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 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 135 158
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 22 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.93% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.09% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 36
Median daily rate £600 £539 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.36% +0.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £396 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £625
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 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 2887 2854 4724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.89% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2339 3709
Median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
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 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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the City of London.

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

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 City of London region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 22 (38.60%) Business Analysis
3 18 (31.58%) MiFID
4 13 (22.81%) Banking
5 12 (21.05%) Derivative
5 12 (21.05%) Change Management
6 11 (19.30%) Project Management
6 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (17.54%) Fixed Income
7 10 (17.54%) Investment Banking
7 10 (17.54%) Asset Management
8 8 (14.04%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
10 6 (10.53%) GDPR
10 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 5 (8.77%) SQL
11 5 (8.77%) ETL
11 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
11 5 (8.77%) Data Management
11 5 (8.77%) EMIR
12 4 (7.02%) User Stories
12 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
12 4 (7.02%) QA
12 4 (7.02%) Validation
13 3 (5.26%) Legal
13 3 (5.26%) Equities
13 3 (5.26%) Information Security

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.51%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (1.75%) Siebel CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) LDAP
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Big Data
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) MS Access
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) ERwin
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.75%) XMLSpy
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Banking
3 10 (17.54%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Front Office
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Automotive
5 2 (3.51%) French Language
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Analyst
2 31 (54.39%) Business Analyst
3 15 (26.32%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Business IT Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) IT Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) IT Business Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Architect
5 8 (14.04%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Asset Management Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
9 4 (7.02%) Lead Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) Product Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Product Business Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) JSON
1 3 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.75%) FpML
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.75%) PySpark
2 1 (1.75%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Derivative
2 10 (17.54%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.26%) Equities
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Fintech
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Linux
1 1 (1.75%) pSOS
1 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Business Analysis
2 12 (21.05%) Change Management
3 11 (19.30%) Project Management
3 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.54%) Asset Management
5 8 (14.04%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.77%) Data Management
8 5 (8.77%) ETL
9 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (7.02%) User Stories
9 4 (7.02%) Validation
10 3 (5.26%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 3 (5.26%) Data Architecture
10 3 (5.26%) Data Mapping
10 3 (5.26%) Data Privacy
10 3 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) MiFID
2 6 (10.53%) GDPR
3 5 (8.77%) EMIR
4 4 (7.02%) QA
5 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.51%) Solvency II
7 1 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (1.75%) ISO 20022
7 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
7 1 (1.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) vCloud
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle
1 3 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco
3 1 (1.75%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.75%) Siebel
3 1 (1.75%) Talend
3 1 (1.75%) Temenos
3 1 (1.75%) Tradeweb
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
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