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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 61 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% 1.35% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.62% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £425
% change year-on-year +8.76% -2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 £60.98
% change year-on-year +53.33% -38.50%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 677 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.07% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 475 393
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 25 June 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 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN

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
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) BPMN
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Order to Cash
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Service Design
1 1 (14.29%) SIEM
1 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Proofpoint
1 1 (14.29%) SAP