The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 102 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 14 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.80% 0.97% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.17% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 19
Median daily rate £300 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £326 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £374 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1471 2144 2283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.87% 83.36% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1197 1255
Median daily rate £390 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Glasgow +10 11 £300 -14.28%
Edinburgh +2 3 - -
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 10 (52.63%) SQL
1 10 (52.63%) ETL
1 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Data Management
2 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
3 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) Master Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) BPMN
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) PLM
7 2 (10.53%) Teamcenter
7 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Post-Production
7 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.26%) Maximo
8 1 (5.26%) Law
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
8 1 (5.26%) TDD

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Teamcenter
2 1 (5.26%) Maximo
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Data Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Maximo Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Maximo Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Data Analysis
1 10 (52.63%) ETL
2 7 (36.84%) Data Management
3 5 (26.32%) Master Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) BPMN
6 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) PLM
6 2 (10.53%) Post-Production
6 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) ERP
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) PMO