Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 85 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 12 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 0.71% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.87% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 15
Birmingham median daily rate £419 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £349 £363 £333
90th Percentile £513 £425 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 1,183 1,156 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.64% 82.63% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 833 873
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £244
90th Percentile £563 £525 £549
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.88 £14.61 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.83% -5.76% -29.59%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.80
90th Percentile £22.85 £46.40 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% -18.18%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CISA
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 2 (16.67%) GDPR
3 2 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (16.67%) SAP EWM
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS
4 1 (8.33%) ECSA
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP EWM
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (8.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SAP EWM Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
4 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (8.33%) E-Discovery
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CISA
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (8.33%) CISMP
3 1 (8.33%) CLAS
3 1 (8.33%) CRISC
3 1 (8.33%) ECSA
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
3 1 (8.33%) ISSMP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) GDPR
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (8.33%) RMADS
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle