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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 335 294 305
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +11
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 360 413 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.74% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.94% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 270 225
Median daily rate £465 £475 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.39 £33.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.41% +77.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.39 £33.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.41% +77.63%

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
45374 44011 42946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.60% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29986 27420 26807
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1279 1235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 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
England -53 324 £474 -1.25% 44
London -39 145 £500 - 18
South East -28 61 £410 +9.33% 9
North West +1 37 £475 -2.06% 6
Manchester +11 28 £475 +58.33% 4
City of London +7 26 £540 +5.36% 4
West Midlands 0 25 £400 -20.00% 1
Scotland -22 25 £396 +5.60% 2
Berkshire -5 20 £375 -21.05% 2
Edinburgh -9 16 £398 +17.05% 1
East Midlands +2 13 £300 -33.37% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £420 +9.80% 1
Yorkshire +1 11 £400 -20.00% 1
Birmingham +9 10 £463 -7.50%
East of England -2 9 £379 -10.88% 5
Milton Keynes +5 8 £420 +9.80% 1
Hampshire -10 8 £315 -3.07%
Surrey -15 8 £458 +7.01% 2
South West -16 8 £350 -30.00% 1
West Yorkshire +15 7 £380 -1.93% 1
Leeds - 7 £380 -
Bristol +11 6 £325 -47.15%
Maidenhead +6 6 - - 1
North East -36 6 £563 -2.17%
Glasgow -1 5 £350 -3.44%
Coventry -2 5 £400 -
West Sussex -24 5 £365 +1.03% 1
Bedfordshire +5 4 £333 -21.76% 2
Warwickshire -2 4 £375 -24.24%
Cheshire -15 4 £455 -9.00% 1

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 225 (32.70%) Finance
2 134 (19.48%) Business Analysis
3 124 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (17.01%) Banking
5 105 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (12.06%) Project Management
7 80 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 76 (11.05%) Oracle
9 75 (10.90%) Migration
10 72 (10.47%) SQL
11 71 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
12 63 (9.16%) Asset Management
13 62 (9.01%) CRM
14 58 (8.43%) SAP
14 58 (8.43%) Change Management
15 55 (7.99%) MS Excel
15 55 (7.99%) Data Analysis
16 51 (7.41%) Microsoft
17 47 (6.83%) Data Modelling
18 46 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (6.69%) SDLC
19 45 (6.54%) UML
20 43 (6.25%) Investment Banking
21 41 (5.96%) Use Case
21 41 (5.96%) Data Migration
22 40 (5.81%) Waterfall
22 40 (5.81%) MS Visio
23 39 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
23 39 (5.67%) Target Operating Model
23 39 (5.67%) 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 14 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.16%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 5 (0.73%) Confluence
4 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.44%) SAS
5 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 55 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 33 (4.80%) MS Office
4 27 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.74%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (3.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (2.03%) SAP MM
6 9 (1.31%) SAP HCM
7 7 (1.02%) Eagle PACE
7 7 (1.02%) SAP CO
7 7 (1.02%) SAP FI
7 7 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.87%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.87%) SAP PP
8 6 (0.87%) SAP QM
8 6 (0.87%) SAP SRM
9 5 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.58%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.73%) Taleo
3 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.44%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) AdWords
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.18%) Internet
2 5 (0.73%) LAN
3 4 (0.58%) Network Security
3 4 (0.58%) WAN
4 3 (0.44%) Firewall
4 3 (0.44%) PBX
4 3 (0.44%) Wireless
5 1 (0.15%) ATM
5 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.15%) NAS
5 1 (0.15%) NGN
5 1 (0.15%) SAN
5 1 (0.15%) SSH
5 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.45%) MS Access
5 9 (1.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.73%) Big Data
7 5 (0.73%) QlikView
7 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.29%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 16 (2.33%) JIRA
2 8 (1.16%) Cucumber
2 8 (1.16%) Selenium
2 8 (1.16%) SpecFlow
3 6 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.73%) Capybara
4 5 (0.73%) WATIR
4 5 (0.73%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.58%) ERwin
6 3 (0.44%) FitNesse
6 3 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.44%) Subversion
7 2 (0.29%) JBehave
7 2 (0.29%) Maven
7 2 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.15%) Ant
8 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.15%) LSMW
General
1 225 (32.70%) Finance
2 117 (17.01%) Banking
3 43 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 36 (5.23%) Retail
5 24 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.03%) Back Office
7 14 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.74%) Front Office
8 12 (1.74%) Legal
