Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for GAP Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAP Analysis over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GAP Analysis
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 96 86
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.30% 0.51% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.62% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Birmingham median daily rate £435 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £372 £381 £391
90th Percentile £511 £438 £608
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.15 - -

GAP Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,103 1,296 1,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 84.07% 82.60% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 940 713
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.47%
10th Percentile £262 £225 £237
90th Percentile £559 £538 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 34
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +6.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £10.93 £9.22 £10.60
90th Percentile £44.13 £46.55 £27.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £24.99 £18.94
% change year-on-year -35.97% +31.94% -5.30%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GAP Analysis in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft