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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 264 262 251
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 178 178 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.94% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 131 120
Median daily rate £500 £520 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £388 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £384
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £60.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-38.50% +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
18166 19032 18949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.50% 81.19% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 13537 13397
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median 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 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 242 234
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +14 33 £539 -2.04% 2
Docklands, London +8 2 £600 +9.09%
Harrow - 2 £495 -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £575 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 102 (33.33%) Finance
2 79 (25.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (19.61%) Business Analysis
4 50 (16.34%) Banking
5 42 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (13.40%) Project Management
6 41 (13.40%) Microsoft
7 36 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (11.44%) SQL
9 33 (10.78%) Migration
9 33 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (10.46%) Service Management
11 30 (9.80%) ITIL
11 30 (9.80%) MS Excel
12 29 (9.48%) Asset Management
13 27 (8.82%) Data Modelling
14 26 (8.50%) CRM
14 26 (8.50%) MS Office
15 25 (8.17%) MS PowerPoint
16 24 (7.84%) UML
16 24 (7.84%) ITSM
17 23 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (7.19%) ETL
18 22 (7.19%) Investment Banking
19 21 (6.86%) SharePoint
19 21 (6.86%) SDLC
20 19 (6.21%) Target Operating Model
20 19 (6.21%) Oracle
21 18 (5.88%) Retail
21 18 (5.88%) ServiceNow

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 21 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.27%) Confluence
3 6 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.98%) SAS
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.65%) CMS
6 2 (0.65%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 30 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.50%) MS Office
3 25 (8.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (5.23%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.94%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.96%) Temenos T24
3 5 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.98%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.65%) Primavera
5 2 (0.65%) Radian6
5 2 (0.65%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.65%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.65%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.33%) BASE24
6 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.33%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FS
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.31%) Basecamp
2 4 (1.31%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.31%) PaaS
3 3 (0.98%) IaaS
3 3 (0.98%) SaaS
4 2 (0.65%) AdWords
4 2 (0.65%) Force.com
4 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.65%) Taleo
4 2 (0.65%) Trello
5 1 (0.33%) Heroku
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.96%) PBX
1 6 (1.96%) WAN
2 5 (1.63%) LAN
3 4 (1.31%) DHCP
3 4 (1.31%) DNS
3 4 (1.31%) Firewall
3 4 (1.31%) Internet
3 4 (1.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) ATM
4 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.31%) DB2
5 4 (1.31%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.98%) Big Data
6 3 (0.98%) MS Access
6 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.65%) OLAP
7 2 (0.65%) OLTP
7 2 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.65%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.56%) JIRA
2 7 (2.29%) ERwin
3 4 (1.31%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.33%) Ant
5 1 (0.33%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 102 (33.33%) Finance
2 50 (16.34%) Banking
3 22 (7.19%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.88%) Retail
5 11 (3.59%) Back Office
6 8 (2.61%) Front Office
7 7 (2.29%) Advertising
8 6 (1.96%) Billing
9 5 (1.63%) Games
10 4 (1.31%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.31%) Local Government
10 4 (1.31%) Marketing
10 4 (1.31%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Law
11 2 (0.65%) Legal
11 2 (0.65%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) German Language
12 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 178 (58.17%) Analyst
2 131 (42.81%) Business Analyst
3 37 (12.09%) Architect
4 25 (8.17%) Consultant
5 16 (5.23%) Banking Analyst
6 15 (4.90%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (4.25%) Data Business Analyst
7 13 (4.25%) Developer
7 13 (4.25%) Process Analyst
8 12 (3.92%) Project Analyst
9 10 (3.27%) Business IT Analyst
9 10 (3.27%) IT Analyst
9 10 (3.27%) IT Business Analyst
10 9 (2.94%) Digital Analyst
11 8 (2.61%) Business Process Analyst
11 8 (2.61%) CRM Analyst
11 8 (2.61%) Financial Analyst
12 7 (2.29%) Data Architect
12 7 (2.29%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.59%) XML
2 8 (2.61%) FpML
3 6 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.63%) Web Services
5 4 (1.31%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.65%) HTML
6 2 (0.65%) MDX
6 2 (0.65%) Middleware
7 1 (0.33%) .NET
7 1 (0.33%) EDI
7 1 (0.33%) J2EE
7 1 (0.33%) JSON
7 1 (0.33%) REST
7 1 (0.33%) SOAP
7 1 (0.33%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.59%) User Experience
3 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.96%) Derivative
5 6 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.63%) Equities
6 5 (1.63%) FMCG
7 4 (1.31%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.98%) EMV
9 2 (0.65%) CMDB
9 2 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.65%) iSeries
9 2 (0.65%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.65%) Social Media
9 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.59%) Windows
2 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.65%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) CentOS
4 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 60 (19.61%) Business Analysis
3 41 (13.40%) Project Management
4 36 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (10.78%) Migration
5 33 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (10.46%) Service Management
7 30 (9.80%) ITIL
8 29 (9.48%) Asset Management
9 27 (8.82%) Data Modelling
10 26 (8.50%) CRM
11 24 (7.84%) ITSM
11 24 (7.84%) UML
12 23 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (7.19%) ETL
14 21 (6.86%) SDLC
15 19 (6.21%) Target Operating Model
16 17 (5.56%) Data Analysis
17 15 (4.90%) User Stories
18 14 (4.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.44%) SQL
2 7 (2.29%) Java
3 6 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.98%) C
5 3 (0.98%) C#
5 3 (0.98%) C++
5 3 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.65%) COBOL
6 2 (0.65%) PeopleCode
6 2 (0.65%) RPG
6 2 (0.65%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.33%) ABAP
7 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) Ruby
7 1 (0.33%) SOQL
7 1 (0.33%) SOSL
7 1 (0.33%) VBA
7 1 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (5.56%) Degree
2 12 (3.92%) ISEB
2 12 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.98%) CISSP
3 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) IIBA
5 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.33%) CISM
5 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) MBA
5 1 (0.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.58%) QA
2 11 (3.59%) MiFID
3 10 (3.27%) Solvency II
4 9 (2.94%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.63%) SLA
6 3 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.65%) Basel II
7 2 (0.65%) COBIT
7 2 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.65%) EMIR
7 2 (0.65%) UCITS
8 1 (0.33%) Basel III
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.33%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) Ansible
2 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.21%) Oracle
3 18 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 16 (5.23%) SAP
5 10 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.96%) Google
6 6 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.63%) Citrix
7 5 (1.63%) Siebel
8 4 (1.31%) GoldenSource
8 4 (1.31%) jBASE
8 4 (1.31%) Misys
8 4 (1.31%) Tableau
8 4 (1.31%) Temenos
9 3 (0.98%) Adobe
9 3 (0.98%) CA
9 3 (0.98%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.98%) Nimsoft
9 3 (0.98%) Omniture
9 3 (0.98%) Palo Alto
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