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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 306 311 272
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -39
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 349 359 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.88% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 266 255
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £619 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £49.49 £27.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.22% +81.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £60.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-38.50% +56.35%
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
40583 40631 38403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.76% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27251 26714 24507
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 1080 1138
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 30 June 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 +12 183 £500 -3.84% 21
South East 0 49 £450 +12.50% 10
North West -5 30 £418 - 5
West Midlands -13 23 £405 -10.09% 1
East of England +21 18 £420 -1.17% 1
South West +1 17 £395 -24.76% 3
East Midlands 0 12 £360 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +6 11 £400 - 2
North East -65 5 £650 +47.72% 1
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 182 (28.57%) Finance
2 133 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 121 (19.00%) Business Analysis
4 101 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (14.13%) Migration
6 87 (13.66%) Banking
7 70 (10.99%) SQL
8 69 (10.83%) Project Management
9 68 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 67 (10.52%) SAP
11 66 (10.36%) MS Excel
12 62 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
13 57 (8.95%) MS Office
14 56 (8.79%) CRM
15 54 (8.48%) Microsoft
16 53 (8.32%) Data Modelling
17 52 (8.16%) ITIL
18 48 (7.54%) Asset Management
19 47 (7.38%) Data Analysis
20 46 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
21 44 (6.91%) UML
22 42 (6.59%) MS Visio
22 42 (6.59%) Service Management
23 41 (6.44%) ISEB
24 39 (6.12%) Waterfall
25 37 (5.81%) Data Migration
26 36 (5.65%) Change Management
26 36 (5.65%) Retail
26 36 (5.65%) JIRA
27 34 (5.34%) Use Case

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 26 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.83%) Confluence
3 6 (0.94%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.63%) SAS
4 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.31%) CMS
5 2 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 66 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 57 (8.95%) MS Office
3 42 (6.59%) MS Visio
4 33 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.88%) MS Project
6 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.88%) SAP MM
3 8 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.10%) SAP CO
4 7 (1.10%) SAP FI
4 7 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (1.10%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.94%) SAP PP
5 6 (0.94%) SAP QM
5 6 (0.94%) SAP SRM
5 6 (0.94%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.63%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.63%) SAP PP-PI
6 4 (0.63%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.47%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.31%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.78%) PaaS
3 4 (0.63%) Basecamp
3 4 (0.63%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.47%) IaaS
4 3 (0.47%) SaaS
5 2 (0.31%) AdWords
5 2 (0.31%) Force.com
5 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.31%) Taleo
5 2 (0.31%) Trello
6 1 (0.16%) Heroku
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.04%) Internet
2 7 (1.10%) WAN
3 6 (0.94%) LAN
3 6 (0.94%) PBX
4 5 (0.78%) Firewall
5 4 (0.63%) DHCP
5 4 (0.63%) DNS
5 4 (0.63%) Network Security
6 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.16%) ATM
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
7 1 (0.16%) NGN
7 1 (0.16%) SAN
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
7 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.57%) Big Data
3 10 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (1.26%) MS Access
6 7 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.63%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.63%) DB2
9 4 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (0.63%) QlikView
9 4 (0.63%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (5.65%) JIRA
2 8 (1.26%) Capybara
2 8 (1.26%) Cucumber
2 8 (1.26%) ERwin
2 8 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.26%) Selenium
2 8 (1.26%) SpecFlow
2 8 (1.26%) WATIR
2 8 (1.26%) WebDriver
3 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.31%) Build Forge
5 2 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.16%) Ant
6 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.16%) LSMW
6 1 (0.16%) Maven
6 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 182 (28.57%) Finance
2 87 (13.66%) Banking
3 36 (5.65%) Retail
4 28 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.88%) Back Office
8 8 (1.26%) Advertising
8 8 (1.26%) Billing
8 8 (1.26%) Front Office
8 8 (1.26%) Games
8 8 (1.26%) Legal
