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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 296 253 276
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +23
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 149 166 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.90% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 119 101
Median daily rate £500 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £373 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.39 £33.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.41% +77.63%
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
19232 18390 19103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.79% 80.79% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13996 12858 13566
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
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 median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 264 237
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.69 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +10 28 £540 +5.36% 4
Harrow - 2 £495 -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 113 (38.57%) Finance
2 62 (21.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (20.14%) Banking
4 57 (19.45%) Business Analysis
5 50 (17.06%) Project Management
6 44 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (13.99%) Asset Management
8 38 (12.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (11.95%) SQL
10 32 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (10.24%) Investment Banking
12 29 (9.90%) CRM
13 27 (9.22%) Change Management
13 27 (9.22%) SDLC
14 25 (8.53%) MiFID
15 24 (8.19%) MS PowerPoint
15 24 (8.19%) Data Modelling
15 24 (8.19%) Microsoft
15 24 (8.19%) Target Operating Model
16 23 (7.85%) Degree
17 21 (7.17%) Oracle
17 21 (7.17%) UML
17 21 (7.17%) Data Analysis
18 20 (6.83%) Migration
18 20 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (6.83%) MS Excel
19 19 (6.48%) Service Management
20 18 (6.14%) ITSM
20 18 (6.14%) Waterfall
20 18 (6.14%) User Stories

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 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.37%) Confluence
2 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.02%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 24 (8.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 20 (6.83%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.80%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.41%) MS Project
5 6 (2.05%) MS Office
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.02%) Primavera
4 3 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.68%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.68%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.34%) BASE24
6 1 (0.34%) Eagle STAR
6 1 (0.34%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.68%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Taleo
4 1 (0.34%) AdWords
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Force.com
4 1 (0.34%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) Internet
2 3 (1.02%) Network Security
2 3 (1.02%) PBX
2 3 (1.02%) WAN
3 2 (0.68%) Firewall
3 2 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.34%) ATM
4 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 8 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.37%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.37%) MS Access
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.68%) QlikView
6 2 (0.68%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.34%) MySQL
7 1 (0.34%) OLAP
7 1 (0.34%) OLTP
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.73%) JIRA
2 3 (1.02%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.02%) ERwin
2 3 (1.02%) FitNesse
2 3 (1.02%) Selenium
2 3 (1.02%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.68%) JBehave
3 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) Ant
4 1 (0.34%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 113 (38.57%) Finance
2 59 (20.14%) Banking
3 30 (10.24%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.12%) Retail
5 12 (4.10%) Back Office
6 11 (3.75%) Front Office
7 10 (3.41%) Legal
8 8 (2.73%) Advertising
9 7 (2.39%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.39%) Marketing
9 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.05%) Law
11 4 (1.37%) Billing
11 4 (1.37%) General Ledger
12 3 (1.02%) Games
12 3 (1.02%) Local Government
13 2 (0.68%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.34%) Publishing
14 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (57.68%) Analyst
2 145 (49.49%) Business Analyst
3 31 (10.58%) Consultant
4 29 (9.90%) Architect
5 20 (6.83%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.80%) Banking Analyst
7 14 (4.78%) Business IT Analyst
7 14 (4.78%) IT Analyst
7 14 (4.78%) IT Business Analyst
7 14 (4.78%) Project Analyst
8 13 (4.44%) Data Business Analyst
8 13 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (4.10%) Banking Business Analyst
9 12 (4.10%) Digital Analyst
10 11 (3.75%) Asset Management Analyst
10 11 (3.75%) Digital Business Analyst
10 11 (3.75%) Functional Consultant
10 11 (3.75%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 11 (3.75%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 11 (3.75%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.73%) XML
2 5 (1.71%) .NET
2 5 (1.71%) FpML
3 4 (1.37%) Web Services
4 3 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.02%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.68%) Behat
5 2 (0.68%) HTML
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.34%) J2EE
6 1 (0.34%) JSON
6 1 (0.34%) MDX
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) REST
6 1 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.10%) Derivative
3 11 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.73%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.39%) User Experience
7 5 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.71%) Equities
7 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.71%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.37%) Data Conversion
8 4 (1.37%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.37%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.02%) EMV
9 3 (1.02%) FMCG
10 2 (0.68%) CMDB
10 2 (0.68%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.75%) Windows
2 4 (1.37%) Unix
3 2 (0.68%) Android
3 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.34%) Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 57 (19.45%) Business Analysis
3 50 (17.06%) Project Management
4 44 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (13.99%) Asset Management
6 38 (12.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (9.90%) CRM
8 27 (9.22%) Change Management
8 27 (9.22%) SDLC
9 24 (8.19%) Data Modelling
9 24 (8.19%) Target Operating Model
10 21 (7.17%) Data Analysis
10 21 (7.17%) UML
11 20 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (6.83%) Migration
12 19 (6.48%) Service Management
13 18 (6.14%) ITSM
13 18 (6.14%) User Stories
13 18 (6.14%) Waterfall
14 16 (5.46%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.95%) SQL
2 9 (3.07%) Java
3 6 (2.05%) C#
3 6 (2.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.02%) Python
4 3 (1.02%) Ruby
5 2 (0.68%) C
5 2 (0.68%) C++
5 2 (0.68%) COBOL
5 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.68%) PeopleCode
5 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.68%) X++
6 1 (0.34%) AWK
6 1 (0.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.34%) sed
6 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (7.85%) Degree
2 12 (4.10%) ISEB
3 7 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) IIBA
5 3 (1.02%) CISSP
6 2 (0.68%) MCP
6 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) CBAP
7 1 (0.34%) CISM
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.53%) MiFID
2 17 (5.80%) QA
3 14 (4.78%) Data Quality
4 9 (3.07%) FATCA
5 8 (2.73%) EMIR
6 7 (2.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (2.05%) SLA
7 6 (2.05%) Solvency II
8 4 (1.37%) UCITS
9 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.68%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.68%) SDET
11 1 (0.34%) COBIT
11 1 (0.34%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.34%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Ansible
1 1 (0.34%) Netcool
1 1 (0.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.34%) Puppet
1 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (8.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.17%) Oracle
3 13 (4.44%) SAP
4 10 (3.41%) ServiceNow
5 9 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.39%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.71%) Siebel
8 4 (1.37%) Adobe
8 4 (1.37%) Google
9 3 (1.02%) BMC
9 3 (1.02%) CA
9 3 (1.02%) GoldenSource
9 3 (1.02%) Misys
9 3 (1.02%) New Relic
9 3 (1.02%) Nimsoft
9 3 (1.02%) Remedy
9 3 (1.02%) Splunk
10 2 (0.68%) Omniture
10 2 (0.68%) Planview
10 2 (0.68%) SimCorp
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