The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 3 months to 28 March 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 120 122
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 9 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.77% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 13
Median daily rate £381 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.39% -5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £60.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year -10.37% +78.51%  

GAP Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1757 2325 2218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.68% 81.10% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1591 1436
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Yorkshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Yorkshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Yorkshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Yorkshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +5 7 £381 +12.96% 1
South Yorkshire +3 1 £450 -10.00%
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Retail Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) User Experience
3 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) B2B
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) SAP WM
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) Confluence
5 2 (12.50%) Social Media
5 2 (12.50%) JIRA
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Blog
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (12.50%) Content Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP WM
2 1 (6.25%) Maximo
2 1 (6.25%) SAP SCM
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
1 5 (31.25%) Retail Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Copywriter
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Copywriter
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP SCM Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP WM Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP WM Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Blog
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) Content Development
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Infor