The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 319 299 279
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 384 404 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.72% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.90% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 293 279
Median daily rate £450 £465 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £317 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £60.98 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.50% +56.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £60.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-38.50% +56.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England +5 349 £463 -2.63% 46
London +12 183 £500 -3.84% 22
South East 0 49 £450 +12.50% 10
City of London +38 33 £539 -2.04% 2
North West -5 30 £418 - 5
Scotland -23 25 £396 +17.33% 3
West Midlands -13 23 £405 -10.09% 1
Manchester +7 19 £613 -12.50% 4
East of England +21 18 £420 -1.17% 1
South West +1 17 £395 -24.76% 3
East Midlands 0 12 £360 -20.00% 1
Surrey -1 12 £490 +18.42% 2
Berkshire -4 12 £388 +9.15% 3
Edinburgh -11 12 £396 +7.02%
Yorkshire +6 11 £400 - 2
Birmingham +1 10 £438 -12.50% 1
Bristol +10 8 £435 -28.39%
Hampshire +5 8 £419 +21.37% 2
Wiltshire -11 8 £325 -38.09% 2
West Sussex -17 8 £425 +17.24%
Aberdeen - 8 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £450 - 3
Slough +4 7 £375 +39.53%
West Yorkshire -3 7 £405 +1.25% 2
Bedfordshire +7 6 £300 -29.41% 1
Northamptonshire -1 6 £370 -17.77%
Coventry -2 6 £406 -14.47%
Luton - 6 £300 -
Durham +9 5 £650 +52.94% 1
Leeds +2 5 £450 +12.50% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 220 (30.90%) Finance
2 148 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 137 (19.24%) Business Analysis
4 110 (15.45%) Banking
5 104 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (13.06%) Migration
7 85 (11.94%) SQL
8 84 (11.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 77 (10.81%) Project Management
10 73 (10.25%) SAP
10 73 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
11 70 (9.83%) MS Excel
12 68 (9.55%) ITIL
13 66 (9.27%) Microsoft
14 58 (8.15%) MS Office
15 57 (8.01%) CRM
16 54 (7.58%) Data Modelling
17 53 (7.44%) Change Management
18 52 (7.30%) Data Analysis
19 51 (7.16%) Asset Management
19 51 (7.16%) Oracle
20 49 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (6.74%) Retail
21 48 (6.74%) SDLC
22 45 (6.32%) UML
23 44 (6.18%) MS Visio
23 44 (6.18%) Service Management
24 42 (5.90%) ISEB
25 40 (5.62%) Waterfall
26 39 (5.48%) Mentoring

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills 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 26 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.53%) Confluence
3 6 (0.84%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.56%) SAS
4 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.28%) CMS
5 2 (0.28%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 70 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 58 (8.15%) MS Office
3 44 (6.18%) MS Visio
4 34 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.83%) MS Project
6 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.97%) Oracle Assets
3 14 (1.97%) SAP MM
4 8 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.12%) SAP CO
4 8 (1.12%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.98%) SAP HR
5 7 (0.98%) SAP PP
6 6 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.84%) SAP QM
6 6 (0.84%) SAP SRM
6 6 (0.84%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.70%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.56%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.56%) SAP PP-PI
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.70%) PaaS
2 5 (0.70%) Taleo
3 4 (0.56%) Basecamp
3 4 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.42%) IaaS
4 3 (0.42%) SaaS
5 2 (0.28%) AdWords
5 2 (0.28%) Force.com
5 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.28%) Trello
6 1 (0.14%) Heroku
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.83%) Internet
2 7 (0.98%) WAN
3 6 (0.84%) LAN
3 6 (0.84%) PBX
4 5 (0.70%) Firewall
4 5 (0.70%) Network Security
5 4 (0.56%) DHCP
5 4 (0.56%) DNS
6 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.14%) ATM
7 1 (0.14%) NAS
7 1 (0.14%) NGN
7 1 (0.14%) SAN
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (2.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (1.40%) Big Data
4 10 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (1.12%) MS Access
6 8 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.56%) DB2
10 4 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (0.56%) QlikView
10 4 (0.56%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (5.06%) JIRA
2 8 (1.12%) Capybara
2 8 (1.12%) Cucumber
2 8 (1.12%) ERwin
2 8 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.12%) Selenium
2 8 (1.12%) SpecFlow
2 8 (1.12%) WATIR
2 8 (1.12%) WebDriver
3 4 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.28%) Build Forge
5 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.14%) Ant
6 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) LSMW
6 1 (0.14%) Maven
6 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 220 (30.90%) Finance
2 110 (15.45%) Banking
3 48 (6.74%) Retail
