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 24 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 86 74
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 10 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.89% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.05% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Median daily rate £381 £396 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +16.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £664 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
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 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 997 1148 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.64% 85.23% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 629 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
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 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

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) BPMN
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) GDPR
5 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) EMIR
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) AML Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) BPMN
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Trillium