Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 103 109
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 28 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.96% 0.78% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.93% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £394 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.86% +15.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £315 £355 £300
90th Percentile £475 £550 £471
Scotland median daily rate £381 £445 £338
% change year-on-year -14.33% +31.85% -20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2457 1826 2682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.26% 84.07% 83.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1040 1388
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £521
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.15% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £48.38 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +14.94%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) User Stories
7 5 (17.86%) Data Mapping
7 5 (17.86%) Business Process Modelling
8 4 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (14.29%) Banking
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) XML
8 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.71%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) Billing
9 3 (10.71%) Use Case
9 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
9 3 (10.71%) Sequence Diagram
9 3 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) Skype
9 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.14%) GDPR
10 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 2 (7.14%) Change Management
10 2 (7.14%) Local Government
10 2 (7.14%) Information Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Skype
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Billing
4 2 (7.14%) Local Government
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Analyst
2 19 (67.86%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) AML Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Finance Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Transformation Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Treasury Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) User Stories
5 5 (17.86%) Business Process Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) Data Mapping
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (10.71%) Sequence Diagram
7 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Use Case
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.14%) ERP
8 2 (7.14%) Information Security
9 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.57%) Information Management
9 1 (3.57%) Migration
9 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.14%) GDPR
3 1 (3.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (3.57%) EMIR
3 1 (3.57%) GAMP
3 1 (3.57%) GxP
3 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards