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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
UK
Rank 342 320 289
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -31
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 273 339 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.82% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 208 230
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £60.74 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.49% +428.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.46 £9.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £60.98 £11.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £60.74 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-46.49% +428.17%

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -10 255 £475 -1.04% 51
London -2 140 £500 -4.76% 22
South East -2 47 £425 -5.55% 8
Berkshire +28 25 £425 +17.24% 2
West Midlands -3 21 £438 +6.06% 3
City of London -10 21 £600 +9.09% 9
North West +22 13 £375 -20.63% 2
Surrey +2 13 £425 -19.04%
East of England +8 10 £525 -4.54% 5
East Midlands +6 10 £313 -10.71% 2
Scotland +18 9 £400 +14.28% 3
Manchester +17 8 £341 -19.76% 2
Coventry -12 8 £475 +10.14%
Wales - 8 £150 -
South Wales - 8 £150 -
Bracknell - 8 £450 -
Bedfordshire +10 6 £525 -
Warwickshire +2 6 £319 -15.00%
Newbury +8 5 £425 +21.42%
Glasgow +7 5 £375 +31.57%
South West -11 5 £450 -2.75% 4
Cardiff - 5 £250 -
Derby - 5 - - 1
Guildford - 5 £525 -
Derbyshire - 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 4 - - 1
Warwick +1 4 £338 -10.00%
Yorkshire -2 4 £350 +8.52% 1
North East -17 4 £450 -8.62% 1
Luton +13 3 £525 -

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 188 (31.13%) Finance
2 154 (25.50%) Business Analysis
3 153 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (16.23%) Banking
6 78 (12.91%) Project Management
7 77 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 67 (11.09%) Migration
9 63 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (10.26%) Use Case
11 54 (8.94%) SQL
12 51 (8.44%) MiFID
13 50 (8.28%) User Stories
14 49 (8.11%) Validation
14 49 (8.11%) Change Management
15 47 (7.78%) SAP
15 47 (7.78%) Data Analysis
16 45 (7.45%) Retail
16 45 (7.45%) MS Office
17 44 (7.28%) CRM
17 44 (7.28%) Data Modelling
18 42 (6.95%) Front Office
19 39 (6.46%) Microsoft
20 38 (6.29%) Oracle
21 37 (6.13%) Security Cleared
22 36 (5.96%) Data Management
23 35 (5.79%) PRINCE2
24 34 (5.63%) ITIL
24 34 (5.63%) Management Information System
24 34 (5.63%) Test Scripting

