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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 194 191 197
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing ACCA 6 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.25% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 1.64% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £423 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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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 City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
852 1035 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.10% 15.23% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 708 607
Average daily rate £420 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACCA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ACCA Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) CIMA
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) GAAP
5 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
5 2 (18.18%) NetWeaver
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) SAP BPC
5 2 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (9.09%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (9.09%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) SAP CO

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BPC
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
2 1 (9.09%) HFM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Report Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Commercial Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (9.09%) Test Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) DRM
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) B2B
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CIMA
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GAAP
2 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (9.09%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion