The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 550 513 545
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Contract jobs citing GAAP 7 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.021% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.27% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Average daily rate £425 £185 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% -43.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £185 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
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% -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4084 3332 4280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 7.72% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2510 1993 2365
Average daily rate £400 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 142 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.76 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
GAAP
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -31 6 £425 +129.72% 1
South East -16 1 - - 1
GAAP
UK

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (22.73%) Cognos
5 5 (22.73%) OLAP
5 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) QA
5 5 (22.73%) Wealth Management
5 5 (22.73%) Applix
5 5 (22.73%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Back Office
6 4 (18.18%) Hyperion
7 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
7 3 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) JIRA
8 2 (9.09%) Business Performance Management
8 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.55%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Back Office
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (9.09%) Advertising
5 2 (9.09%) Billing
5 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
6 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) TM1 Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) TM1 Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.55%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
1 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
1 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Wealth Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Business Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Cash Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ACCA
1 2 (9.09%) CIMA
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Cognos
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Applix
3 4 (18.18%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
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