The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 188 202 212
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing ACCA 6 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 1.52% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £438 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -5.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £366 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.62% -13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.62 - -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
911 1051 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.00% 14.89% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 721 641
Average daily rate £420 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 60 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) CIMA
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Billing
6 1 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (7.69%) Equities
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) SEO
6 1 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (7.69%) MBA
6 1 (7.69%) Cognos
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (7.69%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Report Writer
4 1 (7.69%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Accountant
4 1 (7.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Pay per click
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) SEO
2 1 (7.69%) B2B
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CIMA
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) GAAP
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Omniture
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
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