The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 125 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.77% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.99% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 30
Median daily rate £350 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £412 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.39 £33.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.41% +77.63%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2288 2436 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.12% 77.85% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1578 1576
Median daily rate £388 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 98 108
Median hourly rate £42.25 £36.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% +9.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bristol +4 6 £325 -47.15% 1
Somerset +11 1 £500 - 1
Wiltshire -19 1 £500 +1.26%
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 South West region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Logistics
4 7 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (20.59%) CRM
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 6 (17.65%) ISEB
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) C#
6 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
6 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
6 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
6 5 (14.71%) Behat
6 5 (14.71%) Capybara
6 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
6 5 (14.71%) Rally
6 5 (14.71%) WATIR
6 5 (14.71%) Selenium
6 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (14.71%) JIRA

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (2.94%) Sage X3
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Capybara
1 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
1 5 (14.71%) Selenium
1 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
1 5 (14.71%) WATIR
1 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Consultant
2 13 (38.24%) Analyst
3 12 (35.29%) Functional Consultant
4 10 (29.41%) Business Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 5 (14.71%) CRM Consultant
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle CRM Consultant
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle CRM Functional Consultant
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) Process Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Process Analyst
10 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) CRM
2 7 (20.59%) Logistics
3 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.71%) OO
3 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) BPR
4 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
4 4 (11.76%) DSDM
4 4 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) SSADM
4 4 (11.76%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (8.82%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Basel II
1 4 (11.76%) Basel III
1 4 (11.76%) Solvency II
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) ISO22301
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Rally
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) CA
5 1 (2.94%) Sage
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