The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 116 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 30 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 1.03% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.29% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 2
Median daily rate £396 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
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% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2406 2317 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.77% 79.51% 76.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1231 1084
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 60 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Scotland region.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh -9 15 £398 +17.05% 2
Aberdeen - 8 - -
Glasgow -7 5 £350 +16.66%
West Lothian - 1 £355 -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 32 (61.54%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) Banking
3 18 (34.62%) Oracle
4 14 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (25.00%) Change Management
6 12 (23.08%) SQL
7 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
7 11 (21.15%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (19.23%) SDLC
8 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 10 (19.23%) ITIL
8 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (19.23%) Billing
9 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
9 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
10 8 (15.38%) Retail
11 7 (13.46%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (13.46%) Records Management
12 4 (7.69%) Wealth Management
12 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
12 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (7.69%) Project Management
12 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
12 4 (7.69%) User Stories
12 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
13 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
13 3 (5.77%) UML

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (3.85%) JBoss
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.92%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.92%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.92%) Maven
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 32 (61.54%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) Banking
3 10 (19.23%) Billing
4 8 (15.38%) Retail
5 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Analyst
2 26 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 16 (30.77%) Consultant
4 14 (26.92%) Oracle Consultant
5 11 (21.15%) Functional Consultant
6 10 (19.23%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 8 (15.38%) Project Analyst
8 7 (13.46%) Security Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Business IT Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Finance Business Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Financial Business Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) IT Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (9.62%) Service Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Customer Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Project Consultant
10 3 (5.77%) Taleo Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Apache CXF
1 2 (3.85%) JPA
1 2 (3.85%) JSF
1 2 (3.85%) RichFaces
2 1 (1.92%) Java EE
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (25.00%) Change Management
3 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
4 10 (19.23%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
4 10 (19.23%) SDLC
5 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
5 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
6 7 (13.46%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (13.46%) Records Management
7 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) User Stories
7 4 (7.69%) Wealth Management
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Trillium
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) VMware
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