The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 169 177 203
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Contract jobs citing ACCA 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.22% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 1.37% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -
ACCA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
559 730 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.20% 15.76% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 543 639
Median daily rate £450 £435 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £21.25 £26.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ACCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the City of London region.

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ACCA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA 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 City of London region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 6 (85.71%) CIMA
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) AAT
3 3 (42.86%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (42.86%) Infor
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
5 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) GAAP
5 1 (14.29%) Front Office
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) CIPFA
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mining

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Infor SunSystems
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Accountant
2 3 (42.86%) Assistant Accountant
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Accountant
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Management Accountant
4 1 (14.29%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
1 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CIMA
2 3 (42.86%) AAT
3 1 (14.29%) CIPFA
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GAAP
1 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Infor
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft