The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 56 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 22 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.12% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 0.29% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 2
Average daily rate
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£323 £445 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.52% -6.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £63.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +112.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 687 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.31% 75.74% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 379 480
Average daily rate £348 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

GAP Analysis
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 25 July 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 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 8 (28.57%) Service Management
3 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) ISEB
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.14%) MS Office
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) NHS
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Retail

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) MS Access
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) MI Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Service Management Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Systems Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Service Continuity Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 8 (28.57%) Service Management
3 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.14%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Service Continuity Management
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Lotus
2 1 (3.57%) IBM