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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 574 529 555
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +26
Contract jobs citing ACCA 55 77 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.81% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 23
Median daily rate £488 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £455 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +25.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ACCA
UK

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
10653 9545 9423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.28% 19.32% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 5552 5585
Median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £543 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 472 479
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ACCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -2 24 £488 +14.70% 3
London -35 18 £488 +5.17% 18
East Midlands +14 5 £450 -14.28% 3
East of England +6 2 £240 -34.69% 4
West Midlands -11 2 £363 -30.95% 2
North West -11 2 £400 - 3
South West -13 2 - - 1
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ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 90 (84.91%) CIMA
1 90 (84.91%) Finance
2 34 (32.08%) Hyperion
3 25 (23.58%) Business Analysis
4 21 (19.81%) Degree
4 21 (19.81%) SAP
5 18 (16.98%) Oracle
6 17 (16.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (15.09%) Oracle BI EE
7 16 (15.09%) GAAP
8 15 (14.15%) HFM
8 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (12.26%) Banking
10 13 (12.26%) Hyperion Planning
11 9 (8.49%) Solvency II
11 9 (8.49%) Project Management
12 8 (7.55%) Cognos
12 8 (7.55%) Migration
12 8 (7.55%) Analytics
13 7 (6.60%) Essbase
13 7 (6.60%) Cognos TM1
13 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
14 6 (5.66%) ERP
14 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
14 6 (5.66%) Legal
14 6 (5.66%) Asset Management
14 6 (5.66%) Tableau
14 6 (5.66%) Data Visualisation
14 6 (5.66%) Financial Modelling

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.94%) SAS
1 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (14.15%) HFM
2 13 (12.26%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (6.60%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (4.72%) Cognos Planning
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.89%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.89%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.94%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.94%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.94%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Broadband
1 1 (0.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (6.60%) Essbase
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (4.72%) Spotfire
4 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) QlikView
6 1 (0.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 90 (84.91%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Legal
3 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.72%) Back Office
5 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.77%) Marketing
5 4 (3.77%) Retail
6 3 (2.83%) French Language
6 3 (2.83%) Law
7 2 (1.89%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.94%) Advertising
8 1 (0.94%) Automotive
8 1 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.94%) Electronics
8 1 (0.94%) Front Office
8 1 (0.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 60 (56.60%) Analyst
2 29 (27.36%) Business Analyst
2 29 (27.36%) Financial Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Accountant
4 12 (11.32%) Finance Business Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) Finance Manager
6 9 (8.49%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.60%) Business Finance Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Business Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Business Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Report Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Hyperion Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.72%) Statistics
4 3 (2.83%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.89%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.94%) FMCG
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.94%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) Business Analysis
2 17 (16.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (8.49%) Project Management
5 8 (7.55%) Analytics
5 8 (7.55%) Migration
6 6 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.66%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (5.66%) ERP
6 6 (5.66%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.72%) Financial Analysis
8 4 (3.77%) Change Management
8 4 (3.77%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.77%) System Testing
9 3 (2.83%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.83%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.83%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.72%) SQL
2 3 (2.83%) VBA
3 2 (1.89%) ABAP
3 2 (1.89%) C
4 1 (0.94%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) Python
4 1 (0.94%) R
4 1 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (84.91%) CIMA
2 21 (19.81%) Degree
3 3 (2.83%) AAT
3 3 (2.83%) CIPFA
3 3 (2.83%) CISA
3 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.83%) PMP
4 2 (1.89%) ISEB
4 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) CFA
5 1 (0.94%) CISM
5 1 (0.94%) ICAEW
5 1 (0.94%) QiCA
5 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) GAAP
2 9 (8.49%) Solvency II
3 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.89%) CRD IV
4 2 (1.89%) FATCA
5 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.94%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (32.08%) Hyperion
2 21 (19.81%) SAP
3 18 (16.98%) Oracle
4 8 (7.55%) Cognos
5 6 (5.66%) Tableau
6 5 (4.72%) Anaplan
7 4 (3.77%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.94%) CA
9 1 (0.94%) Sage
9 1 (0.94%) Sun
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