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 24 February 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
England / London
Rank 373 388 394
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing ACCA 24 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.81% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 18
Median daily rate £474 £509 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £463
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year
+178.72% -

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
3294 3958 3632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.00% 18.46% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2272 2740 2400
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 58 88
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ACCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 5 £400 -1.17% 1
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 54 (91.53%) Finance
2 41 (69.49%) CIMA
3 18 (30.51%) ERP
4 17 (28.81%) Banking
5 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Change Management
8 9 (15.25%) SAP
8 9 (15.25%) Degree
8 9 (15.25%) Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (13.56%) Process Improvement
9 8 (13.56%) IT Audit
9 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.56%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (13.56%) Oracle
9 8 (13.56%) CISA
9 8 (13.56%) Validation
10 7 (11.86%) Project Management
10 7 (11.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
10 7 (11.86%) Planning and Forecasting
11 6 (10.17%) Retail
11 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
11 6 (10.17%) BPR
12 5 (8.47%) MS Office
12 5 (8.47%) Hyperion
12 5 (8.47%) Marketing
12 5 (8.47%) AAT
13 4 (6.78%) Order to Cash

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
3 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.08%) NetSuite
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.39%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (3.39%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.69%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.69%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.69%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) WebEx
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Essbase
1 2 (3.39%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.69%) OLAP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 54 (91.53%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Retail
4 5 (8.47%) Marketing
5 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.08%) General Ledger
6 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.39%) Billing
7 2 (3.39%) Legal
7 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.69%) Back Office
8 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.69%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Financial Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) Accountant
5 8 (13.56%) Business Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Auditor
6 7 (11.86%) IT Auditor
7 5 (8.47%) Finance Business Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Systems Accountant
8 4 (6.78%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Business Finance Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) ERP Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Hyperion Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) ERP Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Transformation Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Equities
2 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Unix
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ERP
2 11 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (16.95%) Change Management
4 9 (15.25%) Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (13.56%) IT Audit
5 8 (13.56%) Process Improvement
5 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.56%) Validation
6 7 (11.86%) Planning and Forecasting
6 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 6 (10.17%) BPR
7 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) CRM
8 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.78%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Order to Cash
8 4 (6.78%) Record to Report
8 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) VBA
2 2 (3.39%) C++
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) CIMA
2 9 (15.25%) Degree
3 8 (13.56%) CISA
4 5 (8.47%) AAT
5 3 (5.08%) MBA
6 2 (3.39%) CISSP
7 1 (1.69%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) IFRS
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) SAP
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.47%) Hyperion
5 3 (5.08%) CA
5 3 (5.08%) Maconomy
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) Cognos
6 2 (3.39%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.39%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.39%) Sun
6 2 (3.39%) Sybase
7 1 (1.69%) IFS