The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 30 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 58 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.33% 0.21% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.27% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £435 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.94% -9.33%  
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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 367 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 86.09% 76.78% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 283 105
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +325.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Kent

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 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 Kent region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Integration Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery