Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - +101
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.67% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Wales median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £42.75 £49.25
% change year-on-year +11.11% -13.20% +81.12%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 985 1192 1321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.05% 83.83% 80.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 843 963
Wales median daily rate £390 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.12% -3.64%
10th Percentile £179 £214 £235
90th Percentile £558 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 54 52
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.58 £10.28
90th Percentile £49.05 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Wales

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Wales

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
South Wales +18 5 £500 +11.11%
North Wales - 3 £390 -
GAP Analysis
UK

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

1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (37.50%) SAP CO
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) SAP BPC
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP BPC
1 3 (37.50%) SAP CO
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Designer
1 3 (37.50%) SAP CO Trainer
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI Trainer
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Trainer
1 3 (37.50%) Trainer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP