The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 56 69
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.78% 0.60% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.76% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £463 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £410 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £430 £528
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 510 527 707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 79.69% 78.66% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1081 1254
Median daily rate £425 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 151
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £325 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £600 -
GAP Analysis
East of England

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

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Data Management
5 2 (33.33%) Logistics
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Procurement Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Procurement Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle