The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 379 375 369
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing ACCA 32 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 1.34% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 36
Average daily rate
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£403 £463 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £356
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.62 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+155.16% -
ACCA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3687 3720 3779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.48% 14.82% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 2331 2241
Average daily rate £425 £420 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 105 147
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in London

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in London

ACCA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACCA across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

ACCA Daily Rate Histogram in London

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in London

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the London region over the 3 months to 20 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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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
City of London +17 7 £550 +22.22% 10
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ACCA 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 ACCA.

1 51 (100.00%) Finance
2 43 (84.31%) CIMA
3 12 (23.53%) Banking
4 8 (15.69%) SAP
4 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle
5 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
5 7 (13.73%) General Ledger
5 7 (13.73%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (11.76%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) Degree
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.88%) ERP
9 3 (5.88%) SQL
9 3 (5.88%) VBA
9 3 (5.88%) Reuters
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.88%) MBA
9 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (5.88%) Business Development
9 3 (5.88%) French Language
9 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ACCA 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 ACCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.96%) HFM
3 1 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.96%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.96%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 51 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
3 7 (13.73%) General Ledger
4 3 (5.88%) French Language
5 2 (3.92%) German Language
5 2 (3.92%) Billing
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Danish Language
6 1 (1.96%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.96%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.96%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Business Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) MI Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Report Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Project Accountant
4 3 (5.88%) Pricing Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Commercial Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.96%) Equities
2 1 (1.96%) Economics
2 1 (1.96%) Derivative
2 1 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Financial Modelling
2 6 (11.76%) Migration
3 5 (9.80%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Business Development
5 3 (5.88%) ERP
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Cash Management
6 2 (3.92%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Test Management
7 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.96%) Time Management
7 1 (1.96%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.96%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
1 3 (5.88%) VBA
2 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (84.31%) CIMA
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) MBA
4 1 (1.96%) CFA
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) CISA
4 1 (1.96%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.92%) GAAP
1 2 (3.92%) IAS 39
2 1 (1.96%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) SAP
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) Reuters
5 2 (3.92%) IT2
5 2 (3.92%) Sun
5 2 (3.92%) CA
5 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.96%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos
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