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 3 months to 29 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 318 246
Rank change year-on-year +69 -72  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 162 122 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.83% 0.54% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.64% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 85 105
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £366 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £640 £600
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
City of London +9 32 £600 +14.28% 3
Canary Wharf - 2 £450 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 100 (32.57%) Finance
2 80 (26.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (25.41%) Business Analysis
4 59 (19.22%) Banking
5 57 (18.57%) Project Management
6 52 (16.94%) MiFID
7 47 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (11.73%) Front Office
9 36 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (11.40%) Use Case
11 34 (11.07%) Investment Banking
12 29 (9.45%) Derivative
13 28 (9.12%) Equities
14 26 (8.47%) SAP
15 24 (7.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 23 (7.49%) Change Management
17 22 (7.17%) Validation
17 22 (7.17%) Asset Management
17 22 (7.17%) Data Management
17 22 (7.17%) ITIL
17 22 (7.17%) Test Scripting
17 22 (7.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
18 21 (6.84%) Service Management
19 20 (6.51%) Fixed Income
19 20 (6.51%) Data Analysis
20 18 (5.86%) ITSM
21 17 (5.54%) Retail
21 17 (5.54%) Oracle
21 17 (5.54%) MS Excel

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 12 (3.91%) Confluence
2 4 (1.30%) CMS
3 3 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.98%) Drupal
4 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.33%) SAS
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.89%) MS Project
2 15 (4.89%) MS Visio
3 14 (4.56%) MS Office
4 5 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.28%) SAP MM
2 6 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.95%) SAP SD
3 5 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.63%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.30%) Eloqua
4 4 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.30%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.30%) SAP Retail
4 4 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.98%) Dynamics SL
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.98%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.98%) Sonata
6 2 (0.65%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.98%) G Suite
2 3 (0.98%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.98%) IaaS
2 3 (0.98%) PaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.98%) LAN
1 3 (0.98%) WAN
2 2 (0.65%) DMZ
2 2 (0.65%) Intranet
2 2 (0.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.33%) ATM
3 1 (0.33%) BGP
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) FTP
3 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.33%) IPsec
3 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.33%) LDAP
3 1 (0.33%) OSPF
3 1 (0.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.33%) Wireless
3 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.28%) Big Data
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.98%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.33%) DataStage
6 1 (0.33%) DB2
6 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.33%) MS Access
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.33%) Power BI
6 1 (0.33%) QlikView
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (4.23%) JIRA
2 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.65%) ERwin
2 2 (0.65%) FitNesse
2 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.65%) JMeter
2 2 (0.65%) NeoLoad
2 2 (0.65%) Selenium
3 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 100 (32.57%) Finance
2 59 (19.22%) Banking
3 36 (11.73%) Front Office
4 34 (11.07%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.54%) Retail
6 16 (5.21%) Legal
7 12 (3.91%) Back Office
8 11 (3.58%) Billing
8 11 (3.58%) Marketing
9 9 (2.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (2.28%) Law
11 6 (1.95%) General Ledger
12 5 (1.63%) Private Banking
13 4 (1.30%) Games
13 4 (1.30%) German Language
13 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.98%) Czech Language
14 3 (0.98%) Danish Language
14 3 (0.98%) Norwegian Language
14 3 (0.98%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 183 (59.61%) Analyst
2 175 (57.00%) Business Analyst
3 34 (11.07%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 33 (10.75%) Consultant
5 32 (10.42%) Architect
6 22 (7.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 21 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (5.54%) Senior Business Analyst
9 16 (5.21%) Banking Analyst
10 13 (4.23%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 13 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.91%) Project Manager
12 11 (3.58%) IT Business Analyst
13 9 (2.93%) IT Analyst
13 9 (2.93%) Validation Consultant
14 8 (2.61%) Business IT Analyst
14 8 (2.61%) Developer
14 8 (2.61%) SAP Consultant
15 7 (2.28%) Performance Analyst
15 7 (2.28%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (2.28%) XML
3 5 (1.63%) .NET
4 4 (1.30%) Middleware
4 4 (1.30%) SAML
5 3 (0.98%) JSON
5 3 (0.98%) Web Services
5 3 (0.98%) XSD
6 2 (0.65%) REST
6 2 (0.65%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.65%) SOAP
6 2 (0.65%) WPF
7 1 (0.33%) EJB
7 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.33%) FpML
7 1 (0.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.33%) JMS
7 1 (0.33%) Spring
7 1 (0.33%) Struts
7 1 (0.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.45%) Derivative
3 28 (9.12%) Equities
4 24 (7.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (6.51%) Fixed Income
6 16 (5.21%) Fintech
7 13 (4.23%) User Experience
8 10 (3.26%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.95%) FMCG
10 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.98%) Blog
11 3 (0.98%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.98%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.65%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.65%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.30%) Unix
2 3 (0.98%) Windows
3 2 (0.65%) Linux
3 2 (0.65%) pSOS
4 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 78 (25.41%) Business Analysis
3 57 (18.57%) Project Management
4 47 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (11.40%) Use Case
7 23 (7.49%) Change Management
8 22 (7.17%) Asset Management
8 22 (7.17%) Data Management
8 22 (7.17%) ITIL
8 22 (7.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 22 (7.17%) Test Scripting
8 22 (7.17%) Validation
9 21 (6.84%) Service Management
10 20 (6.51%) Data Analysis
11 18 (5.86%) ITSM
12 16 (5.21%) Analytics
12 16 (5.21%) SDLC
13 14 (4.56%) Business Process Mapping
13 14 (4.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.21%) SQL
2 8 (2.61%) C
3 6 (1.95%) Java
4 3 (0.98%) ABAP
4 3 (0.98%) C#
4 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.33%) Python
5 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.33%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (5.21%) Degree
2 13 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) ISEB
4 6 (1.95%) PMP
5 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) ACCA
6 1 (0.33%) CCA
6 1 (0.33%) CIMA
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (16.94%) MiFID
2 13 (4.23%) QA
3 12 (3.91%) GDPR
4 11 (3.58%) Data Quality
5 9 (2.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 9 (2.93%) EMIR
5 9 (2.93%) GMP
6 4 (1.30%) SEPA
7 3 (0.98%) Basel II
7 3 (0.98%) Basel III
7 3 (0.98%) FATCA
7 3 (0.98%) IFRS
7 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.98%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.65%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.65%) SLA
9 1 (0.33%) COBIT
9 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) vCloud
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) Control-M
2 1 (0.33%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 26 (8.47%) SAP
2 17 (5.54%) Oracle
3 16 (5.21%) ServiceNow
4 14 (4.56%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.95%) Google
6 6 (1.95%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.63%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.63%) Cisco
8 4 (1.30%) FNZ
8 4 (1.30%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 4 (1.30%) Siebel
8 4 (1.30%) Workday
9 3 (0.98%) Adobe
9 3 (0.98%) hybris
9 3 (0.98%) IFS
9 3 (0.98%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.98%) Murex
9 3 (0.98%) VMware
10 2 (0.65%) Compuware