Period
to 22 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 August 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 31 37
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.72% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.16% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Staffordshire median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.48%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 225 185 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 80.36% 79.74% 83.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 133 197
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.26% -8.59%
10th Percentile £266 £207 £188
90th Percentile £468 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.35 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +8.30% -14.52%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £9.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.90 £46.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £20.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -24.69% +26.56% -28.89%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Staffordshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Staffordshire