The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 513 498 489
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing ACCA 73 57 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.63% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 48
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£488 £388 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -16.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.81 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.62 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9449 9079 8041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 18.96% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 5236 4338
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 410 459
Average hourly rate £22.20 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in England

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACCA across the England region.

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in England

ACCA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACCA across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

ACCA Daily Rate Histogram in England

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the England region.

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in England

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 36 £488 +16.76% 22
South East -9 14 £325 -7.14% 6
North West -9 8 £500 +139.80% 5
South West -7 7 £550 +9.39% 5
West Midlands -4 3 £450 +87.50% 1
East Midlands -5 3 £525 +31.25%
East of England -1 1 - - 4
Yorkshire -20 1 - - 4
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ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 123 (90.44%) Finance
2 106 (77.94%) CIMA
3 39 (28.68%) SAP
4 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 27 (19.85%) MS Excel
6 25 (18.38%) Oracle
7 19 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (13.97%) Retail
8 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (12.50%) Hyperion
10 16 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
11 15 (11.03%) Dynamics AX
12 14 (10.29%) Business Analysis
12 14 (10.29%) Degree
13 13 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (8.82%) SQL
14 12 (8.82%) General Ledger
15 11 (8.09%) SAP Implementation
15 11 (8.09%) Business Transformation
15 11 (8.09%) MS Office
15 11 (8.09%) Essbase
16 10 (7.35%) ERP
16 10 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (6.62%) Oracle Financials
17 9 (6.62%) Project Management
17 9 (6.62%) Telecoms
17 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
17 9 (6.62%) Banking

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (19.85%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (8.09%) MS Office
4 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.47%) MS Project
5 2 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (6.62%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (2.94%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.94%) SAP CO
5 3 (2.21%) HFM
5 3 (2.21%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (2.21%) Agresso
5 3 (2.21%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.74%) Line 50
7 1 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.74%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (8.09%) Essbase
3 5 (3.68%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.47%) Hyperion Smart View
6 2 (1.47%) MS Access
7 1 (0.74%) OLAP
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) TestDirector
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 123 (90.44%) Finance
2 19 (13.97%) Retail
3 12 (8.82%) General Ledger
4 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.62%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.62%) Banking
5 6 (4.41%) Legal
6 3 (2.21%) Advertising
6 3 (2.21%) Marketing
7 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 73 (53.68%) Analyst
2 35 (25.74%) Financial Analyst
3 28 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 19 (13.97%) Consultant
5 11 (8.09%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Functional Consultant
6 10 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) Functional Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Systems Accountant
9 7 (5.15%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (4.41%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.41%) Report Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 5 (3.68%) Auditor
12 4 (2.94%) Internal Auditor
12 4 (2.94%) Finance Project Manager
13 3 (2.21%) Oracle Analyst
13 3 (2.21%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (0.74%) COM
2 1 (0.74%) XML
2 1 (0.74%) EDI
2 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.68%) FMCG
4 4 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.21%) iSeries
5 3 (2.21%) Statistics
6 2 (1.47%) Economics
7 1 (0.74%) DTV
7 1 (0.74%) Equities
7 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (10.29%) Business Analysis
3 13 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.09%) SAP Implementation
4 11 (8.09%) Business Transformation
5 10 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (7.35%) ERP
6 9 (6.62%) Project Management
7 8 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (5.88%) Cash Management
8 6 (4.41%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (4.41%) Investment Management
8 6 (4.41%) Data Modelling
8 6 (4.41%) DRM
9 4 (2.94%) Data Management
9 4 (2.94%) Data Analysis
9 4 (2.94%) Supply Chain Management
9 4 (2.94%) Six Sigma
9 4 (2.94%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (0.74%) VBA
2 1 (0.74%) Java
2 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (77.94%) CIMA
2 14 (10.29%) Degree
3 3 (2.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.21%) AAT
4 2 (1.47%) PMP
4 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) CISA
5 1 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.88%) FATCA
2 8 (5.88%) COREP
2 8 (5.88%) FINREP
3 1 (0.74%) GAAP
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (28.68%) SAP
2 28 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.38%) Oracle
4 17 (12.50%) Hyperion
5 5 (3.68%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.94%) IBM
7 3 (2.21%) Sage
7 3 (2.21%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.47%) CA
8 2 (1.47%) CODA
9 1 (0.74%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.74%) Epicor
9 1 (0.74%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.74%) Cognos
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