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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 322 313 279
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -34
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 344 352 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.85% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 266 234
Median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 £38.00 £27.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +39.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £60.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +56.35%
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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
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +26 184 £475 -7.99% 23
South East -15 39 £475 +28.81% 13
North West +6 29 £375 -10.17% 6
West Midlands -22 21 £420 +5.00% 4
East of England +22 19 £420 -6.66%
South West -5 18 £420 -20.00% 3
East Midlands -8 13 £400 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire 0 12 £403 +5.92% 3
North East -46 6 £600 +36.36%
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (28.93%) Finance
2 148 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 129 (19.14%) Business Analysis
4 111 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (14.39%) Banking
6 96 (14.24%) Migration
7 77 (11.42%) Project Management
8 73 (10.83%) SAP
9 69 (10.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 68 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
11 66 (9.79%) MS Excel
12 65 (9.64%) SQL
13 61 (9.05%) MS Office
14 58 (8.61%) ITIL
15 57 (8.46%) Data Modelling
16 54 (8.01%) Microsoft
17 51 (7.57%) Retail
18 46 (6.82%) CRM
18 46 (6.82%) Service Management
19 45 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
20 43 (6.38%) MS Visio
20 43 (6.38%) User Stories
21 42 (6.23%) ISEB
22 40 (5.93%) Asset Management
22 40 (5.93%) Target Operating Model
23 39 (5.79%) UML
24 38 (5.64%) Data Analysis
25 36 (5.34%) JIRA
25 36 (5.34%) Waterfall
26 35 (5.19%) 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 23 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.67%) Confluence
3 6 (0.89%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.59%) SAS
4 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.30%) CMS
5 2 (0.30%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 66 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 61 (9.05%) MS Office
3 43 (6.38%) MS Visio
4 33 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.78%) MS Project
6 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.78%) SAP MM
3 11 (1.63%) SAP FI
4 10 (1.48%) SAP CO
5 9 (1.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (1.34%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.89%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.89%) SAP PP
6 6 (0.89%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.74%) SAP QM
8 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.59%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.59%) SAP PP-PI
9 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 3 (0.45%) Primavera
9 3 (0.45%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.45%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.30%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.74%) Basecamp
2 5 (0.74%) Google Apps
2 5 (0.74%) PaaS
3 3 (0.45%) IaaS
3 3 (0.45%) SaaS
4 2 (0.30%) AdWords
4 2 (0.30%) Force.com
4 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.30%) Taleo
4 2 (0.30%) Trello
5 1 (0.15%) Heroku
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.34%) Internet
2 7 (1.04%) Firewall
2 7 (1.04%) WAN
3 6 (0.89%) LAN
3 6 (0.89%) PBX
4 4 (0.59%) DHCP
4 4 (0.59%) DNS
4 4 (0.59%) Network Security
5 3 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.30%) BGP
6 2 (0.30%) IPsec
6 2 (0.30%) OSPF
6 2 (0.30%) SAN
6 2 (0.30%) SSL
6 2 (0.30%) Wireless
6 2 (0.30%) WLAN
7 1 (0.15%) ATM
7 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.15%) NGN
7 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.37%) Big Data
4 10 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (1.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.04%) DB2
7 7 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.74%) MS Access
9 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.74%) QlikView
9 5 (0.74%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.59%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (0.59%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 36 (5.34%) JIRA
2 8 (1.19%) Capybara
2 8 (1.19%) Cucumber
2 8 (1.19%) ERwin
2 8 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.19%) Selenium
2 8 (1.19%) SpecFlow
2 8 (1.19%) WATIR
2 8 (1.19%) WebDriver
3 6 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.30%) Build Forge
5 2 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.15%) Ant
6 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.15%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.15%) StarTeam
General
1 195 (28.93%) Finance
2 97 (14.39%) Banking
3 51 (7.57%) Retail
4 25 (3.71%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.82%) Retail Banking
7 18 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.93%) Back Office
9 10 (1.48%) Legal
10 9 (1.34%) Games
10 9 (1.34%) General Ledger
10 9 (1.34%) Marketing
10 9 (1.34%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.19%) Advertising
11 8 (1.19%) Billing
11 8 (1.19%) Front Office
11 8 (1.19%) Local Government
12 4 (0.59%) Publishing
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 362 (53.71%) Analyst
2 287 (42.58%) Business Analyst
3 82 (12.17%) Consultant
4 58 (8.61%) Architect
5 40 (5.93%) Project Manager
6 30 (4.45%) Data Business Analyst
6 30 (4.45%) SAP Consultant
7 26 (3.86%) Banking Analyst
8 24 (3.56%) Process Analyst
9 23 (3.41%) Project Analyst
10 22 (3.26%) Financial Analyst
11 19 (2.82%) Business Systems Analyst
11 19 (2.82%) Finance Business Analyst
12 18 (2.67%) Developer
12 18 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.52%) Data Analyst
13 17 (2.52%) Data Architect
13 17 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (2.52%) Senior Business Analyst
14 16 (2.37%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.01%) XML
2 17 (2.52%) FpML
3 10 (1.48%) Web Services
4 8 (1.19%) Behat
5 6 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.74%) jQuery
7 4 (0.59%) HTML
7 4 (0.59%) Middleware
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.45%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.30%) .NET
9 2 (0.30%) MDX
10 1 (0.15%) EDI
10 1 (0.15%) J2EE
10 1 (0.15%) JSON
10 1 (0.15%) React
10 1 (0.15%) REST
10 1 (0.15%) SOAP
10 1 (0.15%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.52%) User Experience
3 16 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.23%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.78%) Life Science
6 11 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.19%) NHS
9 7 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.04%) Data Conversion
10 6 (0.89%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.89%) Derivative
10 6 (0.89%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.89%) FMCG
10 6 (0.89%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.74%) Equities
11 5 (0.74%) LIMS
11 5 (0.74%) SCADA
12 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.08%) Windows
2 5 (0.74%) HPUX
2 5 (0.74%) Unix
2 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (0.59%) Linux
4 1 (0.15%) Android
4 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.15%) CentOS
4 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.15%) Solaris
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 129 (19.14%) Business Analysis
3 111 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (14.24%) Migration
5 77 (11.42%) Project Management
6 69 (10.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 58 (8.61%) ITIL
8 57 (8.46%) Data Modelling
9 46 (6.82%) CRM
9 46 (6.82%) Service Management
10 45 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (6.38%) User Stories
12 40 (5.93%) Asset Management
12 40 (5.93%) Target Operating Model
13 39 (5.79%) UML
14 38 (5.64%) Data Analysis
15 36 (5.34%) Waterfall
16 35 (5.19%) Use Case
17 34 (5.04%) Data Migration
18 33 (4.90%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 65 (9.64%) SQL
2 15 (2.23%) Java
3 11 (1.63%) C#
4 10 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.34%) Ruby
6 8 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 6 (0.89%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.59%) C
9 3 (0.45%) ABAP
9 3 (0.45%) COBOL
9 3 (0.45%) PHP
10 2 (0.30%) C++
10 2 (0.30%) PeopleCode
10 2 (0.30%) RPG
10 2 (0.30%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.15%) SOQL
11 1 (0.15%) SOSL
11 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (6.23%) ISEB
2 33 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.82%) Degree
4 15 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.48%) CISSP
6 9 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.04%) CISM
8 6 (0.89%) CISA
9 5 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.74%) ISACA
10 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.59%) CBAP
10 4 (0.59%) CEH
11 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.30%) MCP
11 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.15%) IIBA
12 1 (0.15%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.12%) QA
2 15 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.78%) Solvency II
4 11 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.63%) MiFID
4 11 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.04%) SLA
5 7 (1.04%) UCITS
6 6 (0.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (0.89%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.59%) Basel II
8 3 (0.45%) Basel III
8 3 (0.45%) COBIT
8 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.30%) EMIR
9 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.15%) GMP
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.74%) 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 73 (10.83%) SAP
2 54 (8.01%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.60%) Oracle
4 30 (4.45%) ServiceNow
5 27 (4.01%) PeopleSoft
6 14 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.93%) HP
8 10 (1.48%) Tableau
9 9 (1.34%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.34%) Reuters
10 8 (1.19%) Rally
11 7 (1.04%) Google
12 6 (0.89%) Ariba
12 6 (0.89%) Citrix
12 6 (0.89%) jBASE
12 6 (0.89%) Siebel
12 6 (0.89%) Temenos
13 5 (0.74%) GoldenSource
13 5 (0.74%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.74%) Misys
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