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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 537 534 506
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs citing GAAP 27 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.026% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.71% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £463 -
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3789 3619 3040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.96% 7.91% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2258 2158 1729
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 132 195
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £22.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -27.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +3 26 £438 -1.40% 11
South East -31 1 £550 +18.91% 1
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GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (96.67%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (31.67%) SAP
4 14 (23.33%) SQL
5 12 (20.00%) Cognos
6 11 (18.33%) Hyperion
7 10 (16.67%) Oracle
7 10 (16.67%) TOWER Software
8 9 (15.00%) Cognos TM1
8 9 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (15.00%) Project Management
8 9 (15.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (15.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (15.00%) Oracle AGIS
8 9 (15.00%) Oracle FAH
8 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (13.33%) Sun
9 8 (13.33%) General Ledger
9 8 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (11.67%) Data Extraction
10 7 (11.67%) SAP BW
10 7 (11.67%) NetWeaver
10 7 (11.67%) ACCA
10 7 (11.67%) SAP BPC
10 7 (11.67%) Solvency II
11 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (10.00%) Legal

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
1 9 (15.00%) Cognos TM1
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle AGIS
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle FAH
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (11.67%) SAP BPC
4 5 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (5.00%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.67%) SAP BW
3 4 (6.67%) OLAP
4 3 (5.00%) Data Mart
5 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
General
1 58 (96.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) General Ledger
3 6 (10.00%) Legal
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Consultant
2 15 (25.00%) Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Architect
3 13 (21.67%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) TM1 Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Junior
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Junior Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) Audit Manager
8 1 (1.67%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
3 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Project Management
2 8 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 5 (8.33%) Migration
3 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (6.67%) Wealth Management
5 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.33%) ERP
6 2 (3.33%) Process Management
6 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.67%) Validation
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.67%) Business Development
7 1 (1.67%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.67%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) ACCA
2 6 (10.00%) CIMA
2 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Solvency II
2 4 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) SAP
2 12 (20.00%) Cognos
3 11 (18.33%) Hyperion
4 10 (16.67%) TOWER Software
4 10 (16.67%) Oracle
5 8 (13.33%) Sun
6 4 (6.67%) Applix
6 4 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.67%) CA
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