Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 92 82
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 0.92% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.13% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 1
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% -6.25%
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
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 1282 1235 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.99% 81.57% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 798 643
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.73%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £232
90th Percentile £525 £550 £505
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (25.00%) FMCG
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Transformation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Insight Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Insurance Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Robotics
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Coaching
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft