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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 274 235 269
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +34
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 132 186 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.89% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.10% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 112 85
Average daily rate £525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.25 £11.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+412.76% -41.25%
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
17753 16891 17430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.55% 80.49% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12119 11940
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 195 241
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -21.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the London region over the 3 months to 14 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
City of London +18 23 £550 +10.00% 16
Canary Wharf +1 3 £500 -9.09%
Brentford +8 1 £415 +27.69%
Docklands, London 0 1 £550 -
Sidcup - 1 £450 -
Wembley - 1 £403 -
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 120 (42.55%) Finance
2 69 (24.47%) Business Analysis
3 64 (22.70%) Banking
3 64 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (17.02%) Project Management
5 46 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (13.48%) Asset Management
7 35 (12.41%) Investment Banking
7 35 (12.41%) Migration
8 33 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (11.35%) Target Operating Model
10 30 (10.64%) MiFID
11 29 (10.28%) SQL
11 29 (10.28%) Change Management
12 28 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (9.57%) Validation
14 26 (9.22%) SDLC
14 26 (9.22%) Use Case
15 25 (8.87%) Data Modelling
16 24 (8.51%) Degree
17 23 (8.16%) Oracle
17 23 (8.16%) ITIL
17 23 (8.16%) Data Analysis
18 22 (7.80%) MS Visio
18 22 (7.80%) Data Migration
19 21 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
19 21 (7.45%) Waterfall
19 21 (7.45%) CRM
19 21 (7.45%) Retail
19 21 (7.45%) ITSM

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.71%) Confluence
3 1 (0.35%) LiveLink
Applications
1 22 (7.80%) MS Visio
2 21 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (6.38%) MS Excel
4 10 (3.55%) MS Project
5 7 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.96%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.06%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.06%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.35%) Eagle STAR
6 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.35%) Primavera
6 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.35%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) GitHub
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) Internet
1 3 (1.06%) WAN
2 2 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.35%) LDAP
3 1 (0.35%) Network Security
3 1 (0.35%) SSH
3 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.42%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.42%) MS Access
3 4 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.42%) QlikView
3 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.71%) Big Data
4 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.71%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.71%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) JIRA
2 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.06%) FitNesse
2 3 (1.06%) Selenium
2 3 (1.06%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.71%) JBehave
3 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) Ant
4 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Maven
General
1 120 (42.55%) Finance
2 64 (22.70%) Banking
3 35 (12.41%) Investment Banking
4 21 (7.45%) Retail
5 19 (6.74%) Legal
6 14 (4.96%) Front Office
7 12 (4.26%) Advertising
8 11 (3.90%) Law
9 10 (3.55%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.84%) Back Office
10 8 (2.84%) Financial Institution
11 6 (2.13%) Marketing
12 4 (1.42%) Publishing
13 2 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.71%) Czech Language
13 2 (0.71%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.35%) Billing
14 1 (0.35%) French Language
14 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (58.51%) Analyst
2 150 (53.19%) Business Analyst
3 30 (10.64%) Consultant
4 23 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 19 (6.74%) Architect
6 17 (6.03%) Data Business Analyst
6 17 (6.03%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 15 (5.32%) Business IT Analyst
7 15 (5.32%) IT Analyst
7 15 (5.32%) IT Business Analyst
8 14 (4.96%) Banking Analyst
8 14 (4.96%) Data Analyst
8 14 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (4.26%) Banking Business Analyst
9 12 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
9 12 (4.26%) Report Analyst
9 12 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
10 11 (3.90%) Asset Management Analyst
10 11 (3.90%) Functional Consultant
11 10 (3.55%) Asset Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.42%) .NET
1 4 (1.42%) XML
2 3 (1.06%) FpML
2 3 (1.06%) Gherkin
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.71%) Behat
3 2 (0.71%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.35%) J2EE
4 1 (0.35%) Mason
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.26%) Derivative
4 8 (2.84%) Fixed Income
4 8 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.48%) Reinsurance
5 7 (2.48%) User Experience
6 6 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.13%) Data Conversion
7 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.42%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.42%) Equities
8 4 (1.42%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.42%) IVR
9 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.06%) FMCG
9 3 (1.06%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.71%) Fintech
10 2 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.48%) Windows
2 5 (1.77%) Unix
3 2 (0.71%) Android
3 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.47%) Business Analysis
2 64 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (17.02%) Project Management
4 46 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (13.48%) Asset Management
6 35 (12.41%) Migration
7 33 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (11.35%) Target Operating Model
9 29 (10.28%) Change Management
10 27 (9.57%) Validation
11 26 (9.22%) SDLC
11 26 (9.22%) Use Case
12 25 (8.87%) Data Modelling
13 23 (8.16%) Data Analysis
13 23 (8.16%) ITIL
14 22 (7.80%) Data Migration
15 21 (7.45%) CRM
15 21 (7.45%) ITSM
15 21 (7.45%) Waterfall
16 18 (6.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.28%) SQL
2 9 (3.19%) Java
3 4 (1.42%) Python
4 3 (1.06%) C#
4 3 (1.06%) C++
4 3 (1.06%) Ruby
5 2 (0.71%) AWK
5 2 (0.71%) Perl
5 2 (0.71%) sed
5 2 (0.71%) X++
6 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.35%) VB
6 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (8.51%) Degree
2 16 (5.67%) ISEB
3 10 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.42%) IIBA
7 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) MCP
8 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) CBAP
8 1 (0.35%) CISM
8 1 (0.35%) CISSP
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PMP
8 1 (0.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.64%) MiFID
2 14 (4.96%) Data Quality
3 13 (4.61%) QA
4 11 (3.90%) FATCA
5 9 (3.19%) EMIR
6 8 (2.84%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (2.48%) SLA
7 7 (2.48%) Solvency II
8 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (1.42%) UCITS
10 3 (1.06%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.71%) Basel III
11 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.71%) SDET
12 1 (0.35%) Basel II
12 1 (0.35%) COBIT
12 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.35%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Ansible
1 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.35%) Nessus
1 1 (0.35%) Netcool
1 1 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.35%) OpenAM
1 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
1 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (8.16%) Oracle
2 19 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.38%) SAP
4 4 (1.42%) Adobe
5 3 (1.06%) BMC
5 3 (1.06%) CA
5 3 (1.06%) Google
5 3 (1.06%) New Relic
5 3 (1.06%) Nimsoft
5 3 (1.06%) Remedy
5 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.06%) Splunk
6 2 (0.71%) Avaloq
6 2 (0.71%) Murex
6 2 (0.71%) Perforce
6 2 (0.71%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.35%) Citrix
7 1 (0.35%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.35%) Sage
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