8 12 (1.74%) Marketing
9 10 (1.45%) Advertising
9 10 (1.45%) Billing
10 9 (1.31%) Law
11 7 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.58%) Games
12 4 (0.58%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.58%) Local Government
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 360 (52.33%) Analyst
2 301 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 135 (19.62%) Consultant
4 44 (6.40%) Architect
5 40 (5.81%) Project Manager
6 36 (5.23%) Functional Consultant
7 34 (4.94%) SAP Consultant
8 30 (4.36%) Financial Analyst
9 28 (4.07%) Data Business Analyst
10 27 (3.92%) Finance Business Analyst
10 27 (3.92%) Oracle Consultant
10 27 (3.92%) Project Analyst
11 25 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (3.34%) Senior Business Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) Banking Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) Business IT Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) Business Systems Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) IT Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) IT Business Analyst
13 19 (2.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.18%) XML
2 13 (1.89%) Web Services
3 8 (1.16%) .NET
4 7 (1.02%) Behat
5 6 (0.87%) FpML
6 5 (0.73%) jQuery
6 5 (0.73%) Middleware
7 3 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.44%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.44%) HTML
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.29%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.29%) JPA
8 2 (0.29%) JSF
8 2 (0.29%) RichFaces
9 1 (0.15%) J2EE
9 1 (0.15%) Java EE
9 1 (0.15%) JSON
9 1 (0.15%) MDX
9 1 (0.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.36%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.03%) Life Science
4 13 (1.89%) Derivative
5 12 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.16%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.02%) Data Conversion
8 7 (1.02%) User Experience
9 6 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.87%) NHS
9 6 (0.87%) Reinsurance
10 5 (0.73%) CESG
10 5 (0.73%) Equities
10 5 (0.73%) SCADA
11 4 (0.58%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.58%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.58%) LIMS
11 4 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.03%) Windows
2 7 (1.02%) Unix
3 4 (0.58%) Linux
4 2 (0.29%) Android
4 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (19.48%) Business Analysis
2 124 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 105 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (12.06%) Project Management
5 80 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 75 (10.90%) Migration
7 63 (9.16%) Asset Management
8 62 (9.01%) CRM
9 58 (8.43%) Change Management
10 55 (7.99%) Data Analysis
11 47 (6.83%) Data Modelling
12 46 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (6.69%) SDLC
13 45 (6.54%) UML
14 41 (5.96%) Data Migration
14 41 (5.96%) Use Case
15 40 (5.81%) Waterfall
16 39 (5.67%) Mentoring
16 39 (5.67%) Target Operating Model
17 38 (5.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 72 (10.47%) SQL
2 17 (2.47%) Java
3 12 (1.74%) C#
4 9 (1.31%) C
5 8 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
5 8 (1.16%) Ruby
6 3 (0.44%) Python
6 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.29%) C++
7 2 (0.29%) COBOL
7 2 (0.29%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.29%) X++
8 1 (0.15%) AWK
8 1 (0.15%) Perl
8 1 (0.15%) sed
8 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (5.38%) Degree
2 34 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.36%) ISEB
4 17 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.18%) CISSP
6 11 (1.60%) CISM
7 9 (1.31%) CISA
8 7 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.87%) ISACA
9 6 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.73%) MCP
11 4 (0.58%) CEH
11 4 (0.58%) IIBA
12 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.44%) PMP
13 2 (0.29%) ACCA
13 2 (0.29%) CIMA
13 2 (0.29%) CISMP
13 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.29%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.36%) QA
2 23 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (3.20%) MiFID
4 20 (2.91%) Data Quality
5 14 (2.03%) SLA
6 11 (1.60%) RMADS
6 11 (1.60%) Solvency II
7 9 (1.31%) FATCA
8 8 (1.16%) EMIR
8 8 (1.16%) JSP 440
8 8 (1.16%) PCI DSS
9 7 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (1.02%) UCITS
10 6 (0.87%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.73%) AIFMD
12 4 (0.58%) Basel II
12 4 (0.58%) Basel III
13 3 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.44%) ISO26262
13 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Ansible
2 1 (0.15%) Netcool
2 1 (0.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) QRadar
2 1 (0.15%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.15%) SCCM
2 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 76 (11.05%) Oracle
2 58 (8.43%) SAP
3 51 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.49%) PeopleSoft
5 19 (2.76%) ServiceNow
6 16 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.60%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.02%) HP
9 6 (0.87%) Ariba
9 6 (0.87%) Hyperion
9 6 (0.87%) Remedy
9 6 (0.87%) Siebel
10 5 (0.73%) CA
10 5 (0.73%) Google
10 5 (0.73%) Rally
10 5 (0.73%) Tableau
10 5 (0.73%) Vermilion
11 4 (0.58%) Citrix
11 4 (0.58%) Nimsoft
11 4 (0.58%) Pega
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