The first table below looks at the demand for GAAP skills 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 GAAP over the 3 months to 29 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 of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank - 217 215
Contract jobs citing GAAP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.028% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.33% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
473 609 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.12% 8.57% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 457 509
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +50.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £61.40 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
GAAP
London

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GAAP
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 GAAP across the City of London region.

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GAAP
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GAAP 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 GAAP.

1 1 (100.00%) ACCA
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) CIMA
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GAAP 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 GAAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ACCA
1 1 (100.00%) CIMA
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley