Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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 > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 179 167
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12 -10
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 29 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.47% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.58% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 37
South West median daily rate £381 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £303 £304 £358
90th Percentile £481 £650 £528
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -25.00% +140.96% +78.49%

GAP Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,245 4,338 5,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.38% 80.95% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,642 2,897 3,464
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 285 252
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -4.15% +37.28%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £49.92
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 14 £425 +21.43% 1
Wiltshire +5 4 £418 -3.75%
Somerset -1 4 - -
Dorset +1 1 £368 -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 9 (31.03%) Use Case
2 8 (27.59%) Data Quality
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Quality Management
3 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (13.79%) GDPR
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
7 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (6.90%) Data Privacy
8 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.90%) Internal Audit
8 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.90%) SQL
8 2 (6.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (6.90%) GxP
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Data Management
8 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Capita

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Analyst
2 20 (68.97%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Data Quality Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Data Quality Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Software Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Quality Management Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Officer
7 2 (6.90%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Use Case
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Quality Management
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (13.79%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (10.34%) Data Mapping
8 2 (6.90%) Data Management
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) Data Quality
2 4 (13.79%) GDPR
3 2 (6.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (6.90%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Capita
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) SAP