Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 August 2018 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 115 148
Rank change year-on-year -17 +33 +5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 13 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.53% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 12
Leeds median daily rate £481 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £402 £395 £336
90th Percentile £588 £552 £645
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £408
% change year-on-year - +10.43% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,230 1,893 2,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.14% 88.79% 90.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,558 1,327 1,889
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 40
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.35 £41.45 £30.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +22.89% +3.70% -12.08%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Leeds

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Leeds

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Critical Thinking
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Identification
3 3 (23.08%) GDPR
3 3 (23.08%) Business Process Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
3 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) SMS
4 2 (15.38%) HTTP
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Intel
4 2 (15.38%) BMC
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 2 (15.38%) JSON

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SMS
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Change Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Development Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Critical Thinking
2 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Identification
2 3 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) User Stories
3 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) BMC
1 2 (15.38%) Intel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft