The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 355 278
Rank change year-on-year +38 -77  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 287 277 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.56% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.68% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 193 239
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £54.00 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.58% +7.50%  
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34656 40979 39244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.30% 82.95% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23008 27240 24713
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1153
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +32.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £48.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +64 167 £500 - 11
South East +29 62 £435 +16.00% 8
North West +18 14 £394 -17.10% 1
West Midlands 0 10 £425 +13.33% 3
Yorkshire +8 9 £381 +7.39% 1
East of England -5 6 £425 - 1
East Midlands -11 6 £400 +33.33% 1
South West -5 5 £400 +6.66% 4
Midlands +12 4 £350 -
North East -17 2 £500 -11.11%
GAP Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 159 (29.01%) Finance
2 132 (24.09%) Business Analysis
3 124 (22.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (15.69%) Banking
6 78 (14.23%) Project Management
7 72 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 64 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (11.31%) Use Case
10 58 (10.58%) SAP
11 57 (10.40%) MiFID
12 52 (9.49%) Data Analysis
13 45 (8.21%) Migration
14 41 (7.48%) Validation
15 40 (7.30%) SQL
15 40 (7.30%) User Stories
16 39 (7.12%) Microsoft
17 37 (6.75%) Front Office
17 37 (6.75%) Change Management
18 36 (6.57%) ITIL
19 35 (6.39%) Investment Banking
19 35 (6.39%) Retail
20 34 (6.20%) Service Management
21 33 (6.02%) Legal
22 32 (5.84%) Data Modelling
22 32 (5.84%) Data Management
23 31 (5.66%) Derivative
23 31 (5.66%) Test Scripting
24 30 (5.47%) MS Visio
24 30 (5.47%) CRM

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (2.55%) Confluence
2 6 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.91%) CMS
4 4 (0.73%) Drupal
5 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.36%) SAS
6 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (5.47%) MS Visio
2 27 (4.93%) MS Excel
3 25 (4.56%) MS Office
4 20 (3.65%) MS Project
5 10 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (2.01%) Maximo
5 9 (1.64%) SAP GTS
5 9 (1.64%) SAP MM
6 6 (1.09%) SAP FI
6 6 (1.09%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.91%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 5 (0.91%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.73%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.55%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.46%) IaaS
2 8 (1.46%) PaaS
3 7 (1.28%) SaaS
4 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.55%) G Suite
5 3 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.36%) Office 365
6 2 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.36%) Taleo
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.18%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.73%) LAN
1 4 (0.73%) WAN
2 3 (0.55%) Internet
2 3 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.36%) DMZ
3 2 (0.36%) Intranet
3 2 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.18%) ATM
4 1 (0.18%) BGP
4 1 (0.18%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.18%) IPsec
4 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.18%) LDAP
4 1 (0.18%) OSPF
4 1 (0.18%) Skype
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) Wireless
4 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
1 19 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (2.01%) Big Data
4 9 (1.64%) DB2
4 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.46%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.09%) Power BI
7 5 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.73%) HDInsight
8 4 (0.73%) InfluxDB
8 4 (0.73%) OpenTSDB
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (2.92%) JIRA
2 5 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.36%) ERwin
4 2 (0.36%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.36%) JMeter
4 2 (0.36%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 159 (29.01%) Finance
2 86 (15.69%) Banking
3 37 (6.75%) Front Office
4 35 (6.39%) Investment Banking
4 35 (6.39%) Retail
5 33 (6.02%) Legal
6 21 (3.83%) Marketing
7 16 (2.92%) Billing
8 15 (2.74%) Back Office
9 14 (2.55%) Manufacturing
10 11 (2.01%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.64%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.28%) Law
13 6 (1.09%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.91%) Local Government
