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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 194 198 205
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing ACCA 5 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 1.74% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 11
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£538 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.13%
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
904 1094 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.32% 15.09% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 764 704
Average daily rate £440 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £38.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 11 (100.00%) CIMA
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) French Language
5 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
5 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (9.09%) MBA
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) CA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CIMA
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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