Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 92 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 7 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.51% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.62% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.61% -
10th Percentile £369 £400 £363
90th Percentile £504 £424 £590
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
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 1,182 1,290 1,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.01% 82.17% 84.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 950 830
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £231 £250
90th Percentile £555 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 18 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.88 £10.60
90th Percentile £29.40 £46.40 £32.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.09% +31.43% -12.50%

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 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) CRISC
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) GDPR
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft