The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 73 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing ACCA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.88% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£478 £505 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% -3.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £430 £366
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +155.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
182 114 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.34% 14.38% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 85 95
Average daily rate £380 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £33.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

ACCA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing ACCA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ACCA.

1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CIMA
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing ACCA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ACCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CIMA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP