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 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
London / City of London
Rank 140 144 188
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +44
Contract jobs citing ACCA 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.31% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 2.08% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £400 £405 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +61.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
+178.72% -

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
432 480 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.82% 15.05% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 344 599
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 16
Median hourly rate £15.98 £22.00 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +15.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £16.20 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £33.44 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) CIMA
3 8 (40.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 5 (25.00%) SAP
4 5 (25.00%) CISA
4 5 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (20.00%) Order to Cash
5 4 (20.00%) Record to Report
6 3 (15.00%) AAT
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Sun
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
7 2 (10.00%) Maconomy
7 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Smart View
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (5.00%) Internal Audit
8 1 (5.00%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Asset Management

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 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.00%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Accountant
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Accountant
3 4 (20.00%) Auditor
3 4 (20.00%) IT Auditor
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Assistant Accountant
6 1 (5.00%) Audit Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Finance Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Process Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Process Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ERP
2 5 (25.00%) IT Audit
2 5 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Order to Cash
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Record to Report
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (5.00%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CIMA
2 5 (25.00%) CISA
3 3 (15.00%) AAT
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (10.00%) Maconomy
3 2 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Infor
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle