 7 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (1.12%) SAP HCM
7 6 (0.96%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.96%) SAP QM
7 6 (0.96%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.80%) SAP PP
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.64%) SAP PP-PI
10 3 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.32%) PaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Taleo
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.08%) Internet
2 5 (0.80%) LAN
3 4 (0.64%) WAN
4 3 (0.48%) Firewall
4 3 (0.48%) Network Security
4 3 (0.48%) PBX
4 3 (0.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.16%) ATM
5 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.16%) NAS
5 1 (0.16%) NGN
5 1 (0.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.16%) SSH
5 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (1.60%) MS Access
3 10 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 9 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.80%) Big Data
7 5 (0.80%) QlikView
7 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.64%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.32%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (2.56%) JIRA
2 8 (1.28%) Cucumber
2 8 (1.28%) Selenium
2 8 (1.28%) SpecFlow
3 6 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.80%) Capybara
4 5 (0.80%) WATIR
4 5 (0.80%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.64%) ERwin
6 3 (0.48%) FitNesse
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.32%) JBehave
7 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.32%) Subversion
8 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.16%) LSMW
8 1 (0.16%) Maven
8 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 201 (32.16%) Finance
2 97 (15.52%) Banking
3 44 (7.04%) Investment Banking
4 30 (4.80%) Retail
5 22 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.24%) Back Office
7 14 (2.24%) Legal
7 14 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.92%) Front Office
9 9 (1.44%) Advertising
9 9 (1.44%) Law
9 9 (1.44%) Marketing
10 7 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.96%) Billing
12 4 (0.64%) Games
12 4 (0.64%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.64%) Local Government
13 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 332 (53.12%) Analyst
2 282 (45.12%) Business Analyst
3 109 (17.44%) Consultant
4 39 (6.24%) Architect
5 37 (5.92%) Project Manager
6 31 (4.96%) Functional Consultant
7 29 (4.64%) Data Business Analyst
7 29 (4.64%) SAP Consultant
8 26 (4.16%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
10 24 (3.84%) Senior Business Analyst
11 22 (3.52%) Finance Business Analyst
12 20 (3.20%) Banking Analyst
12 20 (3.20%) Oracle Consultant
13 18 (2.88%) Business Systems Analyst
13 18 (2.88%) Project Analyst
14 17 (2.72%) Developer
14 17 (2.72%) Digital Analyst
14 17 (2.72%) Process Analyst
15 16 (2.56%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.40%) XML
2 13 (2.08%) Web Services
3 8 (1.28%) .NET
4 7 (1.12%) Behat
5 6 (0.96%) FpML
6 5 (0.80%) jQuery
7 4 (0.64%) Middleware
8 3 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.48%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.48%) HTML
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.16%) J2EE
9 1 (0.16%) JSON
9 1 (0.16%) REST
9 1 (0.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.08%) Life Science
4 12 (1.92%) Derivative
4 12 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.28%) Fixed Income
5 8 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.12%) Data Conversion
6 7 (1.12%) Reinsurance
6 7 (1.12%) User Experience
7 6 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 6 (0.96%) NHS
8 5 (0.80%) Equities
8 5 (0.80%) SCADA
9 4 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.64%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.64%) LIMS
9 4 (0.64%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.08%) Windows
2 6 (0.96%) Unix
3 3 (0.48%) Linux
4 2 (0.32%) Android
4 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (19.52%) Business Analysis
2 112 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 104 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (12.32%) Project Management
5 74 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 72 (11.52%) Migration
7 65 (10.40%) Asset Management
8 59 (9.44%) CRM
9 54 (8.64%) Data Analysis
10 53 (8.48%) Change Management
11 45 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (7.04%) Data Modelling
13 42 (6.72%) SDLC
13 42 (6.72%) UML
13 42 (6.72%) Waterfall
14 40 (6.40%) Target Operating Model
15 39 (6.24%) Use Case
16 38 (6.08%) Data Migration
17 36 (5.76%) BPR
18 34 (5.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (10.72%) SQL
2 16 (2.56%) Java
3 12 (1.92%) C#
4 9 (1.44%) C
5 8 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.28%) Ruby
6 3 (0.48%) Python
7 2 (0.32%) C++
7 2 (0.32%) COBOL
7 2 (0.32%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.32%) X++
8 1 (0.16%) AWK
8 1 (0.16%) Perl
8 1 (0.16%) sed
8 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (5.28%) Degree
2 32 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.64%) ISEB
4 15 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.24%) CISSP
6 10 (1.60%) CISM
7 8 (1.28%) CISA
8 6 (0.96%) ISACA
8 6 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.80%) MCP
9 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.64%) CEH
10 4 (0.64%) IIBA
11 2 (0.32%) ACCA
11 2 (0.32%) CIMA
11 2 (0.32%) CISMP
11 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.32%) PCI QSA
11 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.16%) QA
2 25 (4.00%) MiFID
3 21 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (3.04%) Data Quality
5 14 (2.24%) SLA
6 11 (1.76%) Solvency II
7 9 (1.44%) FATCA
8 8 (1.28%) EMIR
8 8 (1.28%) PCI DSS
9 7 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (1.12%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.96%) UCITS
11 4 (0.64%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.64%) Basel II
11 4 (0.64%) Basel III
12 3 (0.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 3 (0.48%) ISO26262
12 3 (0.48%) MISRA
12 3 (0.48%) MISRA C
12 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Ansible
2 1 (0.16%) Netcool
2 1 (0.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) QRadar
2 1 (0.16%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.16%) SCCM
2 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (10.08%) Oracle
2 52 (8.32%) SAP
3 47 (7.52%) Microsoft
4 23 (3.68%) PeopleSoft
5 18 (2.88%) ServiceNow
6 16 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.60%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.12%) HP
9 6 (0.96%) Ariba
9 6 (0.96%) Hyperion
9 6 (0.96%) Siebel
9 6 (0.96%) Tableau
9 6 (0.96%) Vermilion
10 5 (0.80%) Adobe
10 5 (0.80%) Google
10 5 (0.80%) Rally
10 5 (0.80%) Remedy
11 4 (0.64%) Cognos
11 4 (0.64%) Pega
12 3 (0.48%) Splunk
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