Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 145 151
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 23 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.82% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 28
West Midlands median daily rate £444 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £338 £320 £311
90th Percentile £675 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.15 - -
England median hourly rate £30.50 £24.09 £41.25
% change year-on-year +26.61% -41.60% +10.00%

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 4,246 4,031 3,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.78% 84.42% 81.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,646 2,526 2,369
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £240
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 141 142
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.85 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.75% -3.61% +15.28%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £47.25 £48.75 £38.48
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +10 10 £650 +62.50%
Worcestershire -10 7 £350 +16.67%
Solihull +4 2 - -
Warwickshire +5 1 - -
Coventry -8 1 £475 -13.64%
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 7 (30.43%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (13.04%) Legacy Data Mapping
3 3 (13.04%) Case Management
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) System Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) SAP WM
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (8.70%) Kanban
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Data Structures

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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP WM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.35%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DataStage
2 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Recruitment Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP PM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Trainer
6 1 (4.35%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Case Management
2 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
2 3 (13.04%) Legacy Data Mapping
2 3 (13.04%) Scrum
2 3 (13.04%) System Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Kanban
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.70%) User Stories
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) Mercator