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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 262 258 275
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 160 162 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.73% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.90% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 121 92
Median daily rate £500 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £429 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +14.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-38.50% -
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
18252 17962 18258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.99% 81.00% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13340 12645 13088
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 255 229
Median hourly rate £21.17 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 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 25 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 +34 30 £525 - 9
Harrow - 2 £495 -
Docklands, London +5 1 £600 +9.09%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 117 (41.34%) Finance
2 60 (21.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (19.08%) Banking
4 53 (18.73%) Business Analysis
5 45 (15.90%) Project Management
6 43 (15.19%) Asset Management
7 36 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (12.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (11.31%) SQL
9 28 (9.89%) CRM
10 27 (9.54%) Data Modelling
11 26 (9.19%) UML
12 25 (8.83%) Investment Banking
12 25 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (8.48%) Migration
13 24 (8.48%) SDLC
13 24 (8.48%) Target Operating Model
14 23 (8.13%) Change Management
14 23 (8.13%) Microsoft
15 22 (7.77%) Data Analysis
16 21 (7.42%) Oracle
17 20 (7.07%) ETL
17 20 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (6.71%) Service Management
18 19 (6.71%) ITSM
18 19 (6.71%) MiFID
19 18 (6.36%) Degree
20 17 (6.01%) Retail
21 16 (5.65%) Investment Management
21 16 (5.65%) 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 9 (3.18%) Confluence
2 6 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.12%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.71%) SAS
5 1 (0.35%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 15 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.77%) MS Project
5 3 (1.06%) MS Office
6 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.06%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.71%) Primavera
5 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.71%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.35%) BASE24
6 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.35%) SAP FS
6 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.35%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.35%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.06%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Force.com
2 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.71%) IaaS
2 2 (0.71%) PaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Taleo
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) AdWords
3 1 (0.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) Heroku
3 1 (0.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.47%) WAN
2 6 (2.12%) LAN
2 6 (2.12%) PBX
3 4 (1.41%) DHCP
3 4 (1.41%) DNS
3 4 (1.41%) Internet
4 3 (1.06%) Firewall
4 3 (1.06%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) ATM
5 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (1.41%) MS Access
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.71%) Big Data
7 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.71%) QlikView
7 2 (0.71%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.35%) MySQL
8 1 (0.35%) OLAP
8 1 (0.35%) OLTP
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.59%) JIRA
2 7 (2.47%) ERwin
3 2 (0.71%) Ant
3 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.71%) Maven
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.35%) Build Forge
4 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 117 (41.34%) Finance
2 54 (19.08%) Banking
3 25 (8.83%) Investment Banking
4 17 (6.01%) Retail
5 11 (3.89%) Back Office
6 9 (3.18%) Front Office
7 6 (2.12%) Advertising
7 6 (2.12%) Law
7 6 (2.12%) Marketing
8 5 (1.77%) Billing
8 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.77%) Legal
9 4 (1.41%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.41%) Local Government
10 3 (1.06%) Games
10 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 163 (57.60%) Analyst
2 132 (46.64%) Business Analyst
3 35 (12.37%) Architect
4 27 (9.54%) Consultant
5 20 (7.07%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.30%) Banking Analyst
7 14 (4.95%) Project Analyst
8 13 (4.59%) Data Business Analyst
9 12 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.89%) Digital Analyst
10 11 (3.89%) Financial Analyst
10 11 (3.89%) Functional Consultant
10 11 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.53%) Business IT Analyst
11 10 (3.53%) Finance Business Analyst
11 10 (3.53%) IT Analyst
11 10 (3.53%) IT Business Analyst
12 9 (3.18%) Developer
12 9 (3.18%) Digital Business Analyst
12 9 (3.18%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.24%) XML
2 9 (3.18%) FpML
3 6 (2.12%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.77%) Web Services
5 2 (0.71%) .NET
5 2 (0.71%) HTML
5 2 (0.71%) Middleware
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.35%) J2EE
6 1 (0.35%) JSON
6 1 (0.35%) MDX
6 1 (0.35%) REST
6 1 (0.35%) SOAP
6 1 (0.35%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.18%) Derivative
2 9 (3.18%) User Experience
3 8 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.77%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.41%) Data Conversion
6 4 (1.41%) Equities
7 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.06%) EMV
7 3 (1.06%) FMCG
7 3 (1.06%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.06%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.71%) CMDB
8 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.53%) Windows
2 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.71%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Android
4 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) CentOS
4 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 53 (18.73%) Business Analysis
3 45 (15.90%) Project Management
4 43 (15.19%) Asset Management
5 36 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (12.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (9.89%) CRM
7 27 (9.54%) Data Modelling
8 26 (9.19%) UML
9 24 (8.48%) Migration
9 24 (8.48%) SDLC
9 24 (8.48%) Target Operating Model
10 23 (8.13%) Change Management
11 22 (7.77%) Data Analysis
12 20 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (7.07%) ETL
13 19 (6.71%) ITSM
13 19 (6.71%) Service Management
14 16 (5.65%) Investment Management
14 16 (5.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.31%) SQL
2 6 (2.12%) Java
2 6 (2.12%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.06%) C
3 3 (1.06%) C#
4 2 (0.71%) C++
4 2 (0.71%) COBOL
4 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.71%) PeopleCode
4 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.35%) Ruby
5 1 (0.35%) SOQL
5 1 (0.35%) SOSL
5 1 (0.35%) VB
5 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (6.36%) Degree
2 11 (3.89%) ISEB
3 5 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) CISSP
5 2 (0.71%) IIBA
6 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CISM
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MBA
6 1 (0.35%) MCP
6 1 (0.35%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.71%) MiFID
2 12 (4.24%) QA
2 12 (4.24%) Solvency II
3 8 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.12%) EMIR
5 5 (1.77%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.77%) SLA
6 4 (1.41%) FATCA
7 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (1.06%) UCITS
8 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.35%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.35%) Basel II
9 1 (0.35%) Basel III
9 1 (0.35%) COBIT
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.35%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) Ansible
1 2 (0.71%) Puppet
1 2 (0.71%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.42%) Oracle
3 14 (4.95%) SAP
4 13 (4.59%) ServiceNow
5 10 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.47%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (2.12%) Citrix
8 5 (1.77%) Siebel
9 4 (1.41%) Misys
10 3 (1.06%) CA
10 3 (1.06%) GoldenSource
10 3 (1.06%) Nimsoft
10 3 (1.06%) Tableau
11 2 (0.71%) Google
11 2 (0.71%) Omniture
11 2 (0.71%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.71%) Pega
11 2 (0.71%) Planview
11 2 (0.71%) Remedy
11 2 (0.71%) VMware
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