8 8 (1.26%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.10%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.94%) Marketing
11 5 (0.78%) Local Government
12 4 (0.63%) Law
13 3 (0.47%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 351 (55.10%) Analyst
2 277 (43.49%) Business Analyst
3 80 (12.56%) Consultant
4 54 (8.48%) Architect
5 33 (5.18%) Data Business Analyst
5 33 (5.18%) Project Manager
6 30 (4.71%) SAP Consultant
7 24 (3.77%) Process Analyst
8 22 (3.45%) Project Analyst
9 20 (3.14%) Banking Analyst
9 20 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (3.14%) Senior Business Analyst
10 19 (2.98%) Business Systems Analyst
10 19 (2.98%) Developer
10 19 (2.98%) Financial Analyst
11 18 (2.83%) Data Analyst
12 17 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (2.51%) CRM Analyst
13 16 (2.51%) Finance Business Analyst
14 15 (2.35%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.24%) XML
2 18 (2.83%) FpML
3 11 (1.73%) Web Services
4 8 (1.26%) Behat
5 6 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.78%) jQuery
7 4 (0.63%) Middleware
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.47%) HTML
8 3 (0.47%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.31%) .NET
9 2 (0.31%) MDX
10 1 (0.16%) EDI
10 1 (0.16%) J2EE
10 1 (0.16%) JSON
10 1 (0.16%) REST
10 1 (0.16%) SOAP
10 1 (0.16%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.16%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.51%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (2.04%) Life Science
5 11 (1.73%) Data Centre
5 11 (1.73%) User Experience
6 8 (1.26%) NHS
7 7 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.10%) Data Conversion
8 6 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.94%) Derivative
8 6 (0.94%) Fixed Income
8 6 (0.94%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.78%) Equities
9 5 (0.78%) FMCG
9 5 (0.78%) LIMS
9 5 (0.78%) SCADA
9 5 (0.78%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.20%) Windows
2 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (0.47%) Linux
3 3 (0.47%) Unix
4 2 (0.31%) HPUX
5 1 (0.16%) Android
5 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.16%) CentOS
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 121 (19.00%) Business Analysis
3 101 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (14.13%) Migration
5 69 (10.83%) Project Management
6 68 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 56 (8.79%) CRM
8 53 (8.32%) Data Modelling
9 52 (8.16%) ITIL
10 48 (7.54%) Asset Management
11 47 (7.38%) Data Analysis
12 46 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (6.91%) UML
14 42 (6.59%) Service Management
15 39 (6.12%) Waterfall
16 37 (5.81%) Data Migration
17 36 (5.65%) Change Management
18 34 (5.34%) Data Mapping
18 34 (5.34%) Use Case
18 34 (5.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (10.99%) SQL
2 16 (2.51%) Java
3 11 (1.73%) C#
4 9 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.41%) Ruby
5 8 (1.26%) PL/SQL
6 6 (0.94%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.78%) C
8 3 (0.47%) C++
8 3 (0.47%) PHP
9 2 (0.31%) COBOL
9 2 (0.31%) PeopleCode
9 2 (0.31%) RPG
9 2 (0.31%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.16%) ABAP
10 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.16%) SOQL
10 1 (0.16%) SOSL
10 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (6.44%) ISEB
2 33 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.30%) Degree
4 15 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.57%) CISSP
6 9 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.26%) CISM
8 6 (0.94%) CISA
9 5 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.78%) ISACA
10 4 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.63%) CEH
11 2 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.31%) IIBA
11 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.31%) MCP
11 2 (0.31%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.61%) QA
2 15 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.04%) Solvency II
4 12 (1.88%) SLA
5 11 (1.73%) MiFID
6 10 (1.57%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.57%) PCI DSS
7 8 (1.26%) UCITS
8 6 (0.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (0.94%) AIFMD
9 5 (0.78%) Basel II
10 3 (0.47%) Basel III
10 3 (0.47%) COBIT
10 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.47%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.31%) EMIR
12 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) Ansible
3 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (10.52%) SAP
2 54 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.18%) Oracle
4 26 (4.08%) PeopleSoft
4 26 (4.08%) ServiceNow
5 17 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.57%) HP
7 9 (1.41%) Bloomberg
7 9 (1.41%) Reuters
8 8 (1.26%) Rally
9 7 (1.10%) Google
10 6 (0.94%) Ariba
10 6 (0.94%) Citrix
10 6 (0.94%) Siebel
10 6 (0.94%) Tableau
11 5 (0.78%) GoldenSource
11 5 (0.78%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.63%) jBASE
12 4 (0.63%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.63%) Misys
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETTITVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Sutton, London UK
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