14 5 (0.91%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.73%) Games
15 4 (0.73%) German Language
Job Titles
1 329 (60.04%) Analyst
2 289 (52.74%) Business Analyst
3 60 (10.95%) Consultant
4 41 (7.48%) Architect
5 39 (7.12%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 29 (5.29%) Project Manager
7 28 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
8 25 (4.56%) SAP Consultant
9 24 (4.38%) Senior Business Analyst
10 22 (4.01%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 19 (3.47%) Banking Analyst
12 17 (3.10%) Data Analyst
12 17 (3.10%) Finance Business Analyst
12 17 (3.10%) Financial Analyst
13 16 (2.92%) Process Analyst
14 15 (2.74%) Regulatory Business Analyst
14 15 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (2.37%) Developer
15 13 (2.37%) IT Analyst
15 13 (2.37%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (2.19%) XML
3 10 (1.82%) .NET
4 8 (1.46%) JSON
5 6 (1.09%) Web Services
6 5 (0.91%) Middleware
7 4 (0.73%) SAML
8 3 (0.55%) XSD
9 2 (0.36%) REST
9 2 (0.36%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.36%) SOAP
9 2 (0.36%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.36%) WPF
10 1 (0.18%) COM
10 1 (0.18%) EJB
10 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.18%) JDBC
10 1 (0.18%) JSP
10 1 (0.18%) Spring
10 1 (0.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.66%) Derivative
3 30 (5.47%) Equities
4 28 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (3.65%) Fixed Income
7 18 (3.28%) User Experience
8 17 (3.10%) Fintech
9 9 (1.64%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.46%) Social Media
11 7 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (1.09%) Blog
12 6 (1.09%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.09%) FMCG
13 5 (0.91%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.28%) Linux
1 7 (1.28%) Windows
2 4 (0.73%) Unix
3 2 (0.36%) pSOS
4 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (24.09%) Business Analysis
2 124 (22.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 90 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (14.23%) Project Management
5 72 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 62 (11.31%) Use Case
7 52 (9.49%) Data Analysis
8 45 (8.21%) Migration
9 41 (7.48%) Validation
10 40 (7.30%) User Stories
11 37 (6.75%) Change Management
12 36 (6.57%) ITIL
13 34 (6.20%) Service Management
14 32 (5.84%) Data Management
14 32 (5.84%) Data Modelling
15 31 (5.66%) Test Scripting
16 30 (5.47%) CRM
17 29 (5.29%) Data Migration
17 29 (5.29%) PRINCE2
17 29 (5.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (7.30%) SQL
2 11 (2.01%) C
3 9 (1.64%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.46%) C#
5 6 (1.09%) ABAP
5 6 (1.09%) Java
5 6 (1.09%) Python
6 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.91%) R
7 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.36%) X++
9 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.93%) Degree
3 22 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.37%) ISEB
5 8 (1.46%) PMP
6 7 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.55%) CISM
7 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.36%) ACCA
8 2 (0.36%) CIMA
8 2 (0.36%) IISP
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) APMP
9 1 (0.18%) CBAP
9 1 (0.18%) CCA
9 1 (0.18%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.18%) CISSP
9 1 (0.18%) IIBA
9 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.40%) MiFID
2 26 (4.74%) GDPR
3 24 (4.38%) Data Quality
4 19 (3.47%) QA
5 10 (1.82%) EMIR
6 9 (1.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 9 (1.64%) GMP
7 7 (1.28%) PMO
7 7 (1.28%) SLA
7 7 (1.28%) Solvency II
8 6 (1.09%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.91%) IFRS
10 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.73%) SEPA
11 3 (0.55%) COSO
11 3 (0.55%) FATCA
12 2 (0.36%) Basel III
12 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.36%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.18%) Docker
3 1 (0.18%) vCloud
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.55%) Puppet
2 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.18%) Control-M
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (10.58%) SAP
2 39 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.29%) Oracle
4 18 (3.28%) ServiceNow
5 14 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.37%) PeopleSoft
7 11 (2.01%) Workday
8 7 (1.28%) Google
8 7 (1.28%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.09%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 5 (0.91%) Cisco
10 5 (0.91%) Tableau
10 5 (0.91%) Talend
11 4 (0.73%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.73%) FNZ
11 4 (0.73%) Siebel
12 3 (0.55%) Adobe
12 3 (0.55%) hybris
12 3 (0.55%) IBM
12 3 (0.55%) IFS
Derbyshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 9 days ago