The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
London / City of London
Rank 155 149 178
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Contract jobs citing GAAP 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.033% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.30% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £500 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 -
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
297 329 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.21% 10.98% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 228 353
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £46.50 £31.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% +85.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.10% +77.65%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing GAAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GAAP 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 GAAP.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories

GAAP
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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP