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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 574 540 544
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Contract jobs citing ACCA 58 70 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.71% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 35
Average daily rate £488 £475 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average 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
10731 9920 9799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.95% 19.62% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6824 5700 5647
Average daily rate £405 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 470 490
Average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +12 25 £488 +18.18% 6
London -25 18 £488 +2.41% 18
East Midlands +10 5 £450 - 1
East of England +5 3 £240 -34.69% 4
South West +1 3 £345 -29.91% 3
North West -7 2 £400 - 2
West Midlands -7 2 £363 -30.95% 2
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ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 103 (85.12%) Finance
2 101 (83.47%) CIMA
3 37 (30.58%) Hyperion
4 25 (20.66%) Business Analysis
5 22 (18.18%) Oracle
5 22 (18.18%) Degree
6 20 (16.53%) SAP
7 19 (15.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 17 (14.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (13.22%) GAAP
9 16 (13.22%) HFM
9 16 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.74%) Banking
11 12 (9.92%) Project Management
11 12 (9.92%) Hyperion Planning
12 10 (8.26%) Migration
12 10 (8.26%) Solvency II
13 9 (7.44%) Analytics
13 9 (7.44%) Essbase
14 8 (6.61%) Cognos
14 8 (6.61%) SQL
14 8 (6.61%) Asset Management
15 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (5.79%) Cognos TM1
15 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
15 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
15 7 (5.79%) ERP
15 7 (5.79%) Data Quality
15 7 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (0.83%) SAS
1 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (13.22%) HFM
2 12 (9.92%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (5.79%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (4.13%) Cognos Planning
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.83%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.83%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.83%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (7.44%) Essbase
3 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (4.13%) Spotfire
5 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 103 (85.12%) Finance
2 13 (10.74%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.96%) General Ledger
4 6 (4.96%) Legal
4 6 (4.96%) Retail
5 5 (4.13%) Back Office
5 5 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Marketing
6 3 (2.48%) French Language
6 3 (2.48%) Law
7 2 (1.65%) Billing
7 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (54.55%) Analyst
2 34 (28.10%) Business Analyst
3 32 (26.45%) Financial Analyst
4 17 (14.05%) Accountant
5 15 (12.40%) Finance Business Analyst
6 11 (9.09%) Finance Manager
6 11 (9.09%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 11 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.44%) Business Finance Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Report Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Business Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Solvency II Business Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Oracle Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Oracle Business Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Data Business Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Hyperion Project Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Management Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) XML
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.65%) Apache Flex
2 2 (1.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.96%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.13%) Statistics
4 3 (2.48%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.65%) FMCG
5 2 (1.65%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.83%) Derivative
6 1 (0.83%) Equities
6 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) Business Analysis
2 17 (14.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.92%) Project Management
5 10 (8.26%) Migration
6 9 (7.44%) Analytics
7 8 (6.61%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.79%) ERP
9 6 (4.96%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (4.96%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (4.96%) Internal Audit
9 6 (4.96%) IT Audit
10 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.13%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.13%) Financial Analysis
10 5 (4.13%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.31%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.61%) SQL
2 3 (2.48%) VBA
3 2 (1.65%) ABAP
3 2 (1.65%) C
3 2 (1.65%) C#
3 2 (1.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (83.47%) CIMA
2 22 (18.18%) Degree
3 6 (4.96%) CISA
4 3 (2.48%) AAT
4 3 (2.48%) CCA
4 3 (2.48%) CIPFA
4 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.48%) PMP
5 2 (1.65%) APMP
5 2 (1.65%) ISEB
5 2 (1.65%) QiCA
5 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) CFA
6 1 (0.83%) CISM
6 1 (0.83%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) GAAP
2 10 (8.26%) Solvency II
3 7 (5.79%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.48%) CRD IV
5 2 (1.65%) FATCA
6 1 (0.83%) Basel III
6 1 (0.83%) COREP
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.83%) QA
6 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 37 (30.58%) Hyperion
2 22 (18.18%) Oracle
3 20 (16.53%) SAP
4 8 (6.61%) Cognos
5 6 (4.96%) JD Edwards
5 6 (4.96%) Tableau
6 5 (4.13%) Anaplan
7 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.48%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.83%) CA
8 1 (0.83%) Sage
8 1 (0.83%) Sun
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £550-600pd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago