The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 384 396 377
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing GAAP 18 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.036% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.06% 0.41% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 1
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£450 £413 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +122.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GAAP
England

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1704 1938 1604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.97% 8.65% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1319 1087
Average daily rate £450 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 39 35
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.05 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.50 £75.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in London

GAAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAAP across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

GAAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

GAAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GAAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

GAAP
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 GAAP within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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 +23 10 £434 +13.77%
GAAP
England

GAAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 54 (100.00%) Finance
2 19 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (29.63%) SAP
4 14 (25.93%) SQL
5 13 (24.07%) Oracle
6 12 (22.22%) Hyperion
7 11 (20.37%) Cognos
8 10 (18.52%) TOWER Software
8 10 (18.52%) Oracle General Ledger
8 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (16.67%) Oracle AGIS
9 9 (16.67%) Oracle FAH
9 9 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (14.81%) Sun
10 8 (14.81%) Cognos TM1
10 8 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
10 8 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (12.96%) Project Management
12 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
12 6 (11.11%) ACCA
12 6 (11.11%) Solvency II
12 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
13 5 (9.26%) Migration
13 5 (9.26%) General Ledger
13 5 (9.26%) Banking

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.41%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle AGIS
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle FAH
3 8 (14.81%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (9.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) SAP BPC
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (5.56%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.41%) SAP BW
4 3 (5.56%) Data Mart
4 3 (5.56%) OLAP
5 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 54 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Legal
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.85%) French Language
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Consultant
3 13 (24.07%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (24.07%) Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) TM1 Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Data Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Report Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Financial Business Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) QA Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Cognos Developer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (12.96%) Project Management
3 5 (9.26%) Migration
3 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.56%) Wealth Management
5 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.85%) ERP
6 1 (1.85%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.85%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.85%) Business Development
6 1 (1.85%) Process Management
6 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) ACCA
1 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (9.26%) CIMA
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ICAEW
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) SAP
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle
3 12 (22.22%) Hyperion
4 11 (20.37%) Cognos
5 10 (18.52%) TOWER Software
6 8 (14.81%) Sun
7 4 (7.41%) IBM
8 3 (5.56%) Applix
9 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.85%) CA
9 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
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