Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 316 339
Rank change year-on-year +11 +23 -55
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 371 323 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.83% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 199 201
London median daily rate £500 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £338
90th Percentile £688 £694 £663
England median daily rate £463 £461 £450
% change year-on-year +0.27% +2.50% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
London median hourly rate - £32.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +56.63% -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.63
% change year-on-year -12.28% +20.00% +131.56%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40487 39001 39528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.22% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29443 28001 28255
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 404 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.09 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in London

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in London

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in London

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in London

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +5 70 £550 +4.76% 2
West London +7 21 £450 -5.26%
South London -25 10 £550 +83.33% 1
East London -4 9 £435 +8.75% 1
North London -8 1 - -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 104 (28.03%) Finance
2 89 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (22.64%) Banking
4 81 (21.83%) Business Analysis
5 76 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 70 (18.87%) GDPR
7 53 (14.29%) Analytics
8 44 (11.86%) Investment Banking
8 44 (11.86%) Data Protection
9 41 (11.05%) Waterfall
9 41 (11.05%) SQL
10 35 (9.43%) Migration
11 34 (9.16%) Project Management
12 32 (8.63%) Security Cleared
12 32 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (7.82%) Degree
13 29 (7.82%) SAP
14 28 (7.55%) Microsoft
14 28 (7.55%) SC Cleared
14 28 (7.55%) Requirements Engineering
15 27 (7.28%) Retail
15 27 (7.28%) Legal
16 25 (6.74%) Progress
16 25 (6.74%) Data Analysis
17 23 (6.20%) Data Analytics
18 21 (5.66%) User Stories
19 20 (5.39%) Use Case
19 20 (5.39%) Fixed Income
19 20 (5.39%) Management Information System
19 20 (5.39%) Target Operating Model

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.62%) Confluence
3 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (5.12%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) Temenos T24
2 8 (2.16%) SAP PM
3 6 (1.62%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.35%) SAP PS
5 4 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (1.08%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.81%) Algo Collateral
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.81%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.81%) SAP Retail
6 3 (0.81%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.54%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.54%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.35%) CloudSense
3 5 (1.35%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.08%) PaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Office 365
5 2 (0.54%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.89%) Internet
2 6 (1.62%) HTTP
2 6 (1.62%) HTTPS
2 6 (1.62%) IPsec
2 6 (1.62%) Network Security
2 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.35%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.35%) SSH
4 4 (1.08%) SMS
5 3 (0.81%) Intranet
5 3 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (0.81%) SSL
6 2 (0.54%) DHCP
6 2 (0.54%) DMZ
6 2 (0.54%) DNS
6 2 (0.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.96%) Big Data
2 5 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.35%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.08%) SAP HANA
3 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.81%) Power BI
4 3 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.54%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.54%) HBase
5 2 (0.54%) QlikView
5 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.27%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (2.96%) JIRA
2 2 (0.54%) ProC
3 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.27%) ERwin
3 1 (0.27%) GitLab
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) Mockito
3 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.27%) Selenium
3 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (28.03%) Finance
2 84 (22.64%) Banking
3 44 (11.86%) Investment Banking
4 27 (7.28%) Legal
4 27 (7.28%) Retail
5 16 (4.31%) Front Office
6 14 (3.77%) Marketing
7 13 (3.50%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.70%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.16%) Back Office
9 8 (2.16%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.35%) Advertising
10 5 (1.35%) Private Banking
11 4 (1.08%) Electronics
12 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.54%) International Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Local Government
14 1 (0.27%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 228 (61.46%) Analyst
2 191 (51.48%) Business Analyst
3 45 (12.13%) Consultant
4 28 (7.55%) Banking Analyst
5 27 (7.28%) Architect
6 24 (6.47%) IT Business Analyst
7 23 (6.20%) Business IT Analyst
7 23 (6.20%) IT Analyst
8 20 (5.39%) Project Manager
9 19 (5.12%) Data Business Analyst
10 18 (4.85%) GDPR Business Analyst
11 16 (4.31%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 16 (4.31%) Security Analyst
12 14 (3.77%) SAP Consultant
13 13 (3.50%) Data Analyst
14 12 (3.23%) Regulatory Business Analyst
15 11 (2.96%) Banking Business Analyst
15 11 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
16 10 (2.70%) Project Analyst
16 10 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.35%) OAuth
1 5 (1.35%) XML
2 3 (0.81%) JSON
2 3 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.54%) Middleware
3 2 (0.54%) REST
4 1 (0.27%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.27%) SOAP
4 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.39%) Fixed Income
2 20 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.85%) Derivative
4 17 (4.58%) Equities
5 13 (3.50%) Credit Risk
6 10 (2.70%) User Experience
7 9 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.16%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.16%) PKI
9 6 (1.62%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.35%) CMDB
10 5 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.08%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.08%) NHS
12 3 (0.81%) FMCG
12 3 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.77%) Windows
2 13 (3.50%) Linux
3 8 (2.16%) Unix
4 4 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.54%) Android
5 2 (0.54%) VMS
5 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (21.83%) Business Analysis
3 76 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (14.29%) Analytics
5 44 (11.86%) Data Protection
6 41 (11.05%) Waterfall
7 35 (9.43%) Migration
8 34 (9.16%) Project Management
9 28 (7.55%) Requirements Engineering
10 25 (6.74%) Data Analysis
11 23 (6.20%) Data Analytics
12 21 (5.66%) User Stories
13 20 (5.39%) Target Operating Model
13 20 (5.39%) Use Case
14 19 (5.12%) Data Modelling
14 19 (5.12%) SDLC
15 18 (4.85%) Information Security
16 17 (4.58%) Asset Management
16 17 (4.58%) Data Mapping
17 16 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.05%) SQL
2 18 (4.85%) Python
3 14 (3.77%) VBA
4 13 (3.50%) R
5 6 (1.62%) Java
6 5 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.35%) C
6 5 (1.35%) C-shell
6 5 (1.35%) Korn
6 5 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.35%) Ruby
7 3 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.54%) Perl
8 2 (0.54%) PHP
8 2 (0.54%) VB
9 1 (0.27%) Scala
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.82%) Degree
3 28 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.96%) ISEB
4 11 (2.96%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.16%) CISSP
6 7 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.08%) CISM
8 4 (1.08%) PMP
9 3 (0.81%) CISA
9 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.54%) CLAS
10 2 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.27%) CISMP
11 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.27%) ISACA
11 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (18.87%) GDPR
2 17 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.31%) Data Quality
4 14 (3.77%) MiFID
5 13 (3.50%) QA
6 6 (1.62%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.35%) EMIR
7 5 (1.35%) GxP
7 5 (1.35%) HMG Infosec
8 4 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (1.08%) PSD2
9 3 (0.81%) FATCA
9 3 (0.81%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.54%) GMP
11 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.27%) Basel III
11 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (0.54%) XenApp
3 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) SCOM
2 5 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.81%) SCCM
4 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (7.82%) SAP
2 28 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.74%) Progress
4 13 (3.50%) Oracle
5 7 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.89%) Workday
6 6 (1.62%) BMC
6 6 (1.62%) Calypso
6 6 (1.62%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.62%) Temenos
7 5 (1.35%) Cisco
7 5 (1.35%) Google
8 4 (1.08%) Citrix
8 4 (1.08%) Cognos
8 4 (1.08%) Tableau
9 3 (0.81%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.81%) CODA
9 3 (0.81%) New Relic
9 3 (0.81%) Teradata
9 3 (0.81%) Yardi