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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 186 200 207
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing ACCA 10 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.069% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 0.45% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 16
Average daily rate
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£538 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £445 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £545 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £435 £373
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
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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
784 884 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.90% 15.22% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 615 728
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 38
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £31.43 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 15 (75.00%) CIMA
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) Hyperion
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) Essbase
7 3 (15.00%) HFM
7 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (15.00%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (10.00%) MS Office
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (10.00%) CODA

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (15.00%) HFM
1 3 (15.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (10.00%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Essbase
2 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Smart View
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Accountant
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Audit Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Audit Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Forecast Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Investment Management
1 3 (15.00%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) E-business
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Use Case
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) CIMA
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CRISC
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Hyperion
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) CODA
5 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.00%) Sage
5 1 (5.00%) Infor
5 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft