The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 29 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.

GAP Analysis
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 71 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 1.33% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.61% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £356 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.63%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 769 1246 1177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.51% 82.63% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 696 672
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Business Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) BPMN
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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