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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 115 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 27 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.70% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.88% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 8
Median daily rate £419 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £365 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £450 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £446
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+327.50% -
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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
2298 2035 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.02% 79.55% 73.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1131 1025
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 94
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.91 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.43% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Coventry -10 13 £425 -
Birmingham -7 7 £440 +8.64%
Warwickshire -2 2 £319 -15.00% 2
Shropshire - 1 £340 -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 21 (38.89%) User Stories
2 20 (37.04%) Migration
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Use Case
3 19 (35.19%) Data Modelling
4 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
5 16 (29.63%) Data Analysis
6 15 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (25.93%) Data Migration
8 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 12 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
9 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
9 11 (20.37%) SQL
9 11 (20.37%) Risk Analysis
9 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
10 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
10 10 (18.52%) BPR
10 10 (18.52%) Finance
10 10 (18.52%) Big Data
11 8 (14.81%) Banking
11 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
11 8 (14.81%) CRM
11 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
12 7 (12.96%) Data Management
13 6 (11.11%) Systems Analysis

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 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) NAS
2 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.52%) Big Data
3 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.85%) MS Access
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (81.48%) Analyst
2 36 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Data Business Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Big Data Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) CRM Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Process Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Data Quality Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) User Stories
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Migration
2 20 (37.04%) Use Case
3 19 (35.19%) Data Modelling
4 17 (31.48%) Waterfall
5 16 (29.63%) Data Analysis
6 14 (25.93%) Data Migration
7 12 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
8 11 (20.37%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
8 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (18.52%) BPR
9 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
10 8 (14.81%) CRM
11 7 (12.96%) Data Management
12 6 (11.11%) Data Mapping
12 6 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) Basel II
3 1 (1.85%) COSO
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) Unisys
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