The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing GAAP 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.12% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.40% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
182 260 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.55% 10.55% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 133 135
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 0
Median hourly rate £18.55 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing GAAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GAAP across the Berkshire region.

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

GAAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

GAAP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

GAAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the Berkshire region.

GAAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

GAAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Bracknell - 4 £200 -
Reading +9 1 £275 -19.11%
GAAP
South East

GAAP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GAAP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for GAAP.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Legal
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Economics
3 4 (44.44%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Revenue Recognition
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) ACCA
5 2 (22.22%) CIMA
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) MBA
6 1 (11.11%) Essbase
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
6 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (11.11%) ERP

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Essbase
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Process Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Accountant
5 1 (11.11%) Cost Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Controller
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Economics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Financial Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Revenue Recognition
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ACCA
2 2 (22.22%) CIMA
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) MBA
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Hyperion