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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 253 273
Rank change year-on-year -30 +20  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 142 173 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.95% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 130 128
Median daily rate £500 £500 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £628 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £425
% change year-on-year +8.76% -2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 £60.98
% change year-on-year +53.33% -38.50%  

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 17979 18242 19175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.61% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12883 13341 13612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 254
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -13 22 £600 +11.36% 6
Docklands, London +1 1 £600 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Hammersmith - 1 £500 -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 96 (30.97%) Finance
2 67 (21.61%) Business Analysis
3 62 (20.00%) Banking
4 52 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (15.81%) Project Management
6 44 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (12.26%) MiFID
7 38 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (10.32%) Retail
9 30 (9.68%) Investment Banking
9 30 (9.68%) SAP
10 25 (8.06%) Data Protection
10 25 (8.06%) MS Visio
10 25 (8.06%) GDPR
11 24 (7.74%) Use Case
12 23 (7.42%) Data Analysis
13 22 (7.10%) Change Management
14 21 (6.77%) Migration
14 21 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
14 21 (6.77%) SQL
15 20 (6.45%) Fixed Income
15 20 (6.45%) Derivative
16 19 (6.13%) Degree
16 19 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (6.13%) Front Office
16 19 (6.13%) Microsoft
17 18 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
17 18 (5.81%) Analytics
18 16 (5.16%) CRM
18 16 (5.16%) Data Modelling

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 11 (3.55%) Confluence
2 4 (1.29%) CMS
3 3 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.32%) Drupal
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.32%) SAS
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 21 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.58%) SAP MM
1 8 (2.58%) SAP SD
2 7 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.94%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.94%) SAP Retail
3 6 (1.94%) Temenos T24
4 5 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.29%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.29%) Siebel CRM
6 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.97%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.97%) Dynamics SL
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.61%) IaaS
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.97%) CloudSense
3 3 (0.97%) G Suite
3 3 (0.97%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.32%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.26%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.94%) HTTP
2 6 (1.94%) HTTPS
2 6 (1.94%) IPsec
3 5 (1.61%) Network Security
4 3 (0.97%) FTP
5 2 (0.65%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) ATM
6 1 (0.32%) DMZ
6 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.90%) Big Data
2 8 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.61%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.65%) DB2
5 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.65%) Power BI
5 2 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.65%) QlikView
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.32%) MS Access
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.32%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.32%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.32%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 11 (3.55%) JIRA
2 3 (0.97%) ERwin
3 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.32%) XMLSpy
General
1 96 (30.97%) Finance
2 62 (20.00%) Banking
3 32 (10.32%) Retail
4 30 (9.68%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.13%) Front Office
6 15 (4.84%) Legal
7 13 (4.19%) Back Office
8 10 (3.23%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.94%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.94%) Marketing
9 6 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.61%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.29%) Billing
11 4 (1.29%) Law
12 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.97%) German Language
12 3 (0.97%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.97%) Swedish Language
12 3 (0.97%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (55.16%) Analyst
2 151 (48.71%) Business Analyst
3 39 (12.58%) Consultant
4 29 (9.35%) Architect
5 26 (8.39%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 23 (7.42%) Project Manager
7 20 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (5.48%) IT Analyst
9 16 (5.16%) Senior Business Analyst
10 15 (4.84%) Business IT Analyst
10 15 (4.84%) IT Business Analyst
11 14 (4.52%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 14 (4.52%) SAP Consultant
12 13 (4.19%) Banking Analyst
12 13 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.87%) Asset Management Analyst
14 11 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
15 9 (2.90%) Asset Management Business Analyst
15 9 (2.90%) Data Analyst
15 9 (2.90%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.26%) XML
2 4 (1.29%) SAML
3 3 (0.97%) .NET
3 3 (0.97%) JSON
3 3 (0.97%) Middleware
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.65%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.65%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.65%) Web Services
5 1 (0.32%) CSS
5 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.32%) FpML
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) PySpark
5 1 (0.32%) REST
5 1 (0.32%) SOAP
5 1 (0.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.45%) Derivative
2 20 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 16 (5.16%) Equities
4 14 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.87%) User Experience
6 10 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.26%) Fintech
8 4 (1.29%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.29%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.97%) Blog
9 3 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.97%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.97%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.65%) EPoS
10 2 (0.65%) FMCG
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.65%) NHS
11 1 (0.32%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.87%) Linux
2 3 (0.97%) Unix
2 3 (0.97%) Windows
3 2 (0.65%) pSOS
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.61%) Business Analysis
2 52 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (15.81%) Project Management
4 44 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (8.06%) Data Protection
6 24 (7.74%) Use Case
7 23 (7.42%) Data Analysis
8 22 (7.10%) Change Management
9 21 (6.77%) Migration
10 19 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (5.81%) Analytics
12 16 (5.16%) Asset Management
12 16 (5.16%) CRM
12 16 (5.16%) Data Management
12 16 (5.16%) Data Modelling
12 16 (5.16%) Risk Management
12 16 (5.16%) Service Management
13 15 (4.84%) ITIL
13 15 (4.84%) Validation
14 14 (4.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.77%) SQL
2 13 (4.19%) Python
3 8 (2.58%) Java
4 7 (2.26%) Ruby
5 6 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.94%) C-shell
5 6 (1.94%) Korn
6 5 (1.61%) C
7 4 (1.29%) PHP
8 3 (0.97%) C++
8 3 (0.97%) VBA
9 2 (0.65%) ABAP
9 2 (0.65%) C#
9 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.65%) Perl
9 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.65%) R
10 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (6.13%) Degree
2 15 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.26%) CISSP
5 6 (1.94%) ISEB
6 5 (1.61%) CEH
6 5 (1.61%) CREST Certified
6 5 (1.61%) GIAC
6 5 (1.61%) SANS
7 4 (1.29%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.29%) PMP
8 3 (0.97%) ACCA
8 3 (0.97%) CIMA
8 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.32%) CCA
10 1 (0.32%) CISA
10 1 (0.32%) CISM
10 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.32%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.26%) MiFID
2 25 (8.06%) GDPR
3 14 (4.52%) QA
4 12 (3.87%) Data Quality
5 11 (3.55%) EMIR
6 6 (1.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 6 (1.94%) GMP
7 5 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (1.61%) Solvency II
8 4 (1.29%) Basel II
9 3 (0.97%) Basel III
9 3 (0.97%) SEPA
10 2 (0.65%) FATCA
10 2 (0.65%) GAAP
10 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.65%) SLA
11 1 (0.32%) GxP
11 1 (0.32%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.32%) HDFS
2 1 (0.32%) XenApp
2 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.61%) Puppet
2 3 (0.97%) SCCM
3 2 (0.65%) SCOM
4 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.32%) Aspera SmartTrack
4 1 (0.32%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 30 (9.68%) SAP
2 19 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.52%) Oracle
4 11 (3.55%) ServiceNow
5 9 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.94%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.94%) Google
6 6 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.61%) Siebel
8 4 (1.29%) Adobe
8 4 (1.29%) Calypso
8 4 (1.29%) Guidewire
8 4 (1.29%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.29%) Murex
8 4 (1.29%) Sage
8 4 (1.29%) Tableau
8 4 (1.29%) Temenos
8 4 (1.29%) Workday
9 3 (0.97%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.97%) IFS
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