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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 586 538 547
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +9
Contract jobs citing ACCA 34 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.85% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 54 34
Median daily rate £375 £468 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% +29.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £301 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.62
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
10661 9399 9311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.58% 18.77% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6734 5581 5446
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 470 435
Median hourly rate £27.90 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
London -33 14 £475 +7.34% 11
South East -10 12 £525 +61.53% 5
East Midlands -2 3 £300 -42.85% 4
East of England +12 2 £240 - 4
South West -4 1 - - 3
North West -13 1 - - 3
West Midlands -31 1 £275 -38.88% 1
ACCA
UK

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 89 (84.76%) Finance
2 87 (82.86%) CIMA
3 34 (32.38%) Hyperion
4 24 (22.86%) Degree
4 24 (22.86%) SAP
5 21 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 16 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (15.24%) Oracle
7 15 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
8 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (13.33%) GAAP
8 14 (13.33%) HFM
9 13 (12.38%) Banking
10 9 (8.57%) Project Management
11 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
11 8 (7.62%) Migration
11 8 (7.62%) Essbase
11 8 (7.62%) Analytics
12 7 (6.67%) Solvency II
12 7 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
12 7 (6.67%) Cognos
13 6 (5.71%) ERP
13 6 (5.71%) Change Management
13 6 (5.71%) Legal
13 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
13 6 (5.71%) Financial Analysis
13 6 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
13 6 (5.71%) Tableau

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 (0.95%) SAS
1 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
2 14 (13.33%) HFM
3 7 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (4.76%) Cognos Planning
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (2.86%) SAP CO
5 3 (2.86%) SAP FI
5 3 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.90%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.95%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.95%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (7.62%) Essbase
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (4.76%) Spotfire
4 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.90%) QlikView
5 2 (1.90%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.95%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 89 (84.76%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Legal
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Back Office
5 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.86%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.86%) Marketing
7 2 (1.90%) French Language
7 2 (1.90%) Law
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Automotive
8 1 (0.95%) Billing
8 1 (0.95%) Electronics
8 1 (0.95%) Front Office
8 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (54.29%) Analyst
2 26 (24.76%) Financial Analyst
3 23 (21.90%) Business Analyst
4 13 (12.38%) Accountant
5 9 (8.57%) Finance Manager
5 9 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Business Finance Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Business Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Hyperion Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Hyperion Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Hyperion Support
9 4 (3.81%) Management Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.76%) Statistics
4 2 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.90%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 16 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (8.57%) Project Management
5 8 (7.62%) Analytics
5 8 (7.62%) Migration
6 6 (5.71%) Change Management
6 6 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (5.71%) ERP
6 6 (5.71%) Financial Analysis
6 6 (5.71%) Financial Modelling
7 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.81%) IT Audit
8 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.81%) System Testing
9 3 (2.86%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.86%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.86%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) VBA
3 2 (1.90%) ABAP
3 2 (1.90%) C
4 1 (0.95%) C++
4 1 (0.95%) Java
4 1 (0.95%) Python
4 1 (0.95%) R
4 1 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 87 (82.86%) CIMA
2 24 (22.86%) Degree
3 4 (3.81%) CIPFA
3 4 (3.81%) CISA
4 3 (2.86%) AAT
4 3 (2.86%) ICAEW
4 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.86%) PMP
5 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) CCAB
6 1 (0.95%) CFA
6 1 (0.95%) CISM
6 1 (0.95%) CISSP
6 1 (0.95%) QiCA
6 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) GAAP
2 7 (6.67%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (32.38%) Hyperion
2 24 (22.86%) SAP
3 16 (15.24%) Oracle
4 7 (6.67%) Cognos
5 6 (5.71%) Tableau
6 5 (4.76%) Anaplan
7 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.86%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.90%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.95%) CA
10 1 (0.95%) Cisco
10 1 (0.95%) Sun
10 1 (0.95%) Sybase
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