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 6 (0.99%) Apache Spark
1 6 (0.99%) Confluence
2 5 (0.83%) CMS
3 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.50%) Drupal
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.17%) SAS
6 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (7.45%) MS Office
2 33 (5.46%) MS Visio
3 32 (5.30%) MS Excel
4 14 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.66%) MS Project
6 7 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.66%) SAP FI
2 9 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.49%) Maximo
2 9 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.49%) SAP CO
3 8 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.99%) SAP PM
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.66%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.66%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.66%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.66%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.66%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.50%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.50%) SAP QM
7 3 (0.50%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.82%) SaaS
3 9 (1.49%) IaaS
3 9 (1.49%) PaaS
4 8 (1.32%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.50%) AdWords
5 3 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.17%) G Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Office 365
7 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.16%) Firewall
2 4 (0.66%) BGP
2 4 (0.66%) IPsec
2 4 (0.66%) NAS
2 4 (0.66%) OSPF
2 4 (0.66%) SSL
2 4 (0.66%) Wireless
2 4 (0.66%) WLAN
3 3 (0.50%) LAN
3 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.50%) WAN
3 3 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.33%) DMZ
4 2 (0.33%) Intranet
4 2 (0.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.33%) Network Security
4 2 (0.33%) SAN
4 2 (0.33%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
1 23 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (1.99%) Big Data
3 12 (1.99%) DB2
4 11 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.49%) Data Lake
7 8 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.99%) Power BI
8 6 (0.99%) QlikView
9 5 (0.83%) HDInsight
9 5 (0.83%) InfluxDB
9 5 (0.83%) OpenTSDB
9 5 (0.83%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.49%) JIRA
3 6 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.33%) JMeter
5 2 (0.33%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.33%) Selenium
5 2 (0.33%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.17%) ERwin
6 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 188 (31.13%) Finance
2 98 (16.23%) Banking
3 45 (7.45%) Retail
4 42 (6.95%) Front Office
5 30 (4.97%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.97%) Manufacturing
7 23 (3.81%) Marketing
8 18 (2.98%) Retail Banking
9 16 (2.65%) Billing
9 16 (2.65%) Legal
10 12 (1.99%) Back Office
11 9 (1.49%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.16%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.16%) Military
12 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.99%) Games
13 6 (0.99%) Local Government
14 5 (0.83%) Advertising
14 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 364 (60.26%) Analyst
2 301 (49.83%) Business Analyst
3 70 (11.59%) Consultant
4 48 (7.95%) Architect
5 32 (5.30%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 27 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
7 25 (4.14%) Data Analyst
8 24 (3.97%) Project Manager
9 22 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
10 21 (3.48%) Senior Business Analyst
11 20 (3.31%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 19 (3.15%) Banking Analyst
12 19 (3.15%) Process Analyst
12 19 (3.15%) SAP Consultant
13 17 (2.81%) Regulatory Business Analyst
14 15 (2.48%) Data Business Analyst
14 15 (2.48%) Digital Analyst
14 15 (2.48%) Financial Analyst
15 14 (2.32%) IT Business Analyst
15 14 (2.32%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.81%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (2.15%) .NET
3 12 (1.99%) Web Services
4 11 (1.82%) XML
5 8 (1.32%) JSON
6 5 (0.83%) Middleware
7 3 (0.50%) CSS
7 3 (0.50%) HTML
7 3 (0.50%) XSD
8 2 (0.33%) FpML
8 2 (0.33%) REST
8 2 (0.33%) SAML
8 2 (0.33%) SOAP
9 1 (0.17%) EJB
9 1 (0.17%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.17%) Itk
9 1 (0.17%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.17%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.17%) Struts
9 1 (0.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.46%) Equities
4 31 (5.13%) Derivative
5 24 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (3.31%) Fintech
6 20 (3.31%) User Experience
7 19 (3.15%) Fixed Income
8 18 (2.98%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.99%) NHS
10 7 (1.16%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.16%) Data Conversion
10 7 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.16%) FMCG
10 7 (1.16%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.99%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.99%) Social Media
12 5 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.15%) Linux
2 10 (1.66%) Windows
3 8 (1.32%) Unix
4 7 (1.16%) HPUX
5 2 (0.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (25.50%) Business Analysis
2 153 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (12.91%) Project Management
5 77 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 67 (11.09%) Migration
7 62 (10.26%) Use Case
8 50 (8.28%) User Stories
9 49 (8.11%) Change Management
9 49 (8.11%) Validation
10 47 (7.78%) Data Analysis
11 44 (7.28%) CRM
11 44 (7.28%) Data Modelling
12 36 (5.96%) Data Management
13 35 (5.79%) PRINCE2
14 34 (5.63%) ITIL
14 34 (5.63%) Process Improvement
14 34 (5.63%) Test Scripting
14 34 (5.63%) Waterfall
15 32 (5.30%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (8.94%) SQL
2 17 (2.81%) C
3 12 (1.99%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.49%) ABAP
5 7 (1.16%) C#
5 7 (1.16%) R
6 6 (0.99%) Java
6 6 (0.99%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.99%) Python
6 6 (0.99%) VBA
7 3 (0.50%) VB
8 2 (0.33%) PHP
8 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.17%) C++
9 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 37 (6.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.97%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.15%) Degree
4 15 (2.48%) ISEB
5 12 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.16%) CISM
7 6 (0.99%) PMP
8 5 (0.83%) CISSP
9 4 (0.66%) ACCA
9 4 (0.66%) CIMA
10 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.50%) MBA
10 3 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.33%) CBAP
11 2 (0.33%) CCA
11 2 (0.33%) GIAC
11 2 (0.33%) IIBA
11 2 (0.33%) IISP
11 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.44%) MiFID
2 25 (4.14%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.98%) GDPR
4 12 (1.99%) QA
5 11 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.66%) COSO
7 4 (0.66%) GMP
8 3 (0.50%) SEPA
8 3 (0.50%) SLA
8 3 (0.50%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.33%) Basel III
9 2 (0.33%) COBIT
9 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.33%) EMIR
9 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Docker
3 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (0.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Control-M
2 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (7.78%) SAP
2 39 (6.46%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.29%) Oracle
4 15 (2.48%) ServiceNow
5 13 (2.15%) Cisco
6 11 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.49%) Google
7 9 (1.49%) Workday
8 8 (1.32%) HP
8 8 (1.32%) MuleSoft
8 8 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (1.16%) VMware
10 6 (0.99%) Tableau
10 6 (0.99%) Talend
11 5 (0.83%) Informatica
11 5 (0.83%) Juniper
11 5 (0.83%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 4 (0.66%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.66%) IBM
12 4 (0.66%) Infor
London
Venn Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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