The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 69 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 9 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 0.64% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.81% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£359 £445 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.38% -6.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £63.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-75.57% +224.40%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
795 744 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.71% 79.23% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 408 511
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.27% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £30.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Leeds region.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Leeds region.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (35.48%) Service Management
1 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
2 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
3 6 (19.35%) ISEB
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Load Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
5 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.45%) MS Office
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (3.23%) Lotus
8 1 (3.23%) NHS
8 1 (3.23%) BPR
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) MI Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Service Management Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Business Systems Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Service Continuity Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.68%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Service Management
1 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
2 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) Load Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Testing
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
7 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Lotus
2 1 (3.23%) IBM