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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 557 540 560
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing GAAP 12 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.029% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
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£325 £349 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -53.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £328 -
% change year-on-year
-23.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4053 3610 4220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.97% 7.54% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2503 2148 2360
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £265 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 151 227
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +11 10 £325 -23.52% 5
Yorkshire - - - -
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UK

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) SAP
3 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (21.05%) Billing
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (15.79%) ACCA
5 3 (15.79%) CIMA
5 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (10.53%) OLAP
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (10.53%) Cognos
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) CA
6 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
6 2 (10.53%) SAP FI
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (10.53%) SAP CO
6 2 (10.53%) Banking
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Applix
6 2 (10.53%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (10.53%) German Language
6 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.53%) SAP BPC
7 1 (5.26%) MS Office

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (10.53%) SAP BPC
2 2 (10.53%) SAP FI
2 2 (10.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (10.53%) SAP CO
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) OLAP
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Billing
3 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
4 2 (10.53%) German Language
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Project Management
1 2 (10.53%) Migration
1 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
1 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
2 1 (5.26%) Time Management
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.26%) Cash Management
2 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.26%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ACCA
1 3 (15.79%) CIMA
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) FINREP
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Cognos
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Applix
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London Bridge
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 27 days ago