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 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 309 279 305
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 300 348 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.97% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 211 185
Average daily rate £475 £475 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.63 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £31.53 £71.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.25 £11.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+418.27% -41.87%
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
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 average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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 -48 139 £525 +2.43% 31
South East +9 64 £450 +12.50% 13
South West -4 25 £475 -5.00% 1
West Midlands -3 20 £400 +22.60% 3
Yorkshire -2 17 £325 +4.00% 6
North West -11 17 £425 +4.93% 8
East of England -17 9 £450 -3.74% 1
East Midlands -18 4 £500 +25.00% 2
North East -23 3 £493 +23.12% 1
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 223 (36.62%) Finance
2 152 (24.96%) Business Analysis
3 126 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (18.06%) Banking
6 86 (14.12%) Migration
7 75 (12.32%) Project Management
8 69 (11.33%) Change Management
9 68 (11.17%) Oracle
10 67 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
11 62 (10.18%) Data Analysis
12 59 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 58 (9.52%) Use Case
14 57 (9.36%) Asset Management
15 56 (9.20%) Waterfall
16 53 (8.70%) SQL
16 53 (8.70%) CRM
17 52 (8.54%) Data Migration
17 52 (8.54%) Target Operating Model
18 51 (8.37%) ITIL
19 50 (8.21%) Validation
20 49 (8.05%) SAP
20 49 (8.05%) Microsoft
21 45 (7.39%) MS Visio
21 45 (7.39%) Degree
21 45 (7.39%) Investment Banking
22 44 (7.22%) Data Modelling
22 44 (7.22%) SDLC
23 43 (7.06%) PRINCE2
24 42 (6.90%) User Stories

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 19 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.31%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (0.49%) Lync
5 2 (0.33%) CMS
5 2 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.16%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (7.39%) MS Visio
2 31 (5.09%) MS Excel
3 28 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.13%) MS Office
5 11 (1.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (4.43%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (1.64%) SAP FI
6 9 (1.48%) Eagle PACE
6 9 (1.48%) SAP CO
6 9 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (1.15%) SAP HCM
8 7 (1.15%) SAP MM
9 6 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
10 5 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 3 (0.49%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.81%) Internet
2 6 (0.99%) LAN
3 4 (0.66%) WAN
4 3 (0.49%) Wireless
5 2 (0.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.16%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) MVNO
6 1 (0.16%) Network Security
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.48%) MS Access
4 9 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.82%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.66%) Big Data
7 4 (0.66%) QlikView
8 3 (0.49%) GIS
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.33%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.33%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.16%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (1.64%) JIRA
2 4 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.49%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.49%) FitNesse
3 3 (0.49%) Selenium
3 3 (0.49%) SpecFlow
3 3 (0.49%) Subversion
4 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.33%) JBehave
4 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.33%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.16%) Ant
5 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) LSMW
5 1 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 223 (36.62%) Finance
2 110 (18.06%) Banking
3 45 (7.39%) Investment Banking
4 36 (5.91%) Retail
5 27 (4.43%) Legal
6 19 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.30%) Advertising
9 13 (2.13%) Front Office
9 13 (2.13%) Law
10 11 (1.81%) Back Office
11 9 (1.48%) Marketing
11 9 (1.48%) Publishing
12 8 (1.31%) Billing
12 8 (1.31%) Retail Banking
13 7 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.49%) Automotive
16 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 339 (55.67%) Analyst
2 295 (48.44%) Business Analyst
3 92 (15.11%) Consultant
4 41 (6.73%) Project Manager
5 40 (6.57%) Data Business Analyst
6 34 (5.58%) Architect
7 33 (5.42%) Functional Consultant
8 31 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
9 28 (4.60%) Senior Business Analyst
10 25 (4.11%) Oracle Consultant
11 24 (3.94%) SAP Consultant
12 23 (3.78%) Banking Analyst
12 23 (3.78%) Financial Analyst
