The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 551 559 520
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -39
Contract jobs citing GAAP 32 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.80% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -5.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £493
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -35.84%
GAAP
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4009 4000 3298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.01% 8.11% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2549 2475 2062
Average daily rate £420 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 186 101
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +7.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £11.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.85 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +15.06%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in England

GAAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAAP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

GAAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

GAAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GAAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

GAAP
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 GAAP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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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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 +39 24 £550 +71.87% 6
South East -13 5 £375 - 1
East of England +9 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
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UK

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GAAP 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 GAAP.

1 58 (98.31%) Finance
2 22 (37.29%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (23.73%) Solvency II
5 12 (20.34%) SAP
6 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (16.95%) Oracle
7 10 (16.95%) PL/SQL
7 10 (16.95%) Cognos
8 9 (15.25%) Sun
8 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (13.56%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
9 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.86%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (10.17%) Data Migration
11 6 (10.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (10.17%) SAP FI-GL
11 6 (10.17%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (10.17%) Migration
12 5 (8.47%) Hyperion
12 5 (8.47%) Investment Management
12 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
12 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (6.78%) Oracle Receivables
13 4 (6.78%) Oracle AGIS
13 4 (6.78%) Oracle FAH
13 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (6.78%) IBM

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GAAP 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 GAAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (10.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (10.17%) SAP FI-GL
2 6 (10.17%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle AGIS
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle FAH
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (6.78%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.69%) HFM
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (15.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.78%) Data Mart
4 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.69%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 58 (98.31%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Legal
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) French Language
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
3 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Analyst
2 19 (32.20%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Test Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Consultant
6 8 (13.56%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Financial Business Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Data Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Report Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Process Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Business Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.56%) Data Cleansing
1 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
1 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (10.17%) Data Migration
2 6 (10.17%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) Investment Management
4 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) ETL
5 2 (3.39%) ERP
5 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.39%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (3.39%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.69%) Business Development
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.69%) Time Management
6 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
1 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (6.78%) ACCA
3 3 (5.08%) CIMA
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) ICAEW
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) SAP
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) Cognos
3 9 (15.25%) Sun
4 5 (8.47%) Hyperion
5 4 (6.78%) IBM
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.08%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.69%) CA
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £325 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IPS
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago