The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 116 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 23 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.71% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.93% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 5
Median daily rate £400 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £353 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.39 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.47% +110.52%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2310 2037 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.66% 75.81% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1230 929
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 103 98
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.80 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Birmingham +7 9 £463 -7.50% 1
Coventry +3 5 £400 -
Warwickshire -3 4 £375 -24.24% 2
Staffordshire +15 1 £340 -15.21% 1
Worcestershire -4 1 £400 +14.28%
Solihull -11 1 £400 +5.26% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £600 -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 13 (30.23%) Business Analysis
2 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
3 11 (25.58%) Migration
4 9 (20.93%) Finance
4 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
5 8 (18.60%) Use Case
5 8 (18.60%) UML
5 8 (18.60%) Internet
5 8 (18.60%) User Stories
6 7 (16.28%) Target Operating Model
6 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
6 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 7 (16.28%) Change Management
6 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.95%) BPR
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.63%) CRM
8 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) Banking
9 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (9.30%) Fault Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) HFM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.33%) SAP CS
2 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.33%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.33%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (9.30%) MS Access
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Analyst
2 27 (62.79%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Digital Business Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Process Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Business Analysis
2 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Data Migration
3 11 (25.58%) Migration
4 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
5 8 (18.60%) UML
5 8 (18.60%) Use Case
5 8 (18.60%) User Stories
6 7 (16.28%) Change Management
6 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
6 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.95%) BPR
7 6 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.63%) CRM
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) CISSP
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CISM
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.98%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.33%) Pega
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