4 29 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 22 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (2.67%) Billing
7 14 (1.97%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.69%) Back Office
9 8 (1.12%) Advertising
9 8 (1.12%) Front Office
9 8 (1.12%) Games
9 8 (1.12%) Legal
9 8 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.98%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.84%) Marketing
12 5 (0.70%) Law
12 5 (0.70%) Local Government
13 3 (0.42%) French Language
13 3 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 385 (54.07%) Analyst
2 304 (42.70%) Business Analyst
3 114 (16.01%) Consultant
4 58 (8.15%) Architect
5 35 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 34 (4.78%) SAP Consultant
7 33 (4.63%) Data Business Analyst
8 28 (3.93%) Project Analyst
9 25 (3.51%) Process Analyst
10 24 (3.37%) Financial Analyst
11 22 (3.09%) Banking Analyst
11 22 (3.09%) Functional Consultant
11 22 (3.09%) Oracle Consultant
12 21 (2.95%) Finance Business Analyst
12 21 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
12 21 (2.95%) Senior Business Analyst
13 20 (2.81%) Business Systems Analyst
13 20 (2.81%) IT Business Analyst
14 19 (2.67%) Business IT Analyst
14 19 (2.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.79%) XML
2 18 (2.53%) FpML
3 11 (1.54%) Web Services
4 8 (1.12%) Behat
5 6 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.70%) jQuery
7 4 (0.56%) Middleware
7 4 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.42%) HTML
8 3 (0.42%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.28%) .NET
9 2 (0.28%) MDX
10 1 (0.14%) EDI
10 1 (0.14%) J2EE
10 1 (0.14%) JSON
10 1 (0.14%) REST
10 1 (0.14%) SOAP
10 1 (0.14%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 13 (1.83%) Life Science
5 11 (1.54%) User Experience
6 8 (1.12%) NHS
7 7 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 7 (0.98%) Data Conversion
7 7 (0.98%) Derivative
8 6 (0.84%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.84%) Fixed Income
8 6 (0.84%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.70%) CESG
9 5 (0.70%) Equities
9 5 (0.70%) FMCG
9 5 (0.70%) LIMS
9 5 (0.70%) SCADA
9 5 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.97%) Windows
2 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (0.56%) Unix
4 3 (0.42%) Linux
5 2 (0.28%) HPUX
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 137 (19.24%) Business Analysis
3 104 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (13.06%) Migration
5 84 (11.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 77 (10.81%) Project Management
7 68 (9.55%) ITIL
8 57 (8.01%) CRM
9 54 (7.58%) Data Modelling
10 53 (7.44%) Change Management
11 52 (7.30%) Data Analysis
12 51 (7.16%) Asset Management
13 49 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (6.74%) SDLC
15 45 (6.32%) UML
16 44 (6.18%) Service Management
17 40 (5.62%) Waterfall
18 39 (5.48%) Mentoring
19 38 (5.34%) Data Migration
20 37 (5.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (11.94%) SQL
2 16 (2.25%) Java
3 11 (1.54%) C#
4 9 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.26%) Ruby
5 8 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 6 (0.84%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.70%) C
8 3 (0.42%) C++
8 3 (0.42%) PHP
9 2 (0.28%) COBOL
9 2 (0.28%) PeopleCode
9 2 (0.28%) RPG
9 2 (0.28%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.14%) ABAP
10 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.14%) SOQL
10 1 (0.14%) SOSL
10 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (5.90%) ISEB
2 35 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.37%) Degree
4 17 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.54%) CISSP
6 9 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.12%) CISM
8 6 (0.84%) CISA
9 5 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.70%) ISACA
10 4 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.56%) CEH
11 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.28%) IIBA
12 2 (0.28%) MCP
12 2 (0.28%) PCI QSA
13 1 (0.14%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.65%) QA
2 16 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.83%) Solvency II
4 12 (1.69%) SLA
5 11 (1.54%) MiFID
6 10 (1.40%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.40%) PCI DSS
7 9 (1.26%) RMADS
8 8 (1.12%) UCITS
9 6 (0.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 6 (0.84%) AIFMD
9 6 (0.84%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.70%) Basel II
11 3 (0.42%) Basel III
11 3 (0.42%) COBIT
11 3 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.42%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.28%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) Ansible
3 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (10.25%) SAP
2 66 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 51 (7.16%) Oracle
4 27 (3.79%) ServiceNow
5 26 (3.65%) PeopleSoft
6 17 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.40%) HP
8 9 (1.26%) Bloomberg
8 9 (1.26%) Reuters
9 8 (1.12%) Citrix
9 8 (1.12%) Rally
10 7 (0.98%) Google
11 6 (0.84%) Ariba
11 6 (0.84%) Siebel
11 6 (0.84%) Tableau
12 5 (0.70%) GoldenSource
12 5 (0.70%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.70%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.56%) CA
13 4 (0.56%) jBASE
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