The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
London / City of London
Rank 121 138 147
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 34 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 0.60% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.68% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 34
Median daily rate £600 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £60.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year -10.37% +78.51%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2579 2920 4265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.79% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2032 2333 3294
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) MiFID
3 16 (29.09%) Business Analysis
4 11 (20.00%) Derivative
4 11 (20.00%) Banking
4 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (20.00%) Project Management
5 9 (16.36%) Change Management
6 8 (14.55%) Asset Management
7 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
7 7 (12.73%) Validation
8 6 (10.91%) Data Management
8 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 6 (10.91%) GDPR
9 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.09%) Legal
9 5 (9.09%) Front Office
9 5 (9.09%) Fixed Income
9 5 (9.09%) SQL
10 4 (7.27%) Oracle
10 4 (7.27%) Equities
10 4 (7.27%) Information Security
10 4 (7.27%) Games
10 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) Electronic Trading
11 3 (5.45%) Confluence

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (5.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DMZ
1 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) VPN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.82%) ERwin
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.09%) Front Office
4 5 (9.09%) Legal
5 4 (7.27%) Games
6 2 (3.64%) Automotive
6 2 (3.64%) French Language
7 1 (1.82%) Back Office
7 1 (1.82%) Billing
7 1 (1.82%) Law
7 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.82%) Marketing
7 1 (1.82%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Analyst
1 28 (50.91%) Business Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) IT Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Asset Management Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.82%) FpML
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Derivative
2 5 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 4 (7.27%) Equities
4 3 (5.45%) Fintech
4 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Linux
1 1 (1.82%) pSOS
1 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Business Analysis
2 11 (20.00%) Project Management
2 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.36%) Change Management
4 8 (14.55%) Asset Management
5 7 (12.73%) Validation
6 6 (10.91%) Data Management
6 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (7.27%) Information Security
9 3 (5.45%) Data Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.45%) ETL
10 2 (3.64%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.73%) MiFID
2 6 (10.91%) GDPR
3 3 (5.45%) EMIR
3 3 (5.45%) QA
4 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.64%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.82%) ISO20022
5 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.82%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) vCloud
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) OpenIDM
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Charles River
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.82%) Siebel
3 1 (1.82%) Splunk
3 1 (1.82%) VMware