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 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 253 275 259
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 190 158 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.82% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 113 110
Median daily rate £481 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £378 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.25 -
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
18895 19269 18972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.31% 81.64% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13653 13770 13293
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 232 231
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 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 25 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 +42 35 £540 -1.81% 8
Croydon - 3 £438 - 1
Docklands, London +10 2 £600 +9.09%
Brentford +3 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 111 (34.15%) Finance
2 86 (26.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (19.38%) Business Analysis
4 56 (17.23%) Banking
5 47 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (13.23%) Project Management
7 39 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 39 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (10.77%) Service Management
8 35 (10.77%) ITIL
9 34 (10.46%) SQL
10 33 (10.15%) Migration
10 33 (10.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (8.92%) MS Excel
12 28 (8.62%) MS Office
13 27 (8.31%) Data Modelling
14 24 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (7.38%) UML
14 24 (7.38%) ITSM
15 23 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
16 22 (6.77%) Retail
16 22 (6.77%) Asset Management
16 22 (6.77%) ETL
16 22 (6.77%) CRM
17 21 (6.46%) SharePoint
17 21 (6.46%) Investment Banking
17 21 (6.46%) Target Operating Model
17 21 (6.46%) User Stories
17 21 (6.46%) ServiceNow
18 20 (6.15%) SAP

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 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.08%) Confluence
3 6 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.92%) SAS
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.62%) CMS
6 2 (0.62%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 29 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.62%) MS Office
3 23 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (4.62%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.46%) Temenos T24
3 5 (1.54%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.23%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.92%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.62%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 2 (0.62%) Primavera
6 2 (0.62%) Radian6
6 2 (0.62%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.62%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.31%) BASE24
7 1 (0.31%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.31%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.31%) SAP FS
7 1 (0.31%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.31%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.54%) Basecamp
2 5 (1.54%) Google Apps
3 4 (1.23%) PaaS
4 3 (0.92%) IaaS
4 3 (0.92%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) AdWords
5 2 (0.62%) Force.com
5 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.62%) Taleo
5 2 (0.62%) Trello
6 1 (0.31%) Heroku
6 1 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.85%) Firewall
1 6 (1.85%) PBX
1 6 (1.85%) WAN
2 5 (1.54%) Internet
2 5 (1.54%) LAN
3 4 (1.23%) DHCP
3 4 (1.23%) DNS
3 4 (1.23%) Network Security
4 2 (0.62%) BGP
4 2 (0.62%) IPsec
4 2 (0.62%) OSPF
4 2 (0.62%) SSL
4 2 (0.62%) Wireless
4 2 (0.62%) WLAN
5 1 (0.31%) ATM
5 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (1.85%) DB2
5 5 (1.54%) Big Data
5 5 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.92%) MS Access
7 3 (0.92%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.62%) OLAP
8 2 (0.62%) OLTP
8 2 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.23%) JIRA
2 7 (2.15%) ERwin
3 6 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
5 1 (0.31%) Build Forge
5 1 (0.31%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 111 (34.15%) Finance
2 56 (17.23%) Banking
3 22 (6.77%) Retail
4 21 (6.46%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.08%) Back Office
6 8 (2.46%) Front Office
6 8 (2.46%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.15%) Local Government
8 6 (1.85%) Advertising
8 6 (1.85%) Billing
8 6 (1.85%) Games
9 5 (1.54%) Marketing
10 4 (1.23%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.92%) Legal
12 2 (0.62%) Publishing
12 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.31%) German Language
13 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 187 (57.54%) Analyst
2 138 (42.46%) Business Analyst
3 40 (12.31%) Architect
4 24 (7.38%) Consultant
5 19 (5.85%) Banking Analyst
6 17 (5.23%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (4.00%) Process Analyst
8 12 (3.69%) Data Business Analyst
8 12 (3.69%) Developer
8 12 (3.69%) Financial Analyst
8 12 (3.69%) Project Analyst
9 11 (3.38%) Finance Business Analyst
10 9 (2.77%) Digital Analyst
10 9 (2.77%) Service Manager
10 9 (2.77%) Technical Business Analyst
11 8 (2.46%) Business IT Analyst
11 8 (2.46%) Business Process Analyst
11 8 (2.46%) Risk Manager
11 8 (2.46%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.08%) XML
2 7 (2.15%) FpML
3 6 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.23%) Web Services
5 2 (0.62%) HTML
5 2 (0.62%) MDX
5 2 (0.62%) Middleware
6 1 (0.31%) .NET
6 1 (0.31%) EDI
6 1 (0.31%) J2EE
6 1 (0.31%) JSON
6 1 (0.31%) React
6 1 (0.31%) REST
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.31%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.00%) User Experience
3 9 (2.77%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.85%) Derivative
6 6 (1.85%) FMCG
7 5 (1.54%) Equities
7 5 (1.54%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.23%) Data Conversion
8 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.92%) EMV
9 3 (0.92%) Social Media
10 2 (0.62%) CMDB
10 2 (0.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (0.62%) iSeries
10 2 (0.62%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.38%) Windows
2 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Android
4 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.31%) CentOS
4 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (19.38%) Business Analysis
3 43 (13.23%) Project Management
4 39 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (10.77%) ITIL
5 35 (10.77%) Service Management
6 33 (10.15%) Migration
6 33 (10.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (8.31%) Data Modelling
8 24 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (7.38%) ITSM
8 24 (7.38%) UML
9 22 (6.77%) Asset Management
9 22 (6.77%) CRM
9 22 (6.77%) ETL
10 21 (6.46%) Target Operating Model
10 21 (6.46%) User Stories
11 18 (5.54%) SDLC
12 15 (4.62%) Change Management
12 15 (4.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.46%) SQL
2 7 (2.15%) Java
3 6 (1.85%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.92%) ABAP
5 3 (0.92%) C
5 3 (0.92%) C#
5 3 (0.92%) C++
5 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.62%) COBOL
6 2 (0.62%) PeopleCode
6 2 (0.62%) RPG
6 2 (0.62%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.31%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.31%) PHP
7 1 (0.31%) Ruby
7 1 (0.31%) SOQL
7 1 (0.31%) SOSL
7 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (4.31%) Degree
2 13 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.77%) ISEB
4 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.92%) CISSP
6 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.31%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.31%) CCA
7 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MBA
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.69%) QA
2 10 (3.08%) MiFID
2 10 (3.08%) Solvency II
3 9 (2.77%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.92%) SLA
6 2 (0.62%) Basel II
6 2 (0.62%) COBIT
6 2 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.62%) EMIR
7 1 (0.31%) Basel III
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.31%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
2 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.46%) ServiceNow
3 20 (6.15%) SAP
4 16 (4.92%) Oracle
5 9 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.15%) Google
6 7 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (2.15%) Tableau
7 6 (1.85%) jBASE
7 6 (1.85%) Temenos
8 5 (1.54%) Citrix
8 5 (1.54%) Palo Alto
8 5 (1.54%) Siebel
9 4 (1.23%) GoldenSource
9 4 (1.23%) Misys
10 3 (0.92%) Adobe
10 3 (0.92%) CA
10 3 (0.92%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.92%) Cisco
10 3 (0.92%) Omniture
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