13 21 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
13 21 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
14 19 (3.12%) Process Analyst
15 18 (2.96%) Banking Business Analyst
16 17 (2.79%) Business Change Analyst
16 17 (2.79%) IT Business Analyst
16 17 (2.79%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.64%) .NET
2 8 (1.31%) Web Services
3 7 (1.15%) Middleware
3 7 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.82%) XML
5 4 (0.66%) FpML
6 3 (0.49%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.33%) Behat
8 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.16%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.16%) J2EE
8 1 (0.16%) Mason
8 1 (0.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.13%) Derivative
4 12 (1.97%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.48%) Reinsurance
6 8 (1.31%) Data Conversion
7 7 (1.15%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.15%) User Experience
8 5 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.82%) IVR
8 5 (0.82%) Life Science
8 5 (0.82%) NHS
9 4 (0.66%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.66%) FMCG
9 4 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.66%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.49%) CESG
10 3 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.97%) Windows
2 5 (0.82%) Unix
3 4 (0.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.49%) Linux
5 2 (0.33%) Android
5 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (24.96%) Business Analysis
2 126 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (14.12%) Migration
5 75 (12.32%) Project Management
6 69 (11.33%) Change Management
7 62 (10.18%) Data Analysis
8 59 (9.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 58 (9.52%) Use Case
10 57 (9.36%) Asset Management
11 56 (9.20%) Waterfall
12 53 (8.70%) CRM
13 52 (8.54%) Data Migration
13 52 (8.54%) Target Operating Model
14 51 (8.37%) ITIL
15 50 (8.21%) Validation
16 44 (7.22%) Data Modelling
16 44 (7.22%) SDLC
17 43 (7.06%) PRINCE2
18 42 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (8.70%) SQL
2 9 (1.48%) Java
3 6 (0.99%) C
4 4 (0.66%) C#
4 4 (0.66%) Python
5 3 (0.49%) ABAP
5 3 (0.49%) Ruby
6 2 (0.33%) AWK
6 2 (0.33%) C++
6 2 (0.33%) Perl
6 2 (0.33%) sed
6 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.33%) X++
7 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.16%) VB
7 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (7.39%) Degree
2 39 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.25%) ISEB
4 26 (4.27%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.15%) CISSP
6 7 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.15%) SAP Certification
7 6 (0.99%) APMP
8 5 (0.82%) IIBA
8 5 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.82%) PMP
9 4 (0.66%) CISA
9 4 (0.66%) CISM
9 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.49%) MCP
11 2 (0.33%) ACCA
11 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.76%) MiFID
2 25 (4.11%) QA
3 22 (3.61%) Data Quality
4 16 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (2.30%) SLA
6 13 (2.13%) Solvency II
7 11 (1.81%) FATCA
8 8 (1.31%) Basel III
8 8 (1.31%) EMIR
9 7 (1.15%) Basel II
9 7 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (1.15%) ISO 9000
9 7 (1.15%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.66%) ISO22301
10 4 (0.66%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.66%) UCITS
11 3 (0.49%) ISO26262
11 3 (0.49%) MISRA
11 3 (0.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.16%) Firmware
1 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Ansible
1 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.16%) Nessus
1 1 (0.16%) Netcool
1 1 (0.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
1 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.16%) Puppet
1 1 (0.16%) QRadar
1 1 (0.16%) RSA Security Analytics
1 1 (0.16%) SCCM
1 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (11.17%) Oracle
2 49 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.05%) SAP
3 14 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.31%) JD Edwards
5 7 (1.15%) Vermilion
6 6 (0.99%) CA
6 6 (0.99%) IBM
7 5 (0.82%) Google
8 4 (0.66%) Adobe
8 4 (0.66%) Nimsoft
8 4 (0.66%) Pega
8 4 (0.66%) Remedy
8 4 (0.66%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.49%) BMC
9 3 (0.49%) New Relic
9 3 (0.49%) Perforce
9 3 (0.49%) Sage
9 3 (0.49%) Splunk
10 2 (0.33%) VMware
Lancashire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Accomodation and expenses covered
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
North East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £60.98 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £501600 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Pesaro
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Talent Point
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day + 24 months +
Posted: 24 days ago