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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 557 562 518
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -44
Contract jobs citing GAAP 22 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 0.100% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 1
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£525 - £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
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%
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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
3956 4002 3293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 8.08% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2471 1987
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 171 122
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.13 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.29 £46.69 £130.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £20.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.11% +37.08%

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 4 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 4 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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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 +20 16 £525 - 5
South East -10 3 £550 -
East of England - 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
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GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 60 (98.36%) Finance
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 19 (31.15%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (24.59%) SAP
4 15 (24.59%) Oracle
5 12 (19.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (16.39%) Solvency II
6 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
6 10 (16.39%) Cognos
7 9 (14.75%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (14.75%) Oracle AGIS
7 9 (14.75%) Oracle FAH
7 9 (14.75%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 8 (13.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (13.11%) Sun
8 8 (13.11%) Hyperion
9 7 (11.48%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (11.48%) Project Management
9 7 (11.48%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (9.84%) Data Migration
10 6 (9.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (9.84%) ACCA
10 6 (9.84%) Migration
10 6 (9.84%) TOWER Software
11 5 (8.20%) Legal
11 5 (8.20%) CIMA
11 5 (8.20%) ISTQB

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle AGIS
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle FAH
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (11.48%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (9.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (4.92%) SAP FI-GL
7 3 (4.92%) SAP BPC
7 3 (4.92%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (1.64%) HFM
8 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
8 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.56%) Data Mart
4 3 (4.92%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) OLAP
6 1 (1.64%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 60 (98.36%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 4 (6.56%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Consultant
3 13 (21.31%) Business Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 9 (14.75%) Oracle Consultant
6 8 (13.11%) Architect
6 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Developer
9 3 (4.92%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) SAP BPC Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Data Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
11 1 (1.64%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.48%) Project Management
2 7 (11.48%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (9.84%) Data Migration
3 6 (9.84%) Migration
4 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
4 5 (8.20%) Investment Management
5 3 (4.92%) ERP
5 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (3.28%) ETL
7 1 (1.64%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.64%) CRM
7 1 (1.64%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.64%) Process Management
7 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.64%) Time Management
7 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) SQL
2 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) ACCA
2 5 (8.20%) CIMA
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) SAP
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) Cognos
3 8 (13.11%) Sun
3 8 (13.11%) Hyperion
4 6 (9.84%) TOWER Software
5 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.64%) CA
6 1 (1.64%) Applix
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