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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 113 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 14 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.73% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.88% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 4
Median daily rate £390 £400 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £60.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +410.63%

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
1903 2158 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.03% 82.46% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1222 943
Median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 51 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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
Warwickshire +3 5 £313 -
Coventry -4 5 £450 +12.50%
Birmingham -2 2 £328 -21.08% 1
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 20 (47.62%) User Stories
2 19 (45.24%) Use Case
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) Migration
4 14 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 13 (30.95%) Data Modelling
6 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 10 (23.81%) Business Process Mapping
8 9 (21.43%) Data Migration
8 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (16.67%) SQL
10 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.67%) CRM
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 6 (14.29%) Banking
11 6 (14.29%) Legal
11 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (11.90%) Validation
12 5 (11.90%) Information Management
12 5 (11.90%) BPR
12 5 (11.90%) Data Mapping
12 5 (11.90%) Risk 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.90%) Big Data
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
2 6 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Analyst
2 27 (64.29%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) CRM Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Process Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) CRM Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) User Stories
2 19 (45.24%) Use Case
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 14 (33.33%) Migration
5 13 (30.95%) Data Modelling
6 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 10 (23.81%) Business Process Mapping
8 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 9 (21.43%) Data Migration
9 7 (16.67%) CRM
10 6 (14.29%) Data Protection
10 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.90%) Data Mapping
11 5 (11.90%) Information Management
11 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (11.90%) SDLC
11 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
11 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
1 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (9.52%) GDPR
3 3 (7.14%) COSO
3 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.38%) Unisys