The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 45
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 0.53% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.62% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.08%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 297 321 399
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 78.57% 85.83% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 248 257
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £30.00
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business Design Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft