The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 17 April 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 South West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 106 106 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 37 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.79% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 19
Average daily rate £425 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £91.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-79.17% +421.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2517 1651 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.68% 70.20% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1030 1522
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 61 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.30 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -9 8 £380 -11.31% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £470 - 2
Somerset - 2 - - 1
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 43 (70.49%) Finance
2 28 (45.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (44.26%) Business Analysis
4 26 (42.62%) Requirements Analysis
5 23 (37.70%) Banking
6 22 (36.07%) UML
7 14 (22.95%) SSADM
8 13 (21.31%) DSDM
8 13 (21.31%) MS Visio
8 13 (21.31%) Data Modelling
8 13 (21.31%) BPR
8 13 (21.31%) Business Transformation
9 10 (16.39%) Solvency II
9 10 (16.39%) Basel III
9 10 (16.39%) Basel II
9 10 (16.39%) ISEB
10 9 (14.75%) Use Case
10 9 (14.75%) SWOT Analysis
11 8 (13.11%) BPMN
11 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
12 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (8.20%) Requirements Management
13 5 (8.20%) Migration
13 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
14 4 (6.56%) Oracle
14 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (6.56%) Retail
14 4 (6.56%) Retail Banking
14 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
14 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (1.64%) TPMS
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
1 1 (1.64%) QlikView
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Ant
1 1 (1.64%) JUnit
1 1 (1.64%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
1 1 (1.64%) Maven
1 1 (1.64%) Mockito
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (70.49%) Finance
2 23 (37.70%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 4 (6.56%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Military
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (88.52%) Analyst
2 52 (85.25%) Business Analyst
3 28 (45.90%) Senior Business Analyst
3 28 (45.90%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (4.92%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Process Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Data Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (1.64%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) J2EE
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
1 1 (1.64%) XML
1 1 (1.64%) XML Schema
1 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.64%) Spring
1 1 (1.64%) JSF
1 1 (1.64%) jQuery
1 1 (1.64%) JAX-WS
1 1 (1.64%) CSS3
1 1 (1.64%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Open Source
2 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.64%) PMI
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) APACS
2 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (44.26%) Business Analysis
3 26 (42.62%) Requirements Analysis
4 22 (36.07%) UML
5 14 (22.95%) SSADM
6 13 (21.31%) DSDM
6 13 (21.31%) Data Modelling
6 13 (21.31%) BPR
6 13 (21.31%) Business Transformation
7 9 (14.75%) SWOT Analysis
7 9 (14.75%) Use Case
8 8 (13.11%) BPMN
9 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (8.20%) Migration
10 5 (8.20%) Requirements Management
11 3 (4.92%) Identity Management
11 3 (4.92%) Project Management
11 3 (4.92%) Six Sigma
11 3 (4.92%) CRM
11 3 (4.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) Java
1 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
1 1 (1.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) ISEB
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) Basel II
1 10 (16.39%) Basel III
1 10 (16.39%) Solvency II
2 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.92%) COREP
3 3 (4.92%) FINREP
4 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.64%) IAS 39
4 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Civica
4 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
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