Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 125 135
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 16 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.63% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.65% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 13
Leeds median daily rate £463 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +40.74% -
10th Percentile £295 £312 £310
90th Percentile £506 £521 £408
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £388 £338
% change year-on-year +12.90% +14.81% -10.00%
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 2,250 1,860 2,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.65% 88.11% 87.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,557 1,240 1,785
Leeds median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £288
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 35
Leeds median hourly rate £32.25 £14.63 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.51% +12.50% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.65 £10.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.05 £34.75 £21.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year +29.63% -12.22% -12.11%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 8 (50.00%) GDPR
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Data Mapping
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) SMS
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Change Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Development Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Integration Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Product Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Security Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Data Mapping
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
3 3 (18.75%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP