The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Qualifications for the London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 389 320 325
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +5
Contract jobs citing ACCA 27 59 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 1.75% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 77
Average daily rate £438 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.54% +11.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £343 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £715 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.46 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +177.77%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4075 3377 3939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.46% 15.36% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2713 2033 2316
Average daily rate £413 £404 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 112 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
ACCA
England

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 16 April 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 16 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
City of London -20 7 £456 -8.79% 7
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 66 (88.00%) Finance
2 59 (78.67%) CIMA
3 34 (45.33%) Banking
4 20 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 16 (21.33%) SAP
6 13 (17.33%) General Ledger
6 13 (17.33%) Business Analysis
7 12 (16.00%) Project Management
8 10 (13.33%) Front Office
8 10 (13.33%) Oracle
8 10 (13.33%) Degree
9 9 (12.00%) Hyperion
10 8 (10.67%) Murex
11 7 (9.33%) Microgen
12 6 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (8.00%) Performance Management
12 6 (8.00%) Retail
12 6 (8.00%) Migration
13 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
13 5 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
13 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
13 5 (6.67%) Derivative
13 5 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
13 5 (6.67%) Analytics
14 4 (5.33%) Retail Banking
14 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (5.33%) Equities
14 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
14 4 (5.33%) ERP

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) HFM
1 3 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (4.00%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.67%) SAP FI-GL
2 2 (2.67%) Front Arena
2 2 (2.67%) Summit
2 2 (2.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.33%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.33%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.67%) OLAP
3 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.33%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 66 (88.00%) Finance
2 34 (45.33%) Banking
3 20 (26.67%) Investment Banking
4 13 (17.33%) General Ledger
5 10 (13.33%) Front Office
6 6 (8.00%) Retail
7 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (5.33%) Retail Banking
8 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
9 3 (4.00%) Billing
9 3 (4.00%) Marketing
10 2 (2.67%) Private Banking
10 2 (2.67%) Publishing
10 2 (2.67%) Back Office
11 1 (1.33%) Legal
11 1 (1.33%) Advertising
11 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (52.00%) Analyst
2 29 (38.67%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Administrator
7 3 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Management Accountant
7 3 (4.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Auditor
8 2 (2.67%) SAP Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Data Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (6.67%) Derivative
2 4 (5.33%) Equities
3 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Business Analysis
2 12 (16.00%) Project Management
3 6 (8.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (8.00%) Migration
4 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
4 5 (6.67%) Analytics
5 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.33%) ERP
5 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) SEO
6 3 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.00%) BPR
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL
6 3 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) VBA
2 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.33%) C#
2 1 (1.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 59 (78.67%) CIMA
2 10 (13.33%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) CIPFA
4 2 (2.67%) ICAEW
4 2 (2.67%) CFA
4 2 (2.67%) MBA
4 2 (2.67%) CISA
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.33%) GAAP
2 1 (1.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) SAP
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 9 (12.00%) Hyperion
4 8 (10.67%) Murex
5 7 (9.33%) Microgen
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.67%) Omniture
7 2 (2.67%) Calypso
7 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.33%) CA
8 1 (1.33%) Cognos
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