The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 272 305 239
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -66
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 179 146 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.61% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.75% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 97 140
Median daily rate £475 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £60.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +56.35%
GAP Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19792 19510 19407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.69% 82.15% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14234 13880 13516
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 223 232
Median hourly rate £25.69 £22.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in London

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in London

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in London

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
City of London +29 35 £540 -1.81% 9
Croydon - 4 £300 -
Docklands, London +10 1 £600 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £375 -31.81%
Brentford +2 1 - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 London region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 121 (35.38%) Finance
2 90 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (19.01%) Banking
4 63 (18.42%) Business Analysis
5 53 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (14.62%) Project Management
7 48 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (11.70%) Migration
8 40 (11.70%) ITIL
8 40 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 38 (11.11%) Service Management
10 36 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 33 (9.65%) SQL
12 32 (9.36%) MS Office
13 29 (8.48%) MS Excel
14 28 (8.19%) ITSM
15 27 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (7.89%) UML
16 25 (7.31%) Data Modelling
16 25 (7.31%) Retail
16 25 (7.31%) ServiceNow
17 23 (6.73%) User Stories
17 23 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
18 22 (6.43%) Asset Management
18 22 (6.43%) ETL
18 22 (6.43%) SharePoint
18 22 (6.43%) Target Operating Model
19 21 (6.14%) CRM
19 21 (6.14%) SAP
20 20 (5.85%) Analytics

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 22 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.92%) Confluence
3 7 (2.05%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.46%) CMS
5 4 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.88%) SAS
7 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.58%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 32 (9.36%) MS Office
2 29 (8.48%) MS Excel
3 23 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.39%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (3.22%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.17%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.17%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.88%) Magento
3 3 (0.88%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.58%) Primavera
4 2 (0.58%) Radian6
4 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.58%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.58%) SAP SCM
4 2 (0.58%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.29%) BASE24
5 1 (0.29%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.46%) AdWords
2 5 (1.46%) Basecamp
2 5 (1.46%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.46%) Google Apps
3 4 (1.17%) PaaS
4 3 (0.88%) IaaS
4 3 (0.88%) SaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Force.com
5 2 (0.58%) Taleo
5 2 (0.58%) Trello
6 1 (0.29%) Heroku
6 1 (0.29%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.05%) Firewall
2 6 (1.75%) PBX
3 5 (1.46%) Internet
4 4 (1.17%) DHCP
4 4 (1.17%) DNS
4 4 (1.17%) LAN
4 4 (1.17%) Network Security
4 4 (1.17%) WAN
5 3 (0.88%) BGP
5 3 (0.88%) IPsec
5 3 (0.88%) OSPF
5 3 (0.88%) SSL
5 3 (0.88%) Wireless
5 3 (0.88%) WLAN
6 2 (0.58%) Skype
7 1 (0.29%) ATM
7 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.29%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.63%) DB2
4 8 (2.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (1.46%) Big Data
5 5 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.88%) MS Access
7 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.58%) OLAP
8 2 (0.58%) OLTP
8 2 (0.58%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.58%) QlikView
8 2 (0.58%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.26%) JIRA
2 8 (2.34%) Eclipse
3 7 (2.05%) ERwin
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.29%) Ant
5 1 (0.29%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) Maven
5 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 121 (35.38%) Finance
2 65 (19.01%) Banking
3 25 (7.31%) Retail
4 18 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.63%) Marketing
5 9 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.05%) Back Office
6 7 (2.05%) Local Government
7 6 (1.75%) Advertising
7 6 (1.75%) Billing
7 6 (1.75%) Front Office
7 6 (1.75%) Games
8 4 (1.17%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.88%) Legal
9 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 188 (54.97%) Analyst
2 143 (41.81%) Business Analyst
3 35 (10.23%) Architect
4 29 (8.48%) Consultant
5 21 (6.14%) Banking Analyst
5 21 (6.14%) Project Manager
6 16 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (4.09%) Data Business Analyst
8 13 (3.80%) Project Analyst
9 12 (3.51%) Financial Analyst
9 12 (3.51%) Process Analyst
10 11 (3.22%) Developer
10 11 (3.22%) Finance Business Analyst
10 11 (3.22%) Technical Business Analyst
11 10 (2.92%) Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (2.92%) Digital Analyst
11 10 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (2.63%) Digital Business Analyst
12 9 (2.63%) Risk Manager
13 8 (2.34%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.63%) XML
2 7 (2.05%) FpML
3 5 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (1.46%) HTML
4 4 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.17%) Web Services
5 3 (0.88%) CSS
6 2 (0.58%) MDX
6 2 (0.58%) Middleware
7 1 (0.29%) .NET
7 1 (0.29%) EDI
7 1 (0.29%) J2EE
7 1 (0.29%) JSON
7 1 (0.29%) React
7 1 (0.29%) REST
7 1 (0.29%) SOAP
7 1 (0.29%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.26%) User Experience
3 10 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.05%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.75%) Derivative
6 6 (1.75%) FMCG
6 6 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.17%) Data Conversion
8 4 (1.17%) Equities
9 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.88%) EMV
9 3 (0.88%) Fintech
9 3 (0.88%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (0.88%) Social Media
9 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.34%) Windows
2 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.29%) Android
3 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.29%) CentOS
3 1 (0.29%) Linux
3 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.29%) Unix
3 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (18.42%) Business Analysis
3 50 (14.62%) Project Management
4 48 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (11.70%) ITIL
5 40 (11.70%) Migration
5 40 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (11.11%) Service Management
7 28 (8.19%) ITSM
8 27 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (7.89%) UML
9 25 (7.31%) Data Modelling
10 23 (6.73%) User Stories
11 22 (6.43%) Asset Management
11 22 (6.43%) ETL
11 22 (6.43%) Target Operating Model
12 21 (6.14%) CRM
13 20 (5.85%) Analytics
14 18 (5.26%) Data Analysis
15 17 (4.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.65%) SQL
2 6 (1.75%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.17%) C
3 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.88%) ABAP
4 3 (0.88%) Java
4 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.58%) C#
5 2 (0.58%) COBOL
5 2 (0.58%) PeopleCode
5 2 (0.58%) RPG
5 2 (0.58%) RPG IV
5 2 (0.58%) VBA
6 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.29%) C++
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) Ruby
6 1 (0.29%) SOQL
6 1 (0.29%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 17 (4.97%) Degree
2 14 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.51%) ISEB
4 5 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CCA
8 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) MBA
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.09%) QA
2 12 (3.51%) MiFID
3 10 (2.92%) Solvency II
4 8 (2.34%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.34%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.88%) SLA
6 2 (0.58%) Basel II
6 2 (0.58%) Basel III
6 2 (0.58%) COBIT
6 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.29%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) Ansible
2 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.31%) ServiceNow
3 21 (6.14%) SAP
4 18 (5.26%) Oracle
5 10 (2.92%) Google
6 9 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.63%) Temenos
7 8 (2.34%) jBASE
8 7 (2.05%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (2.05%) Tableau
9 6 (1.75%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.46%) Cisco
10 5 (1.46%) Citrix
10 5 (1.46%) DoubleClick
10 5 (1.46%) Siebel
11 4 (1.17%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.17%) GoldenSource
12 3 (0.88%) CA
12 3 (0.88%) Informatica
12 3 (0.88%) Juniper
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