The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 29 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.48% 5.23% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 6.50% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Average daily rate
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- £458 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £63.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +112.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 123 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 79.05% 80.39% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 60 140
Average daily rate £413 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Northampton region.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

GAP Analysis
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) SSADM
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) APACS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) APACS
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) SSADM
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case