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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 376 392 366
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing ACCA 32 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.64% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 34
Average daily rate £500 £443 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% -13.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £336 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
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
3859 3615 3777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.22% 17.05% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2624 2418 2362
Average daily rate £450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 78
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.57 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +43 10 £405 +61.90% 7
Harrow - 1 £265 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 44 (73.33%) Finance
2 42 (70.00%) CIMA
3 13 (21.67%) Banking
4 8 (13.33%) IT Audit
4 8 (13.33%) Solvency II
4 8 (13.33%) GAAP
4 8 (13.33%) CISA
4 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.67%) Hyperion
5 7 (11.67%) Oracle
5 7 (11.67%) SAP
6 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) Internal Audit
7 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (8.33%) General Ledger
7 5 (8.33%) Retail
7 5 (8.33%) ERP
7 5 (8.33%) SQL
8 4 (6.67%) Legal
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 4 (6.67%) Change Management
8 4 (6.67%) Back Office
8 4 (6.67%) C
8 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (6.67%) CCA
8 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (3.33%) HFM
3 1 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.67%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (1.67%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Essbase
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (73.33%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Back Office
4 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) German Language
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
2 21 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Financial Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Finance Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Auditor
7 5 (8.33%) Business Finance Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) IT Auditor
7 5 (8.33%) Solvency II Business Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Business Manager
9 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle Financials Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
1 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (5.00%) HTML
1 3 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) FMCG
3 2 (3.33%) Derivative
3 2 (3.33%) Equities
3 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) PMI
4 1 (1.67%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) IT Audit
1 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (10.00%) Internal Audit
3 5 (8.33%) ERP
4 4 (6.67%) Change Management
4 4 (6.67%) Migration
4 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
4 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Data Mapping
6 2 (3.33%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.33%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (3.33%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) C
3 3 (5.00%) C#
3 3 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (70.00%) CIMA
2 8 (13.33%) CISA
3 4 (6.67%) CCA
4 3 (5.00%) APMP
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) QiCA
5 1 (1.67%) AAT
5 1 (1.67%) CFA
5 1 (1.67%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.67%) CISM
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) CRISC
5 1 (1.67%) ICAEW
5 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) GAAP
1 8 (13.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.67%) Basel III
2 1 (1.67%) COREP
2 1 (1.67%) CRD IV
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Hyperion
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle
1 7 (11.67%) SAP
2 3 (5.00%) Cognos
2 3 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.33%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) CODA
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
City, London
Incisive
Rate: Unspecified £Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: £550-625pd
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago