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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 254 247 239
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 175 168 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.73% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.93% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 117 122
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £383 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+56.35% +8.33%
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -10 48 £550 +4.76% 18
Docklands, London -6 4 £550 +10.00%
Canary Wharf -10 3 £475 -24.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £363 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 122 (34.56%) Finance
2 85 (24.08%) Business Analysis
3 81 (22.95%) Banking
4 61 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (17.00%) SQL
6 52 (14.73%) CRM
6 52 (14.73%) Investment Banking
7 49 (13.88%) Oracle
8 45 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (11.05%) Workflow
9 39 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (10.76%) Project Management
11 33 (9.35%) MS Excel
11 33 (9.35%) Use Case
12 32 (9.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (9.07%) Data Analysis
13 30 (8.50%) Retail
14 28 (7.93%) SAP
14 28 (7.93%) Microsoft
14 28 (7.93%) Data Management
15 27 (7.65%) Front Office
16 26 (7.37%) Change Management
16 26 (7.37%) Data Modelling
17 25 (7.08%) UML
17 25 (7.08%) Migration
18 24 (6.80%) MS Visio
19 23 (6.52%) SDLC
19 23 (6.52%) Target Operating Model
20 22 (6.23%) Validation
20 22 (6.23%) Asset Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.57%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.57%) IIS
5 2 (0.57%) Apache
5 2 (0.57%) Lync
5 2 (0.57%) Drupal
5 2 (0.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.28%) FileNet
Applications
1 33 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.80%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.40%) MS Office
4 11 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (4.53%) Oracle TCA
2 15 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.42%) SAP SCM
4 5 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.85%) Maximo
6 3 (0.85%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.57%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.57%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.57%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.28%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.98%) SaaS
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) Force.com
4 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.57%) PaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.42%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) Firewall
2 3 (0.85%) DNS
3 2 (0.57%) LAN
3 2 (0.57%) WAN
3 2 (0.57%) SSL
3 2 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.28%) Broadband
4 1 (0.28%) DMZ
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
4 1 (0.28%) IPsec
4 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.28%) DHCP
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.28%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) SDH
4 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.55%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.27%) QlikView
3 8 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.70%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.70%) MS Access
4 6 (1.70%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.70%) Star Schema
5 5 (1.42%) DataStage
6 4 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.13%) Big Data
6 4 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.85%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.57%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.57%) WebFOCUS
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.12%) JIRA
2 4 (1.13%) ERwin
3 3 (0.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) MorphX
4 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 122 (34.56%) Finance
2 81 (22.95%) Banking
3 52 (14.73%) Investment Banking
4 30 (8.50%) Retail
5 27 (7.65%) Front Office
6 16 (4.53%) Law
6 16 (4.53%) Legal
7 10 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.98%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.70%) Advertising
9 6 (1.70%) Back Office
9 6 (1.70%) Marketing
10 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.13%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.85%) German Language
11 3 (0.85%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.85%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 231 (65.44%) Analyst
2 189 (53.54%) Business Analyst
3 49 (13.88%) Consultant
4 26 (7.37%) Architect
5 21 (5.95%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.67%) Data Analyst
7 19 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (5.38%) Oracle Consultant
8 18 (5.10%) Systems Analyst
9 17 (4.82%) Senior Business Analyst
9 17 (4.82%) IT Business Analyst
10 13 (3.68%) Security Analyst
11 12 (3.40%) Functional Analyst
11 12 (3.40%) CRM Analyst
12 11 (3.12%) Data Consultant
12 11 (3.12%) Information Analyst
12 11 (3.12%) Information Security Analyst
13 10 (2.83%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (2.83%) Developer
13 10 (2.83%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.55%) XML
1 9 (2.55%) FpML
2 8 (2.27%) .NET
2 8 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (1.70%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.42%) J2EE
4 5 (1.42%) Middleware
5 4 (1.13%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.13%) Spring
6 3 (0.85%) SAML
7 2 (0.57%) JSP
7 2 (0.57%) Web Services
7 2 (0.57%) Ajax
7 2 (0.57%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.57%) LAMP
7 2 (0.57%) JSON
7 2 (0.57%) Mason
8 1 (0.28%) HTML5
8 1 (0.28%) REST
8 1 (0.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.95%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.95%) Derivative
3 18 (5.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (3.40%) Fixed Income
5 11 (3.12%) Equities
6 7 (1.98%) NHS
6 7 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.42%) User Experience
7 5 (1.42%) iPad
7 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.42%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.42%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.42%) FMCG
7 5 (1.42%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.85%) Clustering
9 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.85%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.98%) Windows
2 6 (1.70%) UNIX
3 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.57%) Linux
4 2 (0.57%) Android
4 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (24.08%) Business Analysis
2 61 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (14.73%) CRM
4 45 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (11.05%) Workflow
6 38 (10.76%) Project Management
7 33 (9.35%) Use Case
8 32 (9.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (9.07%) Data Analysis
9 28 (7.93%) Data Management
10 26 (7.37%) Change Management
10 26 (7.37%) Data Modelling
11 25 (7.08%) UML
11 25 (7.08%) Migration
12 23 (6.52%) SDLC
12 23 (6.52%) Target Operating Model
13 22 (6.23%) Asset Management
13 22 (6.23%) Validation
14 21 (5.95%) E-Commerce
15 19 (5.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 60 (17.00%) SQL
2 13 (3.68%) Java
3 10 (2.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.27%) C#
4 8 (2.27%) VBA
5 7 (1.98%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.98%) C
6 6 (1.70%) C++
7 2 (0.57%) PHP
7 2 (0.57%) ABAP
7 2 (0.57%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.28%) Python
8 1 (0.28%) Ruby
8 1 (0.28%) X++
8 1 (0.28%) Scala
8 1 (0.28%) VB
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (5.67%) Degree
2 10 (2.83%) ISEB
3 3 (0.85%) CISSP
3 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.85%) CISM
4 2 (0.57%) CISA
4 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) PhD
5 1 (0.28%) MBA
5 1 (0.28%) PMP
5 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.10%) Data Quality
2 16 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.40%) SLA
4 6 (1.70%) QA
5 5 (1.42%) Solvency II
5 5 (1.42%) EMIR
6 4 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.13%) ISO 9000
6 4 (1.13%) MiFID
7 2 (0.57%) GMP
7 2 (0.57%) GxP
7 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.57%) FATCA
8 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) SCCM
1 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (13.88%) Oracle
2 28 (7.93%) SAP
2 28 (7.93%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.68%) Siebel
5 11 (3.12%) PeopleSoft
6 9 (2.55%) IBM
7 8 (2.27%) Cognos
8 7 (1.98%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.70%) ATG
10 4 (1.13%) Informatica
10 4 (1.13%) Citrix
11 3 (0.85%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.85%) iSOFT
11 3 (0.85%) Teradata
11 3 (0.85%) Tableau
12 2 (0.57%) Vermilion
12 2 (0.57%) Google
12 2 (0.57%) Planview
12 2 (0.57%) Hyperion
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