The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 88 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.57% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
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£365 £445 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% -6.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £63.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-75.57% +224.40%
GAP Analysis
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1305 1222 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.95% 77.88% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 656 799
Average daily rate £355 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 50 33
Average hourly rate £11.43 £31.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.14% +103.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 9 £359 -19.38% 1
Halifax - 1 £413 -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
GAP Analysis
Yorkshire

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis.

1 13 (36.11%) Business Analysis
2 11 (30.56%) Service Management
3 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 6 (16.67%) Finance
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) ISEB
4 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Validation
7 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.33%) MS Office
7 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.33%) Data Validation
7 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
8 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) ETL
8 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) MI Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Service Management Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Service Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Capacity Manager
6 3 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Service Continuity Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Business Analysis
2 11 (30.56%) Service Management
3 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Validation
6 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
7 3 (8.33%) Data Validation
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) ETL
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Informatica
2 1 (2.78%) Lotus
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) IBM