The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 80 68
Rank change year-on-year +24 -12  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.099% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.13% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 519 780 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.97% 77.30% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 421 402
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Reading

GAP Analysis
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 3 (60.00%) ABAP
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) SAP IS-U
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (20.00%) Workday
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Workday Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Workday Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Workday