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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 268 236 241
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 152 180 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.97% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 118 129
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£520 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.74 £39.00 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+55.74% -38.09%
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
18570 18537 19054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.20% 78.82% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13198 12938 13200
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 259
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.50 £51.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 August 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 August 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 -21 40 £550 +10.00% 17
Docklands, London -10 5 £550 +10.00%
Canary Wharf -5 3 £475 -24.00%
Brentford - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 107 (33.86%) Finance
2 76 (24.05%) Banking
3 74 (23.42%) Business Analysis
4 55 (17.41%) SQL
5 51 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (14.87%) Investment Banking
7 46 (14.56%) Oracle
7 46 (14.56%) CRM
8 43 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (11.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (10.76%) MS Excel
12 33 (10.44%) Use Case
13 32 (10.13%) Project Management
13 32 (10.13%) Microsoft
14 29 (9.18%) Data Modelling
14 29 (9.18%) Workflow
15 28 (8.86%) Change Management
16 27 (8.54%) Retail
17 26 (8.23%) Data Management
17 26 (8.23%) Data Analysis
18 24 (7.59%) Front Office
18 24 (7.59%) UML
18 24 (7.59%) Target Operating Model
19 23 (7.28%) Migration
20 22 (6.96%) MS Visio
21 21 (6.65%) SharePoint
22 20 (6.33%) SAP
22 20 (6.33%) Derivative
22 20 (6.33%) SDLC

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (6.65%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.95%) IIS
4 3 (0.95%) Apache
4 3 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.95%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.63%) Lync
5 2 (0.63%) Drupal
5 2 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.96%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.48%) MS Office
4 9 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (5.06%) Oracle TCA
3 6 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.95%) Maximo
5 3 (0.95%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.32%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.32%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.32%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.32%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) SaaS
2 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.95%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.95%) PaaS
4 2 (0.63%) Office 365
4 2 (0.63%) Force.com
5 1 (0.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.90%) Internet
2 4 (1.27%) DNS
3 3 (0.95%) SSL
3 3 (0.95%) WAN
4 2 (0.63%) Network Security
4 2 (0.63%) Firewall
4 2 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) IPsec
5 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.32%) Multicast
5 1 (0.32%) MPLS
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.32%) DMZ
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.01%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.85%) Data Mining
4 8 (2.53%) QlikView
5 7 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.90%) Star Schema
7 5 (1.58%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.58%) MS Access
7 5 (1.58%) DataStage
8 4 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.27%) Big Data
9 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.63%) MySQL
10 2 (0.63%) WebFOCUS
10 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.63%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (2.22%) JIRA
2 4 (1.27%) ERwin
2 4 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) MorphX
General
1 107 (33.86%) Finance
2 76 (24.05%) Banking
3 47 (14.87%) Investment Banking
4 27 (8.54%) Retail
5 24 (7.59%) Front Office
6 14 (4.43%) Law
6 14 (4.43%) Legal
7 9 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.22%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.90%) Back Office
9 6 (1.90%) Marketing
10 4 (1.27%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.95%) German Language
11 3 (0.95%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.95%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 203 (64.24%) Analyst
2 172 (54.43%) Business Analyst
3 38 (12.03%) Consultant
4 29 (9.18%) Architect
5 21 (6.65%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (6.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 19 (6.01%) Senior Business Analyst
7 19 (6.01%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.38%) IT Business Analyst
9 16 (5.06%) Data Analyst
10 12 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (3.48%) Data Consultant
12 10 (3.16%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (3.16%) Security Analyst
13 9 (2.85%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.85%) Developer
13 9 (2.85%) Banking Business Analyst
14 8 (2.53%) Information Security Analyst
14 8 (2.53%) Financial Business Analyst
14 8 (2.53%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.85%) .NET
2 8 (2.53%) XML
2 8 (2.53%) FpML
3 7 (2.22%) Middleware
3 7 (2.22%) J2EE
4 6 (1.90%) Hibernate
4 6 (1.90%) Spring
4 6 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.27%) SAML
6 3 (0.95%) Ajax
6 3 (0.95%) LAMP
6 3 (0.95%) JSON
7 2 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.63%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.63%) HTML5
7 2 (0.63%) REST
7 2 (0.63%) CSS3
7 2 (0.63%) Play Framework
7 2 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.33%) Derivative
3 17 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.48%) Fixed Income
6 10 (3.16%) Equities
7 9 (2.85%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.58%) FMCG
8 5 (1.58%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.58%) User Experience
8 5 (1.58%) Clustering
8 5 (1.58%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.95%) GIS
10 3 (0.95%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.63%) iPad
11 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.63%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.53%) Windows
2 7 (2.22%) UNIX
3 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.95%) Linux
4 3 (0.95%) Android
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.42%) Business Analysis
2 51 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (14.56%) CRM
4 43 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (11.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (10.44%) Use Case
7 32 (10.13%) Project Management
8 29 (9.18%) Data Modelling
8 29 (9.18%) Workflow
9 28 (8.86%) Change Management
10 26 (8.23%) Data Management
10 26 (8.23%) Data Analysis
11 24 (7.59%) UML
11 24 (7.59%) Target Operating Model
12 23 (7.28%) Migration
13 20 (6.33%) SDLC
14 19 (6.01%) Asset Management
15 18 (5.70%) E-Commerce
15 18 (5.70%) BPR
16 17 (5.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.41%) SQL
2 13 (4.11%) Java
3 11 (3.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.85%) C#
5 8 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.90%) C
7 5 (1.58%) VBA
8 3 (0.95%) PHP
8 3 (0.95%) C++
9 2 (0.63%) ABAP
9 2 (0.63%) Ruby
9 2 (0.63%) Scala
9 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.32%) X++
10 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (4.11%) Degree
2 8 (2.53%) ISEB
3 3 (0.95%) CISSP
3 3 (0.95%) CISM
3 3 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) CISA
5 1 (0.32%) MBA
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PMP
5 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PhD
5 1 (0.32%) CCIE
5 1 (0.32%) CCNP
5 1 (0.32%) CCIP
5 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.70%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.48%) SLA
4 7 (2.22%) QA
5 4 (1.27%) ISO 9000
5 4 (1.27%) EMIR
6 3 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.63%) FATCA
7 2 (0.63%) MiFID
7 2 (0.63%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) SCCM
1 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (14.56%) Oracle
2 32 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.33%) SAP
4 9 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.53%) Cognos
5 8 (2.53%) Siebel
5 8 (2.53%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (2.53%) IBM
6 4 (1.27%) Informatica
7 3 (0.95%) Symantec
7 3 (0.95%) ATG
7 3 (0.95%) Teradata
7 3 (0.95%) Google
7 3 (0.95%) Fidessa
7 3 (0.95%) Citrix
8 2 (0.63%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.63%) Charles River
8 2 (0.63%) Planview
8 2 (0.63%) Tableau
8 2 (0.63%) Vermilion
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £550 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £690 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago