Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 May 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 147 150
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 31 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.60% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.73% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 33
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £318 £306 £321
90th Percentile £585 £496 £525
England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.82% +33.33% +219.15%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,101 3,554 4,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.73% 81.63% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,539 2,226 2,539
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £235
90th Percentile £575 £538 £546
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 140 105
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +19.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £51.60 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Birmingham -13 11 £400 +6.67% 3
Coventry -5 4 £550 +22.22%
Staffordshire +4 3 £400 +6.67% 2
Warwickshire -7 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
Solihull - 1 £475 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 10 (32.26%) GDPR
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) SAP
4 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (16.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Information Security
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) User Stories
6 4 (12.90%) Service Design
7 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (9.68%) Swim Lanes
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 3 (9.68%) Kanban
7 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
7 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
7 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (9.68%) Degree
7 3 (9.68%) Retail
8 2 (6.45%) Logistics

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (6.45%) SAP EWM
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Business Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Digital Transformation Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) GDPR Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Retail Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) SAP Architect
7 2 (6.45%) SAP EWM Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) SAP WM Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
2 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) AIX
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Solaris
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Service Design
4 4 (12.90%) User Stories
5 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
5 3 (9.68%) Kanban
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 3 (9.68%) Swim Lanes
5 3 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) ABAP
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CISA
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CISMP
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) ECSA
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISSAP
3 1 (3.23%) ISSMP
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) GDPR
2 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) VMware